Monday, March 11, 2013

Inspiration Monday - Springing forward

Happy Monday everyone!  I'm currently enjoying a fabulous day off from work.  I ran into the whole "you have too much time off saved up again" problem so my boss insisted I take a day off (I know, I know, and my diamond shoes are too tight and my wallet is too big for my 50s - bonus to you if you know what that is from.).  I have a few more days coming later in the month, but for now I'm kind of glad to be off on a Monday for a change - as I mentioned on Friday, Spring Forward always kicks my behind.  So it feels good to have an extra day to try to get used to this!  I'm also keeping this a "Me day."  Lately when I've taken days off I've made a bunch of plans which has been very nice, but today I just wanted all for me.

Anyway, enough about all that!  It's Inspiration Monday with two birds and they chose this bright Springy look from Olivia Palmero here.


Now because I'm off of work today, I pretty much don't plan on getting out of my PJs and am milking this "Me Day" for as much as it's worth, but I knew I would want to do this ahead of time, so I dressed for this inspiration on Friday instead.  As soon as I saw this outfit, I knew that I'd be incorporating this scarf somehow.


The colors in this scarf are just so cheery and happy!  Because it was Friday, I did dress down a bit, but I think it still works with the inspiration picture pretty well. The layers were nice too because lately it's been getting really warm in my office in the afternoon, but it's rather cold in the morning.  This gave me options!

Thermal shirt - Eddie Bauer, gift
Sweater - Thrifted
Jeans - Old Navy
Shoes - Steve Madden, thrifted
Scarf - two birds garage sale 


Well I'm back to my day.  I really love that the most difficult decision I'll have to make today is whether to watch Mamma Mia or Rent!

For more Inspiration Monday outfits head on over to two birds over here.

18 comments:

  1. I want to steal that scarf! It is perfect for spring with all the bright colors. Enjoy your day off! Heather

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  2. Beautiful scarf!!!
    I love Olivia Palermo's Style!!!
    Would you like to follow each other?
    Let me know...
    expressyourselfbypaolalauretano

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  3. I love your outfit,best regards.

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  4. Love the bright scarf! :-) Enjoy you day off!

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  5. Your bright colorful scarf is so cute! I hope you enjoy your day off!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  6. i knew i recognized that scarf!!! enjoy your day off...i highly recommend downton abbey. it's pretty much a glorified soap opera, but since they have english accents and it's pbs, i like to pretend watching it makes me smarter!

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  7. Oh you did a great job! I actually really like yours more! Hooray for Monday off, I hope you are chilling in your PJ's right now :)

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  8. Oh that Penny Lane sounds lovely. I will have to search for it. I buy Essie polish for $8 and tops and jeans for $1. Now how does that make sense? hahahaha.

    I choose 'Rent'.

    have a great day off!

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  9. Yaay! Personal days are the best. I love your bright scarf, it totally speaks to spring, even though I know it's got to still be chilly where you are. I've been having a movie-thon. I've watched anything and everything I haven't seen before that I can get my hands on.

    Also re: two birds... I think the first two season of Downton Abbey are on hulu-plus! I'm almost considering getting hulu plus just for that.

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  10. Yay! I'm glad I'm not the only one who opted to go with jeans for this look, haha. I like the scarf and that chunky knit card--looks SO comfortable! Hooray for "me" days :) Hope you've enjoyed yours!

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  11. oh man, you have me itching to take a personal day now! but i have a short trip in the works for early may so i better hold on to my time off! i hope you had a great rest of your day!

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  12. I really like the pop of color in the scarf! :)

    Jen @ Librarian for Life & Style

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  13. great look! love the scarf add and jeans here esp.
    day off is always very cool, my boos tends to ask me to work more not less

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog
    P.S. I'm hosting an international 2 friendship bracelets giveaway on my blog here check it out!

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  14. Great colorful scarf! And boo to springing forward... I say I earned that hour and I'd like to sleep ;)

    XO
    Pearls & Paws

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  15. Not sure if my last comment took - silly internet! I love that colorful scarf.. but I don't love springing forward ;)

    XO
    Pearls & Paws

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  16. That outfit is adorable! I'm glad you had a day off to yourself :-) Everyone needs that from time to time!

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  17. Days like that are definitely needed! Such a fun scarf too. :)

    Jess - J's Style

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