Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Outfit: My Heart is Sair + a Giveaway!

My heart is sair - I dare na tell, 
My heart is sair for Somebody;
Oh, I could wake a winter's night
a' For the sake o' Somebody. 
Ye Powers that smile on virtuous love,
O, sweetly smile on Somebody!
Frae ilka danger keep him free,
And send me safe my Somebody!
 
O-hon! for Somebody!
O-hey! for Somebody!
Oh, I could cross the oceans wide,
a' For the sake o' Somebody.

I have some delightful things to share in this post... first of all being that this day, January 25th, is Robert Burn's birthday!  The great Celtic Baird is a tremendous part of Scottish tradition and song, and most of that country's poetry, verses, and stories are owed to Rabbie Burns.  

One of my favorite songs happens to be by Burns, a beautiful and haunting tune called For the Sake of Somebody... and in honor of the day, I've put together this Scottish-inspired outfit featuring my latest Etsy purchase - the Thistle necklace from chrysdesignsjewelry!
I don't wear much jewelry at all, and what I do always has some special significance for me.  The string of pearls from my aunt, the locket I received for my 13th birthday with a picture of my first horse tucked inside.  This thistle is the perfect emblem of my passionate love of Scotland - it's beautiful, simple, and rugged.
 Outfit details:
thistle neckalace - chrysdesignsjewelry
The Grey Sweater - amazon
teal skirt - thrifted
lace tee - thrifted
suede belt - thrifted
tartan wool - fabric.com (this is actually a new bit of wool I haven't made into a skirt yet...;)
And say, did you hear that my favorite photo editing tool, Picnic.com, is closing down in April?  I'm heartbroken.
But on the flip side, they have unlocked all of the premium editing features, and I had rather too much fun seeing what a bit of fancy cosmetic editing would look like...=D
 And was it ever cold out this afternoon - the whipping wind made me feel quite Highland-ish.



Now for the giveaway!  Chrys Design Jewelry has offered to give one of my readers one of her lovely gold plated horseshoe necklaces - I am so excited!
Small gold plated pewter Horseshoe charm Necklace on a delicate gold plated chain
Can you say adorable?  Just imagine the outfits you could style with this piece - anything from western prairie, to summer chic - or even an English hunter-inspired ensemble!
Small gold plated pewter Horseshoe charm Necklace on a delicate gold plated chain
To enter, leave a comment with your favorite item from Chrys' shop!
For additional entries, you may also:

1. Follow this blog (2 entries)
2. Put the giveaway banner below on you blog (1 entry)
3.  Follow both Chrys and Me on twitter (2 entries)
4. Share on your Blog, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and/or other social networking medium (counts as one entry each)
5. ~Heart my Etsy shop (1 entry)
6. Heart chrysdesignsjewelry (1 entry)


Please leave a comment for each additional entry!
Giveaway closes on Wednesday, February 1st.  Spread the word!

64 comments:

  1. My favourite item? Her owl necklace. It's too cute.

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  2. I heart chrysdesignsjewelry!

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  3. I follow both of you girls on Twitter!

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  4. I have the most beautiful, drop-dead gorgeous friend in the entire world!!

    Kellie, you look simply stunning and I LOVE your outfit!
    Your lace tee reminds me of my white lace tee. We match:)
    And I love your belt.
    I just love your whole outfit...I already said that;)
    But, I do. I am officially in a Scottish mood.

    I've been wanting a thistle necklace for awhile, too:) And I can't wait to see the skirt you're going to make out of that lovely tartan wool!

    Dear, we need to get together sometime soon...my pulse is quite faint. :grin:

    Ok, ending this long comment...
    Love you,
    ~me~

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  5. H, I am a follower.

    Thanks,
    Sue

    wickedfaerie13@gmail.com

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  6. I love the" bird over teardrop necklace" in Chry's Shop. I would love to enter your giveaway. Stop by I am have a Valentine Giveaway ending the 31st.

    Sue

    wickedfaerie13@gmail.com

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  7. I am posting your lovely giveaway on my blog sidebar.

    Sue

    wickedfaerie13@gmail.com

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  8. I have hearted your etsy shop.

    Sue

    wickedfaerie13@gmail.com

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  9. I have hearted Chry's Etsy shop.

