Bienvenidos North Carolina!!

Dec 17, 2012 | 7 Comments

After a travel-filled weekend, I finally landed in Charlotte.  The first thing that welcomed me to the south…

New Dress A Day - Holiday Lights - North Carolina

The Southern Griswold’s

Christmas Town USA!!  (aka McAdenville, NC)  We’re going to be doing a full drive through this land of lights later this week, but I just got a little taste upon arrival.

I cruised out of LA, matching the color scheme of American Airlines jet bridge…

New Dress A Day - DIY - Vintage Red Jacket

Vintage Red/Black Coat = Red/Black Jet Bridge Walls

…got an amazing seat to check out the other planes taking off…

New Dress A Day - DIY - American Airlines

Ze Plane, Ze Plane!!

…and then when I arrived, I didn’t realize that I had taken something with me from the plane…

New Dress A Day - DIY - Fleece Blanket Contraband

Fleece Blanket Contraband!!!

I mean, seriously Marisa???  I had it wrapped around my shoulders and then just buttoned my coat not even realizing.  My excuse:  ”It totally matched my jacket.”

I had the most lovely signing at Park Road Books where I got to hang out with friends I haven’t seen since 1991!!!

New Dress A Day - DIY - Crafty Pals!

NB, my first crafty pal ever!!

I went to town with my 80s glam magenta marker too!!

New Dress A Day - DIY - 80s Glam Sharpie Times!

80s Glam Sharpie Times!

I have a slew of projects on the agenda today so project posts are back on track this evening!!  I just might hop out with my mom for a little thrifting action too!  She was so blown away by all the amazing comments you all left about her remake last week that I think she’s ready for round two :)

PS, thanks to all of you guys who entered the pre-holiday giveaways last week – we’ll just have to keep these guys coming!  The winner of the Tuesday pink necklace/owl purse giveaway is Laura Wilson and the Gatsby prize goes to missawag!  Another fab prize will be up shortly!!

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