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Outfit: Blanket Scarf


It's about that time of the year when Floridians get really antsy for fall. Any cool breeze will send us running for scarves, boots, and sweaters. Mornings this week have been delightfully cool and I have been dying to wear the Zara blanket scarf I purchased over a month ago! So I headed outside to snap some pics... 10 minutes later, I was sweating my buns off! Oh well, at least I got a chance to style it (and I know it's warm!). I love these scarves and while they are wildly impractical for Florida, it will be perfect for Italy and traveling this winter. 






My favorite way to tie these scarves is to take them and fold them into a triangle. Then position the triangle in front of you and wrap the ends around the back of your neck and bring them forward. Then I do what is called the pretzel, take the end in your right hand and loop it under the triangle portion, then thread the end in your left hand through the loop you created (this piece will then poke out the top and lay on top of the triangle portion). If this doesn't make sense you can see a youtube tutorial here.

What's your favorite fall accessory?

PS - Happy Halloween!

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Shopping My Closet



Sometimes I feel like such a materialistic person - I mean, I love buying things! I especially love buying clothes. But I am sure you knew that already. I am really bad about always wanting something new and shiny rather than appreciating what I have. To make matters worse, I am really excited about my upcoming winter in Italy. As a Florida girl, I don't (err didn't) own a lot of fun hats, gloves, scarves, and jackets. So let's just say I've gone slightly overboard with the winter accessories.

I really need to cool my shopping jets. I keep reminding myself that I am going to be living in Europe (which is already expensive) and wanting to take advantage of being able to travel. I am going to wind up looking great but not able to afford to go anywhere! 

Last Thursday my favorite fashion blogger, Atlantic-Pacific (my style hero), tbt-ed to one of my all-time favorite outfits - a red toggle coat over a plaid shirt and black skirt, complete with tights, knee highs, and wellies (pictured above). When I saw the pic I thought, "I must wear this in London," and immediately started shopping online to recreate the look (am I the only one who meticulously crafts their travel looks?). Then it dawned on me, "I own a red toggle coat (which I have neglected for two years and almost gave away) and wellies, I bet I could recreate this from my own closet." Five minutes later, I had the most adorable winter ensemble sprawled out on my bed. The moral of this story, I have a lot of great clothes and I really need to learn to appreciate them (you can peek inside my closet here)!

So for the next couple weeks, before holiday shopping commences, I am going to shop my closet! I can't give up all shopping, because there is just too much I need to get before my trip (legit items, not me being ridiculous). But, I am going to shop my closet first and keep a list of items I think I need, rather than running out and buying them. To be honest, I was really surprised at how much I love the two looks I put together from my closet while contemplating this post:


Adorable, no? I love these two outfits more than anything I've purchased recently (but to be fair the blanket cape is a new edition to my closet, Ann Taylor has been having ridiculous sales lately)! Also the plaid blazer was purchased a couple weeks ago from Target (and is still available)! Everything else, however, is older.

So I put together some helpful tips to help me and you shop our closets more!

Tips for Shopping Your Closet:
  1. Begin with a clean, organized, and edited closet (click here for help in that department). You need to be able to see what you have in order to maximize your wardrobe. It is also a good idea to mix up the arrangement of your closet regularly, so older items don't get lost in the back of the closet or at the bottom of a draw.
  2. Find inspiration. I am often inspired by Atlantic-Pacific. She combines pieces in really innovative ways and inspires me to think outside the box. Go to your favorite fashion blogger's archives or Pinterest and find an outfit to recreate with your closet. I am starting a new Pinterest board to keep track of the looks I want to recreate. But remember, it doesn't have to be literal inspiration. You may not have every piece, but think about why you like a look. Is it the colors, layering, or proportions? Patterns, colors, and proportions are easier to replicate than specific items.
  3. Tailor old items. Turn a dress you are tired of into a matching top and skirt, or transform an item by playing around with its hem. It's amazing how a great tailor can transform a piece of clothing. You can also inexpensively change out buttons, which believe it or not, can transform a jacket or cardigan.
  4. Do a 30 X 30 wardrobe challenge. If you really want to challenge yourself and maximize your closet, select 30 items of clothing and wear only those items for 30 days! Your creativity will surprise you. It helped me cultivate and define my style. You can read about my previous 30 X 30 challenges here and here. I am not doing one now because January to August will be its own wardrobe challenge and I don't want to limit myself before I live out of a suitcase for seven months.
  5. Finally, keep a running list of items you wish you had. This can help you pinpoint exactly which items your wardrobe would really benefit from. For example, I have found a lot of inspiration looks with black turtlenecks. Since I don't own any turtlenecks, it is on the top of my list! This will ensure the pieces you do buy are versatile and will integrate into your wardrobe.

