kristinabraly

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Trend Alert: Eggplant Evening Bags

When you think of New Year’s, you think of parties. And when you think of parties, you think of shiny, slinky fabric, or perhaps a bit of sparkle, and definitely head-turning elegance.
I bring you my style forecast (accessories edition) for New Year’s 2009-2010…

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Giveaway: PONO Crystal Suzanne Bracelets

Not only do I bring you the fabulous J. Crew gold glitter wallet giveaway, but in the same week I am fortunate enough to be able to bring you something really special. Something that has been featured in the movies The Devil Wears Prada, and 27 Dresses. Oh, and this fall on Gossip Girl. Got your attention? It’s another giveaway! Read on to enter!

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J. Crew Giveaway! + Awesome Winter Collection

Leave a comment to enter to WIN a sparkly J.Crew crushed glitter magic wallet from their current collection! There are 2 ways to enter! This giveaway has ended. Thanks for playing! If you missed out, checkout the giveaways page for current giveaways. I urge you to check out J. Crew’s amazing collection this season. They have some real knockouts in their current collection. Case in…

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Sparkly CD Clock

Nicola of Canadian-based GEEKWARE does something pretty interesting. She transforms obsolete electronic and computer equipment into fabulous accessories for yourself or your home, and does it all by hand.

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Making an Easy Tres Leches Cake

I’ll admit, the idea of baking just about anything other than a refrigerator cookie threatens my continence. But there are actually some things you can bake with nothing more than simple ingredients, a hand mixer, a spatula, and….lots of milk. Follow along with tons of step-by-step pictures as a visual guide to making a tasty Tres Leches cake!

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Sparkly Gift Ideas for $50 or Less, Vol. 1

Part 1 of an exciting treasure trove of finds, perfect for the upcoming gift-giving season. Browse for inspiration, or when you’re totally stumped on what to give your boss/in-law/cousin/PTA mom/colleague/acquaintance/dentist…Read on for photos, prices, and links!

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Don’t Be Late, Glitterati

I know it’s a little early to be thinking about New Year’s, but if you start making your plans now, you’ll have a much better night than all your friends who scrambled for plans at their buddy’s-neighbor’s-cousin’s-coworker’s house.  Trust me, that’s never a good time. While you’re planning, why not plan your outfit?  My psychic senses are tingling, and they are forecasting not silver this…

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Pretty, Shiny, Sparkly New Blogname!

Welcome to the new domain! “Pretty, Shiny, Sparkly” pretty much encompasses everything about what I am drawn to.  Sparked by a recent conversation in which I was asked: How did I became so darn girly when I have such a tomboy of a mom? (Love ya, mom!) The truth is, I have no idea. At best, I guess I could thank Disney and their princesses…

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