Wednesday, April 21, 2010

My Stuff Series **Lovely Clusters**

Rachel blogs at Lovely Clusters and I know I say it often, but Rachel is truly a sweetheart. Her posts are always filled with incredible beauties, she makes the most gorgeous clusters filled with... eerm... beauty! She is a great supporter of little independent sellers and her Etsy picks are always amongst the very very bests. And her blog and header is one of my favorites too. Enjoy lovelies.


Inspirations
Favorite Discovery: Learning how to deal with negative energy from other people. 
Favorite Place in the World: Swinging Bridges hike on Maui
Style Icons: Audrey Hepburn, Twiggy, Sophia Loren
Favorite Designer: Anna Sui, Diane Von FurstenbergFavorite Movie: Stealing Beauty, Amelie


Clothes
Jeans: Levis
Underwear: Gap
Watch: Don't wear one but if I did it would be vintage
Day dress and day bag: anything from Ruche or Spool No 72
Evening Dress: J. CrewShoes: love my havaianas

Home
Inspiration: Elle Decor, blogs

Favorite Art: Nature and Landscapes
Bedding: Ankasa 
Stationery: Papaya
Coffee table books: 
Samurai Code of the Warrior (great illustrations and descriptions of samurai moves!), magazines, 
Flowers:
 orchids, roses, lilies, chrysanthemum



Beauty
Perfume: I am wearing Marc from Avon right now. Love the subtle natural scent

Moisturizer: alba 
Mascara: dont wear it
Shampoo
: alba

Soap: love the oatmeal kind 



Thank you Helena for asking me to put this list together. It was so much fun to do!
Thank YOU Rachel, your list is fabulous! xoxo

43 comments:

  1. I love the 2 dresses. LC is just a beautiful blog!

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  2. Oooh I love Ruche dresses too. Off to check out her blog!

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  3. Such great stuff. Love the soap! Thanks for suggesting this blog!

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  4. I love Rachel... she is a sweetie!
    Great collection ~~

    xoxo Laura

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  5. Lovely guest! What a great post :)

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  6. A gentle loveliness comes through in this and all of Rachel's posts. What a soothing and beautiful grouping. Cheers, Jane

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  7. Rachel certainly has great set of eyes~ taste too!

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  8. I love Rachel and her fabulous blog! It is a source of daily inspiration!

    Great post!

    xo,
    Ivy

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  9. I adore Rachel's blog - always such a nice break in my day!

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  10. I haven't seen her blog yet... but now I would like to ... fun profile!

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  11. I love that purse! and this whole list, how fun :)

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  12. How cool of you to have a guest blogger. It's so nice to meet new wonderful people in the blog world. Thanks, sweetie.

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  13. WOW! Thank you so much for all of your kind words. :) This was so much fun to do!

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  14. I adore Rachel, too. A kind, sweet, and very patient person. :) It was fun learning more about her!

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  15. Rachel has a great blog, thank you for pointing her out. I have become a follower!

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  16. I LOVE the pic of this bed! stunning!

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  17. Rachel is the sweetest. I've been reading her blog since last year and she really is so supportive of indie artists. As an indie artist myself, it personally means a lot.
    LOVE the ruche dress above! Jumping over to the site now to possible purchase it (if it's not sold out).
    Have a great day!
    xx

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  18. What a simple, yet insightful write-up on Rachel. She sounds like a classic beauty who is very comfortable in her own skin. I will be stopping by her blog after finishing here. =)

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  19. Just visited her blog, it's wonderful. Thanks for introducing us. Hope you are having a good Wednesday x

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  20. I love the inspiration, I'm following your blog :)

    http://www.ohmydior.org/

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  21. Great guest Helena! I'll have to go right over and check out her blog. She sounds lovely :) xoxo

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  22. great stuff, happy that i have that dress
    dallas
    http://dillydallas.blogspot.com

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  23. How do I not know about her?? Heading over right now!

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  24. i totally agree... any day bag or day dress from shop ruche would be just LOVELY!!! i REALLY want that bag but am soo sad it's sold out! =(

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  25. Stopping by from a visit to Lovely Clusters. It was so very nice to get to know Rachel a little better!

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  26. Lovely collections Rachel! We have a few things in common :)

    You couldn't have found a better guest blogger, Helena! tee hee.

    Hope both you girls are having a fabulous day.

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  27. what a fun interview! i love the collections!
    Rachel is the sweetest!

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  28. I l-o-v-e rachel's blog - and her picks are indeed always beautiful! Great little cheat sheet here*
    Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog and entering my letterpress giveaway!
    xx, Jane

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  29. The J Crew dress is to die for! I need.

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  30. LC is indeed amazing... I could spend a day just browsing and browsing... beautiful post and images ;)

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  31. Yep, Rachel and her blog are very darling. I love her inspirations list, a few of mine are popping in that list too.

    And thank you for the visit! You are so sweet! :)

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  32. An inspiring post. Enjoyed reading and learning more about YOU! XX

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  33. what a gorgeous post! I do adore that blog you were mentioning in the beginning "lovely clusters" it's absolutely lovely!

    :)

    xoxo
    Olivia

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  34. She has such a lovely blog. I've been a fan for a long time!

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  35. love the purse and the dresses! love the post!

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  36. I love to read what Rachel's into. Great interview.

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  37. What a great list - I just adore being nosy and finding out what people's 'favourites' are :)

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  38. I love her website/blog...and this was such a great insight into who she is :)

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