Come Follow me on BlogLovin!

So in just about a month, Google Reader and GFC will be no more. If you don't subscribe to receive my blog posts by RSS (over there on the right) you're going to miss out on some really amazing projects over the summer, not to mention all of the craziness surrounding my trip to #BlogHer13!

Another great way to stay up to date the inspired happenings here on Sweet Stella's is to follow me on BlogLovin!


BlocLovin' makes it crazy easy to read all of your favourite blogs, all in one place. An email gets sent to you at the end of every day with all of the current blog posts from that day. it's a great way to keep your reader organized, and I really love waking up to it in my inbox.

Another awesome thing? You can search the top blogs in whatever industry and genre you are looking for, and when you find a blog you love, BlogLovin' suggests similar blogs to broaden your horizons!

Don't miss any of the great moments that are scheduled over the next few months!

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Fall Fashion Forward...date night!

When I saw this outfit on Pinterest, I fell in love with it immediately



Completely reminiscent of a fall picnic, the subdued tones are just...warm and comfy to me. While I'm not super fond of the shoes and would probably pair this outfit with some booties in a charcoal tone, I love the leather jacket addition and the lovely vintage feel to the outfit.

 While the weather is turning toward winter, this outfit would be lovely for a date night out to the movies, I think!

Fall Fashion Forward...layer up!

The warmth of the days is short lived in mid-November...a crisp chill takes your breath away and you're suddenly yearning for a warm fuzzy blanket and a cup of cocoa.

Dressing in layers for fall is one of my favourite ways to beat the chill. While lovely jackets with ruffles, buttons and pleats are great, there's something cozy about layering a cardigan {in a great mustard yellow} over a long sleeved tee or blouse, accented by a men's watch.

Pure love!






Top it off with some classic aviators and you have the perfect outfit for brunch with friends, or a lunch date with your main squeeze!

Guest Bloggers Wanted!

I am so happy to announce that starting October 2012, I will be featuring two guest bloggers a month over here at Sweet Stella's!

Have something artsy, crafty, DIY, fashion or inspiring to share? Here's the place to do it!

Everyone is welcome to apply, and after reviewing your entry, I'll let you know if you were selected, and when I will need your post by!

Applying couldn't be easier!


BlogHer Sponsor Love: Kristine Cook Designs



Details,details...it's all in the details!

Kristine Cook has done it again in her design for my brunch dress for BlogHer'12!

When we first met, we talked about my love of neutrals, stripes and a pop of colour. She captured my style so absolutely perfectly in this dress.


Slate grey, paired with a white and grey stripe that is so delicately draped from one shoulder down to the opposite hip and falling ever so femininely down the skirt. The detailing on this dress is simply divine!

For the pop of color, Kristine chose to bring in the same coral of my tailored jacket by putting a sash at my {rather high} natural waist and up on the shoulder in an abstract draped manner. It reflects who I am as an artist, all in one beautiful dress!


Now I need to find the perfect shoes!

The MAD Awards...Transatlantic Blonde style!

Have you heard of the MAD Awards? No?


Well it's this really cool thing run by Parentdish that celebrates the best in Mum and Dad blogs in the UK...and I know someone who was nominated for the Best Fashion Blog award!


That's right!!! Little Miss Transatlantic Blonde, with her uber cute Blondey Boy, has been nominated as the best fashion blogger and I couldn't agree more with Parentdish's selection! Could you help a mama out??

Click on the The Mads 2012 logo above to be taken to the voting page - simply fill out your name and email, then choose Transatlantic Blonde under "Best MAD Fashion Blog" {about halfway down the categories!}

Good luck Melaina!