Now, let's go shopping (in our closets)!

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How I Do It: Staying Motivated



It must be that point in the semester, because over the past couple weeks I have received several emails inquiring about how I stay motivated. I would be lying if I said I never struggle to stay motivated. In fact, right now as I write this I should be completing the five note cards I promised myself I would finish before dinner. But that's what makes this post so relevant. Everyone at some point or another struggles to get motivated.

I say get motivated, rather than stay motivated, because I think for most of us there is a certain level of intrinsic motivation that drives us daily. When people ask about how to stay motivated, I think what they mean is - How do I get my motivation back once I've lost it? Before you can work towards re-motivating yourself, you have to understand why you lost your motivation in the first place.

For me there are three main reasons I lose my motivation (and end up blogging) - feeling overwhelmed, feeling incapable, or feeling exhausted (of course it can also be a combination of two or all three of these). Figuring out why you lost your motivation is the key to getting it back!

You've lost your motivation because you are feeling overwhelmed:
We've all been there, in fact I am here right now! Big projects are overwhelming. Sometimes you find yourself unable to start or complete a long paper or big project. In these situations I find it best to take your larger project and break it down into smaller, more manageable tasks that can be completed daily (or weekly). For example, if you have 120 books you need to review before your comprehensive exams, don't look at the list of 120. Break it up into 6 lists of 20 and tell yourself you will tackle 20 a week. If it's a long paper, create a timeline of attainable goals. Day one write an outline, day two fill that outline in with specific examples, day three write your introduction, day four write two paragraphs, and so on. The key to this is creating attainable goals that you can slowly but surely cross off your list. 

You've lost your motivation because you are feeling incapable:
We are human and there are only so many times you can fail (or not do well on) something before you give up. If you have lost your motivation because you are feeling defeated, then you need to try something new. If you keep getting poor grades on your papers then you need to try new writing techniques. Sometimes it helps to seek outside help or create a study group (everything is better with friends). It is important you stop setting yourself up for failure. You won't get different results by repeating the same action!

You've lost your motivation because you are exhausted:
Sometimes you over schedule yourself, sometimes you don't get enough sleep, and sometimes you just have a lot to do. But you always have to remember to work smarter not harder. And that means taking breaks. Study after study proves that 24-hour cram sessions don't work. Your brain needs equal parts rest in order to retain what you need it to retain. Sometimes taking a day off, or even just a nap, can motivate you to accomplish way more than if you had attempted to power through. Staying motivated is a lot easier when you have enough sleep, exercise, and down time in your life.

Finally, don't forget to reward yourself along the way and see the big picture. You may hate math or writing papers, but you aren't going to graduate without them. And graduation will (hopefully) lead to your personal and professional life goals. 


What are your secrets to getting motivated once you've lost it?

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Outfit: Bun Bow


We finally had a bit of cool weather this weekend and we were all very excited! I immediately broke out a puffer vest, but since it still warms up in the afternoons, I paired it with a skirt (fluted, naturally).

On weekends I like to keep it comfy and casual, but still cute. That's why I love my Gina Made It bun bows. A bow on your bun dresses up any casual look. Without really doing anything to your hair, you look put together and stylish. Bun bows are also a great way to eek out one more day before having to wash and dry your hair (I am down to two washes a week, and I have to say it has transformed my hair!).





bun bow ℅ // shirt // vest // skirt // booties

Made from luxurious fabrics, like silk and velvet, these adorable bun bows come in so many amazing colors and patterns (I also have a gold one, last seen here). In addition to stepping up your bun game, they also look great with a pony tail or braid.


Anybody else love a great bun bow?

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Weekend Reading




I wish I had an interesting recap of my week to share, but basically all I have been doing is studying. T-minus 15 days until my comps (yikes!).

Anyways here is some fun weekend reading:

This article was so on-point about the size of your wardrobe and how it relates to finding your personal style. I guess less really is more!

