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New Year’s Eve Bringing in 2017

Tonight we’re saying good bye to 2016 and Ringing in 2017 …. Are you having a party, Hosting friends , heading to a big shindig or staying at home watching the Ball drop?  Any way you choose to celebrate I hope your New year brings you blessings, love, dreams achieved and a healthy 2017.

Here’s a little peek into our Space, My Hubby built our Bar for my Birthday last year and I really do need to do a post just about it! I love to entertain and it has brought us much enjoyment. This is where we spend or Sunday’s With family and friends❤️

For Tonight We are still deciding if we’re heading to our close Family friends for a party or staying home and chilling… We’ve had a crazy season in Retail and our Boys are not feeling so hot ( one has a concussion from a ski accident….. And the other caught my nephews cold over Christmas) so we’ll see what their wanting to do. We always spend New Years with our boys and lucky to have Friends that love to throw Family parties not just adults so tonight our plans our up to our boys….So your Thinking Why is our bar decorated? Well if you know me you know I love a chance to decorate & I found some cute New things this year & mixed with some old Things, I think I came up with a cute New Years Eve display to celebrate 2017 No matter what we decide to do🎉🍾

View of our Bar room, set up for Bringing in the New Year.

Festive decor garland purchased on etsy, cheers light available at Target, disco balls Ti pan, sip & cheers bottles anthropology, DIY champagne bottle , stir sticks and other accessories Target! Sequins runner Homegoods

New Year’s Eve 2017 a little peek at our festivities happening in our Bar

Champagne toast DIY glitter Champagne bottle , see prior post on how to make🍾

Every closet should have a little Black dress  this one I purchased at Nordstrom over the summer just to have on hand

if I was ever in need of a cocktail dress.

Perfect little black dress & accessories

Accessories statement Bracelet , Rhinstone earring's and Yves St Lauren lipstick

Cocktail dress by Adrianna Papell @ Nordstrom

Badgley Mischka Silver wedge with Rhinstone detail

With out knowing our plans for this evening I put together some outfit choice’s just in case… A girl needs opptions  and I like to be ready 😘 I really do suggest having a couple of little black dresses and some fancy not practical shoes in your closet, you never know when you might need! As for the shoes this could be cute on a date night with Jeans and a tee with a leather jacket…. Or in the summer with shorts and a tank❤️ Always thinking ahead….  I consider  this one of the basic’s Every girl should own. I post a couple days ago some cute top options that would be cute with leather pants and heels for a festive look with out being so dressy.   So do your self a favor and be on the look out for both…. I hope you enjoyed a sneak peek into our Home & my closet.

No matter what your doing to ring in the New Year I hope you look smashing and  Make it a Great and festive night! Be safe and responsible ❤️D’Arcy

Getting ready for New Years Eve ….Nails, Champagne & clothes

New Year’s Eve nail and Diy Glitter Champagne bottle

 

Sparkle and Glitz

2016 is coming to an end….  Later this week All post My 2016  resolutions and how it turned out

( It was the first year I made any Resolution’s)  As we get closer to New Years Eve I thought I would share a couple things I did to get ready for the night. First thing was I had my cute nail girl do my nails In a fun champagne toast theme… I hadn’t decided what I was wearing so we went with a mix of  things. Red on 3, 1 white with rose gold & silver  glitter over white and a black nail with a hand painted silver flute….. Now I can pick any outfit and it will work knowing my festive clothes are All in those tones….

2nd was to create a DIY project with a bottle of Champagne ….. Everything looks better with glitter 💕 You’ll need a bottle, mod podge,  a brush and glitter of your choice ( I did gold , rose gold and silver)  spray sealer .   cover bottle in mod podge roll or sprinkle fitter on and let dry… Repeat if layering color’s , let dry  then spray with sealant or cover with mod podge again let dry… Voilà a pretty Bottle for your New Years festivities 🎉🍾

3rd.  Finding a festive outfit in your closet…. Funny thing, I went into my closet and pulled all my sparkle or festive tops, any thing with beading, sequins or flash…. It all happened to be in the same blush, gold, white, cream family…. I am drawn to sparkles, beading and metallic so I had a few good choices to pick from out of my years of collecting. TIP it’s good to save classic dressy pieces.  I was only pulling tops or vest to see what I could come up with. I found some cute items that would go perfectly  with Black leather pants and heals…. Add some fun accessories and your set. Knowing  we are probably going to a house party , Where you want to look festive but not over dressed. ( we were invited to a black tie cocktail party as well and will show that outfit tomorrow)  hope you find inspiration in this post and can dig up some great treasures in your closet.

