1 | American Apparel’s French Lilac

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First of all I’m obsessed with the color Lilac in general. Second of all… LILAC NAIL POLISH. This was actually my first polish to purchase from American Apparel and I love it! I will definitely be buying more in the future. :)

2 | Joanna’s Signature Candle

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If you aren’t watching Fixer Upper on HGTV then you need to change that. I’ve been following Chip & Joanna Gaines since I saw the Fixer Upper preview a little over a year ago! I love their style and love for making old homes new again. Don’t be surprised if I move to Waco in the next year just to work with them. ;)

Anyways, THIS CANDLE. I love this scent. It’s very clean and smells just a great as Joanna’s designs you see on the show!

3 | Hey Cupcake!

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In June my husband and I got to go to Austin with his family for a little vacation. I was finally able to taste the famous, Hey Cupcake! I got the little sample pack because I’m indecisive and maybe I have a sweet tooth. ;) My favorites were the Michael Jackson and Red Velvet!

4 | Jean Vest

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My jean vest quickly became part of my summer uniform! I love how it can be dressy and casual all at the same time.

5 | Voluminous Miss Manga

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I definitely fell for the commercial and I have no regrets. This mascara is LEGIT. It makes my eyelashes so much longer! I highly suggest it if you have short eyelashes like me or just want to make your already long eyelashes longer because that’s fun!

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I am so excited to share this apartment tour of my best friend and her roomie’s STUNNING apartment! Ashley and Taylor dreamed up the perfect apartment and brought it to life on a budget!

I had always admired Ashley and Taylor’s style even before they collaborated to create such a beautiful space. With the inspiration of Kate Spade to Anthropolgie every detail in their apartment is uniquely beautiful.

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Meet Ashley (RIGHT) and Taylor (LEFT). These two lovely ladies are just as cool, creative, and beautiful as their apartment. Be sure to follow them on on Pinterest to see more decorating ideas that inspire them!

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Now let’s begin the tour. :)

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Let’s start in the living room. The couch, pillows, and mirror are the first thing you see when you walk in. All of the gold is perfection and the fuzzy pillows and shape of the couch just add to their cozy/glam look. My favorite thing about the mirror is that Ashley said she grew up with it in her family’s home. The lamps were goodwill finds that they spray painted gold. Pillows were a mix of Garden Ridge, TJ Maxx, and Marshalls.

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As soon as you take in the beauty of the living room you really can’t help but notice and admire the stunning dining area! All the metallics and tufted chairs welcome you right in to sit down for a meal. The mirror is from Garden Ridge, the chairs are from World Market, and the gold polka dot vase is a DIY Taylor made.

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This bar cart is a part of their dining room but it deserves it’s own special shout out! They found this bar cart at Goodwill for $20. Let me repeat that … TWENTY DOLLARS. Such a steal. It was brass when they got it and they added a fresh coat of gold spray paint to tie it into the rest of their space. All accessories on the cart are TJ Maxx and Marshalls.

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A styled apartment is never complete without fresh donuts. Great job, girls!!

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I love that their media center is simple and fun! Full of decorating/styling books with a fun banner above the TV from etsy! (Here’s a link to something similar.)

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Welcome to Taylor’s bedroom! I just love how cozy it is as soon as you walk in. Her color palette is warm and inviting plus she has one of those beds you just want to jump on/nap in for hours!

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Ashley’s bedroom is the perfect amount of eclectic while still being clean and cozy. I love all the white and silver pillows and her DIY black and white striped curtains.

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Ashley’s bathroom is everything you could want in a stylish and functional bathroom. From her beautiful perfume bottle displays to her awesome acrylic nail polish rack and cosmetic organizer you just can’t help but be inspired.

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I recently got to travel to Nashville and while I was there I was able to meet up with Jillian Edwards to take some photos. About a month ago I did a photo shoot with her twin brother, Cole, and his wife, Caitlin. (Shoutout to Caitlin for the introducing Jillian and I so we could meet up and take photos!!) I knew I wanted to do a photo shoot while I was in the Nashville area to capture the beauty Tennessee has to offer and Jillian was the perfect model!

Jillian is an incredibly talented singer/songwriter based out of Nashville. From the moment I met her I could tell she is just as sweet as her music! I got to listen to her newest album (Daydream) while editing her photos which made the editing process all the more fun. :)

Be sure to check out Jillian’s music and follow her on twitter, instagram, and facebook!

PS – I want to thank Amy Nicole Photography (an amazing Nashville photographer) for suggesting this beautiful Franklin location! It was absolutely perfect!

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I have been so excited to share these photos from my shoot with the Brake family! I met Jonathan, Olivia and their son, Dexter, last year when they moved to Fort Worth from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

A few of my favorite things about this couple is how much they love each other, their son and New Mexico. When they asked me to take their photos I was determined to find a little piece of New Mexico in Texas! So, thanks to Google I discovered the Futuro House in Royse, Texas. (Roswell, anyone?) We may not have the beautiful mountains like Albuquerque but we do have this crazy awesome abandoned house!

I am SO happy with how these turned out! PLUS I got to shoot some exciting news for this little family of 3…or should I say 4? :) Scroll down to check it out and enjoy!!

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I am SO excited to share these photos. Jacob and Sasha are literally the FUNNEST couple you’ll ever meet. It was such and honor to take photos of the two of them and their fur baby, Sadie. Yesterday was their 3 year wedding anniversary so I am just thrilled to share a peak of their love of my blog! Happy anniversary Mr. & Mrs. Seif!!

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