5.11.2011

What I Wore....Queen Bee Friends Edition

The Queen Bee Market was filled to the brim with stylish women!
Lots of color and stripes. Lindsey from The Pleated Poppy and I showed up the first day in blue and white stripes and yellow shoes. No picture though. We were both too busy setting up our booths.

Megan {Flawed Perfection Jewelry}, Carli & Becki {Whippy Cake}, Me, and Nicole {Olive Blue} pose for a little photo shoot. I totally missed the stripe memo. I wore mine the day before!


Becki is the Queen of Posing. I asked her for a little help with the 'broken model' pose. Let's just say that we all had a good hard laugh! {sorry for the blurry photos....not sure about my camera right now :( }



By the way....I'm wearing my swimsuit cover-up as a top over skinny jeans and my anthro heels with one of my Lotus Drop Necklaces! And my broken pose still needs help.


Kelli & Stacey stopped me to say hi and introduce themselves. They were so cute and so sweet and we instantly hit it off. We talked about our Dear Dave + April Series, got teary-eyed and honestly I didn't want them to go. I hope to hang out with them again sometime in the near future! Again....HELLO stripes.


It was fun to meet in real life Kyla and Sarah. Kyla and I have been twitter friends for awhile and she rocks a Keep Calm & Carry On Ring in turquoise and is so sweet! Sarah was a vendor at the market. She owns Little Penelope Lane and she has a daughter who is 8 years old with Spina Bifida. We sat and chatted for a long time about cathing, poop and leg braces. What else would two Spina Bifida mommies talk about! And....they both rocked color and I missed the memo again.


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Back home I wore my most favorite purchase from the market, a gorgeous turquoise bead necklace, and gave my best honorary 'broken pose' for Becki with blonder hair and curls!

Shirt {Antrhopologie, new}, Jeggings {Nordstrom}, Taupe Heels {Anthropologie}

This necklace was my Mother's Day gift to myself. Purchased from Cupcake at Queen Bee Market!

What did you get for Mother's Day?
And...are you wearing stripes these days...because they are all the rage!

P.S. I posted yesterday afternoon, finally, my booth display. It's here if you missed it.

P.S.S. Barefoot By the Sea did a little write up on FVL and is offering a little giveaway. Go check it out here! Jess is such a sweetie.
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27 comments:

  1. looks like the market was super fun and successful! wish i could have been there...maybe next year!! and i LOVE LOVE LOVE your mothers day necklace...so fun!

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  2. Looks like you guys had a ton of fun!! Loving that necklace too!

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  3. awwww i wish i could have gone!! i see a lot of familiar faces hehe!! :) LOVE that necklace girl!!

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  4. Oooh man, I want to hang out with you guys at the Queen Bee market....You look amazing as always!!

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  5. I soo wish I lived closer to CA. I think we may have to time a visit to the in-laws when it coincides w/ a Queen Bee Market. Hrm....

    I LOVE that turquoise necklace!!! And that anthro shirt is super cute, too.

    The 'broken model' pose. ha ha ha. Too funny. You pull it off. I am not sure I could w/o laughing so hard and feeling ridiculous. Becki is far too cute.

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  6. I love the CURLS!!!! Rock 'em, girl :) You look GORG!

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  7. New follower from today's WIWW.

    How cute are you?!? Seriously.

    And yeah, I think I might be wearing too many stripes. Feel like every top I've purchased this year is striped! Ugh.

    xo
    babymama
    avagracescloset.blogspot.com

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  8. It was great to meet you, April! You looked adorable. I never would have guessed that you were wearing your bathing suit cover up!

    Loving the broken model pose! Too funny.

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  9. April, you look SO pretty in that necklace! It was so fun meeting you at the market! Glad you're enjoying your new accessory :)

    Cristina
    my-cupcake.com

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  10. Oh my! You look fah-boo-lous!!! Skinny, skinny, I can't believe that transformation! Love the stripes and hair!
    Ps - Dont forget to send your readers over to www.barefoot by sea.blogspot.com to check out your feature!
    Jess

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  11. You look super cute (as always!) and I am loving your antro shoes and mother's day necklace! Looks like you all had a great time (in addition to looking fabulous!).

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  12. I would have loved to have gone to the QBM! Too far from Indiana...

    You look cute!

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  13. I can see why you bought yourself that necklace - so pretty! You look great (and I'm a fan of your broken model poses!!).

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  14. Well, you and Sarah are adorable :) So glad I got to meet you!

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  15. i'm obsessed with stripes. especially anything nautical looking. which, i mean, basically means navy or red stripes or yellow stripes...i think? i don't even know.

    necklace is toats adorbs.

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  16. I am dying over the broken model pose! So awesome! You are rocking your new necklace by the way! SO great to meet you and talk the SB talk! It's always so refreshing to talk to someone else who totally get's it! Good luck with everything coming up! Always an adventure with these little ones!
    Hope to see you again and chat some more at the next Queen Bee. Are you planning on coming?

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  17. The Queens all look amazing as does that sweet craft fair! I am off to check out more goodness on your sweet bloggy {including your booth set up!}.

    Following now so I don't miss any of this goodness!

    xx Cat brideblu

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  18. I love the Anthro top. Adorable! You are so cute.

    I LOVE stripes, always have, so glad they are the rage!

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  19. You are too cute! Totally wish I could have been at the Queen Bee Market, your booth looked amazing!

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  20. April,
    Oh my you are so darn cute! I love the anthro shoes with the skinnies!!! and of course you posing makes me smile!

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  21. Man!!! This makes me miss you girls something fierce! Boo! I knew I needed "sexy kissy face" lessons from Becki. Now I need broken model lessons too? I'm so doomed.

    I so wish I could have gone to this. I've been pouring over every photo I can find. And April!!! seriously. Your booth is amazing! I love it. So seriously cute.

    And PS...Even if the stripes memo is sent, I will ignore. You see, I love stripes. But they make me look ginormous. And I have told my little sister, it is her official job in life to make sure I never try on stripes. :)

    You're fab! :)

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  22. It was great to meetcha at QBM. I wore my lotus flower necklace yesterday. My bff LOVED it!

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  23. Loved getting to spend some time with you last weekend! Your broken model pose looks pretty good! Love your cupcakes necklace, and really love those anthro shoes!

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  25. Love the wedges from anthropologie...so cute. I am just starting to get into the WIWW and you are definetly an inspiration...checked out your shop and I love the keep calm and carry on necklaces. I think I know what I am getting my sisters for Christmas!

    www.dailydoseoffit.blogspot.com

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