Ode to a blue skirt

top: my mom's, skirt: goodwill, shoes: thrifted, purse: dooney & bourke, vintage
Happy Sunday and long time no see, my dear friends. :) I decided to come back to blogging/the internet today and end my hiatus. The break was good, though, but fairly quickly I missed posting. This past week has been pretty crappy, overall. I've thought about it and decided that I don't wish to share what happened because right now it doesn't matter anymore. I am okay for the most part. It was really sweet the number of people that contacted me and kept me in their thoughts and prayers, though. ♥ So thankyou everyone.
Today I was supposed to continue with my Sunday Series, but since I haven't posted since last Tuesday, I thought it was necessary that I post these photos and talk to you guys a little. Once again, thank you for your support about wanting to change up this blog. For some reason right now I feel very confident in posting what I want, when I want. I hope this feeling stays.

On a different note, I'm very proud of myself because I bought this blue skirt on Friday but it was about mid-calf length and looked a little bit Sunday school teacher ish. (hehe) So Friday night I chopped this sucker up and did a little sewing! I'm excited that I can now hem. I know it's not that hard, but I'm so excited! Haha. I'll leave it at that. :) Have a sweet Sunday everyone. xx
currently listening to... Baths - Rafting Starlit Everglades


  1. very nice job on the hem, E!! Can you hem a few skirts of mine now? lol! <3

  2. lovely photos, good job on our skirt, and love al the textures in your outfit!

  3. Awwwe hey I'm happy that you can hem, that's a good skill to have! Be proud! >:D I am glad though that you're doing okay, and I do hope that no more crappy weeks are in your future. :) Surely it is all uphill from here!

    That being said, your skirt is indeed a very cute skirt and I love it paired with that sweater and those fun accessories-- that ring is way cool!

  4. Lovely photos!
    You are so pretty!
    Great job on your skirt, I wish I could hem.


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    i can't wait to get a sewing machine in may! i always have to hem so much of my thrifted items. your skirt looks great

    talk soon wild child
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  6. This outfit is fantastic! I really love your pretty sweater with the button-down skirt. Everything in this outfit works together so perfectly.

  7. I hope this week is better for you sweet gal! Keep your head up xx

  8. I so wish I was handy with a sewing needle! The skirt looks fab!

  9. glad you're back :) this is so lovely and I love your tights!

  10. the skirt is so pretty! so happy youre back!

    Steffys Pros and Cons

  11. i LOVE this outfit :)


  12. what lovely spring shots and a cool ring!
    Marie @
    Lemondrop ViNtAge

  13. great hemming job! i still need to master that.
    glad to see you're back. hope things continue to get better.

  14. I'm glad you're confident and I hope the feeling stays too. You're a bright, intelligent young lady and I know you will go a long way, blog-content included! It's crazy how much fulfillment you can get out of doing something as simple as hemming a skirt, and maybe it is easy, but so many people can't do it. So good for you and go ahead and be proud :D

  15. i'm glad you're feeling better :) I love the skirt, its magnificant xx

  16. Welcome back! I missed seeing your posts. I hope things are looking up for you now <3

    What a gorgeous set of photos - and way to go on hemming that awesome skirt!


  17. I hope you are OK! I'm sure you have lots of amazing things lying ahead of you, so hang in there :)

    also, you are way better at hemming than I am!

  18. I'm glad you're back, the pictures are fantastic. I really like the use of color and the tranquil quality.

  19. these pictures are all so pretty!

  20. Such breathtaking Spring photos here. I love how you photographed your surroundings...b/c they are just so beautiful! Nice work on the skirt. It's such a pretty and simple piece and the way you've accessorized is lovely. I've been hemming up a storm lately too. Silly to say, but it's quite a rewarding little feeling to accomplish something like that.

    With that being said, hope you are doing well Elanor and that things are looking a little brighter for you. Day by day and they surely will:)

  21. i hope you're doing alright dollface. if you need to rant at anyone, don't hesitate! i love the buttons down this skirt.

  22. This is such a classy look! You look adorable :)

  23. How about an ode to that super cute necklace? Love it!
    Gorgeous background :)

    xo Jennifer


  24. Wow great job at hemming up that skirt! I am TERRIBLE at hemming, (well I'm just terrible at sewing in general..) but still :). YOu look absolutely adorable and i love that knit sweater over that navy skirt! too too too cute ♥


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