making my home coming dress

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It’s homecoming season. This was my first homecoming, I actually went to two of them, but I ended up making my dress. It was a challenge but I’m very happy with the outcome. I also ended up saving A LOT of money which is always a benefit. I wanted to share this process to show an overlook at the making of a homecoming dress, and if anyone has questions – feel free to leave a comment or fill out the contact form!

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what’s going on with fast fashion pt 2

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Okay, if you’ve read part 1 you’ve seen this, but here’s the small spiel: We all say we want to help the environment, but that means more than just buying a trendy reusable straw. One of the biggest contributing factors some of the worlds most prominent problems has to do with fashion. As much as it pains me to say, the fashion world is flawed. Fast fashion, worker rights, non-inclusivity, racial discrimination, and so much more. While I will definitely expand on those topics in future posts, today I’m talking about fast fashion. In this 3 post series, I’m going to explore what it is, why it’s important, what you can do, and how you can do it. Get ready for part 2, where I’m going to talk about workers rights and fast fashion’s environmental impact! If you haven’t read part 1, it will make a lot more sense so CLICK HERE!

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i made an artsy sweatshirt

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Hello Everyone! During spring break, I finished all of my homework and studying early. This led me to sew something. I wanted to do something really creative and artistic and overall new. While I was working on everything, I took pictures along the way. It’s a matching set of a sweatshirt and shorts. The shorts have a little twist to them, which was my way of making it extra “artsy”.

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Inspirational Quotes to get you ready for International Women’s Day!

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Hello Everyone! Happy International Women’s Day! I always like writing a post to celebrate Women’s Day. I’m a proud intersectional feminist, and I’ve created some posts like this in the past. Click Here, Here, or Here to see some of those blog posts. This post is going to be highlighting some of my favorite quotes, that have to do with equality, feminism, and overall motivation. If you have any quotes that you think would go well in this list, feel free to comment them down below! Enjoy!

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A year in the life! how I’ve grown + what I’ve learned.

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Hello Everyone! This is going to be a really chatty and reminiscent post. 2018 was such a long and important year. I can’t speak for everyone, but I feel like this year I grew a lot more in comparison to past years. This post is all about growth. I wanted to focus this post on my personal growth and the growth of this blog, but there will be some stuff on school + other things. Not everything was great this year, but I’m grateful for all the good things that happened. When you are done reading this post, comment a way you’ve grown this year or something you learned. Enjoy!

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7 Things You Need to Know about Me!

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Hello Everyone! This blog post is the third part of my 7 Things Series, I did one on Feminism and one on Sustainable Fashion, but today I wanted to do something a little more chill and laid back. This post is all about me and some fun stuff about me. I do have an about page, but this is more of an updated and random version. There are going to be selfies, pictures of my kitty😸, and a lot of food🍫☕️. I’m becoming more comfortable with showing my face and the next step is showing who I am. When you are done reading this, comment something that we NEED to know about you! Enjoy!

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7 Things You NEED to know about Eco-Friendly​ Fashion!

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Hello Everyone! In my last post from this series, I talked about Feminism and everything you need to know about it. I really loved writing about something important and also relevant to this blog and the world. In today’s post, I wanted to talk about Eco-Friendly Fashion. What it is, what brands are active with it, and a lot of more information that can help you live a more environmentally friendly life more easily. As I was writing this, I realized how uneducated I was on this topic, so I did a lot of research, for this post but mainly for myself. If you wanted to read more on this topic, at the very bottom of this post, there is a work cited section. After you read it, let me know your thoughts in the comments. Enjoy!

 

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My November BUJO Spread! Holidays, Doodles, Calligraphy and More!

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Hello Everyone! Through all the school, stress, and fatigue, I still managed to finish this month’s bullet journal. I would probably fall apart without my bujo, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that I don’t have the time. This month’s spread is more minimalistic and still cute. I started out with the theme of fall food, but I ran out of ideas and changed it to fall in general. There was also some time to practice my calligraphy and my doodling skills. This might give you some inspiration for your bujo spread or maybe you want to start a bujo. Click on the month to see that spread,  August|September| October |.  Enjoy!

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October BUJO! Fall, Doodles, Halloween and More

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Hello Everyone! It’s already October, and I have a new bujo spread for this month. It’s fall themed, and the daily spread is very minimalistic, which is going to be very helpful since the year and stress season has started. There are a lot of doodles as well, which is always fun. I also experimented with a different mood tracker and got rid of my habit tracker to see what happens. Hopefully it can give you some inspiration for your bullet journal and future spreads!CLICK HERE, HERE, HERE,  or HERE TO SEE PAST SPREADS.  Enjoy!

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7 Things You NEED to Know About Feminism

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Hello Everyone! Being a feminist and educating people about feminism and equal rights has become a really big part of my life. I talk about it a lot, outside of my blog, and it’s a major part of my life and me. I’ve been thinking about bringing it to this blog more, because I only talk about it on holidays + special occasions. There are so many common misconceptions surrounding feminism, and this post will (hopefully) clear things up. Get ready, because this is going to be a long, informative, maybe even empowering blog post! Yay EQUALITY! Enjoy!

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Fall Outfit Ideas w/ Zaful!

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Hello Everyone! I’m really excited to say that, this post is sponsored by Zaful. That means that there are affiliate links. Even though it is sponsored, I actually really like Zaful. Fall is kinda-sorta here, so this has a lot of fall outfit ideas + tips. All of the links to each outfit item will be listed at the very end of this post. Enjoy!

 

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My September BUJO! Doodles, FRIENDS, and more!

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Hello!!! September has started, which means a new Bujo spread. The theme was F•R•I•E•N•D•S, because I love that show. I used the colors ❤️💛💙 as my theme, and did a couple things differently, that I normally wouldn’t do. Fall themes are really hard to make unique, so hopefully this gives some Inspiration for future spreads. Follow my Instagram, so you can see some more pics of this spread. Enjoy!

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It’s Women’s Equality Day!!!

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Hello Everyone! It’s Women’s Equality Day!!!! We all know how much I care about equality, feminism, and all sorts of this like that. I’ve seen documentaries and I’ve read articles all about Women’s Equality Day. I am going to give some history behind this special day. Also, since this means a lot to me, I’m going to give my experiences and my history with it! Enjoy!

 

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My August Bullet Journal, Coffee, Doodles, and More!

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Hello Everyone! August has officially started, which means my BUJO has started. I had to start a new journal, because I completely filled up my last one. This spread took a lot of effort and time, but I’m so happy with the result. I’m going to show the beginning of the journal, and my August spread. And are we surprised that it’s coffee themed? I hope this gives some inspiration to you guys! Keep reading to the end to see what supplies I use! Enjoy!

 

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42 Things That Make Me Happy

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Hello Everyone! I’ve realized that there are a lot of different things that make me happy, and so I thought I would share “some” of them. Some of these are funny and some are more serious. The large ones are some of my favorites in the lists. When you are done reading this, tell me something that makes you happy, in the comments!!! Enjoy! ♥️

 


 

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Not all Sizes are the same – Parsons School

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I’m doing something a little different. I recently started a Online parsons school for fashion course. One of the assignments was to make a blogpost on how one store’s size 12 might be an other store’s size 8. Since this is not my regular type of blogpost, tomorrow , I will be posting another blog post on my normal stuff. But this topic is important.

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