On The Real: What Happens to the Fashion?

Hey Everyone!  Welcome back to Eat Your Glitter!  If you’re new to the party, ✨Welcome Glitter shower for you! ✨

So Today I’m trying out a new segment for the blog called “On the Real”  For this, I’m here to break down some thoughts and particular mind pondering that sometimes we overlook, especially when it comes style!  And maybe you guys can join in the convo with your own insight!  Please do.

HERE—-> If you didn’t want to read the intro, I’m here to ask one question today:

WHAT THE F*!$  HAPPENS TO ALL THE CLOTHES THAT FASHION BLOGGERS WEAR?

The other day as I browsed my feed of style star bloggers, it got me thinking.  I noticed a fundamental element in which my personal life can not relate to.  No one is an outfit repeater!! HOW is this possible? Are they not human? Are they style Goddesses that dissolve fabric after wearing it ONE TIME?

To be fair, I completely understand the reasoning behind this, being that a style blogger’s entire job is to showcase new looks, keep their followers engaged and even represent a brand they are working with. But let’s bring this down into reality, their closets must be EXPLODING.  Where does it all go?!?!

 

Okay, so these are just 2 image examples, since I am sure you can all scroll through your Instagram feeds and see the point I’m making, but what kind of augmented reality is this?? Who has an endless closet with a clothing pattern that regenerates everyday?

I don’t know about you all, but even at an attempt to not repeat for a week or so, I’m tempted to reach for the comfort of my same black t-shirts and jean stash.

Call me lazy if you will but to that I say:

 

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If it isn’t broke why fix it, right?  Within our fashion fantasies of course we all dream of living the style lives of the elite influencers, but how realistic can this be?

For instance, if I like the way a dress looks, I’m definitely going to be rocking that dress on various occasions.  When it comes down to it, we define our style with our own point of view.  So even if you closet matches mine and looks like this:

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Outfit repeating is normal.  Why should we hide it? Wear what you love, and what makes you feel like you!

If you have any gems of wisdom about the secret to style blogger’s, share a comment! If you just wanna chat, share a comment! And if you guys like this new type of post, lemme know and there will be more to come!

xxo,

Amanda

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DIY Glitter Travel Mug!

Hey all! Okay I am super excited about the latest DIY!  It is super easy and you are going to love the results! Here we go: a DIY travel floating glittering mug! 

Who doesn’t need this in their life?  We’ve all been there in the morning, late, rushing, no time to sip your favorite caffeinated beverage.  So you have no choice but to take it along that drowsy commute.  You reach for a disposable paper cup with just as much dullness as the sleepy zombie persona of those who are non-morning people.  

Brighten up your morning (literally) with this DIY!

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Supplies:

  • Glitter of your choice
  • Clear tacky glue
  • water
  • Travel mug with a removable inner cup (not sure if there is an official name for these, but they are found at a local craft store such as Michael’s!)

Let’s get started.

  1. Remove cup inside.
  2. Fill base of cup with water about 3/4 of the way that will fit your cup, this will take some experimentation so I recommend filling the water without glitter or glue to make sure your happy with the measurement.
  3. Add a bunch of tacky glue! This will take up the rest of the 1/4 of space needed but don’t stress about exact measuring, it’s adjustable!
  4. Get Glittery! Add you favorite mixture of glitter into the cup and stir vigorously with the water and glue!
  5. Insert travel mug inner piece into cup of glitter mixture.  **this WILL be messy, find a sink or outdoor setting!** You will loose some of your water mixture so there is room for the inner mug, but its totally alright!  It gives the glitter just enough space to be able to float and dance around!
  6. Screw on the inside mug super tight!! You won’t be opening this again, unless you have a desire to change the inside mixture.  
  7. Fill with your favorite morning beverage and get out there and sparkle!!