Happy Last week of 2016 ❤️D’Arcy

Winter Bedding to cozy up the Master Bedroom

Winter bedding black and white demask with Stripe , finished with Fur pillow's and A Minky Couture blanket.

Winter bedding black and white demask with Stripe , finished with Fur pillow’s and A Minky Couture blanket.

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Changing of the season….As the Days get shorter and Night’s get Colder , Our Master Bedroom gets cozier❤️  Do you change your Bedding seasonally?  Add More Blankets or completely change your look?   I love the opportunity for change, add layers and give our room a NEW look..

To get our look I change out the curtain’s  from the light summer lace to the raw Lined Silk drape’s ( pottery barn )  The heavier Curtain also helps keep the heat in.  I add Rug’s to each side of the Bed to add texture and warmth ( Tgmax)  Our Bedding set I purchase a couple years ago  I saw on Pintrest from Macy’s. The comforter is thicker then our (Summer bedding duvet from anthropology ) and reversible, for yet another option . The Set included a comforter , dust ruffle, 2 pillow shams . I added on the European Chevron Pillow….because I am pillow obsessed ( I am always buying pillows) I purchased the 2 fur pillows and the sequined deer from Homegoods at different times. I do find it easy to change out pillows when I get board or need a new look… Hence a reason I am alway purchasing NEW ones. I am lucky I have a great storage room to store all my props and interior Season decor items.  I Am in love with the Over sized dust ruffle that flares out of t he sides of the bed. It just adds that special touch!   Black and white is just a classic  color scheme that  works with our Grey walls ( Bengamin Moore) And easy to accent with any other pop of color if you wish. I love adding a pop of light pink around Valentine’s Day 💕 Another way I add a touch of warmth and luxury for the cooler months is a fur blanket our families favorite ( Minky couture) Looks beautiful thrown on the bed and cozy warm to snuggle up with.  The last detail is I add a spruce Wreath around a glittered dear head above our headboard. ( growing up in California we had earthquakes, you don’t put Heavy object above your sleeping head!)

I often get asked about my choice for night stands…..I am not a fan of Matchy Matchy bedroom sets… Yes my dressers match our bed but to add a special touch I got two differnt desk and painted both of them in silver spray paint and topped with mirror to give them a chic look and I love having the space a desk has to offer over a small night stand. Thinking out of the Box to create a space that works for you:)

Hope you enjoyed your little Bedroom tour:) and inspired you to add winter warmth to your room.

❤️ D’Arcy

Vintage desk diy

Vintage desk diy  nightstand, My Side of the Bed💕

Our reading knook

Our reading nook💕

 

Blood Orange Cocktail

My very Own Cocktail creation… The Blood Orange cocktail ( to make a mocktail leave out the Vodka) As many of you know I love to entertain …. One of my favorite things is to come up with NEW cocktail’s… Here’s one of my favorite’s The BLOOD orange cocktail perfect for Halloween Today! Hope you enjoy & let me know if you try it🎃 Happy Halloween my lovelies 😘 D’Arcy

You’ll need

Martini Shaker
3/4 cup oj
2 tbsp Earth & vine blood orange concentrate
Blood orange sparkling Soda ( target brand)
Shot of vodka ( grey goose is our pick)
Ice
Garnish with orange slice or candied orange wedge

Place Ice, oj & blood orange concentrate, vodka in martini shaker…
Give a good shake….
Pour into glass and top off with Blood orange soda and garnish with orange slice🍸

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7 year Birthday Celebration

Chic Style turn’s 7 this week!

First off I have to share How blessed I am to have come this far I could not Have done it without you and your support! I am truly honored and humbled that out of All the places and choices you have to shop you pick Chic Style as one to support. My family and I are so thankful that you support our Family business and we get to do what we love❤️

Making it 7 Years is a true blessing…. We have gone through growth, bumps, joy, heartbreak, lessons and God blessing all with your support! We truly are thankful for you and the support you give us! Building A business is hard work,requires long hours, sweat, passion and a lot of love & or course great clientele. Building the friendships we’ve gain over the years is a blessing and one of my biggest joys. I love the chatting, getting to know you, about your family and lives! Getting to be apart of dressing you and picking out that perfect outfit, dress or even gift makes it that much more rewarding!

I thank you❤️

This weeks Celebration August 8-13th is about Thanking you! We will be serving daily Cupcakes by Lovely cake’s ( a new south Ogden bakery), prizes, gift with purchase, so many deals on Must have FALL item’s ccbeanies $10, blanket scarf’s $10 $5.00 leggings & statement necklaces , $12 tees, $30 jeans and a shop full of the latest Fall arrival’s…. Don’t forget 20% off 1 item with email or text✔️

 

Turning 7 …. Wow I can’t believe how fast the time goes…I can truly say I feel great about where Chic Style has come and where our business is going! We have so many Great things in the works for you to share in!

