books shamelist

Dear Reader,

here are some books that I need to read. I have been meaning to read these since forever and am embarrassed to say I have not.

  • emma (jane austen)
  • persuasion (jane austen)
  • gone with the wind (margaret mitchell)
  • bridget jone’s diary (helen fielding)
  • gulliver’s travels (jonathan swift)
  • the great gatsby (f. scott fitzgerald)
  • les miserables (victor huge)
  • anne of green gables (lucy maud montgomery)
  • emily of new moon (lucy maud montgomery)
  • the blue castle (lucy maud Montgomery)
  • jane of lantern hill (lucy maud Montgomery)
  • the prince and  the pauper (mark twain)
  • the paris secret (karen swan)
  • the diary of anne frank (anne frank)
  • the lord of the rings (j.r.r. tolkien)
  • the da vinci code (dan brown)

Dear Reader, I would love to know the books that you have read or not read from this list.

samsta<3

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a few notes about me

Dear Reader,

there is not a lot about my character online as I am anonymous and wish to stay as such due to… reasons. anywho, I thought it would be nice for you to know a bit more about me. so, here we go!

  • as you know my nickname is Sam, which I basically use everywhere online
  • I am soon going to be entering university! it is both a crazy and scary thought
  • my favorite subjects would be math, art, english and history
  • I love animals! most animals I am just okay with admiring them with a screen between us, but I have recently been more okay with kittens! my favourite animals are horses and beluga whales
  • i love fashion and designing my own clothes and outfits. I do a lot of illustrations and sketches. especially all over my notes for school.
  • going along with my love of fashion, I also make some of my own clothes. I learnt to sew from my mother
  • I love writing. I have always kept a diary with me, although I am a little behind in writing
  • I always keep a journal near me incase I have an idea for a story, a poem, an illustration or anything
  • I love to read. my favourite genres are usually historical fiction, fiction, fantasy, biographies, poetry, adventures… I think I just like anything that is written well
  • I love watching youtube and my favourite channels to watch include, connor franta, doddleoddle, conan gray, chewingsand, daniel j layton, cayllles, banana jamana, notjustblonde, lucy moon, tessa violet and sooo many more. maybe i’ll make a post dedicated into my favourite youtubers.

Dear Reader, I hope you enjoyed learning more about me!

samsta<3

pastel pink flare

pastel pink flare
this look is very me to say the least. it’s completely pink and gold, and has a flowey material for the dress, and it has the flat ozford shoes. this look consists of a light pinkish peach flared dress with a pair of light pink oxford flat shoes. accessories include a colour combination of pastel pink and gold, which consists of a phone case, watch, a necklace and a few rings. #pastel #summer

Splendid slip-on shoes
62 CAD – splendid.com

Rachel Jackson long necklace
210 CAD – wolfandbadger.com

Nine West watch
53 CAD – macys.com

Opal ring
3.78 CAD – rosegal.com

Tech accessory
luisaviaroma.com

pastel gingham

pastel gingham
this is perfect for a quick outfit to throw on. this look consists of a pastel purple gingham dress that is quite wide and loose. accessories include white shoes, a white and gold watch, gold rings, and glasses. #pastel #summer

Scoop neck dress
42 CAD – chicnova.com

Beyond skin shoes
235 CAD – beyond-skin.com

Kate Spade rose gold tone watch
250 CAD – katespade.com

Madewell jewelry
28 CAD – shopbop.com

Oversized round glasses
13 CAD – shopzerouv.com

pastel blue chiffon

pastel blue chiffon
this look is elegant and sweet, and perfect for a summer party. the look consists of a pastel blue chiffon skirt and a high neck light coloured top, which is paired with pastel blue classic heels (which I absolutely adore). accessories include a pastel satchel, a watch and a simple necklace. #pastel #summer

