pretty excited to share these images with you all as my holiday weekend was fabulous, starting with a backyard carnival right here in the city!! dodekapus, who puts on several other parties i attend, threw a wacky carnival themed bash over @@ the Big House on Ponce. there were multiple bands, games, artists, face paint, a trampoline && moon bounce, live screen printing, and lots of other festivities all benefiting the Living Walls charity-who’s cause is supporting and protecting street art. what a night! check it out:
mom bought me this Kenzie dress for my bday and as usual i hoarded till the right occasion came about..and with the little train in the back and fun colors this seemed Oh-So-Carnival appropriate! was going to pair it with my vintage bejeweled white boots but thought all the white might be over-kill so i went with the trusty red booties. the sleeves are pretty interesting too, there are straps you can wear OR you can have both the sleeve && the strap up ORRR neither. kinda really love this outfit :))
ashleigh got hooked up with the face-paint, then i threw on the jewel and smashed some glitter on her forehead..♥♥♥
photo by Mike Koenig!
The Back Pockets
look @@ all those band members!! can i join?!?
shitty foamy beer, but with a SWEET keg kase-who cares.
dress//Kenzie, purse//boots//belt//VINTAGE, hair pin//by KJO
one of the Back Pockets dudes spun fire balls, it literally had us sweatin!
post-carnival i walked over on saturday morn to the Highland Row Antique store for their holiday sale ((20% off everything storewide!)) and picked up a couple of goodies. one of which was this super cute vintage suitcase ((which now makes my collection 4 strong!)) and, of course, i used it to travel home with. didn’t need many items since it was a chill weekend at the lake house so it worked out perfectly. it’s in great condition and def my new fav sidekick!
one of the views from the boat dock//
mom and i splish splash’n!
family dog, Gracie. she is a hoot let me tell ya! will not stay on dry ground to save her life, jumps off the dock like a flying squirrel && if you’re not throwing her toy..she’ll just swim..doesn’t care!
the water was blinding && the Diana created magic
[above photos taken with Diana F+ w/instant back using Fuji instax]
the sun goes down, the flamezzz come UPP
took about 30 firework photos, figured i’d only share my favs. . .so many goodies though! slow shutter=amaze.
this little frog seemed innocent enough, so i got reaaaal close to snap a photo and BAM…damn thing blew up…so this is me running like hell…haha!!
since they don’t sell fireworks here in Georgia i brought back a nice little stash and we’re going to have another 4th-yippy! also brought back all the fish i caught in FL, a fish fry is in the near future ((another yippy!))
well here it is, the weekend AGAIN. my favorite!! went to Hot && Sticky last night @@ East Side Lounge where a friend was DJing and everyone boogied. been pretty exhausted all day but as alwayzz-ready for mooooooooore
happy friday ladies && gents!

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  • Reply
    rachel is a dreamer
    July 9, 2010 at 11:38 pm

    the back pockets look like an awesome and fun band. sweet photos! happy summertime
    peace & love

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    Lemondrop Marie
    July 10, 2010 at 2:33 am

    Love the dress, the firework photos turned out so well!
    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge

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    Annie Spandex
    July 11, 2010 at 10:54 am

    I love those boots, and I’d love to go out dancing with you! Such fun. x

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    July 12, 2010 at 5:02 pm

    I love event photos, and yours are always amazing…you looked gorgeous, love the red booties!

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    July 14, 2010 at 3:30 am

    hahaha “Can I join?!?!” Looks like a fun time. :)

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