Friday, February 26, 2016

What's Ahead

I have to admit that lately I feel like this blog has wandered a bit from its original purpose and I want to get it headed back that way! There are several reasons for this. Firstly, I always have a harder time wanting to get dressed up and taking blog photos when I'm growing out my hair. And since I can't even pin curl my hair right now due to the Florida humidity, it's been even worse.

I also seriously underestimated the amount of effort and time documenting my Konmari journey would take in terms of actual time and blog time. I actually finished the purging process on January 1 but the video editing and posting process has been dragging on and on. But I hope to have it finished in the next month or so and it will definitely be a must less frequent topic on this blog. Personally, the whole process has been great but it's just pulling too much focus on the blog.

My new found creative outlet of Bible Journaling has also been keeping me busy. I really enjoy sharing my pages on Instagram but I'm still evaluating what I want to share on the blog and on my Facebook page and how frequent these posts will be. Please let me know what you think about the bible journaling posts.

So what's ahead?

I've really been missing sewing! Now that my wardrobe is good and purged, I feel like I can start sewing again. And just in time because I'm going to have some new sewing outlets!


First off, I'm going to be starting a new job in a few weeks and it's going to be in a much more corporate setting than I'm used to. I've been told that my devision is definitely on the casual end of the dress code compared to the rest of the company but I would like to have a few more formal vintage style pieces in my wardrobe.


 To that end, I've been day dreaming of 1920s dresses lately. I really want to get back to my cute 1920s bob. I feel like it's very me and very Florida friendly. Plus it looks cute with 20s looks, modern looks and even other vintage looks. So I'll be planning some more 20s dresses. Made up in a nice fabric, I think they'll be nice enough for work but oh so comfy. (And easy to make as well!)


Also, I'm considering joining the local chapter of the Adrian Empire which is a medieval recreation group similar to the SCA but with some different features and focuses. I went to a local event last weekend and had a lot of fun. The group was very friendly and chill which is perfect for me because the AE is definitely not going to be my only hobby. But I will have an excuse to do some more costuming!

So what can you expect to see here? More 20s. More sewing. More costuming. More outfits.


Do leave a comment and let me know if there's anything old you'd like to see come back on the blog or if you have a request for something new!

12 comments:

  1. I loved your 1920s bob. It looks so good on you.

    Blessings,

    Brigid
    the Middle Sister and Singer

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  2. How exciting! I look forward to seeing your new costuming group (Adrian Empire? Sounds fun!) and I love me some 20s fashion. Especially as MA heads into spring and summer, I'll be looking at 20s too -- and hopefully get some inspo from you!

    Speaking of 20s, do you watch old movies? Clara Bow films are delightful. My personal favorite is Kid Boots (which I believe is on youtube), as it's the funniest movie I've ever seen. It also covers three of the archetypical female types: the vamp, the innocent, and the jolly girl. And it's fun to see how different the women look. (I also recommend "It", but it's less funny.)

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    1. I love old movies but I haven't seen a lot of 20s films. I'll definitely look these two up. :)

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    2. I second "It" ~ I thought it was quite amusing! :D

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  3. YAY! to the more sewing, vintage, and Bible journaling.

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  4. Congrats on your new job! Sounds like you have a good plan and I can't wait to see more of your sewing projects. Good luck on your upcoming endeavors.

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  5. I am excited to read about whatever you do next! I have to tell you how much I love and appreciate your blog. You are so genuine and interesting. I feel like a get a slice of your life. I have especially liked your new bible journaling posts. I think it is wonderful that you share your faith and your creative outlets. I look forward to seeing what new sewing projects you have up your sleeve since it was your sewing that led me to find you. But I just want you to know that I consider your blog to be a little ray of sunshine on the Internet. Thank you.

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  6. Yeah Florida makes pin curls an adventure! I use foam rollers or hot rollers, setting lotion, and lots of hairspray. My curls do fall some during the day, but not too badly. A perm might help!

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    1. Yeah, my hair takes curl very well but it doesn't keep curl well. I have considered a perm but haven't been brave enough to try yet.

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  7. I look forward to seeing your new costuming adventures.

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  8. It will be great to see where your sewing projects end up ~ 20s style is always lovely, and I think it would be fun to sew. Also, I really like your costuming posts to, so I'm looking forwards to more of them! ❤

    xox,
    bonita of Lavender & Twill

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