Archive | August, 2012

Five Friday Faves

31 Aug

TGIF!!!  Don’t worry, you can breathe now that the weekend is here.  I cannot believe that as of this weekend we will be in September!  This year has been so crazy and has gone by so fast!

Well, I leave you with my five favorites from this week.

Favorite Advice:

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Eye Lash Application Tutorial

30 Aug

Putting on your own false eyelashes can be very tricky.  You have to practice putting them on several times before you will get the hang of it.  I wanted to do an easy lash application tutorial so that you can start applying your own falsies in no time!

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“A” is for Amanda…and Awesome

29 Aug

Lately, I have been looking for a cute and easy way to store my earrings with posts.  I already store my “hook” earrings on mason jars and you can check out the blog I did for them here.  In the true spirit of crafting and being resourceful, I have been saving red wine corks for a while now.  Corks are a great material because there is SO much you can do with them!  I decided to hot glue my corks together in the shape of an “A” for “Amanda”.  I hung my art on the wall and pressed my earrings into the corks.  SO SIMPLE!

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Beauty Buys That I Love

28 Aug

I always love to find beauty products that are great quality, must-haves and won’t break the bank!  Here are some awesome money savers that I cannot live without, use every day, and recommend to you!

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A Party For You

27 Aug

A common thing I hear from clients is “Can you come to my house and do my makeup every day?”  Well, my friend Leah and I got to thinking.  We could…or we could just teach you.  We decided to join forces and start doing house parties.  Women invite us over and for a very reasonable price, we show each woman how to apply their makeup.  If you do not know what brand or colors to wear, we can help with that.  If you have makeup at home and do not know how to apply it, we can help with that.  Pretty simple, huh?  Here are a few pictures from our party this past weekend. 

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Five Friday Faves

24 Aug

It’s Friday, Friday, Friday!!!!!!  This has been a very long, full week and I am about to  have a crazy busy weekend that I am beyond excited to blog about next week!

I leave you with a few of my favorite things from this week 🙂

Favorite TGIF Pic:

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Thursday Throwback

23 Aug

Ok, so I wanted to do something fun for this weeks Thursday Throwback.  Last week it was hair styles of the decades.  This week, MUSIC of the decades!!!  I wanted to list  hits from the past AND some of my favorite tracks (brace yourself).  Without further adieu, here they are:


Etta James- At Last

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Sweet Kayla

22 Aug

One of the most exciting parts of doing wedding makeup is getting the pictures back!   Continue reading

The Top Chef Challenge

21 Aug

Last weekend I was invited to a “Top Chef” dinner party and after experiencing it, I HAD to share it with all of you!

Three of my closest friends are absolutely amazing chefs.  Chef Ashley Mitchell, Chef Ahmad Nourzad and Chef Carlo Oster.   Chef Ahmad will soon be applying for one of the upcoming cycles of the hit show Top Chef.  Ahmad attended CIA (one of the BEST culinary schools in the country) in Hyde Park, New York, and his fun, loving, creative and energetic personality is always represented in the kitchen and in the dishes he creates.

From left to right:
Chef Ashley Mitchell, Chef Ahmad Nourzad and Chef Carlo Oster (looking FIERCE).

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Five Friday Faves

17 Aug

Happy Friday!! Woo!!  The weekend is here and it is time to kick back and relax!

If you are in the Atlanta area this weekend, come by Demure Boutique’s Edgewood location (near Little 5 Points) and see me.  I will be in store offering advice and consultations so you can find your perfect makeup look 🙂  I will be there from 12-6 so come, shop, laugh, try on some makeup and meet me.

As Always, here are my Five Friday Faves 🙂

Favorite “sad but true” quote.  I know I do this:

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