04/13/17

Get Em While Their Hot!!

 

HEY Y’ALL!!!! We are back home from Me-hico and I am a little “crisper” (aka burnt) than when I left! 🙂

We had a total blast but I am glad to be back home with my babes! Stay tuned for a recap and some fun pictures tomorrow 🙂

Today, I wanted to stop by and share one of my favorite sales of the year!!

ShopBop Sale

Straw Clutch // White Lace Dress // Phone Case // Bow Slides // Flamingo Float // Tassel Tunic // Blue Ruffle Top // Peep Toe Booties // OTS Top // Fringe Crossbody // Denim Shorts // One-Piece Suit // Pineapple Sneakers // Turquoise Ring // Gingham Dress

Shopbop is having their event of the season sale this week which includes NO minimum order! All of the bright colors and fun prints are getting me excited for summer. And those pineapple sneakers are making me raise my hands to Jesus!! I have already put them in my shopping cart!!

 Here are all the details and codes for the SALE!!:

Get 25% Off Orders of $500 or more with code EVENT17

Get 20% Off Orders under $500 with code EVENT17

In case you missed last week’s post, I hosted a blog survey for readers to fill out. If you havent had a chance to do the survey, I would greatly appreciate and and all feedback. One lucky reader will win an awesome prize! You are automatically entered just by doing the survey. If you already have, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!! 🙂

 

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Y’all are the best! 

Happy Pre-Friday!

Brittany 🙂 

Brittany
01/27/17

Layers with PinkBlush + Giveaway

 

Happy Friday!!!

Crazy week for me and I am so glad the weekend is here 🙂

There are some pieces that are essential to every wardrobe especially for winter months. I am all about the layers and tunics are definitely one of them. Their long length and flowy silhouette lend the perfect amount of comfort for everyday wear. What I love most about them is I can wear them with leggings or my favorite pair of distressed jeans. I wanted to show you two tunics that I fell in love with from a super cute online boutique called PinkBlush (could the name be anymore perfect?!). They target maternity styles that can that transition into the everyday mom wardrobe (no, there is no bun in the oven 🙂  ) The selection of adorable pieces is unlimited!!

 

 

Pink Blush Tunic

This layered tunic top is perfect for the winter months. I love the light brown color and asymmetrical hem. The pop of plaid makes this top versatile for the transition months. Pairing it with distressed jeans and booties keeps it feminine. I also wore my favorite choker necklace to add a hint of glam and it instantly dresses up the top. I already wore this piece to work with leggings and a sneakers and I was impressed at how easily it transitioned from a feminine outfit to a more casual and sporty look.

Leopard print tunic

This leopard hoodie has my name written all over it! Being an obsessive animal print lover, I have a new favorite tunic to add to my wardrobe! Everyone needs a little animal print in their life. To make it versatile, I added stripes underneath for some pattern mixing. I also added a yellow beanie to the mix for a pop of color!

Now for some exciting news,…. If you follow KingdomofSequins on Instagram, I am hosting a GIVEAWAY for one lucky winner who will receive a $50 gift card to PinkBlush! If you are in love with these layers or anything else from PinkBlush, then you should definitely enter the giveaway! Contest ends Sunday, 1/29!!

Have a great weekend babes!! 🙂

Brittany 🙂

 

Brittany
01/16/17

New Year, New Smile + Giveaway

Happy Monday Friends!!! I am starting out the week with an exciting product review of something I have been wanting to try for a while — Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Kit!!

Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening

Have you tried at home whitening kits with custom trays? Crest white stripes, whitening mouth wash and UV light have never worked for me. I have always wanted to try professional teeth whitening, but I could never get myself to pay the insane amount that it costs (usually around $650-ouch!) So, I was super excited to give in home trays a try since I have always heard good things about them. Smile Brilliant is an amazing company that shows instant and long term teeth whitening results. What I love about Smile Brilliant is that unlike other teeth whitening kits, Smile Brilliant gives you the ability to create your own custom impressions at home, send them to their specialists + bam, you have your own custom fit teeth whitening trays to help you get your best smile. In this blog post, I wanted to break down a step by step run through of what all is included in the kit, how much it costs, and what actual results look like!

The Smile Brilliant kit was really well packaged and labeled! There were super clear instructions explaining the purpose of each item in the kit, how to use them, and how to prep for the next step of the process.

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Making the putty for the impressions was super simple. By mixing together a base paste and a catalyst paste and filling up the trays, it literally only took two minutes to take the impression.

I repeated the same steps to make a second batch of putty for the bottom tray, and voila! The whole process of reading through the instructions, creating the putties, and making the impressions took about 10 minutes. I let the impressions dry overnight and then packaged them up in the prepaid bubble envelope provided by Smile Brilliant to have the trays made.

I received my trays back within a week and they fit perfectly. The kit comes with a number of tubes of whitening gel, which you squeeze into the trays and leave on for as long as you wish. On my first time, I left the gel on for around 1 hour – there was a slight tingling, but it wasn’t at all painful. They do provide Desentizing Gel for senstive gums/teeth that you apply after the whitening process. I did not use it as my teeth didn’t bother me. The whitening process itself is even easier than making the impressions. I actually only whitened my bottom teeth about four times and used the rest of the gel for the top.

I’m so happy with my results. After just several weeks, my teeth are noticeably whiter. Any yellow staining is gone, and my teeth are back to sparkling white! The best part about the process is I’m able to keep whitening or to touch up whenever necessary.

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This is my before and after!! I’m so impressed with this system!!!

Learn more about Smile Brilliant + try it today! PLUS you can enter their GIVEAWAY where you have the chance to WIN your own customized teeth whitening kitHERE!

PLUS, they have a money back guarantee so if it doesn’t work for you, don’t fret Smile Brilliant has got your back!

