Red-Lined

I absolutely love how sophisticated Olivia Pope’s coats are.  I wanted to make a coat that she would possibly wear but instead of the neutral palette that she sticks to, I wanted to make one in a fun, bright color.  Although, I made this coat about 2 weeks ago with my mother, Kim Kardashian was spotted wearing my color of choice.
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If you sew or shop for fabric you know that wool is quite expensive.  It’s almost better to buy a coat that’s already made.  But, hold your horses…I scored some beautiful mustard colored wool for only $5.99/ yd at Hancock Fabrics.  Can you believe it?
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I must also mention that I did not make this coat by myself.  My mother actually helped me a ton.  THANK YOU MOMMY!  I decided to start filming a new series called “Behind the Scenes” of things that I do behind the camera.  This was my first time sewing with my mother who has been sewing longer than I’ve been living. Surprising right?  She lives a bit far from me so sewing is the last thing on our minds when we get together. 1422623_744475725581982_21026249_n

So here’s the story behind the red lining. I chose red lining because it’s unexpected and it reminds me of the luxurious Christian Louboutin heels also known as “Red Bottoms.” 1459085_744064735623081_1038458442_n

I hope you guys enjoy the “Behind the Scenes” video on this coat.  We give you a review on the pattern; for beginners or advanced.  My mom also gives tips along the way when sewing this coat and so much more.  If you guys enjoy this new series, make it known and I’ll do more.  Thanks for stopping by. coat10coatCollagecoat6coat71coat5coatcoat8coat9Pattern Used: McCalls 6800
Neon Button Up: J. Crew
Pink Sweater: Old Navy
Jeggings: AMerican Eagle
Earrings: Charming Charlie
Nude Heels: Tj Maxx


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Goodbye Fall, Hello Winter

Don’t you just LOVE Fall?!  I’m definitely going to miss it!  I didn’t get a chance to make as much clothing as I wanted because of the classes that I am currently taking.  It has been pretty hard lately juggling school, work, my blog, my Youtube channel, and most importantly, my family.  I’m still standing though (LOL!).  So, with that said, here are my favorite looks for Fall…

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Not too excited about Winter, but thinking positively, I do have a lot of projects in store that I cannot wait to start on.  Wanna hear them?
– DIY Winter Coats
– DIY Celebrity Looks for Less
– DIY Party Dresses
– Sequins, Sequins, and more Sequins

sequinsI am also working on a another HUGE project with a special guest that I will be announcing at the end of the year so stay tuned for that.  Well, thank you to all of those that have just joined my blog and thank you to all of those that have supported me all this time.  I will be having a giveaway hopefully by xmas. Check out my youTube channel for details (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MCMEfoWfXQ).
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Sweater Weather

My goal every year Fall and Winter rolls around is to find a few sweaters that I eventually fall in love with.  A statement sweater that I personally like is difficult to find, so I absolutely was ecstatic when I came across this one.
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Did I mention that my shoes were only 15 bucks?!  Yep! Strangely enough. My Target had their Fall shoes on CLEARANCE!  I went crazy.  I don’t have many red shoes, so when I see some that I really like at a good price, I gotta snatch them up.
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Sweater: Charlotte Russe
Leggings: Charlotte Russe
Necklace: Aldo
Earrings: Target Clearance
Booties: Target Clearance
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Shop my CloZet

If you have been following me on Instagram or Facebook you already know the AMAZING news that I have to share. If not, allow me to enlighten you.  I decided to revamp my online shop and decided to sell accessories that I have in my closet. No, these are not used items.  All items will be carefully handmade by me and will be made to order.   I will be tailoring my shop to each new season to provide the best quality items for you as a consumer to look your best.  My shop has been closed for a little while now because i have been working long and hard coming up with fashionable items to upgrade your closet.  My shop is set to open on September 1, 2013.
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To describe my NEW shop, I would simply describe it by stating that its “A modern take on afforable luxuries. Classic pieces to upgrade your clozet and to keep you ahead of today’s current trends.”

So allow me to first introduce you to my handbags.  I will have a permanent collection and I will have a seasonal collection.  The seasonal bags will only be short-lived.  They will last for only that season.  So, if you have your heart set on a bag, you better hurry up and grab one before they are all gone.

The Seasonal Clutches
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The Permanent “cloZet” Collection
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I have also included in my shop, Heel Sleeves.  Heel Sleeves are an inexpensive way to upgrade any pair of heels.  They come in all different colors and styles. Heel Sleeves are an easy way to transform your entire look.  They definitely upgrade a boring pair of heels and they take your outfit up a notch by giving your outfit a pulled together look.  Be a trendsetter in your very own pair of Heel Sleeves.

Here is just a hint of what I will have in store.
Black and Yellow, Black and Yellow Livingontheedge Ruffled UpFringe with Benefits I hope that you join me on this journey of setting new trends.  The items that were pictured and mentioned was just a hint of what I have in my “clozet”.  There is so much more.  Thank you to all of that has supported this blog, my YouTube channel and all other social media sites.  I truly appreciate your support. It means a lot.  Be sure to follow my shop on Instagram
@shopclozet for pictures of other product that will be launched during my grans opening.  See you there!
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Home for the Holidays: Home Decor

Hello Ladies and Gents!  This is an extremely busy time of the year for me and my family and I definitely find so much joy in doing diy’s and crafts during the holiday season with them.  Unfortunately, I don’t have … Continue reading