 

I am in love with my mug currently, and hope this DIY is helpful for you all! Let me know what you think!

xxo,

 

DIY Distressed Boyfriend Denim

Hey everyone!! Welcome back to Eat Your Glitter.  Things have been insane lately, but I am gaining some more free time and will be on a more frequent update to the blog schedule soon!  In the meantime, I NEED to share the latest DIY project!

So I found these old boys jeans hiding in the depths of what I call a closet, and I seized the opportunity for a crafty upgrade!  Similar to how I DIY-ed my black skinnies (see post here about it!)  I took the same method and hacked away at these til they came out JUST how a distressed boyfriend jean should!

They are durable for work, since I always am COVERED in acrylic paint, I don’t mind dirtying them up a bit, and they are the perfect weekend go-to casual look!

Let me know what you think!

xxo,

Amanda diyboyfriendjeans

Diamonds & Rosé…

“Life isn’t always Diamonds & Diamonds & Rosé, but it should be!” Okay sure I’m quoting Lisa Vanderpump, but she’s not wrong about that! I think what better way to live your best life than by owning the things you love, and I happen to love sparkly things & wine!

These designs are available NOW for your purchase! Check out my official site for details on how to get your hands on one of these & many more designs!

I’m also still pursuing any custom orders, so please shoot me an idea if you ever need something colorful, fun, or sparkly designed just for you!! I’d love to collaborate with you!

Let me know what you think!

xxo,

Amanda

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Diamonds & Rosé Vneck
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Diamonds & Rosé Sweatshirt
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Diamonds & Rosé Clutch

Calling Lisa Frank!

Hello Everyone!! I literally have been SWAMPED with design work for classes and life these days, so my outfits have been lets just say less than my usual self, but I promise an outfit post will be on the way!!

In the mean time, here are some things I’ve been working on just for you all!

I don’t know about you, but I am a die hard Lisa Frank defender.  Growing up there was nothing more exciting than sitting in elementary school on the first day of school with a brand spanking new notebook covering in NEON bright animal prints and colors!! (the obsession started early, and clearly never left me!)

So here I present some of my latest designs fully inspired by Lisa Frank herself combined with my hand-drawn prints!!

Please let me know what you think and head over to my Print All Over Me shop to purchase any of these!! These are just a few samples, there’s literally SO MUCH MORE on there to shop!!

Have an idea that you want to come to life?? EMAIL or COMMENT!! We can 100% make your glittery colorful fun dreams come true!!

xxo,

Amanda

Prints on the Prowl!

This pattern started with a hand-drawn custom cheetah pattern I designed myself, just to make sure it came out justtttt right!  If you have any specific colors in mind for variation, let me know & we can bring your colorful imagination to life!

These super fun cheetah printed items are all available to shop on my Print All Over Me shop!! Check it out + even more of them on there & my Official Website!! Also, keep staying updated with my instagram where I have some daily sparkle & fun for you!

Take a walk on the wild side,

xxo

Amanda

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Cheetah Chaser Neutral tshirt

Blush-toned Cheetah Clutch

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Blush-toned Cheetah Clutch
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Cheetah Chaser Charcoal Leggings
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Cheetah Chaser Neutral Hoodie
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Cheetah Chaser Charcoal Hoodie
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Blush-toned Cheetah Sweatshirt
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Cheetah Men’s Button Down

 

Round Up!

Hey everyone!! I know things have been a little slow on the blog posts, but if you follow my Instagram I’ve been trying to keep it pretty up to date.  I figure it’s about time for a brief round-up with 2016 now in full swing!

A few things that are exciting are cooking up in the Eat Your Glitter behind the scenes…  for one, I have become an ambassador for Mirina Collections!  This means good news for you all, because if you use my code ( amandaj ) on ntheir website you get 20% off the entire site as you shop away! You deserve to treat yo’ self. 😉

They have some amazing statement pieces which I am rocking in my NYE outfit! It was the perfect touch!  Thye have a lot more to explore also, so go check them out and use my code!

Also, keep following my Instagram page for more updates on how I’ll be wearing my necklace, as well as my usual daily life, ootd’s and much much more!

