January 2013 ~ birdie to be2

Thursday, January 31, 2013

I saw this feature in Elle Decor and had to share it with you. Ginnifer Goodwin is a doll, first of all. Anyone with me... Something borrowed?!

And her home, is nothing short of perfection!
Loving these colors, patterns and beautiful framed collage wall.
This look is so effortless. Chic, shabby and historic all in one.
“I want, walking in, to feel like it’s the kind of place where people stop by unannounced
and it’s hard to get them to leave.”
-Ginnifer Goodwin

See and read more here.
You'll fall in love with her and this space even more!

 And lastly, today is the last chance to enter the Valentine's Day giveaway!
Winner will be announced in tomorrow's post!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Hello Wednesday, aka middle of the week! Good to see you.

Today I am posting some of my favorite pins of the week. Hope you enjoy.
breakfast nook via

bow sandals
(can't find the source)
blush ruffle suit via

diy calendar via

I would love for you to follow along: pinterest.com/ birdietobe

Also, don't forget about the Valentine's Day card pack giveaway from yesterday!
Enter here with a comment :)

Have a great day! Xo

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

I came across the sweetest Valentine's Day cards on Etsy.

Her shop, Ink & Iron is fabulous! She has paper goods for all the holidays, but I am partial to the sweet Valentine's Day section. 'Tis the season!

And its your lucky day... because today Ink & Iron is giving away 
a pack of note cards to one lucky reader!

Just leave a comment below and a winner will be selected on Friday, February 1st.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Last week I featured J. Crew's fabulous 40% off sale. I didn't want to leave out its sister store, Madewell, who also happens to be having the same 40% off sale items promotion going on!

I happen to be fans of both. So today, I bring you some of my favs from Madewell (on sale with the code love40).
dress // skirt // belt // flats // top // bracelets // bag

All items shown are on sale and with the code: love40, you get an additional 40% off!

Oh, and before I forget to mention... the sale ends today!

Happy Hunting!

Friday, January 25, 2013

Happy Friday!

I put together an outfit for the up & coming Black + White trend that seems to be emerging lately.

And after putting together this outfit, I have to admit, I'm kinda of on board.

 coat (on sale!) | top | denim | flats | wrap

Linking up with Long Distance Loving. Head over to see the hundreds of other looks & ideas!

I hope you have fabulously fun or perfectly relaxing plans for this weekend!

Thursday, January 24, 2013

I have been perusing the shelves of J. Crew lately and came across their amazing sale! This store is my absolute fav lately.

And extra 40% off sale items (code: get40) online or in stores! Here are just a few pretty picks:

And what a lovely ensemble this would make!
Happy Shopping!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Happy Wednesday! I hope you are having a fabulous day!

Here are some lovely pins of late that make me smile.
pink + gold bangles

Gorgeous white bath
(unknown source)
Tory Burch wedges

Gold glitter masons diy

Colorful polka dot tablescape

Have a great day!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

I don't know if its the freezing cold weather in general in Dublin, the snow the past couple of days here or just the fabulous look of faux fur that I am loving... but these get ups are calling my name!

1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5

So warm & stylish!
And I love the all the mix match layers that you can add on.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Happy Friday blogettes!

I am linking up with Long Distance Loving once again. Its been awhile, but this week is a fav for me. Outfit redos. And today, I bring you mint:
Loving this ensemble.

 And for my picks:

This skirt brings me right back to Paris & Carrie Bradshaw.

I am loving these shoes, btw. They also come in coral and beige.
On the top of my wishlist right now!

Have a great weekend! Xo

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

I am coming back to life here on the blog... slowing but surely.

Sometimes you just need a break, time to re-adjust and rekindle the motivation and love to blog.

I have done just that.

We arrived in Dublin, Ireland just before New Years. Before jetsetting across the world though, our life was a complete whirlwind! We found out we were set to leave one week prior. That meant scheduling our renters, packing up our entire house for storage and moving out... all over Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We were out of our house the day after Christmas and flew to Ireland the very next day. So surreal!

When we arrived, the next step was finding a home. We stayed in a hotel for the first week or so, on a mad search for an apartment. (BTW, if find yourself vacationing here The Westbury hotel is lovely and perfectly located.) While hotel living is fun, living out of a suitcase is not ideal. Thankfully we found a fabulous apartment, on a lovely street, but still close to all the hustle & bustle of the busy Dublin streets.

A recent 'gram of our doorstep

So far, Dublin has been absolutely amazing! The streets are gorgeous and the people are so friendly. The weather is a bit colder and more brisk than home, but we've managed to bundle up and bare the cold. Everything we need is within walking distance, so we've been forced to brave it out. And what's more romantic that roaming the streets together, exploring our new home?!

A pic from NYE with the bird

And since I bored you with all the details, here are a few more pics for your viewing pleasure:
St Stephen's Green

River Liffey

Grand Canal

Thanks for sticking with me!
I truly love this blog and all of my sweet followers. Xo

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