Hello dear reader. It sure has been a while eh? Well the excuses abound, but mostly blame working multiple jobs and neglecting computed media since my jobs involve being in front of a computer for many hours a day.  Now that that’s out, I can provide a slight update. I began a photo challenge in May, I had seen many kinds before on instagram and wanted to give it a try and have my friends join in too.  Mainly I wanted to fall in love with photography again.  I had only planned to do it for May, but I had so much fun I did it again in June then decided what if I did this for an entire year? Yes that’s right.  365 days. I have committed to posting a pic a day for a year, and once they have all been compiled, I will be unveiling a surprise. For now, I’ll say that each month focuses on a different topic/challenge/area and anyone who partakes generally has fun and/or becomes inspired.  My main goal for existence is to inspire others, but it may also be to show that those individuals can inspire themselves. So look forward to seeing a […]
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A few weeks ago, a friend of mine (who is also an artist/photographer) asked if I could help with her portrait series project.  I agreed enthusiastically and we got to talking.  I had always admired her work from a far, and chit-chatting was just an easygoing experience that made me really happy.  (She also had an adorable dog that I couldn’t keep my hands from snuggling!)  I saw her wear adventurous makeup for years and was inspired to try my hand at it again.  Due to my laziness, I haven’t worn full on eye makeup since high school, but I was determined.  Just like drawing, makeup is something you don’t ever forget, and I’m pleased with being able to create fun looks again so easily.  I have a few posted in my portfolio, and here’s a couple pics from just playing around:
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I’ve had this fear since I was 9 years old when, during class, the teachers told us about 9/11 and planes crashing into the Twin Towers and killing all of those people.  There also just seemed to be something strange about getting inside of a man-made contraption and traveling thousands of feet in the air, not knowing if you’ll fall to your death because of engine failure or the unpredictable weather.  Nevertheless, I am facing this fear now.  With the help of my best friend, I will fly on a plane and I pray I survive.  Wish me luck! *********** Alright, I have survived the ride. Here’s my experience: Once on the plane things were smooth…that is until it began to move. It was slow at first, & sped up up pretty smoothly. Then suddenly I heard an overhead voice instructing us on procedures etc, and the plane began to rumble & shake. I was freaking out of course, especially when the plane took off. Rising thousands of feet within a few moments was definitely shocking to my body. It was almost like riding a roller coaster in slow motion. I felt like it was still connected to the ground […]
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If you didn’t know by now, I’m obsessed with Pinterest.  I find so much inspiration from that site whether it be art, design, health, and especially fashion.  This whole outfit reminds me of many of my pins on my style board, so I definitely had to share. Headband: (Probably Claire’s) Cardigan: Burlington Scarf & Earrings: Charlotte Russe Jeans & Rings: Forever 21 Socks & Boots: GH Bass & Co.
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I wanted to craft a look based on my scarves; identical but one is black and one is white.  Here’s what I came up with:     Coat & Cardigan: Goodwill Scarves & Boots: G.H. Bass & Co. Tribal print crop top: Rue 21 High Waisted cobalt jeans & rings: Forever 21 Socks: TJ Maxx or Burlington Lips: “Strike a Rose” Baby lips by Maybelline Nails: “Bikini” by Julie
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Yes’m, Valentines Day.  The day of love and chocolate, or if you’re single like me, lots and lots of chocolate.  Instead of sulking like so many individuals on this day, I decided to dress up and have fun.  Here’s my outfit today, I’m in love with this dress! Lest we not forgot the cherry on top; red lips! Not a bad way to start my blog eh?   Dress & Over-the-knee-socks: Rue 21 Bracelet: Gift Mug: Walmart Lips: Kiss of Life by Rimmel
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