Gift Guide: Fabulous Fashion Finds under $50

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With the count down to Christmas under way, and the sparkly presents beginning to appear under the tree- the last-minute scramble for the perfect gift has begun. Whether you’re shopping for your daughter, mom, best friend, or yourself (yes, we’ve all done it) – these presents are sure to be a hit! Nordstrom is one […]

How-To: Holiday Minion Inspired Nail Tutorial


Hello pretties! Some of you may vaguely remember my previous Minion inspired nail tutorial- and with the holidays quickly approaching, I figured why not spice up these guys with some Christmas cheer! These peppy little characters from Disney’s movie Despicable Me are so adorable – I simply couldn’t resist. With a few polishes & a handful […]

NOTD: Maroon Flowers


    Hello pretties! Maroon is definitely the color this season- along with deep hunter green, gold, mustard yellow, and many more shades perfect for any girl’s fall wardrobe. I haven’t painted my nails in a while it seems (thanks crazy Junior year) – but I had a super fun event to attend the other […]

Cupcake Social feat. Hope Taylor Photography (+ Exciting News!)


Hello pretties! This past week, I found out that I had been chosen as one of the 2016 Senior Spokesmodels for Hope Taylor Photography, who is an amazing local photographer. Hope is a senior portrait & wedding photographer located in Fredericksburg, VA- and let me tell you, this girl is incredible! Her business absolutely sky-rocketed […]

Fall Favorites + Throwback Thanksgiving Nails


Is it really November already? It’s getting quite a bit (okay a lot) colder, Starbucks has officially switched to their red cups, and about every girl in town is rockin’ the “riding boots, flannel, and scarf” look- I would say these are pretty good indicators that fall has arrived. Speaking of fall, I rounded up […]

How To: Create the Perfect Bangle Stack


Hey everyone! Today we have the fabulous Devin back again from Devin Ashton Designs- check out the cute styling post she did for us a few days ago too, you won’t want to miss it! The perfect bangle stack is an essential to any outfit- especially if you’re a jewelry junkie like me. Here are […]

Styling Statement Jewelry with Devin Ashton Designs + GIVEAWAY


If you know anything about me- it’s that I LOVE my jewelry and accessories, they can take any outfit from boring to fabulous in a simple step. Today I would like to introduce to you Devin, the owner and operator of Devin Ashton Designs- an up & coming luxe handcrafted jewelry label. All of her pieces […]

NOTD: Peacock Nails


There’s nothing I love more in life than a good ole’ color combination of deep blue & silver- so classic! I came across this shade from Julep (my FAVORITE polish brand, of course!) and had to incorporate it into a design. Deep shades of blue are so in for fall this year- I’ve been seeing […]

How-To: Easy Candy Corn Nails + NOTD


      Candy corn are a fall favorite among many, but they can be quite tricky to paint on your nails. This tutorial will show you an alternative of having to stress about painting the perfect triangular candy corn on your nail- its super simple! With a few stripes and some practice, you too […]

DIY: Leopard Face Paint Tutorial


Hello everyone! Halloween is super duper close (I don’t know about you- but it totally snuck up on me!). I fell head over heels for this sassy, yet classy leopard halloween face paint design and totally had to share it with you guys. The lovely model is one of my closest friends who was awesome […]