I was so honored to be featured on Nikita and Vesper's "Kick Ass Women" blog series!

J.Crew has some great new arrivals (I love this turtleneck and this sweatshirt) and everything is 25% off with the code TGIFALL.

You all know how much I love coffee! My friend recently introduced me to this hilarious Buzzfeed video where a coffee snob tries cheap coffee and PSLs.

Apparently your "resting bitch face" can hurt you in life.

Oh no, after reading this I might have to change the blog name to "History in Flats!" I think I'd miss the alliteration too much.

This adorable market tote is now available in the Preppy Printshop and it has almost sold out after just one week!

Loving the #patternplay of this TB scarf, it may just inspire an outfit.


Have a great weekend!

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Please Don't Label Me a Basic B*tch


I am not basic and I am not a bitch. But I like brunch, drink mimosas on the reg, collect decorative coffee mugs, own several monogrammed items, love puffer vests and plaid scarves, think fall is the best season, recently had my hair ombréd, and if I liked Pumpkin Spice Lattes (henceforth known as PSLs), would drink them daily.

Apparently this makes me a "basic bitch" and I am supposed to be ashamed of consuming these things. Sorry, but I disagree. These items alone don't define me, nor can they define any woman. FYI, I can drink a mimosas, eat brunch, and wear Tory Burch while also being a hard-working, intelligent woman pursuing a PhD in history. I can still discuss gender as a useful category of historical analysis while holding a PSL... it's not that hard!

Both men and women can drink too much at parties, both can (and often do) wear sexy or revealing Halloween costumes (exhibit a and b), and both can enjoy popular food and beverage items. But no one calls a man basic for loving beer, having an iPhone, or watching football. Bottom line, the basic trope is sexist. True, a "basic bro" trope has emerged, but it doesn't have nearly the same cultural momentum (#patriarchy).

For example, I've noticed most of the young women who attend the university where I work often wear norts and t-shirts. They also wear Sperrys, love monograms, and brave ridiculously long Starbucks lines on campus for their daily fix. It's these types of trends that popular internet sites, like Buzzfeed, make fun of in their "basic bitch" posts. What no one ever points out or makes fun of is at the same university most of the young men walk around in similar tank tops, chubbies, Raybans, and can also be found waiting in that same Starbucks line. Where is the Buzzfeed article or New York Times Op-ed piece about that?

The emergence of the "basic bitch" trope is just another way to degrade and shame women. And ladies, we are actively participating in this conversation, because in our attempt not to be "basic" we point the finger at other women and label them basic. I think this the perfect moment for a Tina Fey (á al Mean Girls) quote - "You've got to stop calling each other sluts and whores. It just makes it OK for guys to call you sluts and whores."

What you consume doesn't define your character. But that's exactly what the basic trope perpetuatesWe live in a society, which means there is a collective consensus that drives what is manufactured, marketed, and sold. Both men and women are a part of this consumer society, yet only the consumer practices of women are being scrutinized. This article (which to be fair, is also from Buzzfeed) explores how the basic trope relates to class and consumer anxieties. I think the article makes a great point when it concludes that instead of confronting and dealing with increasing anxiety over our materialistic and consumerist society, which actually affords us less and less choice, we have transformed it into light-hearted misogyny.

I am not less intelligent or less "special" because of what I consume. What is not ok is liking something just because everyone else likes it. I will never like Ugg Boots, Chacos, PSLs, or norts, and that's ok. It doesn't make me un-basic or special. It is nothing more than a personal preference. At the same time, it is perfectly ok for you to love Ugg Boots, Chacos, PSLs, and norts, none of which make you basic. Bottom line - no object I (or you) consume or don't consume can make me basic or a bitch!


What are your thoughts on the emergence of the "basic bitch" trope?

PS - In Buzzfeed's defense they also did this humorous video on what basic means. It takes a while to get there, but his concluding thoughts are good (although he seems to miss the gendered dimension of the trope entirely).

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How to Rock Knee High Socks


Knee high socks have always been one of my favorite fall accessories. Contrary to popular belief, knee high socks are not just for Catholic school girls and Cher Horowitz. Anyone can rock them! They add interest to an outfit and are a great way to transform the look of a dress or skirt. I like to wear mine to the knee, over the knee, and layered over tights... so many style options, so little time!

skirt (last seen here) // socks // shoes



While I love all three, the last layered look is definitely my favorite. Which is your favorite? 
And will you be wearing knee highs this fall?

