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Sewing, makeup, & feeling FANCY

This was the last pattern test I did before my braces came off! So a bit of a special spot I guess as well its so fancy feeling.  This is some sewing themed fabric I had mixed with a solid black, for an extra formal feel to me. I am totally gonna hang out in it sewing or whatever but I will will feel fabulous doing it! Reminds me of a post I have seen shared from a singer sewing machine manual from the 50's where you are supposed to clean the house, get dressed up and put on make up before sewing, because you can possibly focus otherwise... how the times have changed right?! I do like to dress up and do my makeup most days though simply because its fun, but my sewing space is not as organized as some would like it to be (mom). However its organized chaos, I mostly know where everything is at all times.  Anyway this top is the new MAZE from  George + Ginger . It comes with several options, I choose the 3/4 sleeve hi low with horse hair braid to give it that extra volume.  I went a b

Braces are finally gone!

I had my living arts make up class a few days before I had my braces off so my last living arts photos with braces, and it was pop art! It all felt very fitting to me lol.  The left is the day I got my braces put on, almost 3 years ago! I had to have dental surgery and it really delayed everything. I had to be put under and recover took days, then it took like a year to move the tooth into position. So basically forever to me!  The right is right before they took them off, we were gonna take one at the house before we left but it was super early and we forgot. Getting them off wasn't so bad, but they first set of retainers didn't fit and we had to go back that day for a 3rd time, and honestly I was just over it! I was ready to take my chances.  After it was finally done! This was a super long day and not the most fun I have ever had lol. I am so happy to have them off though. It has taken a few days for my mouth to get used to the retainer though and lack of braces. Its so weir