What I Wore: Neutral Patterns & Red Boots


This is what I’m wearing today. And it’s been a doozy of a day so far. Combination headache + lots of work + monthly curse = I just want to wrap up in this cardigan and take a nap on the couch. But that is not an option for self-employed freelancers with deadlines to meet today, so instead I took a mini break to do this post. It’s not a nap, but it at least gave my brain a break for a little bit from work and emails. So if I look tired and/or grumpy in these, that’d be why. End whiny time.

Life is not all that bad aside from today’s woes. The weather has warmed back up, and I’ve been getting lots of quality time with Ian this week since he took it off work. We even cooked a new-to-us recipe last night for the first time in a long time! I’d thought that would lead to a long overdue new recipe post, but… well, I wasn’t super taste-satisfied with how it turned out, and I don’t like to pass on recipes I’m not blown away by. But we have two more new-to-us things on the agenda this week, so fingers crossed! That section of the blog has been sadly neglected of late.

I had another lesson on my sewing machine yesterday, and I’m feeling more confident about tackling projects beyond pillows. I do have to practice stitching in a straight line more though, haha. Can’t have hems and seams straggling all over the place when I start altering/making clothes. I wasn’t too picky with the pillows, but clothing is another story. I will let you know how that goes.

How about you folks? Having a mid-week low or high today?







Colors: Tan, Charcoal, Denim and Scarlet

Cardigan: by August Silk, on super sale from Ideeli.
Tank: from Macy’s a long time ago
Jeans: from Kohl’s
Boots: from Amazon
Necklace: received in a gift swap, from Oh, Nostalgia! Designs
Ring: from a NYC street vendor

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy, Create Hope Inspire, and Two Thirty-Five Designs.


Hi, I’m Amanda!

I’m a self-employed graphic designer by day, and a crafty hungry bookworm by night. Dragonflight Dreams is where I write about books, recipes, internet goodies, life things, crafty projects, Austin happenings, and more.

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