Monday, August 25, 2008

Currently Digging


Nail Pens
I picked up a Sally Hansen nail pen on a whim a few days ago and have absolutely fallen in love with it since! I usually don't have time to sit down and do my nails except for once every two weeks or so, but these little suckers are absolutely perfect for touching up in-between classes, during lunch, or even at particularly long traffic lights. They dry incredibly quickly and come in all colors and shades, from neutral pinks to electric oranges. I bought one for French manicures just today!

Renaissance Festivals
I got a catalogue in the mail the other day and upon opening it up I found that it was filled with beautiful, intricate dresses and life-sized fairy wings and baby blue bodices and vanilla bean-colored skirts. I realized the clothing was meant for Renaissance festivals and other medieval events which made me really miss Palm Beach's local "Ren Fest," a weekend event which I somehow managed to miss last year. My beautiful boy and I love to wander around the booths and ogle all the hand-made goods and practice sword-fighting in the event area and chip away at Strawberry Italian ices. Personally, I absolutely love all the clothing up for sale. Some of the most beautiful dresses I've ever seen have come from Renaissance festivals, even though most are usually far out of my price range. Festivals such as these are such a wonderful excuse to dress up and be wild, and they're the only place in the world where you won't be looked at as the slightest bit strange for doing so!

Japanese Lolita Style
Okay, so this one's a given because in all reality I'm always digging Japanese Loli style, but especially today! As some of you may have guessed from my earlier Guide to Rococo Style, I'm a self-proclaimed addict of a Lolita fashion, but my heart is set on one brand in particular: Baby, the Stars Shine Bright. I've yet to actually purchase a piece from them, mainly because most of their dresses run about three hundred US dollars (totally out of my art-school budget), but I think every girl deserves some true Lolita couture so I've decided to start saving for one. Granted, it'll take me a while, but I think that makes it all the more worth it! (If anyone would like to help out my terribly vain cause, there's a donation button on the side of the main page - anything would be greatly appreciated!)

But enough about me - what are you digging this week, bunnies? Cupcakes with huge dollops of pink sugar frosting? Movie trailers that use your favorite song? Tiny novellas that aren't afraid to preface every chapter with huge, full page illustrations? Share your thrills!

Always,
Penelope ♥

4 comments:

Scribbles said...

I love the sound of your nail pens, hun! They sound like exactly what I need.
I'm loving Sugarfree V Energy Drink, mineral makeup, homemade wedges with chilli beans and parmesan, having commenters on my page (it makes me feel so special), my job and the fact that they take an interest in my training, comfy chairs, good friends and mid-term holidays

Penny Lane said...

I am digging mystical fairytales right before bed, going to sleep naked ;), soy chai latte's, taking care of myself, wearing my hair down, hanging out with old friends who have finally come home, and the ocean.

Helen said...

I'm digging packing for holidays and preparing for them. I go to Scotland on Friday and then return on the 5th and go to Italy for a week on the 6th. So excited!

I'm also digging having a superclean car after spending about 2 hours yesterday cleaning my beloved Scarlet inside and out.

My Stifled Laughter said...

Nail pens? I ought to try that... I really like the sound of the Lolita dresses, but as penniless highschool student, they are a bit out of my range as well. xD

I'm digging sketching during class, bright-orange nail polish, and clear splashy water. :)