Black And White And Art All Over

Black And White And Art All Over

It's the end of May and I find myself once again at the Nashville Flea Market. This time it was my better half that was on the hunt for a few things. He didn't fare so well, but I found a few things too good to resist.

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Elizabeth Cooke's Hand Made Jewelry

Elizabeth Cooke's Hand Made Jewelry

Who doesn't love a day at the flea market? If you've been reading Spashionista.com for any length of time you know that casual doesn't mean dumpy, and while it's true that I looked very dressed-up compared to the majority of folks around me I was incredibly underdressed for my favorite booth.

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Double Valentines And Other Romantic Affairs

Double Valentines And Other Romantic Affairs

We have a relationship of sorts with the city we live in. Our happiness is as dependent upon what our town offers us as it is in our interactions with the people that surround us. Relationships that remain stagnant are generally destined to wither and die. These days Nashville is courting it's residents with promises of revamped districts, creative entrepreneurial neighbors, quality artisenal goods and exciting entertainment. It's like falling in love all over again, and I'm enjoying the courtship.

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Eat Drink And Be Merry

Eat Drink And Be Merry

For tomorrow we shall all die(t). As we approach the end of the holidays and the beginning of 2014 it's only appropriate to ring out the old year in style. After all, on New Year's Day most of us will attempt to turn over a new leaf and get our lives - and waistlines - back in order. More on that later this week. For now I will dress to the nines and enjoy one last party this year.

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Vintage Christmas For Thrifty Shoppers

Vintage Christmas For Thrifty Shoppers

I don't know about you but I prefer giving and getting unique gifts for the holidays. It's often cheaper and infinitely more fun to shop thrift stores, flea markets, and independent stores that carry gently used and vintage items than it is to fight the crowds and roll the dice on what may or may not be great deals at major stores. You may even find something you love at such a good price you'd be a fool not to give yourself a little gift, too.

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Steampunk'ed

Steampunk'ed

I've always loved the Steampunk aesthetic. The long skirts, fitted jackets, lace-up boots, and headgear have been on my wish list for years now, but I wasn't entirely sure I'd be able to pull it off with my shape and on my budget. 

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