1.31.2011

Sequins and Beads

I don't know about you, but I could sure use some extra sparkle to help get me through this busy week!








"I am like a falling star who has finally found her place next to another in a lovely constellation, where we will sparkle in the heavens forever."
-Amy Tan








"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
-Elisabeth Kubler-Ross








"And now, I am just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time."
-Lady Gaga



















35 comments:

Bubbles said...

I wouldn't mind some extra sparkle... lovely images.

minnja said...

Great:)

LOVE
minnja

http://minnja.blogspot.com/

Jennifer said...

Sparkle and shine!

Perfect sparkling inspiration.

shopgirl said...

These quotes are fantastic Shawna! I love the one from Amy Tan. I'm sending you lots of sparkle and shimmer!

xoxo

Lee Oliveira said...

Love the photos and the inspiration
Lee x

Moniek said...

Gorgeous pictures, I'm really in love with sequins en glittery things on clothes right now!

A Plum By Any Other Name said...

My love affair with sequins began when I was a wee lass. When I first laid eyes on those ruby red shoes I wanted them from Dorothy ... and I'm pleased to say my sentiment hasn't changed one bit. I agree with lady gaga on this one.

Style Attic said...

I love that quote by Lady Gaga! Never heard that before :) Thanks for the sparkling comments over at my blog :) Have a wonderful day! XO

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

So gorgeous! I can never get enough of sequins. :) xoxo

Bela said...

oh dear friend, your posts always make me so good!! Full os lovely images, different from what I am used to see!
I am all right, besides the heat. My dear, it is really hot around here! WOW! Hard to do anything. I hope fall comes fasssssssssssssst!
Much love to you!! Bela

Martina said...

Oh yes, some sparkles for me too, please!

georgia~gigi said...

Oh Poppie Girl I love the roller skate pic, what fun!
Yes, let's get our sparkle on, he he!
Love the lady gaga qoute!
Hope you are having a great start to your week!
We are suppose to get a Blizzard, yay!
love ya
gi gi

Mo Pie, Please said...

So many lovely sparkly images. It's so drab and dreary here, so they definitely help!

About Last Weekend said...

Hi there, nice to meet you. What amazing images - so fun on a boring Tues morning - thank you! Love the last - though could never wear those shorts and the 70's Halston like pantsuit, amazing...aaah!

D. Marie said...

Who doesn't love sparkle! I could use some too! Hope you're having a good day dear! <3

Joan Hunter Dunn said...

Perfect for an 'Is it only Tuesday' type thought I'm having today. Love the Lady Gaga quote.

Lisa said...

Gorgeous pics, I love all of them! I agree, sequins are great, just bought a sequin head band today in fact! :)

Annie said...

yesss loving the sparkle with the cold rainy weather outside.. and loving all of these quotes! You find such great ones!

tywo said...

I love the quotes, and photos.
The weeks keep getting busier. The days pass by so fast, yet there is so much going on in them. Just like a flickering flame.
I hope your days get less stressful.
All my love.


LOVE!

Taj Acosta said...

I love me some sequins!! I could live in them girl! Like a magpie I tell ya! Loving your new layout chica! xo

Karena said...

Fabulous!!I love the sequined sweater images!

"Shine within"

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xoxo
Karena
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Rosie said...

Shauna, you know how I LOVE a little S*P*A*R*K*L*E!!!!!What a beautiful post.
Your slip covers sound PERFECT, I love the casual elegance. If you can find a little stool, maybe you can cover that too. Do you sew at all? I love to find pieces at thrift stores or auctions and give them a wee makeover...so fun
Have a happy day tomorrow dear one...love R

Krystal said...

I hear ya, I wouldn't mind some either!

Diana Mieczan said...

Totally! Those are so beautiful:) Hope you are having a fantastic day, darling
Kisses

Ps: I am hosting Paloma’s Nest GIVEAWAY today:).Just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Googlover/keishua said...

I could totally use a bit of sparkle.
These are lovely.

Flotsam Friends said...

What an amazing collection of shots. I adore them all. Aaah, they make me feel so good! I'm having a very SLOW start to 2011. Don't lose interest in me... Pxxx

Flotsam Friends said...

P.S. I love your new look! Pxxx

thingsIlove said...

I'm a big fan of sequins and beads!

Valerie said...

Yes, a little sparkle always livens up my week too. I love the last picture! What a great skirt.

xo
Valerie

Elle Sees said...

as a collector of quotes (we all collect something, right?), the amy tan one is one of my faves.

Overlooking Mississippi said...

I've been looking around to find that perfect sparkle dress and it's quite a challenge..heheh..love the sparkled up sweaters.

Hope you're having a great week!

Kavery said...

Yes, please. Some sparkle would help a lot! The flesh-coloured dress is my fave.

ACIM said...

i am such a fan of sequins therefore i adore your collection of photos :)
Great job, really enjoyd looking at them.
You have such a nice blog.
Maybe you come round and visit mine some day. Would love to hear from you. Maybe we can follow each other ? xx

Anna S said...

Amazing photos! :)

Lexi said...

LOVE all of the sparkles. Great images.

xo
Lexi @ http://glitterandpearls.com