Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

A little thought

I like this quote from Alexander Wang, especially paired with this image from Sunday Crossbow (a blog just discovered and am currently adoring).

Saturday, August 27, 2011


Did you know that I'm on Instagram? I'm finally starting to get the hang of it--so fun! My name is Luck_Tree if you want to find me!
Come say hi!

♥ Shannon

Friday, August 26, 2011

Ad Sponsor Giveaway Announced!

First of all, I love everyone who entered. I received more interest than I was expecting (thank you!), so I'll be able to giveaway some bonus spaces--and here they are:

Thanks to everyone who entered (and commented with your support, miss e!)--check your e-mails this weekend, and start thinking about buttons!

♥ Shannon

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Memoirs of a Mover!

If there is one thing that Matt and I agree on after this move, it is that our next home must be modest, uncluttered, and filled only with things we love.
 Photography by Manny Rodriguez via dmagazine

Packing has uncovered so many things we don't want or even need! I consider us lucky to have learned this lesson early in life so that it may never plague me again!

Are you moving any time soon? Here is a great post from Rachel at Smile and Wave with moving tips!

♥ Shannon

Sunday, August 21, 2011

DIY Roundup: BOOKS!

I love books. We have so many bookshelves filled with them. Each one is an exciting package of delightful trinkets of knowledge or adventure. It's no surprise that I would also love book DIY projects!! Here are some of my favorites right now:
DIY Book Planter from Ruche--fabric flowers and succulents! Perfection!
You've seen books-turned-purses, right? Country Living has a perfect tutorial!!
Design*Sponge will always come through. I wish I had seen this tutorial a week ago--genius for travelers!!
I love this vintage book ring holder from Ruffled--with a wedding in my future, I'm definitely book-marking this baby!!


♥ Shannon

Friday, August 19, 2011

We're moving!

Matt, Artemis, and I will be packing up and moving West--with just a few (months of) stops along the way. We'll make it to our new apartment in Los Angeles by Christmas, but in the meantime I'll be living out of a suitcase and dreaming about decor like this....
Image via Elle Spain
I love a fresh take on primary colors. Isn't that blue couch precious?

Don't forget--you have a few more days to enter for free ad space here on Little Luck Tree!

♥ Shannon

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Sponsor Giveaway!

Little Luck Tree is offering ad space!

On August 26th, I will giveaway one Feature space and five Regular spaces. Leave a comment below to enter--be sure to include your e-mail address and website so I can contact you. Good luck!

♥ Shannon

Monday, August 15, 2011

Camera Bag Inspiration

Friends, it's almost time for me to invest in a nice camera bag. I have my eye on a few pretties--let me share.

These bags are lovely, spacious, and vegan, which is very important to me. They range in price from $45 to $199. I don't mind paying more for a good quality bag (especially one as cute as these!).

Do you have a camera bag? What do you use?

♥ Shannon

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to Dawn who said "What a fun giveaway! I love your tutorials. :)" Thank you so much for your support, Dawn--send me an e-mail with your address.

Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway, and again, everyone who stopped by and commented for the mini blog party.

♥ Shannon

Friday, August 12, 2011

Have you seen the free wallpapers from Ruche?

They are lovely.
Oh, Ruche. So beautiful. Check these and more out here.

Don't forget to sign up for the Giveaway! Ends tonight!

♥ Shannon

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Oh Anthropologie...

I just...love all of it.

♥ Shannon

PS: Don't forget! The Giveaway is open until tomorrow night!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Mini Blog Party Wrap-Up

I just want to thank everyone who stopped by my mini blog party today. It was fun to put the posts together, to talk with you, and to try something new with my little blog.
Here's a re-cap of the posts from today:

--Dream Art

--Easy Vanilla Bourbon Cupcakes Recipe

--Ombre Nails Tutorial

--Curly Hair Tutorial

--DIY Paper Clip Picture Frames

--What I Wore: Birthday Edition

And of course, the Giveaway, which will be open through Friday, August 12. Good luck!

Thanks again for stopping by--it means so much to me!

♥ Shannon

What I Wore: Birthday Edition

I love a casual dress with cute pumps, know what I mean?
Outfit details: Dress: Fancy Treehouse; Pumps: Forever 21; Cocktail ring/clutch: Express

I like it when a dress shows just a peek of thigh--not too much, but just enough to give a glimpse.

♥ Shannon

It's time for a giveaway!

You can't have a mini blog party without a mini giveaway, right? This one is perfect for the last days of summer and the early fall.
Giveaway package includes:
--Olive green wristlet from Express
--Open knit beret from Forever 21
--Gold aviators from Forever 21
--Gold feather necklace from Forever 21

All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below and tell me what your favorite kind of post is here on Little Luck Tree.

For additional entries, you can do any or all of the options below--just leave a comment and tell me what you did:
--Tweet this: "@Luck_Tree is having a blog party--stop by and say hello! http://tinyurl.com/6kgyvvb"
--Follow Little Luck Tree via Google Friend Connect 
--Follow Little Luck Tree via Bloglovin
--Follow Luck_Tree via Twitter
--Add Little Luck Tree to your blog roll--then post the link to your page

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Congratulations, Dawn!

♥ Shannon

DIY Paper Clip Picture Frames

So while I was away for a week, Matt moved into my workspace--turns out he also loves the natural light. Anyway, I had some pictures of our niece lying on the desk and Matt wanted to prop them up (he loves that baby and it is so cute), so he fashioned these little frames. I thought I'd show you how.
This is a great way to keep rotating pictures--so easy at home or at work. And cute!

♥ Shannon

Curly Hair Tutorial

It's time to just let it happen!
To begin, may I suggest that you only shampoo your hair 2-3 times a week? (And when you do so, please try to use an organic shampoo that is sulfate-free). Once out of the shower, gently pat hair dry with a towel. Run your fingers through it to detangle--no brushing!
Take a quarter size dollop of gel or hair cream (may I suggest Lush King of the Mods? It smells like a dream) and run through hair from roots to tips--just enough to lightly coat the hair. Too much gel will result in crunchy curls.
Feel free to let it air dry from here, helping to boost it at the roots. Or give them a head start by using a diffuser on the low setting to begin the drying process. Just keep in mind, too much time with the blow-dryer with dry your curls out.
Voila! All done--wear those curls wild like nature intended.

♥ Shannon

Ombre Nails Tutorial

I am having so much fun with pink ombré nails. They are light and summery with just a bit of whimsy. Here's how to do it:

You'll need a light shade and a dark shade of the same color, plus a clear coat.
Prep the nails with a clear coat--this will help protect them from your color.
Use the light color on your pinkie nail. It is tricky to do a second coat of color, so lay this first coat on thick.
Use a spare piece of cardboard for mixing--drip some of the light color and the dark color onto the board.
Begin to gently mix the shades.
Gradually add in a bit more of the darker color for each nail.
Continue adding the darker color through the middle finger.
Switch paint brushes to the darker color for the index finger and thumb (this will help make these nails darker than the first three).
The thumb should be just the dark color--no mixing.

You're done! Add a clear coat and enjoy!

♥ Shannon
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