wear your heart

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i started making these denim cuffs this fall.  because i like to create. because i like to repurpose. because i was looking for a way to incorporate words into jewelry.  because i want something meaningful and pretty to wear.

i love words; i love letters that make words and books made by words.  i love they way they look and sound and speak.  i love typography and words as art and representation.  and i love that i found a way to put the words of my heart on my wrist.

i want the constant reminder; i want the pretty, and the practical.

it’s part of the whole “onthedoorposts” thing— sharing God’s Word everywhere in everything (more on that coming soon).

i wanna wear my heart on my sleeve wrist.  

 

what i wore

so i’m going to try this again- on wednesday this time!  (i am on the ball this week!)  mostly because my friends got a good laugh out of ~what i wore~ last time.  so you know i aim to make people happy.  still not thrilled about the pictures of myself floating out in cyberspace, but i’m dealing.  this week number one son did the photographing; he is a great little critic and the only one i can ask for opinions on clothing.  he’s honest and will definitely tell me if i look goofy!

on to the pics.  blah…. also on that note; one of my favorite bloggers (yes i kind of feel like a blog stalker with her) underthesycamore along with andersoncrew put out a little challenge last week to “embrace the camera”.  yep, like put yourself in front of the camera instead of always taking the pics.  well i don’t do a great job of this like most moms, so i’m putting forth a greater effort to get myself in some photos.

ok now really on to the pics.

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sweater and skinnies came from my favorite thrift store in va.

jean shirt actually from walmart (yikes-i bought it years ago b/c it was hanging on a rack close to the food and it was only $2)

awesome big bead necklace came from my sister in uganda

earrings – charming charlie’s (also from my sister- she gives me good presents!)

boots i got at kohl’s

the weather is kind of crazy here right now.  we’ve had light snow a few days this week and it’s turning chilly.  i don’t know if i want to dress in fall clothes like this or huddle up in a big winter jacket.  i love to wear skirts and dresses, but that just isn’t gonna happen so much out here in the rockies!  it’s too cold!

(one side note on the pics- i had to take a selfy to show off my lovely mirrored closet doors.  there’s like 10 of me when i stand in there!)

i’m linking up to pleated poppy today; i like her thoughts on what i wore posts!  good encouragement to get dressed and attempt to look good rather than hang in sweats and a t-shirt all the time!  plus her blog header is so cute!

what i wore www….woops it’s thursday

i’ve seen lots of bloggers who post what i wore wednesday; so i thought i’d give it a try but being the scatterbrained person that i am. here it is thursday and i’m posting.  what i wore thursday doesn’t jingle quite as well does it? maybe i will make it wednesday next week. or maybe i will not like posting pictures of myself and my clothes and i will never do it again. hmmm…..

so skinny jeans- levi’s that i bought at the awesome HOPE thrift store in richmond, va. for $1 (oh how i miss dollar days!).  shirt levi also- couldn’t believe it when i looked, matching brands.  bought this shirt maybe 15 years ago and i still like it.  yes i admit, i am more than thrifty when it comes to clothes; and i have a tendency to save clothes for years and years.  (like i’ve got some stuff from high school in my closet).  shoes are kid’s size converse which i bought at target on sale!  i was so excited to discover that i could fit in a kid’s size converse because they are cheaper and just as cute.

 

i wore my hair in a high pony tail with fishtail braid.  this braid is so easy and gives you a different twist on your regular braid.

so there you have it.  my afternoon at the skate park outfit.  because that’s where we went today with some friends; not because i have any skating ability.  my biggest is learning to skateboard.

not sure i will be posting more- what i wore.  what’s up with my weird face in the picture- i don’t like photos of myself.