Archive | March, 2012

How-to: Reupholster a Mid-Century Modern Chair

While reupholstering seems like a daunting task, it’s actually less difficult than it is time-consuming. So, if you’re up for saving money, getting your hands a little dirty, and have some extra time to spare, follow the steps below, and you’ll be on your way to sprucing up a simple piece of furniture.

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Future Folk? This New Zealand Band Wows Us All the Way from Wellington

Inky cityscapes, 60s-inspired fashion, and a sound that’s as sweet as it is unique, New Zealand band Urbantramper has us pretty much obsessed. The band describes its genre as ‘future folk’ — an interesting interpretation of their ethereally indie aesthetic.…

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Meet the ModDog: Buck

Name: Buck

Age: 5 Months

Breed: Shar-pei/English Bulldog Mix

There’s a new ModDog in town and his name is Buck! Adopted by Customer Care Manager Audrey, this wrinkly pup has stolen the heart of many a ModEmployee with …

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And It’s a Wrap: Tieka Dishes on the Texas Style Council Conference

Top photo: Tieka of Selective Potential and Elizabeth of Delightfully Tacky. Bottom photo: Turi and Audrey of ModCloth. Photo courtesy of The Swapaholics

Hi, gals! It’s me, Tieka of Selective Potential! I’m back from Austin (and finally rested up!) …

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Savvy Style Bloggers Take On Austin!

About the Guest Blogger

“Andrea from Blonde Bedhead‘s look had me swooning! Her pastel peter pan collar paired with black jeans and wedges was the perfect combination for her edgy meets romantic style.”

Our Texas Style Council Conference Correspondent, Tieka of Selective Potential

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Fave Finds: Rebecca’s Retro Dress

Who: Rebecca of Rebecca Anne Photography

What: A blue 1950′s handmade dress

Where: At a Goodwill in Athens, Georgia

How Much: Less than $6

When I Use It: “I just bought it yesterday, so I have yet to wear …

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Pantone Pretty: Art You Can Eat by Griottes

You know we love a good marriage of food and fashion, so imagine our delight when we laid eyes on this picture-perfect series of Pantone-inspired tarts by food and design blogger Emilie of Griottes!

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Vintage Sexism: All Eyes on Suit

When you don a bathing suit, you’re usually getting ready to wade in the ocean or lie in the sun. A bathing suit is the most comfortable way to get poolside, right? In these ads from the 1920s through the …

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Color Yourself Lucky Contest!


Photo credits clockwise from top left: Elycia of Love, Elycia in the Portrait of a Fashionista Dress in Crimson; Kaylah of The Dainty Squid in the Pop Girl Dress; Rubyellen of Cakies in the Daffodil Centerpiece Dress;

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