. A Stylish Little Lady

HAPPY WEEKEND + A FEW LINKS TO LOVE

happy weekend//a stylish little lady
hello there friends.

hope the week was kind to you all and you are looking forward to the weekend ahead.  no plans for me yet, but i'm thinkin' a night out for tacos is a must.  whatever you do, be safe and take a little time to love on those who love you best!

and now for a few links to love ...

there's a giveaway going on for a chance to win an art print! check it out here.
you may remember my lazy way of canning with this easy ice box pickles recipe.  stay tuned ... i'll be adapting this to create some spicy green beans and whatever else i can find to pickle.
just pre-ordered a copy of the new bohemians.  can't wait to crack this book open and get inspired. in the meantime, check out justina's blog ... you could get lost over there for hours.  and in case you are wondering ... yes, my dog likes books.  the more pictures, the better.
dear pinterest, thank you for inspiring me with this simple yet classic look and making me believe that you can never have too many baskets.

peace to your heart.
later.

IN MY HOME + A HANDMADE GIVEAWAY FROM WHEN I WAS 20

figurative art//a stylish little lady
figurative art//a stylish little lady
figurative art//a stylish little lady
in case you are new around here, there's one thing you should know ... i love art and i love to share artists who i have fallen in love with and have in my home.  susan, from when i was 20 , is one such artist.  when i received two of her figurative drawings i knew i would have to share her etsy shop and let you in on my little secret.

susan's giclee prints are of her original works which date back to when she was a student in her 20's (hence the name of her shop).  i love the vintage feel of her art and how as a student she was able to capture movement, life, and soul within each of her subjects.  i've always been a fan of charcoal and ink drawings that trace the human form and her work truly captures the essence of people stripped down to their barest form.

today, susan is here to give one lucky reader the chance to win an 8x10 print of your choice! entering is simple. just visit susan's etsy shop here ... browse around ... and leave a comment below of the drawing you would love to have and why.  that's it!

this giveaway is open to both my US and international friends and will end on 1/28/2015. a winner will be randomly selected and contacted via email (please leave in your comment) on Friday, 1/30. only one entry will be accepted per person.

good luck and thank you susan for being so generous and sharing your art with us in this handmade giveaway!
ps//to learn more about susan and her creative process, you can visit her on pinterest, her website and at the flower art place.



*giveaway/sweepstakes rules: must be 18 and over to enter. this giveaway is open to US and international residents and will end Wednesday 01/28/15. by entering , the entrant acknowledges eligibility for this giveaway according to all laws set forth by their state and will be responsible for any taxes associated with the prize. this giveaway is for (1) 8x10 art print.  no cash refund will be given.  the winner is responsible for any balance due if additional prints are selected and must present payment at time of purchase. the winner will be selected at random and contacted via email Friday, 01/30/15. the winner is responsible for claiming their prize within 3 days from being notified. in the event the prize goes unclaimed, another winner will be randomly selected. this giveaway is sponsored by when i was 20 and void where prohibited. all images  within this post are the property of a stylish little lady and  when i was 20 and shall not be copied or reproduced.*

ART + A WORD OR TWO

celebrating mlk//a stylish little lady
celebrating mlk//a stylish little lady
whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.  i can never be what i ought to be until you are what you ought to be. this is the interrelated structure of reality ...  martin luther king, jr.
celebratingmlk//a stylish little lady


*friendship giclee art print by clare elsaesser.

LET'S COLLABORATE IN THE NEW YEAR

blog collaboration//a stylish little lady

i hope the week is treating you kind and you are looking forward to the weekend ahead.  just wanted to pop in to let you know i'm extremely excited about new collaborations for the year and look forward to the opportunity to bring more creative talent and small businesses to the blog.

if you are a creative type, have an amazing business, an artist, or indie maker, i want to know who you are and what unique items (or services) you have to offer.  i'm always on the hunt for great handmade items or solid businesses to share with my readers and this year is no exception.  there is still space available, so if you are interested in teaming up with a blogger to help promote your brand, drop me a line at chandrascribbles@gmail.

and just so know, i have references too ...