Our website is one of the things we have been working on… Bringing you more items we carry in the shop online, so if your a online shopper keep watching our online shop! www.chicstyleutah.com

Our blog has been another place we have been trying hard to keep you informed and getting closer to knowing Me & My style, a touch of our “home” & outside the “shop life”… Not to mention tips and my fav’s! We post once a week so I hope you signed up to receive the email link! (On website and in emails)

Once a week Email and VIP text is a great way to stay connected, get a deal or coupon. ( link on website) we Do Not spam or  share our list! We love our customer’s and do not want to bam bard you so we do 1 email & 1 text weekly💕

Our Instagram chicstyleutah & our Chic Style VIP Facebook page is the way to check out our Daily arrivals, giveaways, outfit inspiration’s!

Chic Stylebox is our monthly subscription box for $21.99 2-3 fashion accessories mailed to your door that really is a great deal and makes for a great gift! Who doesn’t want a surprise box coming to your door! www.chicstylebox.com

Chic Style South Ogden ( Our boutiques store front) has been getting a facelift a little at a time so if you haven’t been in a while come see all our changes! Also note we have been working really hard at finding ALL the latest affordable fashions and stocking more Items then we ever have! NEW merchandise Dailey!!!  1695 east Skyline dr, South Ogden Ut. 84310

Our Latest Excitement….Our New Clothing Line Will be launched by Christmas! I have had a dream of having this line for several years now and It’s finally coming True…. Stay tuned❤️

Thank you for Sharing in our dreams and helping our family business grow and be the best it can be we appreciate your support and love!

Thank you, D’Arcy, Ben, Hudson, Hampton and the Girl’s at Chic Style

 

 

7 years as a Boutique owner!

7 years as a Boutique owner!

Chic Style celebrates 7 years!

Chic Style celebrates 7 years!

So excited to celebrate with you! Thankful for the 7 years of your support!

So excited to celebrate with you! Thankful for the 7 years of your support!

We celebrated with a cold stone sweet cream! Perfect way to end our Hot Summer photo shoot!

We celebrated with a cold stone sweet cream! Perfect way to end our Hot Summer photo shoot!

Welcome to Our Home 4th of July Style

Perfect center piece for your 4th of July Table or buffet table... Vintage coca cola crate filled with carnations to create a flag!

Perfect center piece for your 4th of July Table or buffet table… Vintage coca cola crate filled with carnations to create a flag!

I love decorating and entertaining for the season’s. 4th of July is one of my Favorites, the cheery color’s and the spirit of America. Living in Utah ( one of the most Patriotic states) Makes it even more fun! Everywhere you look homes, business and parks are decorated in the spirit of 4th of July!

Here I am Welcoming you into our Home for a peek at how I bring the Spirit into our home and some of My families favorite 4th of July treats!

Having a Party? Above is a fun table center piece, a vintage Coca Cola crate ( I found mine on etsy) filled with dyed carnations.  When hosting a party I love to make sure my front porch & door and entry way are decked in the spirit of the Party!  Here’s a peek …..

Adding a touch of 4th to the Front door

Adding a touch of 4th to the Front door

Welcome your guest to the 4th celebration.

Welcome your guest to the 4th celebration.

Detail on the front porch

Detail on the front porch

Details on the front porch

Details on the front porch

Details on the front porch. A welcoming bench decked in the spirit of the 4th

Details on the front porch. A welcoming bench decked in the spirit of the 4th

Front entry table changes with the seasons at our home... A fun touch to welcome your guest and let them know the feel of the party

Front entry table changes with the seasons at our home… A fun touch to welcome your guest and let them know the feel of the party

Detail of the front entry table... Cherries and red vines add a fun touch

Detail of the front entry table… Cherries and red vines add a fun touch

Front entry way table... It's all in the small details

Front entry way table… It’s all in the small details

4th of July Strawberry

4th of July Strawberry

One of my families favorite treats!
Sure to be a hit at your Forth of July gathering…
You’ll need:
– A basket of washed and dried strawberries
– A bag of white chocolate melted (I do microwave in glass bowl) Blue sugar sprinkles:) (red white and blue confetti sprinkles is cute too)
– Tray lined with wax paper
Easy to do with the kiddos❤️
Dip dry strawberry in chocolate 1/2 way then roll 1/2 of chocolate in sprinkles… Set on tray. When finished place in refrigerator to set 🙂     Note…. Did you get our shops Email this Am? I enclosed this fun recipe…. Sign up for emails at www.chicstyleutah.com

4th of July "sparkler" kid friendly drink

4th of July “sparkler” kid friendly drink

I found this Yummy drink years ago on Pintrest and have been making it ever since.

