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Happy Valentine’s Day! + Freebies

May your Valentine’s Day be filled with sweetness and light (and something sparkly). Here is a roundup of eye-candy, downloadables, and other general treats for you. Oh, and one more thing. Pretty Shiny Sparkly needs sponsors. If you or anyone you know is interested in promoting your blog/shop, get started here. Thank you for your support! Which of these is your favorite? printable valentine conversation…

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The Monthly

I’m pleased to introduce you to Pretty Shiny Sparkly’s latest endeavour: a spankin-new publication. Published monthly via email, subscribers to this (free!) publication will get a host of amenities and special, secret things you just won’t find on the website, including: Sneak previews of upcoming giveaways Calls for submissions/guest blogger applications THE MONTHLY exclusive articles not published on the site Special coupon codes and discounts…

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Friday Favorites

paris rose 8×8 art print poudre gigi purse

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What Lola Wants Review (& Giveaway!)

This contest has ended. Scroll below for the winners! I wanted to let you guys know about a wonderful new store based in Okanagan, BC, Canada (hello, Canadian readers!) that purveys this gorgeous, lovely, silky, soft, luxurious selection of Egyptian cotton sleepwear called Angelily. I’m proud to say that What Lola Wants is now an official sponsor of Pretty Shiny Sparkly (so go check them…

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There’s Something About Keys

Hey, guess what? PSS is nominated in The Lovelies. Please vote for us! Luv ya, *mwah!* Shiny, regal, secretive–what’s not to like? Seriously. Clockwise from top left: Gorjana large key necklace Victorian Hippie Onyx & Leather Jacquie Aiche Maison Martin Margiela Hammered Brass Gorjana Key & Fleur de Lis Stacking Rings House of Harlow 1960 Mini Key Necklace tuleste market key necklace / pin Kenneth…

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Be Light And Bright

When it’s dreary and miserably cold outside (or just dreary, as is the case here in Houston), I like to perk up my day with a few bright pops of color. Here, ladies and gents, is your Color 101 for Spring 2010. I love this multi-snap clutch because it can be used for so many things: travel documents when on vacation, keeping your phone, wallet,…

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Sweet Leaf Gold Charm Necklace Giveaway

onelifejewelry is a fabulous Etsy shop I discovered while hunting for treasures for my Etsy Extravaganza series of giveaways (of which this is the fifth in the series, can you believe it? thank you all for making them such a success!). I’m a sucker for delicate charm jewelry, especially that which is personalized, handmade, and of the utmost quality. onelifejewelry embodies all that and more.…

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Zara Spring 2010 Campaign

I’m totally loving the leather shorts, the bag, and the menswear pieces. What are you loving?

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Hauntingly Beautiful

A lovely photo shoot. The Ginta Lapina by Rony Shram shoot. Eerily gorgeous, hauntingly beautiful. photos from fashion gone rogue

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Smythson Love Letters

One thing I love about Valentine’s Day is all the red and pink. And the fact that this is the only month in which red and pink together can actually be cute. Yay for that! One thing that’s caught my eye is UK-based luxury paper and leather goods maker, Smythson. They’re extraordinarily expensive, and by the looks of their products (which I’ve seen highlighted in…

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Pretty Pillows + Giveaway

I love pretty throw pillows. Would you like to win one?

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Carrie Underwood’s Grammy Dress 72% Off

I discovered that the Reem Acra dress on sale now at Gilt (for 72% off) is the dress Carrie wore to the Grammys last night!

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