Sunday, May 31, 2015

Steve Buscemi GIFs

Made a bunch of Steve Buscemi GIF's this afternoon and thought I'd share! ..because who doesn't LOVE Steve Buscemi?







Shine

I had this very amazing conversation with an old friend. I met her a little over a decade ago at a local community college where we both were doing theater. She's always been someone I've been extremely inspired by (both as an artist and a person.) I don't want to divulge too much of what we talked about or get into specifics (out of respect) but below is a little snip it of something she said..

"We are in a constant state of transformation. We just have to make sure we push our metamorphosis in a positive direction. Change is inevitable. Evolution means health, strength and survival. But we have to do more than that. Survival ain't enough. We gotta shine. And we're doing it. You're doing it. Bit by bit, one day at a time, one vision at a time. We're molding our world into a reflection of our ideals. Sometimes it's more Picasso than Da Vinci, but everyone needs to stand on their head every now and again for circulation at least."








Pink Sweater  & Rainbow Socks by So So Happy 
Pink Pom Pom Earrings by DevinShaysTreasures on ETSY
Photos shot by Ken Davie
Editing by me

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Lookbook I love right now: The Ragged Priest "Love shack"

The Ragged Priest has dropped their high summer 15' lookbook (love shack) and it's freaking rad! The vibe is 70s, youthful and mellow but still consistently playful, sexy and fun. Overall I would say they definitely killed it on this one, it's amazing.

















Wednesday, May 27, 2015

PopPop

 This is a picture of my PopPop(Grandpa) at about 13 years old. Currently he is 93 and isn't well..he's looking at maybe a week or so left..he's at a point right now where it's hard to say if he can understand me or even knows who I am. And even though I'll still say it all aloud, doing this for him is my way of radiating my feelings and what I want to tell through energy.. 

Energy transcends time. Art does too, so does love. This is where I found my peace.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Imperfections are sexy (always and always)

Lets be real, humans by nature are flawed. I am, you are, everyone is...
The pictures in this post were taken a couple days ago by one of my best friends (who also happens to be an amazing photographer and someone I have worked with quite a few times for styling) We took them for fun and neither of us(especially me) had any intention of making these public or ever (everrrr) letting them see the light of day. But last night (on a ballsy whim) I posted the pic below on Instagram saying:

"My birthmark used to really bother me.. When I was a teenager my parents actually took me to a doc to talk about getting it lasered off/plastic surgery to make less visible... I had the consultation and the doctors exact words were "..I mean sure we could do this but I just want to tell you that I've had several patients who have the same kind of birth mark on their face..." ..needless to say that put everything in perspective for me. Even if this was on my face I now understand that Imperfections are sexy as fuck and I intend to rock mine forever and everrr."
This isn't something that I would normally share on my blog(or actually any of my social media- at least not of myself, haha..) But shining brightly through the thick foggy layer of fuck boy responses was a lot of amazing feedback from people who also have birthmarks/ birth defects (and even just people who don't feel so awesome about their personal appearance in general). And yeah, to be completely honest before I posted it I was very nervous that my intentions would be misinterpreted, but the volume of positivity it created far exceeded my expectations. Not a lie, it was really exciting that it generated more likes than any other of my 3,022 posts on Instagram that I've made since I joined a few years back, but more than anything I was really happy that people were able to identify with what I said and truly understood my reasoning for posting a picture of my bare ass. 
 Yes, we all have "flaws" but it's because of(not in spite of) our unique imperfections that make us beautiful. It's a beautiful thing when we own 100% of who we are. After years of ridicule from my peers, being scared to wear a bathing suit because I didn't want to be made fun or have to answer questions / calm people down when they would jump to the conclusion that they're bruises or some form of scar from abuse.. Eventually I came to a place with me where I said(and truly believe(d) "I love my birthmark because it's part of me. No shame, no apologies; this is me. If you have *ish* with it or anything about me, no worries and no hard feelings but kick rocks. Ain't nobody got time to listen to someone else's opinion about what's beautiful or not beautiful about ME."

Saturday, May 23, 2015

#OOTD M-I-C-K-E-Y C-O-L-O-R
















Everything I'm wearing is vintage. The yellow combat boots are from Go Jane, the watermelon bag is from Romwe, and the heart sunnies which are from the dollar tree (haha)
 :)
xoxo

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Recent Creations & Such

Here are my most recent DIY creations from the last month or so.

 PINK FLUFFY BARBIE SLIDE SANDALS 

 BART SIMPSON FLUFFY POM POM HEADBAND

 "DAT ASS DOE" WORD BANNER 

 "WHATEVER" BLUE AND PURPLE GLITTER HEADBAND

BLUE AND PINK FAN POM POM (Fan works!)

 BEJEWELED GLITTER SUNNIES

 PASTEL MY LITTLE PONY POM POM HEADBAND 

MARGE SIMPSON YELLOW FLUFFY HEADBAND