GIVE ME GINGHAM

So unless you’ve been living under a rock all summer you know that gingham is H-O-T right now and a must wear trend. This is easy to do as the adorable gingham print can pretty much be found at any boutique or department store. From large to small scale and shades of blues, reds, and pinks being the most popular – this trend is perfect for summer and I think it will be just as wearable and popular as we make our way into fall!

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F R I Y A Y {FAVORITES}

HI FRIENDS & HAPPY FRIYAY! DON’T YOU JUST LOVE IT WHEN YOU HAVE A SHORT WORK WEEK DUE TO THE LONG HOLIDAY WEEKEND THIS WEEK, IT’S ZE BEST! NO MAJOR PLANS THIS WEEKEND, I’VE REaaaallly been wanting to paint our master bedroom ever since we got a new bed this spring so maybe I’ll give that a whirl, we’ll see. keep your scroll for this weeks round up of friyay favorites including all items you can win in my ELLE MAE 1 YEAR BLOGIVERSARY GIVEAWAY!!!

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1 year blogiversary

exactly one year ago today i hit ‘publish’ for the first time and i’m so glad i did. i was just coming off a year of planning my dream wedding and hungry for something to fill my free time. i started elle mae bloom, which has now turned into just elle mae, as a creative outlet and platform to share my favorite fashions, beauty, decor, travel, and so much more.

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What to Wear on The 4TH of July

THERE IS SOMETHING SO FUN ABOUT BEING A LITTLE BIT ‘EXTRA’ DURING THE HOLIDAYS. I LOVE THE CHEESINESS OF THEMED OUTFITS, PARTIES, DECOR, AND FOOD FOR ANY OCCASION AND THE FOURTH IS NO EXCEPTION. WITH INDEPENDENCE DAY QUICKLY APPROACHING NEXT TUESDAY I WANTED TO SHARE SOME OF MY FAVORITE LOOKS AND OUTFITS, RECIPES, AND DECOR WITH Y’ALL! THE FOURTH HAS A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART – AFTER ALL I DID LAUNCH MY BLOG ON THE 4TH LAST YEAR. I CANNOT BELIEVE IT’S BEEN AN ENTIRE YEAR ALREADY! MORE ON THAT NEXT WEEK… Continue reading

Scottsdale, Arizona { The Saguaro Hotel + Everything to See }

Hey y’all! I’m so excited to share all the deets about Erick & I’s anniversary stay in Scottsdale, Arizona at The Saguaro Hotel last week. We wanted a trip where we could just lay pool side and relax yet still be able to walk to local and trendy restaurants and boutiquesย but not necessarily a trip pack full with activitiesย and a itineraryย planned out each day. Well, we got exactly what we were looking for by staying at The Saguaro, Scottsdale.

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