wow, this week went by fast. seems like i just posted the last round a day or two ago!

round three of the softspoken sweet sixteen! 16 things i've starred, favorited, hearted, liked or dug over the past week:

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1. wanting all these pins from etsy shop, bluemovers (from top: tom selleck, david lynch, abe lincoln, mj)


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2. my advance check for the book-in-progress is here! i treated myself to this one lace dress i've been eyeing for a month or so. it was out of stock in most of the shops i'd originally seen it, but i managed to track down the last one in my size at another site. as much as i would love to get lots of new frilly things, the rest of it is going to be hidden away for those other things like bills and student loans. photo via.


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3. i've been wanting to try an orange-y lip shade for summer. this makes me want to even more. via.


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4. these mountain prints from thepairabirds etsy shop.


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5. this john waters quote that's been making the rounds lately: “You don’t need fashion designers when you are young. Have faith in your own bad taste. Buy the cheapest thing in your local thrift shop – the clothes that are freshly out of style with even the hippest people a few years older than you. Get on the fashion nerves of your peers, not your parents – that is the key to fashion leadership. Ill-fitting is always stylish. But be more creative – wear your clothes inside out, backward, upside down. Throw bleach in a load of colored laundry. Follow the exact opposite of the dry cleaning instructions inside the clothes that cost the most in your thrift shop. Don’t wear jewelry – stick Band-Aids on your wrists or make a necklace out of them. Wear Scotch tape on the side of your face like a bad face-lift attempt. Mismatch your shoes. Best yet, do as Mink Stole used to do: go to the thrift store the day after Halloween, when the children’s trick-or-treat costumes are on sale, buy one, and wear it as your uniform of defiance.” via.


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6. silly pop-"beat" valentines. via.


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7. this anatomical sleeping bag is so slim goodbody, no? via and via.


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8. i'm still crushing on candy colored wigs and there are so many pretty handmade ones on etsy! i kinda wanted a lavender one, but now i'm leaning towards cotton candy pink and teal too. photos via missvioletlace but these two shops have great options too.

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9. these photos from the exhibit, san francisco: the making of a queer mecca from the leslie lohman gay art foundation.


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10. if there were no such thing as bills, this would be my summer swimsuit. geez, i waaaaant it soooo bad. crochet! granny squares! me!


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11. m and i've been watching episodes of the larry sanders show every night before bed. it really makes me want an artie in my life.


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12. etsy shop artenergyalchemy is filled to the brim with pop culture goodies to adorn yourself.


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13. as always, another one from my parents were awesome. LOVE everything about her look.

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14. i have such a thing for these little cabbages. everytime i see them in a garden or flower bed i always comment how much i like them. photo via.


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15. rowan knitting and crochet magazine. when we took our valentine's getaway trip i rediscovered this gem in the little yarn shoppe there. i'd looked through issues in the past and had forgotten just how beautiful they were. now i want to put together a collection of my favorites.


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sorry for the etsy heavy post. i've been out of the loop net-wise this week. but as always, check the original sources for more!

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