Trust your instincts and let me in, just be my ride and I'll be your friend




Hey.
Meet me out in the bike shed.....we'll have a little fun.....


Naturally, I look far too splendid to actually get up to too much mischief....I don't want my hair messed up, if you don't mind.....although a little bed hair never hurt anyone....


Yah!

I never met anyone in the bike shed in my life!
Being a slow learner (shall we say), I just wasn't interested in that sort of carry on until much later than everyone else.
Loser, much?!
Nah.
I'm fine with it.
I've never been one to follow the pack, funnily enough.


So.
I was pretty excited to be wearing my newly made square dance frock, and was pondering the perfect jacket to wear with it.....when I remembered this jacket, that I made about 5 years ago!
And it just happens to have stripey circusy buttons that compliment my spotty stripey circusy square dance wonder of a frock to perfection!
Squee!



Lovely Sue sent me this exquisite brooch in a recent Parcel of Joy...I fecking love it.
I have more brooches than I've had hot dinners, but just don't wear them enough!
Must rectify this!
( o, crap, I just sneezed all over the screen. ugh)




Frock and jacket-made 'em myself
Belt-opshopped
Tights-retail
Handbag-60's knitting bag, opshopped
Shoes-Trade Me
Beads-from the sexacious Desiree
Earings-Vintage Pip
Flower-Ubud, Bali
Intelligent expression-all my own, thanks to these smarty pants glasses....



I raise you two, Goody!


To finish, here is my darling Peepers, spread out like  hovercraft on the roof of  our deck!


She's so farking cute I could just squeeze all the juice out of her!


Whoops, did I say that out loud?!

X

31 comments:

STAshworth said...

This outfit is perfection. It's all wonderful, and of course the dress is the centerpiece, but the handbag is the crowning glory. You've outdone yourself!

PinkCheetahVintage said...

I love the pink and orange combo!!! You are an amazing dress maker---it's so good!

Konad-licious said...

PInk and orange is my fave color combo, and you rock it! Also, going down to the bike shed is definitely hyped up.....nothing ever earth shattering happened to me with boys in bike sheds.

Louise McDonagh said...

What a splendidly bright concoction, so beautiful and full of summer. I adore those specs too. Xx

Hollie "Jet" Black-Ramsey said...

Holy crap! You're a PORANGE dream!! Now go clean your screen. Please. No seriously, I think this is my fave outfit of yours.

Sue said...

You are far too hot for any bike shed shinanigans! Bloody love your colour combo.

Goody said...

Kid heard me laughing, wanted to know what was funny. "Uhhhh, nothing."

That's one hell of a magnificent outfit, and you made it yourself!

Love the horrified expression on poor dear Peppers.

Sheila said...

Oh, you are just amazing - I love the dress! Hee, Peepers! Don't you just love their outraged expressions?

seƱora Allnut said...

wouuaaaaa love all your glorious matchy fabulousnessss!!! favorite color combo ever!!! and such a pretty frock!! and matching buttons!!!!
you rock!!!!!!
besos locos

mondoagogo said...

Oh those buttons with that dress! That last pic of Peepers made me laugh, cats do that shocked face so well :D

Vix said...

That frock is sublime, you're art baby! those colours are just glorious and your legs are deliciously shapely, too!
I found a link to a Facebook page with cats on glass, Peepers needs to be included. I'll try and find the page.
Love you! xxx

Bobbi said...

It's impossible not to smile seeing you in that colorful and cheerful outfit. You look like happiness personified.

Curtise said...

Oh Peepers! Look at her flattened out furry belly! Her expression in the last pic is priceless.
That frock and jacket are a match made in heaven, aren't they? Don't you just LOVE it when that happens? Orange/red and pink, is there a better combination, and then there's stripes and spots too - Total Helga Heaven. Oh go on, meet me at the bike sheds for a fumble, you know you want to! xxxxx

thorne garnet said...

now that I've stopping laughing at (whoops) I mean laughing with Peepers, I can comment on your outfit. A fraking riot of awesome!

Miss Magpie said...

Peepers face in the last picture!

Carina Rosenholm said...

0hh such a great colour combo !
Xxx

peaches mcginty said...

The bike shed was the smoking shed in our school, I loved how our Nun's left them to it haha! your outfit is divine, divine!!! your sewing skills are magnificent and Peepers is fabulous, kitties are the best posers! x x x

freckleface said...

You're a pink and orange vision down in the bike shed! And you are quite right, you do look absolutely splendid! No, I never met anyone there either, we were obviously both good girls :) That dress AND that jacket are works of art. You are a seriously good seamstress. All your stitching is lovely and straight and you finish everything off so beautifully. Peepers, ha, I love that last picture! She looks disbelieving! Two gorgeous creatures you and her. xxxxxxxxxx

Beth Waltz said...

I hereby dub this glorious ensemble "Viva Frida!" (The glasses add the finishing touch if one looks quickly and not too closely.)

The hover-cat views are hilarious, especially Peepers' "...what did she say?" expression.

Bike shed? No, no bike sheds hereabouts. However, Hoosier (Indiana) high-schools have large bleachers on the football fields, rife with cosy corners.

In the Ruins of Berlin said...

best-outfit-ever! xxx

Autumn said...

Absolute perfection, darling.
Peepers is looks splendid as well!

ArgentGal said...

OH MY GAWD! This may be the best outfit yet! Fantastic job on the dress and how lucky to be given such a lovely pin. The cat pictures are just perfect. Truly a cat in all her glory.

Jazzy Jack said...

Pink and yellow...yes!! You look all demure and chic albeit in a very loud way, and then you see those rings...Bam!
Looove those buttons. Don't they match absolutely perfectly! And Peepers is so squudgilly adooorable. So that's what they look like underneath :-) xo JJ

Rhia said...

O-M-G! The colours on that outfit are just so perfect. One cannot be sad while looking at you. I especially love the buttons in your jacket.

And hovercat, yes yes yes! <3

Forest City Fashionista said...

Mere words cannot express HOW MUCH I LOVE THIS OUTFIT!!!!! Oh, Lordy, the colours!!!! Perfection, head to toe.

I chuckled at the expression on the hoverkitty's face in the last photo - definitely says "You're going to WHAT?"

liz said...

Love that hot pink corduroy jacket! Reminds me of one of my favorite purses, and the buttons are adorable. This outfit is so FUN!

Trees said...

This whole outfit is just perfect - I'm so in love with that frock though! I have some candy stripe fabric in my stash - I think its time I made something with it! Also in LOVE with those earrings!

FeltByRae said...

Phwoar...I'd meet you in the bike shed any day! (Although I only ever used to go for smoking, honest!)

I covet your dress!

nessbow.com said...

The amazing print on your lovely dress just made me squeal with delight, terrifying my cats. Ah well, a gorgeous dress deserves a good squeal!

Catherine said...

pink and orange forever! Love your outfit xo

ThriftyParka said...

Free-ow!!! Lookit your legs! You look like a fabulous, square-dancing, show girl!!

Can I squish Peepers after you?