Attic Gal Rachelle says:
The perfect pair of red patent leather pumps from the Rack: $40
A matching patent leather red belt from the Rack: $14
Feeling totally put-together: Priceless!
Yes, I did pay a whole $40 for a pair of shoes at Nordstrom Rack, which seems like an awfully lot for a garage sale fanatic, but please know that I wear a gargantuan size 12 - a size seldom to be found at many stores, let alone garage sales. So when I found these precious ruby red pumps and they actually fit my honking feet, I HAD to get them. I love shoes, and whenever I find a fabulous pair of size 12s (a rare, rare treat) I snatch them up and worry what I'll wear them with later. And when I found the belt, I knew it was fate - and a call to assemble the perfect ensemble. I knew I had to have the perfect jewelry (shiny and red, of course) to balance out the shoes. But I didn't run around the mall searching for the right bling. I went to the craft store instead where I found some great beads and the fantastic glass flower pendant. Perfect! Now there was no doubt that fate was stepping in. So I made the necklace, watch band, and even a pair of earrings. I just love that with so many terrific beads out there, we can make jewelry to match any outfit with just a few simple skills and a little creativity. And that, my friend, is...