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Outfit: Break the Rules


When it comes to fashion, I don't have a lot of "rules." After all I think fashion should be fun and you should constantly be trying new things and pushing your style to evolve. I think most fashion rules - no white after Labor Day, no mixing navy and black, and no sequins during the day - are meant to be broken.


But there are a few rules I follow, like only show off one body part at a time (legs or décolletage, not both), tights are not acceptable as pants, and finally, if you are an adult woman, you should not be shopping in the junior's department. This last one I thought I was pretty dedicated to, after all juniors clothing is designed for young women who have very different bodies than adult women. 

The other day, however, I broke my own rule. I was walking through Dillards and I saw the most adorable pink and red plaid skirt, in the juniors department! I was instantly attracted to the unique color combo (another forbidden fruit) and the flare shape of the skirt. I couldn't help but try it on. Naturally I had to go up a size to compensate for the juniors cut, but to my surprise it was adorable and well made (it is my favorite structured ponte fabric)!





hat // shirt // skirt // sunnies // socks // shoes // bag (no longer available, similar)

Since it is a junior's cut, the skirt is a bit too short for teaching. But I think it will transition well into winter and look great with back tights and grey knee socks. I also think I need to wear more pink and red together, I love it!

Which fashion rules do you live by and which ones are you willing to break?

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Preppy Printshop: Exciting New Arrival!


Last week I instagrammed a picture of my new market tote. It was just a simple canvas tote I had designed on a whim (and then had screen printed). I was stunned at the number of comments the picture received (33!). I mean I thought the tote was adorable (obviously that's why I made it), but I had no idea everyone would love it and want one of their very own! So I went to work this weekend trying to find a viable way to produce and sell them for the shop. And here it is, in stock by popular demand, the Market Essentials Shopping Tote!




The shopping list text comes in three colors - gold, navy (duh!), and classic black. Of course, if you want a different color (or even to substitute one of the items listed) just message me and I will see what I can do! 

I took my new tote out for a spin this weekend and I received so many compliments. It really is the perfect market tote. Now if only I could get away with living off prosecco, nutella, baguettes, coffee, macarons, and flowers. Who am I kidding? I basically already do!

What are the essentials on your shopping list?

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Weekend Reading



I am currently trapped in comps hell (a.k.a comprehensive exams)! I am so thankful it's the weekend, so all I have to worry about is studying. Hopefully I will be able to leave the house a little bit and enjoy the gorgeous weather we are having. But if you are stuck inside like me (or not), here is a little weekend reading to keep you entertained. 

My favorite history joke, cause I need a laugh!

The most adorable red leather gloves and at a great price.

The perfect travel coffee mug for studying. All the coffee please!

My favorite decorating blog series is back - the one room challenge. Several of my favorite blogs are participating.

Pink and red plaid? Yes, please!

In case you missed it, the lovely Decor Diva featured my apartment on her blog Thursday, complete with an interview. Bonus, we are giving away some prints, so make sure you check it out!

Cuttest. Earmuffs. Ever.



Great/funny video on how we (as a society) view women's bodies and why.

Finally as a historian, I would be remiss if I didn't comment on Monday's "holiday." I don't think any historian is a fan of Columbus Day. Let's get real, Columbus didn't discover North America, he invaded it (par for the course historically)! The creation of the holiday has it's own interesting politics and you can learn more about the "real" Columbus here. Spoiler - he's not a good dude.

Happy Weekend!

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Fashion Friday: The Fall Fedora


I have become something of a hat lady as of late. I think the panama hat that I wore constantly all summer made me a believer. I quickly learned that a great hat plus big sunnies means no fussing with your hair or make up!

I don't think I ever got into hats because I am a Florida girl, and it is basically never cold enough for hats here. But as I prepare for my first real winter in Europe, I want to stock up on some great hats to keep me warm while still looking stylish. I've already scored this adorable floppy number from Nordstrom (at an amazing price, who knew hats were so pricey?). Now, I am on the prowl for a more structured wide-brimmed fedora, which seem to be everywhere this fall.

Here are a few I've had my eye on:

1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6


Will you be rocking a fedora this fall?

