Thursday, June 21, 2012

Coral & Mint - Bloggers Do It Better

Kristina from Pretty Shiny Sparkly has issued her first Bloggers Do It Better Challenge.
Mint & Coral.

I was super excited when I saw her video last week, and immediately knew I would particpate.

Then life got in the way. I spent a day at the mall with nothing but Father's Day and a Baby Shower on my brain. I did not even glance into stores that might have offered me something to work with.

So, after scouring my closet I came out with a strapless coral dress. The ONLY coral item I own apparently. A mint dress and this mint polka dot blouse. I opted for the polka dot blouse and figured I could add some coral with a necklace. Which in my mind I already own. Do you ever do that??? Own things in your mind, but not in reality??

When reality set in I went for the best way I know to wear color. A bright lip!!

I feel a little inadequate with this first challenge, but I told myself that I would participate, and I walk away with a little note to self:

*Need a coral necklace. Need more coral and mint pieces in wardrobe PERIOD

Here are some pics:
I know, your thinking these are small pictures. I am still learning my camera and the settings. So I had to crop out a lot of the picture which resulted in these images. I know there has to be a way to make them bigger and I will LEARN!!!


Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation in Ecru
MAC Studio Finish Concealor in NC15
Coty Airspun Powder to set

MAC Pink Swoon Blush & MAC Style Blush

MAC Bare Study Paint Pot
Stila Kitten Eye Shadow all over
Nars All About Eve Duo (right side) in crease
Black Liquid Liner (Marbella from My Glam Bag)
Ardell False Lashes 110

MAC Watch Me Simmer Lipstick (coral)

And just a fun one.........

So you can see the span of the lashes!!!

XX ~ E


  1. That top is gorgeous! And love that lip color!

  2. Super cute to do a video for BDIB! Welcome to the challenges, you mentioned this was your first one! xo Kristina

    1. Thank you Kristina!! I thought I would attach it to your video on YT also.

  3. Erica, I've heard you mention a few times that you are looking for a coral necklace and I am currently having a Stella & Dot party and they have several beautiful coral necklaces! I know you like their stuff so I wondered of you'd want to take a look. I don't mean to be presumptuous in any way, just trying to help. If you don't want to order any thing that no problem but if you want to take a look here is the shopping link for my party: well for some reason I can't paste it but I could message it to you. Let me know! Emma