Monday, April 29, 2013

still. a little bit cold.

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Sorry for the lack of posts. But I thought since I left you with two DIYs you shouldn't miss me that much.

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I've been busy. Starting a new job and have been doing a lot of personal stuff. Hard to believe but for having a bunch of blogs, I am still a very private person. Just know, I am a very happy guttersnipe. The happiest I've been in awhile.

Seattle Sunny means a little chilly. Got to play to that. 

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Jordan Ones
Tights (Nordstrom Rack) $4.00
Timberland Flannel (Men's Section - Salvation Army) $1.29

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

DIY: half & half (button up lace)

ANOTHER DIY. Lucky you.

I saw this idea at forever 21 for $15.00 and then again at Urban Outfitters for $39. Yeah, fuck that. I made my own.

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I bought this button up at Salvation Army for $3.75.
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I bought the lace for $7.00 at the Fabric Store (Which gave me a little less than a yard)
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My wonderful beautiful BFF sewing machine Audrey rocking the guttersnipe sticker. Of course.
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1. Cut the vest in half. So it covers your chest. And cut right below or above a button as a place marker.
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2. Sew the opening of where you cut first. This just helps with the pinning process.
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3. Turn it inside out, pin lace to shirt.
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4. Sew lace to shirt.
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5. My favorite step: wear & share
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The whole project coast me under $10.00 BAM guttersnipe swag.

Monday, April 22, 2013

DIY: Monster Cardigan

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I was doing some much needed spring clean of my closet the other day and I realized that I get attached to clothing items. Memories. Cheesy, but so true.

So instead of giving away some pieces, I thought I would just revamp a few. The steps are very similar to the Sweater Jacket and 2nd 3 (more) ways to Jazz up a t-shirt.

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1. one sweater, one cardigan, one flannel, one sweater.

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2. Cut both shelves off the cardigan, left arm of the flannel, and right arm of the sweater.

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3. Pin in place and sew.

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4. Wear & Share
xo guttersnipe

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Whole thing coast me under $15.00. Enjoy!

Thursday, April 18, 2013

brave to bob

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I said I would do it. And I did.
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I have the honor and absolute privilege to be sponsored by Serenza Salon & Spa! Daniel, owner and my hair stylist has been cutting my hair for years! He was the first person to convince my parents to allow me to dye my hair blue in the 3rd grade. The rest is history.

And since my career is moving so quickly (with the book, poetry, writing, blogging, etc.) Serenza Salon has been so kind to support me through all the new changes that are happening. Of course starting with my hair!

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Don't get me wrong I was so nervous for such a change but now I am in love, love, LOVE with my new hair. Can't stop touching it and can't wait to start styling it.

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Jeans - (Target) $9.00 
Shirt (Thrift Store in Montana) $6.00
Cardigan (freebie)
Jacket (Army Surplus) $5.00

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

yeah, but it's so nice outside

It's hard to leave my house sometimes. But it's such a beautiful day in my city. I have to go out and celebrate it somehow. Also I got some disheartening news, so I have to do something to bright my day. Sun makes everything better.

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Photos of a lovely Brunch I had on Sunday with my girl j.mena. It was the ideal Sunday. Good food, great company, music, art, and Jurassic Park in 3D.

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Shoes (Payless)
TopShop Jeans $40.00
White T-shirt x Shirt (Goodwill) $2.80