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(Not-So) Shabby Apple


I am naturally drawn to clothing with a bit of whimsy and that evokes a particular memory or feeling. For me, that's what makes clothing, and getting dressed, so fun. And that's also why I love Shabby Apple. All of their clothing has just the right amount of playful whimsy and a subtle vintage vibe. 

This Surry Hills Dress is no exception! When Shabby Apple reached out to me to collaborate I was so excited. Just scrolling through their website made me want to visit a horse ranch in a fabulous wrap dress or shelve books in a flirty secretary blouse dress. So many adorable looks, so little time!

But I selected this gorgeous coral stretch-taffeta number because it made me want to jet off to Paris! I was immediately drawn to the beautiful gathered neckline and soft coral color. I also loved the simple clean lines and over-all silhouette. I wasn't sure about the midi length, but I think it works well with the long, lean shape of the dress. Short ladies remember, a midi length works best when it hits mid shin!





dress c/o // coat (last seen here) // sunnies // heels (similar)

Not only is Shabby Apple clothing well made (I mean, who knew taffeta could have just the right amount of stretch), it also some how manages to be both playful and appropriate. This definitely comes in handy when you work in a more conservative field, but don't want to wear boring suits. More importantly, Shabby Apple reminds us that clothing doesn't have to be revealing to be feminine, flirty, and fun!


Have you ever ordered anything from Shabby Apple?

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These Shoes Were Made for Walking: Stylish Shoes for Travel


I am constantly searching for shoes for travel (and life in general) that are both stylish and fashionable. I mean why is it so hard to find a fabulous pair of shoes I can walk five miles in? (You can read more about how important shoes are when you travel here.)

Over the years, I have discovered what shoes work for me when I travel, and since I get a lot of questions about this very topic, I thought I would share what has worked for me in the past and what I plan on wearing this winter and spring in Italy.


Hunter Tour Wellies
I bought my first pair of Hunter wellies in London. Let's just say I was unprepared for London weather and quickly learned how handy wellies are. But my first pair were the tall original gloss (in black) and they were very heavy. By the end of a full day of walking London, my legs were very tired and sore. So when Hunter introduced a light weight, packable rain boot, I pounced. I tried them out at home first before taking them abroad (which you should always do). The Tour boot proved to be perfect for a long day of walking in rain or snow (although I suggest adding their boot sock for snow). And since they roll for packing, they don't take up a lot of room in your suitcase. I have never regretted packing them!


Converse Slip On Sneakers
Regular Converse sneakers destroy my heels. But the slip on Shoreline doesn't! The lower profile of Converse sneakers makes them more versatile for travel, since you aren't limited to jeans and pants. They also look great with dresses, skirts, and shorts! Plus, virtually everyone in Italy wears Converse sneakers, so I feel like I fit in. I will also be bringing my favorite Superga slip on sneakers, which I wore all summer. Unfortunately, I don't think they make this style anyone, but I was able to score a navy replacement pair before they sold out.


Melissa Doris Flats
I first discovered Melissa shoes in Florence two summers ago. My friend Anna and I were browsing the great summer sales when we spotted a cute pair of plastic sandals (yes all Melissa shoes are plastic). We were a bit skeptical about how comfortable plastic sandals would be, but after a couple wears, they quickly became our go-to travel shoes. We wore them all summer and, as it turns out, the plastic really cushions your foot and absorbs shock. I swear these are the only shoes I can stand in a museum all day in! So when I saw these gorgeous flats at Shopbop, I knew they would be perfect for this winter/spring in Italy. They are stylish, work great with tights, have a slight wedge-heel, and the plastic material makes them virtually indestructible! Who knew plastic shoes could be so amazing?

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Clarks Boots and Booties
Clarks is a brand devoted to comfort and quality. I will admit that sometimes their styles can feel a bit conservative or dowdy, but every now and again they nail it. When I saw the Ciera Pier bootie in the window at the mall, I knew they would be a great fall shoe. And because they are Clarks, I knew they would be comfortable and well made. I also love that they come in this great burgundy color so they go with both black and brown. I like shoes that do double duty, which means I have to pack less!


I am sure I will pack more than these five pairs of shoes for my 7 months abroad, but these are the ones I know I can count on. I'd love to hear your suggestions, what shoes do you swear by for traveling (specifically in cooler months)?

