Diy Quickie: Thumbtack Wall Art

Supplies needed: Newsprint canvas (Michael’s), thumbtacks  (Dollar Tree), pencil/marker, paper, scissors and lots of patience.

Enjoy,

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Summer ’16 Lookbook: Look 3

Hi people, it’s NikkiSimone here bringing you look three of my Summer ’16 lookbook. In case you missed it, you can see look 1 here, and look 2 here. All off the details of this look will be listed at the end of this post.

Look 3: Box Pleats on Fleek

This look is very special to me. I had this vision of a beautiful full maxi skirt in a vibrant, bold pattern. When I saw this fabric in store,  I knew I had to do it justice by creating these box pleats that works with the print perfectly. Hours of pinning, measuring, and ironing took place, but it was all worth it.

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The skirt was made by me (Interested in purchasing one? Let me know) *Not so shameless plug*, Top is actually a dress from Agaci, Shoes are from JustFab.

Photography: Fuse Collins

Thank you so much for stopping by. Tell me what you think of the lookbook so far. Feel free to share. Until next time,

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Summer ’16 Lookbook: Look 2

Hey people,  it’s NikkiSimone here. This is look two of my Summer ’16 lookbook. If you missed look 1 you can check it out right here. All of the details of this look will be listed at the very end of the post.

Look 2: Bold Print Pencil Skirt 

I really enjoyed putting this look together. It all started with this beautiful, vibrant cotton print fabric that I purchased. It took me while to figure out what to make with it. As I was staring at it one day, it just hit me. Pencil skirt. Not just any ol’ basic pencil skirt though. I had to make it my own. And if you’ve ever worn a pencil skirt, you know what a struggle it is to walk in one, especially one of midi length. I solved that issue by putting not only a standard split in the back, but a very daring split in the front as well,  and every thing just fell into place.

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Skirt was made by me. (Interested in purchasing one? Let me know) *Not so shameless plug* Cami: Forever21 Blazer: Windsor Shoes: Shoedazzle 

Photography: Fuse Collins

Thank you so much for stopping by. Tell me what you think of the lookbook so far. Feel free to share. Until next time,

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Summer ’16 Lookbook: Look 1

Hey people, it’s NikkiSimone here. Stopping through to share my first look of my Summer ’16 look book. All of the details of every look will be listed at the end.

Look 1: White Lace

I definitely stepped out of my comfort zone with look. Cleavage, midriff, and legs out….at the same time?! SHEESH….I threw on a cover up to act as a security blanket. It looked great especially with my city as a backdrop.

 

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2 piece set: (sold as separate pieces) Charlotte Russe, Cardigan: Discovery Clothing, Shoes: Shoedazzle

Photography: Fuse Collins

Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you enjoyed. Stay tuned for Look 2. Until next time,

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DIY Gallery Wall Pieces

Hey people. It’s Nikki Simone here bringing a new diy project. I’ve been inspired by Pinterest, yet again, to create my very own gallery wall for my bedroom. 

I have purchased a couple of pieces of wall art that fit the theme I’m going for, but buying the amount it will take to fill the space will get pretty pricey so I’m making some of my own.

I ransacked my craft supplies, moseyed down to Michael’s for anything I was lacking, and strutted to Dollar Tree to finish it all off.

I will be sharing all of the pieces I create over the next couple of weeks. I hope you enjoy and get inspired.

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Cardstock from Michael’s,  metallic and black poster board from Dollar Tree, Gold and Black & White Striped paper from Blick.

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Black Sharpie and gold paint from my stash,  thumbtacks and labels from Dollar Tree.

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All frames from Dollar Tree.

These first two pieces were super easy and quick to do.

I cut out a piece of the black and white striped paper to fit an 8×10 frame. I then cut out a heart from the gold metallic poster paper.

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Place the heart in the center with a bit of glue and voila!

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I repeated this process, but used black and zebra print cardstock instead.

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Next, I took the labels, wrote a cute message, centered them onto a piece of paper to fit a 5×7 frame and that’s it. Easy peasy.

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I just love when my visions come to life. 3 down, several more to go. I’m excited to share the rest of my diy wall art pieces with you. Stay tuned.

Until next time,

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Pops of Colour!

Hey there. It’s NikkiSimone here and I just wanted to share my favorite ColourPop cosmetics Ultra Matte Lip Colors. I…am…obsessed. Enjoy.

  1. LYCHEE. This beautiful shade of purple just pops on my skin. Love it!

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2. LAX. Deep maroon gives a stylish and mysterious flair to any outfit. Work!

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3. LIMBO. Chocolate brown color takes me back to the 90’s. Yes!

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4. MARS. This bright pink is daring and bold. You will definitely get second looks with this color.

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Once again, I am obsessed. These matte lip colors are so vivid. They stay put all day long with out drying out your lips. Good job ColourPop!

Thanks for stopping by. Until next time,

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Outfit Of The Day: Blanket Scarf

Hello there. It’s Nikki Simone here just dropping off another fall outfit of the day. Details are listed below. Enjoy.

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Charlotte Russe Jeans / Charlotte Russe booties / Forever 21 Jacket / Forever 21 Scarf / Bag…No clue, it was a gift

Photography by Get To The Point Tv

Thanks for stopping by. Until next time,

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Outfit Of The Night: Sequin Bomber

Hey all, it’s Nikki Simone here. I wanted to share another fall night time look with you guys.  As usual the outfit deets will be below. (Side note: My city looks amazing in the background. #Chitown)

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Nikki Simone sequin bomber/ H&M pants/ Charlotte Russe booties

Photography by Get To The Point Tv

Thanks for stopping by. Until next time,

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