Tag Archives: Green

Casual Day / Green Jeans and Black Boots

19 Dec

Today, I’m enjoying the last day of work before a long Christmas holiday! These last few days have been casual around GenJ so I had an excuse to wear these comfortable green jeans to work. Paired with black suede boots and a cozy sweater, these cold days have nothing on this new go to outfit. IMG_6982 IMG_6998 IMG_7043Sweater: Old Navy — Pants: Target (similar) — Boots: Target (similar) — Necklace: Old Navy (similar: here and here)

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Event Planning / Gala Planning 2

9 May

So I’m planning a large Gala event for summer camp. You can catch up by reading last week’s post where I introduced the organization I work for and the purpose of this Gala. Let me talk a little about how we started planning.

In the beginning stages, every party needs a theme. Themes are important to throwing a party. There has to be a central idea or inspiration behind your food and decorations. You can base an entire event around a picture and a flower or an article of clothing and a piece of produce. Last year, our Gala was set in Tanzania. Yup, the Tanzania in Africa. Trying to capture the feeling of that country, we used a lot of natural products like wooden bowls, dried grasses and burlap runners for decoration. Then, needing to introduce earthy colors, we incorporated bright red, orange, and yellow pops of color in our drinks and flowers.

This year the theme is: Fiesta! I’m touching on aspects of Cinco De Mayo, outdoor fiesta themed weddings, and natural, organic gatherings to encompass this concept. This theme allows me to use many bright colors found in nature such as reds, oranges, yellows and greens, tons of succulence and plant life, and delicious fiesta food! I can’t give it all away, but I’ll leave you with a few more inspiration pictures.

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Next week, you’ll see my first tutorial on making lovely things out of lowly tissue paper! What do you think? I’m so excited about this theme and the decorations to come. Stay tuned!

Workwear: Hippie Tunic and Red Cardigan

6 May

After wearing this outfit and getting incredible encouragement to try to incorporate more tunics and long sweater into my outfits, I present you this. I like how the red sweater pulls out the subtle reds in the tunic. I think the mixture of the top lengths works well. What do you think?
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IMG_4941 IMG_6976 IMG_9237Tunic: Eddie Bauer — Sweater: Target — Khakis: Target — Flats: Target — Necklace: Target