Friday Favorites: Shabby Apple (Giveaway!)

I have been a fan of today’s Friday Favorite for quite awhile now. Many of you are probably familiar with them as well, since the boutique is well-known for cute, fashionable apparel in a range of classic shapes. Yup, it’s Shabby Apple!

I love how their product shoots all tell a story, instead of just showing the piece on a mannequin (though it is useful to see that, too). I also love their mission statement:

“A return to what dresses were always meant to be — a one-piece outfit. No need to add anything…no tank tops, no cardigans, nothing (except accessories, of course!).”

So many clothing items nowadays are so dang sheer it’s impossible to do that, so that is certainly something I appreciate. 🙂

Here are some of my favorites items they offer:

Some of my favorite items. Images courtesy of {link url="" target="_blank"}Shabby Apple.{/link}

So it’s no surprise that when they contacted me about offering my readers a chance to win $50 to their store, I jumped at the chance! (and maybe glummed a bit that I couldn’t win it myself, haha). Lucky you guys! Enter via Rafflecopter below. 🙂

If you can’t contain your fabulous-dress purchasing until the giveaway ends (or you don’t win – 🙁 ), don’t despair! Shabby Apple is also offering my readers a coupon code: dragonflightdreams10off for 10% off! It’s good for a month.

**Giveaway is only open to those with a US shipping address.** It will run until midnight on Wed. June 20th. Winner will be announced on the blog on the 21st, and emailed. If I don’t receive a response within 48 hours, a new winner will be chosen.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

**While I am an affiliate of Shabby Apple, I am not being compensated for this post, and all opinions are my own.**

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Friday Favorites: Stripes


Aside from lace and polka dots, I’m also really loving stripes right now. Here are some pieces that have caught my eye in this trend: Stripes! by dragonflight-dreams I own a few of these, and LOVE them. If budget allowed, I’d snap all of them up, haha. Are you loving stripes right now, too? What are some of your favorite pieces? Thanks to everyone who stopped by for my blogiversary and entered my giveaway! The winners are: Large Ad Space for 2 months: Robin Medium Ad Space for 3 months: Amber Custom Dragon Tote Bag: Sarah Custom Elephant Print: Kristin […]

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Friday Favorites: Fantasy Badasses


I’ve been scrutinizing characters that I love lately, in order to improve my own writing. It’s made me realize that all of the fantasy characters whose series I’m addicted to are pretty bad-ass. I mean, they kind of have to be to survive in their worlds long enough to be a series rather than a standalone book, but that doesn’t make them any less bad-ass. They also all have some interesting personality quirks, a clue that part of the reason they are so lovable is because of the depth their authors imparted them with. So I thought I’d compile a […]

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Friday Favorites: True Opaque White


As a screenprinter, one of the trickiest things to do is print white ink on a dark fabric. Most regular white screenprinting inks are semi-transparent, which is fine for mixing with other colors and printing on lighter backgrounds. But for direct coverage on something like a black tee, a true opaque white ink is necessary. Oddly, this is a tad hard to find. The only fabric inks available at my local art supply store are Speedball brand. Speedball makes a wide variety of colors, so for the most part I have no complaints with this. They even make a series […]

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Friday Favorites: Australia

Sydney Opera House

I know, I know. That’s a bit of a broad topic for a favorite, but bear with me. I did a study abroad there for 6 months during college, and recently a friend made on that trip was in town and it got me thinking and reminiscing and looking through photos. It’s hard to express just how much I LOVED my time over there. Suffice to say I was seriously considering not coming back to the States (obviously, I did). I have never connected so much with a place. Don’t get me wrong, the people are great, too, and laid […]

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Friday Favorites: Storybook Cinema

Cannon Movie Tales

Yesterday I had a crazy blast from the past. I’m not even sure what brought it to mind, but I found myself doing an online search for the Storybook Cinema movie adaptations of classic fairytales that I loved as a kid. Also known as the Cannon Movie Tales. Did anyone else watch these? Live-action quirky versions of Beauty & the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, etc. Rebecca De Mornay as Beauty, Christopher Walken as Puss in Boots? Anyone? Anyway, not only did I find DVD versions on Amazon (promptly ordered for the someday future children – and ok, maybe for […]

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Friday Favorites: Polka Dots

Polka Dots

I’m obsessed with polka dots lately, so today I thought I’d share my fav polka dot items. All of these are currently on my wishlist, just in case you’re wondering. And, you know, have cash burning a hole in your pocket. 😉 Dresses Polka Dot Dresses by dragonflight-dreams on Polyvore   Tops Polka Dot Tops by dragonflight-dreams on Polyvore   On Bottom Polka Dots on Bottom by dragonflight-dreams on Polyvore   What patterns are you loving lately? Also, don’t forget to enter the March sponsor giveaway!

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