You’ll need

bottles ( I used starbuck’s iced coffee bottles soaked labels off)

sparkles ( party supplies)

sobe pinacolada , blue G2 gatorade, Red Cranapple juice

pour slowly over ice in bottles ( other wise it mixes it up)

heavest sugar content first …. Red, white, blue…… A huge hit with the kids

 

4th of July Sangria

4th of July Sangria

A huge Hit with the adults….. Red white and Blue Sangria Yummy

Watermelon mint salad! One of my most favorite salads and a Big hit at any Summer Party.

Watermelon mint salad! One of my most favorite salads and a Big hit at any Summer Party.

I had this salad over Kale at the Aria in Las Vegas a couple years ago by the pool… My mom and I loved it so much we looked all over for a like recipe…. We found this really close one on Walmarts Pintrest board….. It’s great served over Kale like the Aria did it….but is a equal hit served just like stated! Yummy and a perfect salad for any summer occasion!

Hope your enjoyed a peek into how we celebrate this Countries Freedom! Have a safe and blessed 4Th of July, ❤️D’Arcy

My Favorite Candle & our BEST seller

Capri blue's Candle Volcano #6 is Our Favorite candle

Capri blue’s Candle Volcano #6 is Our Favorite candle

In shop Chic Style's display

In shop Chic Style’s display

1 scent different colored jars

1 scent different colored jars

Limited edition Auqa water color jar

Limited edition Auqa water color jar

The jars are so cute.. After your done with candle you can use for many things around house! I planted some succulents in mine!

The jars are so cute.. After your done with candle you can use for many things around house! I planted some succulents in mine!

Who does love a great candle?   If you know me or have been a customer at our Boutique. You know I only carry what I love and use!  Capri Blue #6 Volcano has been making our Boutique and my home smell delicious for a couple of Years Now!  Volcano is a blend of Tropical fruits and sugared citrus and is yummy smelling ALL year long.  Comes in a signature 19oz jar in standard color’s of blue or white and seasonal color’s like orange and this new limited edition Auqa watercolor. In winter holiday red & green..  Capri Blue also makes a Mercury glass version that changes for the seasons ( hexagon above ) and this summer a darling wooden lid round version! ( shown in display photo) we do have every style in stock!  One of my favorite jars is the frosted mint faceted jar ( shown in our display photo)

Prices are $29.99-65.99 from 19oz to 30oz We carry these lovely candles in stock at our shop. Unfortunately these are to heavy and fragile to have on our website to ship!  Candles make for a great gift and add warmth and soft light to your home, Not to mention smelling up a room with a Devine scent! Do your self a favor and come get one soon!

The Jars that Capri blue makes a so beautiful when your done using the candle… Pop out the wax residue ( freeze it it pops right out) put in dish washer….. And use for pens, makeup brushes, fill with candy or do as I did and plant some succulents in them!

Here’s to a great week and a lovely scented home , office ( or boutique) ❤️ D’Arcy

Ladies night out

Ladies night out!

Ladies night out!

June 21,2013.  5:00-7:00pm Chic style Eden

a fun night out with the girls!

What is better then shopping,cocktails, specials and prizes? Doing it with your girlfriends!

Join us for a fun night out!

ox, D’Arcy

 

Nightstand Favorites

My Nightstand FAVORITES!!!
Lately I have been seeming snap shots of people’s nightstands… On pintrest, blogs and Instagram.
Which had me take a look at mine.
I have kept the same 3 things on Every night stand I have owned over the years…my favorite nightstand must haves
…Fresh flowers, (lately it’s been roses) in my favorite vintage mercury glass vase.
…My favorite lotion MILK by Archipelago,
…A drink..mornings it’s hot tea or coffee and nights it’s Water.
These 3 things no matter what are always sitting on my table.
Yes I have other treasures, candle, lipbalm, magazines or a book, photo’s and other odds and ends, but as I looked back over time these are 3 of the things that have stayed the same.
Think about your favorite nightstand items…have they stayed the same or changed over the years??

Super Bowl

Our Super Bowl spread!
Fun friends , yummy food and a great game!
Everyone who knows me knows I love to entertain!
Tip… Collect fun things for entertaining year round! It’s amazing what you can find any target ( in here 1$ section) and at the dollar store! Little details can make a statement! Keep those eyes open and think out side the box!
Most of all have fun and entertain!!:)

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