Teeth Whitening Kit: c/o Smile Brilliant
5% discount with code “kingdomofsequins5”
*all opinions my own
Here is a SUPER informative video that is helpful if you still have a couple questions about the process 🙂
*Thank you Smile Brilliant for sponsoring this post!
Brittany 🙂

Brittany
10/19/16

JORD Watch Contest

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Okay y’all, I have officially found my fall watch. I have been on the hunt for a new watch for awhile. I cannot tell you how many times I would grab a watch, but couldn’t commit and would put it back. Then I found Wood Watches by JORD.  They are seriously perfect for fall! My husband loves mine so much he wants one of his own. Can’t say I blame him. They have a great little tool online that you print off so you can measure your wrist to ensure the perfect fit.

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Each watch arrives in a beautiful wooden box which totally made it feel like Christmas morning. I am a huge sucker for companies who take the time to add to the client experience by putting together packaging that is breath taking. The watch was delicately placed around a cute pillow protected by crinkle paper. The packaging as a whole was flawlessly done and screams sustainability.

I was gifted this incredible watch so I can vouch for any gift receiver out there that this watch is perfect for birthdays, holidays and all the above! Have a family member or friend’s birthday over seas? JORD makes it easy to shop online with free shipping worldwide. Customize the sizing to fit your wrist (or your friends) perfectly, and set your worries at ease with a 1 year warranty included with the watch.

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I have been wearing my JORD watch almost everyday for the last month and have nothing but good things to say about it! I was a little hesitant at first thinking, “how can a wood watch hold up?” but the test of time has made me realize that this watch is the real deal!

And now for the good news! I have teamed up with JORD watches for a fun giveaway. It’s a $75 e-voucher for the winner. Even better is EVERYONE who enters (except winner) will get a $20 e-gift card.

So how do you enter?

Click HERE  

CONTEST ENDS 11/13/2016

(This post was sponsored by Jord Wood Watches)

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Do you wear watches for fall? What are you thoughts on wood watches?

Brittany 🙂

Brittany
09/26/16

One Year Blogiversary + Announcement + Giveaway

 

 

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Hello dear friends!

Today is a very special day! One year ago today (exactly), I started this blog! I can’t believe it’s been a whole year! It’s gone so fast and I’ve had so much fun. I love writing for you, the lovely readers. I couldn’t decide what I wanted this post to be about and it’s been sitting in my “drafts” for months and months now. I had this huge elaborate plan to make this a lengthy, lengthy post, outlining all the highs and lows and in-betweens from this past year, and write and write and write ’till I exhausted my little fingers and your tired eyes. BUT, then I decided that I would do a much shorter version of that 🙂

  First off… Thank You!

Thank you to all of you who have been here from the beginning. And thank you to all of you who have joined this journey over the past year. I’ve met some pretty amazing people through this little slice of the blogosphere and have had some pretty great opportunities. The opportunity to be myself and share all of my interests tops the list. I’ve learned a lot about myself and my writing since this blog started. It’s amazing how far my content and photography has developed and grown in the space of one year and even my knowledge and skill on WordPress has managed to build a little!

From great friendships, to lessons learned, I’ve grown so much as both a blogger and person and am so grateful for all of the opportunities I’ve been presented with. The only way this happened was because of YOU my amazing followers, friends, and family. THANK YOU. THANK YOU. THANK YOU for all the support!

And I hope I can learn even more. I want to continue bringing you little bits from everyday life.

A few things I learned as a blogger:

1. I can sum up how to approach your first year in one word.. patience. Rome was not built in a day, and when your staring at your screen kicking yourself because your blog doesn’t look like so and so or your photos are not editorial worthy or you wish you were as amazing and successful as the blog-queens – remember, it’s only year one.

2. DO NOT compare yourself to others! Everyone is different and everyone grows at a different pace! I am 100% guilty of doing this and am working on stopping.

3. Ignore the haters. Don’t take what people say too seriously. People who are mean and spiteful are only reflecting how they feel about themselves. It’s not you, it’s them! #hatersgonehate

4. Stay engaged with your followers. They are the reason you are able to do what you’re doing.

5. Be yourself. People like it. Just like with anything in life, you are going to run into problems if you start trying to be someone you’re not. This includes photoshopping your selfies and lying to your readers about your running times. People aren’t dumb. If you’re not being genuine, you will be found out. Just be yourself!

6. You are going to make amazing new friends, who you will feel like you already know when you meet them for the first time, just from reading their blog. Embrace it!

7. The blogging community is the best. It really is. It still surprises me when I receive a heartfelt email or comment from a blog reader that something I wrote about resonated with them. It is such an amazing feeling and one of the main reasons why I want to blog, to connect with people. Just one comment can brighten my entire month.

8. Last but not least, don’t give up just yet. I’m here to tell you – it’s ok to have struggles with your blog. It’s ok to have bad photography days. It’s ok to miss a post deadline (or two, or three).  Your blog is your blog, no one else’s, and it can be whatever you want it to be.

Whats next for KingdomofSequins?

Well, I am pretty excited about this coming year! There will be more fashion, there will be more reviews, and of course events and collabs. I also have an exciting announcement that I have been waiting to share…. There will be a new home for KingdomofSequins. I have a new domain and website that will be up and running VERY SOON! In the meantime, my posting schedule will be a little less active but I will try to get out what I can. I love reading and keeping with you lovely people 🙂

I can’t wait to see what this next year brings!

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Giveaway:

And now for the best bit – to say thank you to all my fabulous followers, I am holding a little giveaway! It isn’t much or massively expensive, but it’s just a little thank you to celebrate my blog turning 1!

The giveaway will be announced on Instagram later today… Head over to kingdomofsequins for your chance to win!

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Thank you again!

Brittany 🙂

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