April 15, 2014

Artist Kim Holland at Wild Hand Workspace

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Kim Holland is one of those friends that I've had since kindergarten. We both went our separate ways after graduating high school in PA (where she was voted Most Artistic!), yet somehow we ended up near each other again in DC. Now, my talented friend is having her first solo art exhibition at Wild Hand Workspace in Brookland. The opening reception will be on May 8 and is not to be missed!

From Wild Hand Workspace:

"Join us Thursday, May 8th from 6-9PM for the opening of artist + painter Kim Holland's solo show at Wild Hand Workspace. Her recent work re-imagines the dreamscape of the fictional flower and the conjured 1980’s graveyard. Applying intuitive responses to her work, she evokes beautiful, organic elements of natural selection in shape and color. Each canvas and watercolor tells a story of surprise, discovery, and our mind’s relationship with fantasized living life forms. The show will be on display daily from May 8th through May 25th."

April 14, 2014

Blogger Scene's Spring Cocktail Party at Mari Vanna

Natalie and Erika of The Fashionably Broke and I invite you to Blogger Scene's Spring Cocktail Party at Mari Vanna (back where it all began)! Grab your tickets here.

This is Blogger Scene's one-year anniversary and is part of a series of seasonal cocktail parties hosted for the influencers behind DC's life and style scene. We hope to see you as we catch up on what's happening on the DC blogger scene, trade ideas, get inspired, catch up with old friends and meet new ones. Our favorite photog, John Robinson, will be there snapping photos... so get dolled up!

You can look forward to:
- A complimentary mimosa upon arrival
- Happy hour prices all evening
- A custom cocktail (the Kalinka Malinka)
- Entry into giveaways
- Q&A on a variety of topics from area bloggers
- Mari Vanna's famous karaoke party will close out the event at 9pm

Your ticket gets you a mimosa, sweet treats and entry into each of our giveaways! Up for grabs are gifts from:

Our panel will begin at 7:15pm and giveaway winners will be announced immediately following. Stay tuned to find out who our panelists will be!
#BloggerScene - Parties with a Purpose.


April 9, 2014

Styled By Shell B

Styled By Shell B - it's a concept that started in the mind of my friend Shelby and finally came to fruition one Sunday in Georgetown at Malmaison.  Shelby's concept: styling the already-stylish... fashion bloggers around the DMV.

Have a 'trouble' item in your closet? Something you never wear, or can't find an occasion for, or are just stuck on? Shelby, stylist extraordinaire, will help you style it.

Fourteen DC-area style bloggers participated in the project, and it was a huge success. Shelby and Waverly did all the styling - all I had to do was show up with my camera and capture the resulting outfits.

http://www.beloudbeyou.com/ http://eatstyleplay.com/

Location thanks to Malmaison
Makeup by Elle Choi
Styling by Shell B & Waverly
Additional photography by Rosa & Julien

Want to see more? Search the hashtag #StyledByShellBCheri on Twitter and Instagram.

April 5, 2014

Thug Life Tees

I recently came across Thug Life Tees and thought they were pretty clever... they're $24.95 and I have to say, I can relate to each one below. Also cute: the 'Draw Me Like One Of Your French Girls' tee!