Puma shirt
115 CAD – farfetch.com

Sonia by Sonia Rykiel chiffon skirt
310 CAD – theoutnet.com

High heel shoes
120 CAD – americanapparel.net

Chanel blue purse
6,380 CAD – lanecrawford.com

Native Gem chain necklace
110 CAD – shopbop.com

Red jewelry
67 CAD – zazzle.com

skater girl

skater girl
this outfit is perfect for a day out. it’s named skater girl as it seems like an outfit that one would probably wear. from the colours of the look to the accessories. the look consists of a gray mini skirt, a white tee, and gray converse. accessories include a gray watch and a beanie. #pastel #summer

Rag bone white crop top
51 CAD – stylebop.com

Être Cécile mini skirt
105 CAD – farfetch.com

Converse glitter shoes
76 CAD – bloomingdales.com

CLUSE rose gold jewelry
145 CAD – trouva.com

Icebreaker beanie cap
33 CAD – backcountry.com

summer parties

summer parties
this look is perfect for the summer parties one may attend. the light brown/tan pleated skirt is paired with a lace crop top. lace covered block heels are added to give a finish to the look. accessories include a watch, necklace, satchel and some gold rings. #pastel #summer

A L C white shirt
240 CAD – intermixonline.com

Acne Studios faux suede skirt
425 CAD – theoutnet.com

Dorothy Perkins evening purse
36 CAD – dorothyperkins.com

Rachel Jackson long chain necklace
210 CAD – wolfandbadger.com

Kate spade watch
185 CAD – macys.com

Madewell bracelet
28 CAD – shopbop.com

Wind Caressed from Penny Black – buy online
14 CAD – theglitterpot.co.uk

the not-so-good bit

the bad days and the days where you feel like you can’t do anything, that’s the not-so-good bit of life. unfortunately, we’ve all had them at some point in our life. sometimes they only last a day. sometimes a week. sometimes months. and sometimes even a year or two. I’ve unfortunately experienced many not-so-good days that sometimes all I wanted to do was just give up and stop trying to do whatever I was doing, or whatever I had to do. however, you can’t just pause and fall asleep. even if you take a rest or shut your eyes, the world keeps moving meaning you still have to do your part in the world. there will always be something bad happening that could potentially ruin your day or week or year. you have to keep moving. my advice is to take some time soaking up this moment and let your brain wander free. but after that, just start. start your homework. start cleaning. start doing work. just do something to keep you busy. there are going to be many negative thoughts up in your head, but try to keep busy and hopefully those will go away. i don’t remember exactly where I heard this but this piece of advice always stayed with me.

“there will always be negativity in the world and in your life. it is your decision to keep thinking about it and let it ruin your day, or to let it get to you for a second and then start moving. there will always be a little negativity in those good times, and there will always be some positives in the worst of times.”

personally, this has helped me through a lot. if I ever had a really bad day, at the end I look back to whatever happened and even just a small gesture from someone, a smile or conversation from a friend, the sun being out, seeing a beautiful moment occur, always gave me hope that something good did happen despite having a terrible day. so, thanks to all the little moments made between my friends, my family, strangers and even just with myself. thanks for the little cheer up. i needed it, and it helped.

samsta<3

ps. if this fails, put glitter on your face, and have a dance party. good luck beautiful.

august 2017 mood board

august

ˈôɡəst/

the end of the summer. only one month left, until a new start. a new beginning. new people. new places to see. new friends. new experiences. a new chapter in my story. changes are rough, and its hard to adjust. its hard to make new friends. and its hard to forget about the past and wish the people and setting was the same. this past month and this coming month so many changes are coming. re-decorating of the building we’ve lived in for the past ten years. the place i grew up. the walls and paintings are changing. the city around me is changing. new buildings. new businesses. new people. and most of all, the change of people around me that have been with me since day one. the hardest thing to let go. let’s hope these changes are for the better. only time will tell.

prompt: august rolls over and yawns. wakes slow and heavy, stretching like a cat. outside, the sound of birds, the smell of grass. august turns over in an empty bed. his eyes feel swollen and tired. on the nightstand, a note from july – no one carries light like you do. (found here)

PINTREST BOARD

august 2017 pinterest mood board