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Spring Travel Wish List


If you follow me on Instagram then you have seen lots of travel planning and wanderlusting as of late. Well, that's because I want to make the most of living in Italy this spring/summer. The best part about living in Europe is how easy and inexpensive it is to travel, and I intend to as much as possible while I am there (on the weekends of course, still got to work!). Deciding where to go, however, is the hard part. So many opportunities, so little time! So far I have decided on the following weekend excursions (all places I have never been to before!).

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Amsterdam: Tulips, canals, bikes, and Van Gogh, what's not to love about Amsterdam? This "Venice of the north" has been on my wanderlust list for years now. I plan on hopping from one art museum to another, sipping coffee in numerous cafes (the non pot kind), strolling and biking the canals, and letting my curiosity get the best of me and sneak a peak of the Red Light District lol. On the top of my sightseeing list is the Anne Frank House, the 14th century Begijnhof houses, and the Rijksmuseum Art Museum.

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Budapest: This Eastern European gem has been overlooked by most 20th-century travelers after it was hit hard by World War I and II and Soviet rule. But Budapest has a long and fascinating history and the city has poured a lot of heart (and money) into rebuilding and preserving their past. I for one can't wait to visit Castle Hill (and the Royal Palace) and the amazing Parliament Building on the Danube. The best part about Budapest - all of the museums, art, architecture, and history of other Western European capitals, at half the price!

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Prague: Another important historical center and often under appreciated European city. Prague was once the center of Bohemia and an important Hapsburg city. With over 1100 years of history, there is lots of castles, museums, architecture, churches, and art for this history nerd to explore. I think I am most excited to see the fairytale Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, and Lennon Wall.


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Vienna: Vienna is known as the city of music, but I am really excited about it because it is easily accessible on an overnight train from Florence. I know I am a huge nerd, but I love the overnight train! One of my goals this spring is to see how many places I can get to by overnight train. Vienna will be my first stop. I can't wait to see the summer palace of the Hapsburgs, the Gothic St. Stephens cathedral, and take in a lot of Baroque art... cause you know, if it ain't baroque lol!

In addition to these weekend trips, I am really looking forward to the ten-day extravaganza to Paris, London, and Dublin that my friend Nicole and I are taking when she visits in March. It will be a well-deserved spring break!


I am looking for more ideas of places to visit on weekends, so if you have any suggestions please share!

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Weekend Freebie: DIY Press for Prosecco



How great is my new "press for prosecco" button? I love it! Obviously it is a play on the "press for champagne" button I've seen making the rounds on Tumblr and Pinterest. But I decided instead of buying it, it would be more fun to recreate the button with my own personal touch - because I'm sorry, but prosecco is way better than champagne! I wanted to share how easy this was to create and even provide you with the print (at the bottom of the post). Here we go!


What you will need (I linked what I used): 

You could easily substitute a frame for the wood pieces, just ditch the glass.


Apply an even coat of gold spray paint to your frame (and two coats never hurt). While that dries, print the "press for prosecco" print below (or make your own version) and secure to the wood backing (or if you are using a frame, secure to the back of the frame). I did this by applying an even coat of Mod Podge to the wood backing and gently  laying the print on top.


Smooth the paper and carefully wrap the edges around the wood backing. I do not recommend applying a layer of Mod Podge on top of the print, especially if you are using an inkjet printer, because it could smear the ink and/or tear the paper.


Next, simply glue your frame on top of the print and then glue your bell in the center. I mean really, so easy! If only it actually summoned prosecco... oh well, c'est la vie!



I think every home needs a prosecco button. Happy crafting and if you do make your own button make sure you share it and tag me (@historyinhighheels) on Instagram. I'd love to see it and share it!

Buon weekend!

PS - If you are curious about the bar cart, you can find those DIY directions here.


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My New Favorite Dress






dress // sunnies // sandals (old, similar) // bag (sold out)

It's official, this Lilly Pulitzer dress is my new favorite dress. I love the bright and bold pattern, but what I really love is how easy it is to wear. You rarely find style, comfort, and a flattering fit all in one dress! And the best part? It's made from a stretchy jersey cotton, which means it's lightweight, packs easily and doesn't wrinkle. Sold!

Happy Friday 

And PS - Check back tomorrow for a great DIY + a Weekend Freebie!

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