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December 21, 2012

Online Purchase Fail

So I impulsively ordered these cute shoes because, well, they were cute and inexpensive.

Sometimes you win some, sometimes you don't. These smell as cheap as they were. Seriously, I can't even keep them in my house the chemical smell is so bad. I've had them on our front porch for nearly a week and it's not much better. Bummer.

On the bright side did I tell you that Josh bid on two wreaths for me at the Festival of Wreaths and won 2?? Here's my super duper happy face.

Super duper happy. Wreath on the left is by Allison Abney and Elizabeth Norton. Wreath on the right is Lulie Wallace. You can see more pictures from the event here.

Are y'all done Christmas shopping? I'm not, at all. And I still have all the wrapping to do. I do this every year. I just like to take my time and enjoy the season. I hope you are too :) Life is precious and wonderful.


Mommie to Moxie Mae said...

That bites on the shoes. You can always recycle the cute adornments onto another pair of shoes or perhaps as a brooch.
By chance where did you get so I know in the future about the smell.I have been wanting to buy from some of the Japanese sites like Sammy, but worry about the quality since the stuff is uber cheap.

17 Perth said...

Oh my gosh. That's hilarious and I've totally been in your shoes before. ;) that great deal suddenly doesn't feel so great!! Haha. And that chemical smell is awful!!

Love the wreaths!!

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The Peak of Tres Chic said...

I love your happy face! Too bad ab the shoes- I've made a few bad internet buys myself.

Naomi@DesignManifest said...

dude you are precious and wonderful. Happy holidays!!

Gaby [The Vault Files] said...

Hate when that happens, and they are so cool! I just shipped back a sweater I got from Asos :( (bad purchase as well!)
Haven't I seen a photo here of a million wreaths you own? 2 more to the collection ;)

Unknown said...

That happens more often than not- a good look online, then hate the feel..
Congrats on the gorgeous wreaths! Have a wonderful holiday!!!
xo Nancy

Lexi said...

You are so cute! And I hate online purchase fail - especially when the product just seems cheap.
Lexi @ Glitter, Inc.