Tuesday, April 24, 2012

tuesday remix: sister style

so, i really don't like spiders. at all. they terrify me. like, so much. if i even see a spider i immediately get the creepy crawly feeling that it is on me. and then i actually believe that it is on me. this annoys my husband to no end. i always make him catch spiders and throw them outside but i don't ever want him to kill them, partly because i know that spiders are good to have around. they are like the lion of the bug world...top of the food chain. they eat all of the other yucky bugs so i don't have to deal with them. but the main reason i won't let him kill spiders is because i truly think their family members might find out and come after me. or maybe jim will fail and the spider won't actually die. and then i fear this:
this is seriously the scariest picture ever. and there you have another little glimpse into how crazy i am.

anyway, enough about spiders because now i seriously feel like they are crawling all over me. lets talk about the remix. this week i chose a dress i bought quite a while ago at H&M. it was on sale for $10 so, at the time, i decided i couldn't pass it up. and then i never wore it. so, into the remix it went. of course, i waited until i was pregnant to wear it which probably wasn't the best idea. but since megan wore it, too, i can also see what it looks like on someone who is not pregnant. perfect! let us know what you think!

nora bird: layer away



tank~ Old Navy
vest~ Urban Outfitters
belt~ thrifted
shoes~ Target

megan bird: boho babe



shoes ~ vintage, swapped
necklaces ~ vintage, thrifted, F21, gift from Erin
earrings ~ Kohls
headband ~ thrifted
scarf ~ H&M

i hope you have a fabulous (and spider-free) tuesday!

xoxo, two birds

26 comments:

  1. Ewwww!! I am so effing scared of spiders, ewwww!! :( I hate most bugs actually, so I feel you! I did read somewhere that spiders are attracted to weeds, so try to keep the area around your house weed-free. Which I never do.

    I love both these spring looks! You guys look cute in all of your light pretty layers!

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  2. Love love love the dress and the accessories add so much more to it! You both look lovely. I don't like spiders either. If one gets on me, I run around screaming like a crazy woman. My husband is also the spider catcher in the house :)

    sylvialovespink.com

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  3. That dress is lovely, you both styled it so well! Also, does that spider in your picture have a mustache?!

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  4. Ugg, spiders! I am not a fan of any bugs really. Their legs...ugg.....

    That aside, I love your dress! It's so pretty and looks great on both of you!

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  5. I'm terrified of spiders as well. Like, I almost couldn't click on over here when I saw the spider thumbnail. :)

    It's a gorgeous dress. On both of you.

    Jenn
    The Suburb Experiment

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  6. Im anti spider and pro this dress!!!

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  7. what a great dress, and as always you two did a amazing job with styling it up!!
    jess
    JESS CAUSE BLOG

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  8. What adorable outfits! I love it as a skirt on you nora! you look so good. Megan i love how you styled this. adorable looks!

    Sara
    http://seventwentysomethings.blogspot.com/

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  9. Eww, spiders! That dress was such a great deal for $10. Nora, I love how you turned it into a skirt and the boho styling looks great on you, Megan!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  10. I don't worry about the crawlies but mice I am terrified of! What great swingy styles!

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  11. I feel really lucky that I don't care about bugs or spiders at all (well, in MN... when I was in the Domincan Republic, that was a different story because some of them are poisonous or bite, unlike just about everything here!)

    I love the soft, flowing tiers of the dress - so pretty for spring and summer!

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  12. Love Megan's layers of necklaces - so fun! That dress is like a princess dress, perfect for twirling:)
    cate @ wildruffle.com

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  13. Oh, I know the feeling of "that spider remembers me".

    While I was visiting my grandmother in Honduras, there was a particular spider that seemed to live in the room I was staying in. It was huge (around 7-8 inches),fast, and resembled a giant wolf spider (but hairier). One day, I gathered my courage, and threw a shoe at it. I hit it, but only managed to "knock off" two of its legs.

    The following morning, I awoke to that now six-legged spider on the wall less than four inches away from my face! That spider remembered what I did to it and it made sure I didn't forget!

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  14. so cute. love this easy breezy dress! i'm also afraid of spiders though i've had to tone it down some since the kiddos. because somehow i've instilled in both of them a huge fear of spiders and bugs that are inside. yet strangely they like playing with bugs that are outside. weird.

    http://spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  15. so fantastic

    http://fashionhandglide.blogspot.ca/

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  16. Haha. I am terrified of killing spiders for that same reason. Yikes!

    Anywho. The dress looks lovely on both of you. I really like it layered with the striped top worn almost as a skirt....aaaand I like it with all the fun jewelry in the second look :]

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  17. I hate spiders. Sometimes when my husband isn't around to squish them, I'll find my cat since he loves to hunt and kill spiders.

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  18. I love the different ways you both wore this dress. Stunning!

    xo,
    Angela
    headtotoechic.blogspot.com

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  19. i like the dress! nora, are you letting your hair grow out? is it me or is it a lot longer? in texas it's bugs, bugs, bugs, all year long. bleek :P

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  20. Oh, what a wonderful dress. And I love Nora's "Amelia Bedelia" take on styling it!

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  21. both such cute outfits! love the dress!

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  22. I am in love with that dress!!! Such a pretty piece! And what an amazing score on sale! I wonder if I can still buy it... You girls are so beautiful and lovely! Love both styles!
    Good luck!

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  23. you two birds are sporting cute outfits =)

    love from the NANA girls xoxo

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  24. I love both looks--amazing how different the same dress looks! Great post!

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  25. You look like a modern-day flapper, Megan! I love that dress. Nora, I love the layers and the belt right above your baby bump is just too cute.

    Ok, that photo terrified me. I definitely do not let spiders live. When I find one I make Kevin kill it immediately. (After screaming for 20 minutes). They have this thing I saw once in a Skymall magazine; a long vacuum so you don't need to get near them to trap them. I think I need it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJALW9ID03M

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  26. Love the vintage looks ladies.
    xo Annie
    newenglandromance.blogspot.com

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