Lovable Friday: Geeky Roundup

April 4th, 2014 | Posted in Fashion, Geekery by Meli

Everyone knows I love me some geeky goodness (have you loved The Fangirl Diaries yet?), but I like my geek to be sprinkled with chic, and that, my good friends, is a rarity. So I figured this Friday I would bestow you all with some of my finds that have that exact combination.

1. Sherlock brooch; there is just not enough quality Sherlock accessories floating around, so when I saw this amazingly stylized brooch, I had to have it. And don’t stop there, Kate has the cutest laser cut items in her store. One of each please.

2. Game of Thrones bow ties; now that the hubs has gotten in touch with his inner Matt Smith, he is all about the bow ties. I have since learned how difficult it is to find a good one, and this one actually got the mister to smile. It may be due to the amazing house sigils emblazoned on them though.

3. Tardis temporary tattoo; I can’t lie. I’ve been toying with the idea of getting a Doctor Who tattoo, but that is a big fandom decision right there. In the meantime, I can test the waters (of mars – har har) with these adorable temporary tattoos from Geek Ink Designs. Find more fandoms too – from Potter to Star Wars!

4. Potter ring; unlike what I mentioned about Sherlock, the Internets are flooded with amazing (& not so amazing) Potter accessories. It can be difficult to sift through everything out there, so it’s nice to find one store with so much to choose from. I adore this shop‘s little knick knacks (special shout out to the Luna Lovegood ring) fandom-related or not, but I must say it’s hard to deny all those glasses, bolts & hallows!

5. The Hobbit tee; I appreciate good typography almost as much as a great fandom, so the tees over at UnicornEmpirePrints really satisfy me on so many levels. They are so gorgeously made, made by fans and such a great price ($18 a pop)! Definitely grabbing one (or 5) for our romp in Comic Con this year!

Lovable Friday!

February 7th, 2014 | Posted in Fashion, Home by Meli

Without noticing, this week’s Lovable Friday is so dainty and feminine!

1. Banner necklaces; Someone pry me away from the Etsy. It seems like the site just multiplies amazing stores overnight and I just can’t handle it. Case in point: this whimsical little shop. I just adore banner motifs, so to have it in necklace form makes my heart very very happy. Add the affirmative sayings and I’m sold.

2. Popsicle wallet; a little angry this adorable Kate Spade wallet is no longer available through her site, but I will prevail (eBay is my friend)! Living in Miami, it’s technically already summer time with temperatures hitting the 80′s during the day (sorry northerners), so this little pretty would make the perfect seasonal pop for any outfit.

3. Saturn necklace; this sweet little galactic necklace is so perfect! Although it seems to have been bought already, check out the rest of the beautiful little pieces in the Etsy shop. I love that in addition to space-themed accessories, she carries a bunch of fandom items – especially loving all the Game of Thrones ones!

4. Scalloped mirror; we are in the process of redecorating our home (post on our hip new bedroom coming soon), and I’m not gonna lie. I NEED this mirror in my life. Where will it go? I have no idea, but I’ll make it work and I will love it forever. A little dramatic? I don’t think so. ::patiently waits for sale::

5. Dottie booties; these boots are so amazing they are labeled as art. ART, people. If you ever run into the millions these boots probably run for, think of your dear friend, Meli, and how much she loves these babies, mmkay?

What’s Your Fandom?

September 25th, 2013 | Posted in Fashion, Geekery by Meli

So I realized that I don’t really highlight my fandoms as much as I should here. There have been far too many outfit posts and not enough geekdom. So to remedy that, I bring you some of my favorite fandom pieces I’ve stumbled on while searching Etsy (which is far too often by the way).

1. Mordor Tee ($22); 2.Deathly Hallows Shirt ($18); 3. Potter Sweater ($42); 4. Sherlock Tee ($18.99); 5. Jon Snow Tank ($20); 6. Game of Thrones Bowtie ($10); 7. Baby Time Lord ($25); 8. Crossover Pin ($7.95)

Honestly, every outfit is infinitely better if it is announcing to the world that you are a die hard follower, don’t you agree? If you want to get lost in geeky overload, definitely visit the shop, EvieTees. I want one of each (especially this one).

Master Bedroom Redo

February 19th, 2013 | Posted in Home by Meli

Is it possible to nest without being pregnant?
This is what I’ve been asking myself since I decided 2013 would be the year that we would start phase 2 of home renovations/remodeling/general facelifts. Although I feel like our house is definitely a home, we want it to portray more of our personalities, so we are looking for more art for the walls, spunkier furniture and accessories to spruce things up a bit in certain rooms.

I am currently focusing on the living room, but the bedroom is next up on the plate. Right now, our bedroom is very dark and masculine. Basically: not us. We wanted to make it a little lighter and brighter, and the hubs has been nice enough to let me add some more feminine touches. Here is a guide I’ve been working with to try and decide on aesthetic and I decided to share it with all of you in case you are also looking for something similar for any room in your home; new or old.

1; Audrey mirror 2; Gazelle figurine 3; Malm dresser 4; Fado table lamp 5; Mirrored glass table 6; Polka dot lucite tray 7; Polka dot sheets

So back to that question. Nesting: only a phenomenon while pregnant? I vote no. What do you think?

Birthday Wishlist

July 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Fashion by Meli

In case you don’t know, WE ARE OFFICIALLY IN MY BIRTHDAY MONTH!!!!!

That means I can start acting like a prima donna and expect to be showered in gifts without being called a delusional princess psycho. Not that anyone calls me that throughout the rest of the year or anything. Just to clarify. ;)

It also means I can start putting together birthday wishlists!!! Woohoo!!! Here are just a few of the things I have stumbled upon that I expect to see the weekend of July 27th. Got it? Good.

1. ASOS Pleated Mini Skirt
2. Brities Oxfords
3. Love Ballad Tunic
4. Zig Zag Bangle Set
5. Leopard Blouse
6. Pink Romper
7. Woof! There It Is Scarf
8. Mint Blouse
9. ASOS Spike Bracelet

10. Striped Contrast Blazer
11. Suede Wedge
12. Sheer Skull Blouse
13. Designer Initial Necklace
14. Black Chevron Necklace
15. Polka Dot Loafers