This upcoming year I am really striving to push Eat Your Glitter to really grow and be able to reach out and share so much with you all so please keep checking up here and on the official site as well as instagram.  I can’t wait to release more designs and items I have in mind!

I also am seeking to be available for freelance graphic design work, so if anyone is looking for a colorful, lively, sparkly and fun graphic designer shoot me an email!! I would love to collaborate, you don’t even need to use glitter.

email: amandaj@eatyourglitter.com

Hope you had happy, safe holidays and have a happy new year ahead!!

xxo,

Amanda

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Top: Free People Intimates /  Necklace: Mirina Collections

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Booties: Lucky Brand  / Vest: Gypsy Warrior

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How Clutch…

AHHH I am cranking out these designs!  I hope you all are enjoying these little designs I have created for sale via Print All Over Me.  I would love to get some feedback from you all about these or anything else you might have in mind! These designs are available directly from the print all over me site, but you can also go over to the site Eat Your Glitter to see even MORE fun things to shop that are NOT included in the Print All Over Me store and are strictly created for the Eat Your Glitter site.  

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Enjoy these adorable clutches that are perfect for storing all kinds of fun tiny cute things in from make-up, wallets, hair accessories or just straight up loose glitter supplies (what…? Doesn’t everyone have that…?) Let me know what you guys think of them!!

xxo

Amanda

2 New Tee’s!

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“Pressure Creates Diamonds” T-shirt for those days when you are motivated AF and know when the going gets tough, you are tougher (aka you are all beautiful diamonds)IMG_0191

“Get Up. Dress Up. Show Up.” A second take on this classic phrase that will motivate you all day when you are getting that shit DONE and being a boss lady of course.

 

 

Hey everyone!! Here’s a quick little update for you since I’ve been insanely busy as a student finishing my design and projects for finals, I figured I’d pop a little post up for you!

I am still working and striving for my dream of creating beautiful, fun, and unique items for you all to rock, and in this process I have decided not only to post my shirts on my own website (Eat Your Glitter) but as a part of an amazing site called Print All Over Me. They have so many amazing talented artists and designers creating new items all the time and I figured what a great way to start to share some of my designs! 

These two shirts are LIVE on the site, I linked it right above!

I hope you like what I’m starting to show you guys and as always if you do, please let me know and link back here or to Eat Your Glitter!

xxo,

Amanda

 

STYLE SEARCH project NYC

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“I’m quite girly.”

Hey Everyone!! I  know it’s bee a while since we’ve caught up.  So I’ve been working super hard on a project for my Design class while being back in school. Our assignment is to design a 20 page book and I’m SO SO excited about this project, I might just even make this a monthly thing! It’s really interesting getting so many diverse answers from the public on personal style.  I decided for my book that I wanted to explore what people wear and why they wear it.  I decided to venture into NYC and ask some people a few questions about their outfits! I asked each stranger the same 5 questions after approaching them.  

  1. What are you wearing and why are you wearing that today?
  2. What do you like best about your look?
  3. If you could change anything about your look, what would you change?
  4. What influences your style?
  5. Describe your personal style in a few words.

People seem to be quite happy about having their looks photographed by a strange girl wandering around, so I figured it would be fun to share some of the looks on here!  I illustrated each image myself depending on the answers provided by each person.  It took A LOT of time and effort and it’s still a work in progress, so if you like these images PLEASE link it back to the blog or www.eatyourglitter.com

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“In New York you’re asking ME about fashion!? –I especially love jackets!”
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“I’m from Florida, so I like to dress beachy, like I could wear this at home.”

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“This was cheap, Price is a big factor. I don’t like to spend a lot, but I like to look nice.”
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“I feel like in New York you can wear fun stuff and not get judged!”
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“Cheetah! I love animal prints!”

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That’s all for now, if you like the idea of making this a monthly post, comment and let me know!  The book is still a work in progress, so I’ll update when it is finally put together! Have a happy weekend full of fun!

xxo

Amanda