Sunday, May 22, 2011

In & Out of the Week

Enjoying a weekend with friends, Saturday a friend and I enjoyed sushi together at a local restaurant
A new hairstyle I discovered with my short(er) hair..I will attempt to make a tutorial post on it
Newly discovered eyeshadow combinations, I love my Urban Decay Naked palette
 Babies! I was able to spend time with my best friends god son and my cousins son (fat babies are the best)
Being a confident woman
The temperature yesterday
New beginnings

The week long bout of rain we recently had..blah
Headaches (I have one right now)
My eyesight getting contacts are definitely no longer doing their job


Stacks on Stacks on Stacks: Layering Your Jewelry

Layering jewelry can often times be difficult if you are just starting to experiment with your pieces. There are steps you can take in order to make the process a whole lot easier, and to get a feel for what looks good together.

1. Pick a single piece that you want to begin with. I chose my navy leather chain bracelet that I recently purchased from Target. You want your piece that you work around to be the focal point and to make a statement

2. Based on your statement piece, find other bracelets that correspond by color, material, or texture. Although I find this to make the process of picking and choosing easier, there are no rules to layering jewelry. Your look can be as coordinated or crazy as you like

3. I chose to pair my chain bracelet with three tortoise shell bangles from Jcrew, and an Alex and Ani bracelet that I received as a gift from a friend

4. The Alex and Ani "Path of Life" bangle was gold in color which matched the gold links on the leather bracelet, and added a delicate feel that contrasted with the harder edge of the other two bracelets

5. And lastly the three tortoise shell bracelets introduced an unexpected dimension to the stack, making it unique