T Shirt and Maxi and New Video

July 31, 2012

Top and Dress, Old Navy
Bag, Dooney and Bourke (thrifted)
Sandals, Faces
Sunglasses, Marshalls

Simple summer date night outfit I wore for a low key double date last week! Take a minute to watch my video showing this T shirt styled 4 different ways!


Happy Weekend!

July 28, 2012

Happy Weekend everyone! With hot summer nights there's nothing like enjoying delicious cold drinks (try this one) in a beautiful outdoor space. Here's some inspiration from one of my Pinterest boards
I hope you all enjoy your weekends!

Pink Refreshers

July 27, 2012

Happy Friday everyone! Yesterday evening I posted this picture on my instagram and couldn't believe the feedback I got there and on twitter! So of course I had to share this with you all and include the (super easy) recipe. I call these pink refreshers ;)
The "recipe" is as simple as this: just put ice in a cute glass, fill 1/3 of the glass with your favorite fruit juice (I used Punch flavored Juicy Juice this time, but I also love the berry and white grape flavors), and  top the rest with pink champagne! Add strawberries as garnish and enjoy on a hot summer evening! They're delicious! Remember to enter my giveaway if you haven't already! As always thanks for reading ❤

Movie Night Outfit

July 26, 2012

{Top, Charlotte Russe; Cardigan, Old Navy; Shorts, DIY (see how here); Shoes, White Mt. (similar here), Watch, Send the Trend (similar here)}

A simple outfit I wore for movie night last night. A cardigan is a must at the theater! 
Hope you all are having lovely weeks! Have you entered my giveaway yet?

Sweet Little Summer Giveaway

July 25, 2012

Happy Wednesday ladies! As I mentioned in my last post, it's time for a little giveaway! I don't know about you, but when I saw these sweet little macaron trinket boxes on Ruche's website, I immediately had to have one. Well, three to be exact. And I'm in love. I made the light pink one into my own lip balm and will save the other one to hold a few of my earrings. And the other one, well that one I'll share with one of my amazing readers! These darling little trinket boxes are sold out nearly everywhere but you all can have the chance to win one here!
So here's what you can do for your chance to win! You can do one or all of these things, for each one you do make sure to leave a separate comment saying you did so you get all of your entries in!

  • Follow A Little Bit of Lacquer via Google Friend Connect (blue "Join this site" button on the right)
  • Follow A Little Bit of Lacquer via Bloglovin'
  • Follow A Little Bit of Lacquer on Pinterest
  • Follow A Little Bit of Lacquer on Twitter
    • Tweet about this giveaway with a link to the blog for an extra entry! 
  • Follow A Little Bit of Lacquer on Facebook

So there you have it lovelies! SIX ways to win this adorable little trinket box! Remember to leave a comment below for each entry (so if you did all six, you should leave six separate comments). This contest will end next Friday August 3rd and I will announce the lucky winner that night! Good luck and as always thanks so much for reading!

A Little Bit of Lacquer on Facebook

July 24, 2012

Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope your mornings were lovely and you all are enjoying your lunch breaks! This morning I decided to update A Little Bit of Lacquer's Facebook page with a new cover photo. I'd love to know what you think! Are we friends on Facebook yet?
P.S. I mentioned it on Twitter earlier, but this week I'll be announcing a sweet little giveaway on the blog! Stay tuned!

Vacation Date Nights

July 23, 2012

I finally finished my 3 month medicine rotation at the hospital and have 1 week of summer vacation before I jump into my 3 month surgery rotation. This vacation will be spent at home just relaxing and doing little things here and there. But look what draft of a post I found from my last vacation back in April!
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Most nights on vacation were spent eating at one of the resort restaurants or ordering room service and eating on our balcony (where all of these pictures were taken), but a few nights were spent getting a little dressed up (just a little, it's still vacation after all) and going out somewhere. The long dress is from Old Navy and I wore it for a nice dinner, the jumpsuit (which I call my J.Lo jumpsuit) is from Target and I wore it for a fun night out dancing in Cancun!

Work It Wednesday No.18

July 18, 2012

Top, American Eagle
Pants, Forever 21
Shoes, Zara

Happy Wednesday! I hope your Wednesdays have been wonderful so far (or at least better than mine), I can't wait to see what you all link up with! I'm linking up a simple all-grey look (grey just might be my favorite color in the world, if it even counts as a color). 

So who worked it best during our last link up? You ladies all looked amazing and continue to blow me away with the looks you put together for work! My favorite look had to be Roni's from Style & Poise!

Not just because I'm a sucker for neutrals (which I am), or because I have an obsession with polka dots (which I do), but everything here is perfect! The shape of the top and skirt, the length of everything (perfect for the office), the pop of pink from her pumps and her demure accessories! Amazing job Roni, I want this entire outfit! Thanks for the inspiration ❤

Link up your work look with us below for the chance to be featured next month! Make sure to include a link back here! As always thanks for reading!

P.S. A few of you have had difficulty linking up - if this is you, just let me know through my contact form and I'll try and link your link up for you myself! Just send me your link! xoxo

Summer Studying

July 16, 2012

Happy Monday! Although most of this weekend was spent studying for my medicine shelf exam (it's today!), it was definitely not spent inside a library or tiny cubbyhole. Nope, it was spent soaking up sunshine and enjoying the company of, well,  squirrels. Now to get this exam out of the way and finish up my last week of my medicine rotation!
PS - July's Work It Wednesday is coming up this Wednesday so get your work looks together and link up with us! Can't wait to see what you all share! As always thanks for reading ❤

Summer Essentials

July 10, 2012

Happy Wednesday everyone! Don't worry, Work It Wednesdays aren't gone for good, I've just decided to make the link up monthly instead of weekly. So stay tuned next week for July's Work It Wednesday and who worked it best in June's last link up! Today I'm sharing a simple outfit packed with summer staples: a sundress, a straw hat, sandals, shades, and easy hair. If only these pictures had the real summer essential: outdoors and sunshine!
Dress, H&M
Hat, JCPenney
Bag, thrifted Dooney and Bourke ($4!)
Sandals, Faces

Sherbet Nails

July 8, 2012

I finally did my nails yesterday! I've been neglecting them for too long with my long hours in the hospital. But here's a look I tried out perfect for summer - reminds me of sherbet or popsicles! Start with one to two coats of a peachy color and let that dry completely. Then, using a makeup sponge (or the nail polish brush if you have a fine touch) dab on a darker pink or orangey-red color. Apply a shiny top coat before it's completely dry to help everything blend a little more, and voila! Nails yummy enough to eat! 


Summer Black and Green

July 5, 2012

Happy Friday everyone! Sorry for the paucity of posts lately, unfortunately between working ridiculous hours in the hospital, writing papers and preparing presentations, and studying for my medicine shelf exam, putting together posts (or even taking pictures) has fallen to the bottom of my to do list! But I hope you all understand the priorities! Hope you have fabulous weekends and thanks so much for reading!
Top, Rainbow
Shorts, H&M
Sandals, Faces
Belt, F21
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