the sweetest thing

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thrifted GAP mint jacket
LOFT top
DIY doughnut paperbag skirt
Sanrio My Melody Purse and Hello Kitty bow ring
Target polka dot tights
Asos pink Mary Janes
Forever 21 heart belt
gold necklace c/o Anjolee
Little Twin Stars ring from Cupcake Princess Jewelry
Doughnut necklace from the shop of worldly delights

Thank you for the sweet birthday wishes! I had a wonderful, fantastic, splendiferous day.  I spent the bulk of it video gaming, LotR-ing, and eating yummy treats. I even got a little vintage shopping done! And yes, my husband did spoil me rotten. :)

I was feeling mighty sweet when I woke up that morning, so I decided to share my sugariness with everyone I met. Doughnuts, strawberry pink, minty green, and lots of kawaii goodness-- I felt like a bonbon! I'm so happy to finally be able to have a little bit of extra time so I can get back to making more stuff for my wardrobe. Paperbag skirts aren't very flattering to me, but I really do love the overdramatic ruching at the waist. And the extra fabric looks like I'm wearing petticoats underneath. I found this doughnut fabric at my local Joann store, and as soon as I saw the pattern, I knew I wanted to wear it. It's just the sweetest thing ever!

38 comments:

  1. You look so sweet! I love your outfit and your hair and the little twins ring!! The paperbag skirt you have on looks flattering on you, what are you talking about!! :D

    -Xen

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  2. Beautiful pictures my dear! your blog is so lovely!:)
    we can follow each other if you want :)
    http://www.borsadimarypoppins.com/
    xoxo Gloria

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  3. You look absolutely sweet! How could you ever go wrong with donuts, coffee and cookies? Glad you had a wonderful birthday

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  4. That skirt is just beyond cute and this whole thing is such a whimsical and fun outfit. I want to come hang out and eat donuts with you.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  5. So cute!! Love your spunky hair :) And happy belated birthday to you!!

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  6. What a cute skirt! And now I want a donut to dunk in my coffee :D

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  7. Unnecessary amounts of cuteness happening here. Makes me want to hug you if that weren't creepy to just randomly hug people.

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  8. What a sweet day Laura! I love your skirt doll! So glad you had an awesome birthday. You deserve it! I love that blue background and your sweater. Awesome girl! Beautiful photos!
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  9. Oh my gosh, your skirt is the cutest! I love it! I'm not much of a donut girl but I love cookies and coffee - so the pattern on your DIY skirt is just delightful! I'm glad you had a wonderful birthday!

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  10. That skirt is sweet! The fabric reminds me of the Simpsons. I love it!

    I'm glad you had a great birthday!

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  11. Happy birthday! I am glad it was so splendiferous! Your whole dang outfit is adorable, and those macaroons look so. delicious.

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  12. You are so adorable, Laura! I'm glad you had a fabulous birthday!

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  13. HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY! That is the sweetest look!

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  14. Happy belated birthday to you, you freakin' cutie. You are so adorable. That printed skirt is enough to satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth. Golly, doughnuts sound so good right now.

    May the force be with you.
    Emily

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  15. I am lovvvingggg this DIY skirt and happy belated birthday!

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  16. happy birthday girlie Xo Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

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  17. What a cute skirt! I'm glad you had a nice b-day!

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  18. Incredibly adorable skirt, love it! Glad you had a great birthday :).

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  19. Happy belated, my dear! This skirt is too cute. Reminds me of the cute Mr Donut things in Japan.

    And now I want a matcha donut. Where am I going to find one of those stateside? Ugh.

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  20. Now I want a donut! That print is really fun.

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  21. you are so cute! happy birthday!!

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  22. Happy B-day Laura!!!! You look so pretty, the print on that skirt is good enough to eat and I am really loving your donut necklaces, may just have to treat myself :)

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  23. I'm glad you had a fantastic birthday - that skirt is so fun, I love love love it!

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  24. I am so smitten with your mint jacket - what a great thrift find!
    Chic on the Cheap

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  25. happy birthday dear! your skirt is super cute!

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  26. Wow, I am so impressed with your sewing skills,that skirt looks amazing and I am just completely in awe of the paperbag top. (Hah, I've tried to do one of those and it ended up just a wadded mess, they're way pass my meager sewing skills.) Love the material, Joann's is SUCH a dangerous store to go in!
    I'm so glad you got to have fun, laid back b-day, those are always the best kind and this is such a cute birthday outfit. (Sweetness indeed!) The pastel colors are so pretty on you and yeah, I can't get over that skirt!

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  27. OMG your skirt! SO CUTE! You should design clothes for a living, seriously. You are so creative!!!!!!!!!!! I hope you had a beautiful birthday!

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  28. i love the material...it's too cute!!! goes well with your handmade donut necklace! the green wall is the perfect backdrop for the colors you are wearing.

    rockoomph.blogspot.com

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  29. HI...LAURA, HAPPY B-DAY. NICE STYLE, LIKE YOUR OUTFIT. WE ARE FOLLOWING YOU NOW CAN YOU FOLLOW US BACK?KISSES

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  30. LOTR'ing, haha, that's always enjoyable! Just adore the cute jewellery and the print of your skirt.:) /Madison

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  31. I loveee your outfit.. the pastel sweet theme is just awesome.. reminds me spring some how :) Anyway you look yummy hehe

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  32. I love the belt you used to cinch the skirt. It would be funny if a cop had tried to hit on your while you were wearing that print :)

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  33. I saw the little sneak peek of this outfit you posted on Instagram and I'm sorry it's taken me so long to comment on it here. This paperbag skirt certainly looks flattering on you. Overdramtaic ruching can be completely necessary at times. I do believe this is the sweetest birthday outfit EVER. So, so, so fun and pretty and happy and and and! :)

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  34. This skirt is like the best thing I've ever seen. I love donuts so much and I think I need a donut print skirt now just to show off that love. Your necklace is adorable too. It's the perfect match to your skirt. This is a wonderful birthday outfit! Happy belated birthday!

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