Newman's Nest

Style, Uncategorized

Spring 2017 Capsule Wardrobe

It may be behind my original timeline but finally, finally my Spring capsule wardrobe is completed.  I had ordered a few tops from Swap (the online thrift store I am obsessed with) and wanted to make sure they worked well with the other items I have before posting! I am sharing my blouses, bottoms, dresses, and third layers- things like tee shirts, shoes, and undergarments I just can’t limit! Since my job has changed, I have to be able to dress for the office as well as outfits for  ...

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The Important Things in Life

Why is change so hard for us to accept while everything around us is doing so?  Here at the Nest we are facing some changes that are exciting yet a little scary, too, and I want to keep you up to date! Back when I started part time at Anthropologie as a sales associate, I fell in love with the atmosphere of the store and the company I was working for.  URBN treats their employees extremely well, with lots of perks and surprisingly well compensation for the retail world.  As I moved up the  ...

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Around Town, Uncategorized

Weekly Review

Here are a few things that I have enjoyed this week: Read: photo via At Home Blog Joanna Gaines wrote “A Letter to Moms” around Mother’s Day last year that still resonates with me.  Even if you’re not a mom, I think it is a great article to understand what the mothers before us have dealt with and gone through.  So encouraging! This was my second week at work and Monday night was an event hosted by the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau which meant  ...

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Nest Tour: A Boise Modern Farmhouse

It’s been a while since I have shared a home that really speaks to me.  As I was recently perusing, I found a beautiful, out-of-my-budget and way-too-large-for-me home that I fell in love with!  But a girl can dream, right?  This gorgeous home was a 2016 Parade of Homes by Paradigm Construction and it has every single feature of a new build while also claiming the charm of a classic farmhouse.  My favorite part is the interior.  The staging inside is done to perfection!  I  ...

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Spring Style Inspiration

This month as I build my Spring and Summer capsule (yep, I’m still building- it’s taking longer than I thought!), I am gleaning inspiration from a few of the following sources: + I love the styling in old Madewell collections. Some of these outfits go back to 2012 and yet they are still so good! + I am also loving clogs. This little video is so cute! + Embroidered details! This blouse from Zara is less than $13 and I’m kind of loving it’s simplicity yet beautiful details.

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Fashion, Style, Uncategorized

Building My Spring Capsule Wardrobe with Thred Up & Swap

The time has come!  The wardrobe update for Spring will be happening this next month!  Warmer weather, lighter clothes, brighter colors…. AH!  I have been working on part 3 of creating a capsule wardrobe, and I thought it would be more fun to post about my upcoming capsule than my past winter items.  So, as I have been shopping around for items to wear during the upcoming months to fill the holes in what I already own, I am gravitating towards secondhand or  ...

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