    Sue

    wickedfaerie13@gmail.com

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  10. i really have a thing for hearts and lockets, so id say the Small golden brass Heart Locket Necklace on a delicate gold plated chain is my fave from the shop =)

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  11. im already a blog follower
    GFC: Jel

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  12. giveaway on my blog sidebar at http://whenthreeisacrowd.blogspot.com

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  13. followed you both on twitter as @jelaiii_x :)

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  14. blogged: http://mynameisjel.tumblr.com/post/16510658919/win-a-gold-plated-horseshoe-necklace

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  15. tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/jelaiii_x/status/162414018978512896

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  16. hearted kelliefalconerdesign =)
    etsy name: xanjelix

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  17. hearted chrysdesignsjewelry =)
    etsy name: xanjelix

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  18. shared on FB: http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=267522873314315&id=100002184952335

    punkme15 at gmail dot com

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  19. Love that outfit and new piece of wool! You look absolutely beautiful in this photo shoot too!Everyone, have fun with this giveaway-a must have for sure!

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  20. Being a Secret Garden fan, I like the antiqued brass floral key necklace.
    You look so lovely in all your pictures!

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  21. Oh Kellie... wow! May I be so bold as to say that you are so lovely?

    ...handsome enough, I think, to tempt even Mr. Darcy! :D

    Okay, I'm just going to put all my giveaway entries in one comment, is that okay with you?
    ~I follow your blog (2 entries)
    ~I heart your shop (1 entry)
    ~I hearted Chrys' shop (1 entry)
    ~I LOVE THE OWL ON A BRANCH NECKLACE. A lot. http://www.etsy.com/listing/53393871/owl-on-a-branch-necklace?ga_search_query=owl&ga_search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5234088 (1 Entry)
    Yay! Five entries! :D

    Thanks for a great giveaway and an even better blog! :D

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  22. What an incredibly gorgeous and inspiring outfit!! :)

    I followed your blog + my favorite item on her shop is the Camera Charm Necklace :)

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  23. I love your necklace! By the way, have you ever done or considered doing hair tutorials on your blog? In your photos, your hair always looks so elegant and feminine, and I'd love to know how you do it. :)

    My favorite item in her shop is definitely the phonograph necklace. :)

    ~Kristin

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  24. I follow your blog.

    ~Kristin

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  25. I hearted her Etsy shop.

    ~Kristin

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  26. @ Marlene - Thanks for the good chuckle...Mr. Darcy wouldn't stand a chance, eh? ;D

    And Kristen, I have definitely considered doing hair tutorials - and keep promising to do some very soon - I just have to find a video camera to do them with;)

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  27. Kellie! You look lovely! Thanks for sharing the wonderful pictures. :D

    I must say my favorite item is the pirate galleon ship: http://www.etsy.com/listing/44708946/antiqued-galleon-pirate-ship-necklace

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  28. My favorite item is the Small Ferris Wheel Carnival gold pleated pewter charm Necklace on a delicate gold plated chain!

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  29. I heart chrys designs jewelry shop on etsy!

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  30. I LOVE the Retro Telephone Necklace from her shop!

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  31. How beautiful! You look like a pretty scottish lass out wandering the highlands :) what a pretty post!~

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  32. I'm not interested in the giveaway. Just wanted to let you know I just found your blog and had to pin this precious outfit you're wearing onto my 'cute modest outfits' board. I love the Lord too! You sound like a most precious girl - full of talent! I'll be stopping back again and again.

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  33. LOVE the Horse Saddle necklace! So cute!!!

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  34. I added your shop to my favorites (Kassi13).

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  35. I added Chrys' shop to my favorites (Kassi13).

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  36. I shared on twitter. https://twitter.com/#!/kassarie/status/162948225953841153

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  37. I follow you!

    auniesauce(at)gmail.com

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  38. So hard to decide! I think my fav is the gold 4 leaf clover necklace

    khbride at yahoo dot com

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  39. following via gfc

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  40. following you both on twitter (@KHBride)

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  41. hearted your etsy shop

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  42. hearted chrys designs jewelry

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  43. tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/KHBride/status/163885583125577728

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  44. shared on fb: https://www.facebook.com/khbride/posts/116553315134481

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  45. I put the giveaway banner on my blog.

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  46. I shared about the giveaway on Pinterest.

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  47. My favorite item from Chrys' shop is maybe the Small oval gold brass setting and red rose and black cameo charm Necklace on a delicate gold plated chain. It would look splendid with a costume I am putting together in my head.

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  48. I posted about the giveaway on my blog: http://aint-we-got-fun.blogspot.com/2012/01/giveaway-over-at-accordion-to-kellie.html

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  49. Kellie,
    I am so glad you commented and found me! I have loved your sweet blog for some time! you are a gifted photographer, and I learn much from you! I only have a little camera (Nikon 6400); for my blog, it is all I need or can afford :)
    May I use some more photos of your clothing if I do another post on modest beauty?? I love your taste!

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by - I was so happy to discover your blog as well. Your photography is lovely!
      Absolutely... I'd be honored if you did. Thank you so much!

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  50. Your photos are so delightful!

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