Posts by this author:

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…


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…


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,…


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.…


Hauntingly Beautiful

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


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…