When Chandra and I first started talking about her hosting a giveaway on her blog for some of my jewelry, I was immediately ecstatic.  I have worked with her before and so I knew the giveaway was going to be a huge hit.  And it was!  The outreach that my business experienced thru the giveaway surpassed my expectations by a ton!  I gained a much wider following on social platforms like twitter, Instagram, and Facebook - media i I find integral to marketing my work.  Chandra is easy to communicate with and very organized, so the giveaway went incredibly smoothly.  I had alot of fun working to promote the giveaway, because I was so proud to be featured on a pretty blog like A Stylish Little Lady. Annie, Tarnished & True

I've worked with Chandra from A Stylish Little Lady several times now and its always been a pleasure.  Not only is Chandra a really wonderful person, but she's also really professional, very efficient, methodical and she gets things done.  I've worked with other bloggers before, but I've never had as good results as when I've work with Chandra.  I've seen significant increases of followers on different social media sites and I've seen increased traffic in my online shop on Etsy.  Chandra even helped me set up my very first banner ad. Back then, I had no idea how to do it, but she quickly helped me put something together from the pictures in my online shop.  I look forward to continuing to work with her.  Thank you Chandra!  Irene, Irene Moller Jewelry

space is limited and each company will be reviewed by yours truly to ensure we are a good fit.
interested?
shoot me an email with deets about your business + links to where i can find you on the web.
chandrascribbles@gmail.com

update//space has been filled.
thank you!









7 of 365

happy new year//a stylish little lady
happy new year//a stylish little lady
happy new year//a stylish little lady
happy new year//a stylish little lady
happy new year//a stylish little lady
happy new year//a stylish little lady
hello and welcome back.

it's day 7 of the new year and seeing how i'm a tad bit late ... happy new year friends! i hope everyone is off to a good start and doing well.  i decided to take a much needed break from this space as the holidays can get a little hectic and to be quite honest, i just wanted to chill out with the sweet boy for awhile (since he had been traveling for work a bit) ... have play dates with the dog ... watch mindless tv ... read ... go to movies ... dinners out ... brunch with friends ... family ...  sleep ... and more sleep. oh and my favorite ... eat chips.  and let's just say, i hope to continue on with these things in the new year.  no goals here or resolutions.  just to work hard ... play hard ... enjoy the simple things ... and unplug from time to time from this madness known as the internet (but not completely).

i will be around these parts with posts ... still trying to work out a schedule that will fit into everything else i have going on. and i will still add to my boards on pinterest and send out the occasional tweet.  there will be more handmade giveaways coming your way ... things that have inspired me ... creative diy's and whatever else makes it's way into this space.

so happy new year friends and thanks a bunch for sticking around!
let's do this!

peace to your heart.
later.


1. keeping a watchful eye.
2. a pair of favorite boots.
3. a plant cutting that is growing like weeds.
4. more plants.
5. a new bed from christmas.
6. handmade gifts from my sweet boy.

ONE LAST ONE FOR THE YEAR

merry christmas//a stylish little lady

hello sweet friends.

hope the top of the week is off to a good start and you are all merry and filled with cheer.  thought i'd stop in and post one last one for the year.  with christmas just a few days away, i wanted to thank all of you for being such a gift.  i appreciate you taking time out of your busy days to spend a few with me.  i thank you for supporting my handmade friends and small business owners who are trying to make their way.  and to all my creative peeps who have talent beyond belief, thank you for working alongside me to bring some creativity and uniqueness to the world.

so on this christmas week i send a big hug to you all with hopes that we not lose sight of why we are celebrating this holiday season.  take a little time to love on those who love you best and i'll see you back here in the new year.

peace to your heart.
later.

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