Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Self Portrait Challenge - resolution.

This month's theme over at Self Portrait Challenge is resolutions and we were wished luck on how to interpret our own personal resolutions in photo form. Sounds pretty hard unless you only made one and it was the following...

1) To Be Happy.

I took this photo on Christmas day. My extended family were all sitting in front of the tv watching some teen movie and dozing on and off. I was going stir crazy. I took my camera out into the cold on a walk. While wearing a polka dotted peasant top, jeans, boots, my brother-in-law's beanie and my brand new tuu-tuu. I say, aqua tulle with red frills? I have always wanted one and my girl Mary indulged me as my gift this year. Damn good start to my resolution if you ask me...and a closer look at my skirt of happiness here...



Blogger Nicole said...

love the first shot and tutu! very brave indeed!

5:38 PM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

Love the photo and the tutu. Here's to Happy!

5:48 PM  
Blogger Love Squalor said...

fun fun fun! can't think of a better resolution than that!

7:17 PM  
Anonymous holli said...

That is a GREAT resolution!!! And I have been going back and forth on wanting a tutu for myself. I may have to get one. I link to a lady who makes the best tutus in my dress-up section and she says she will make one in my size. I'm just not so sure. But you look precious!!

I loved this post!!

Happy new year!

7:36 PM  
Anonymous girlfriday said...

LOVE that tutu.

8:00 PM  
Blogger Kathleen said...

you are so lucky!!!!
your tutu rocks...man oh man.

i hope your new year IS filled with true happiness and lots of giggling and tutu twirling!


8:03 PM  
Blogger Kim Carney said...

That is the greatest one!

9:54 PM  
Anonymous acumamakiki said...

This is so perfect beautiful Les, happy new year!!

3:14 AM  
Blogger angela said...

you must get a twirling photo in that gorgeous skirt!

cheers to a wonderful resolution :)

4:51 AM  
Blogger BlueJude said...

I like your style! And your resolution too!

7:05 AM  
Blogger luzie said...

What a fun outfit!
HAPPY new year to you. :)

8:16 AM  
Blogger melba said...

Love your hat!
Hapy New Year!

8:48 AM  
Blogger madness rivera said...

I love these pictures. You look great!

11:29 AM  
Anonymous gay said...

this was the first spc of the new year i looked at and what a great choice...love the tutu! the hemp yarn i used was sonata, check out elann.com for great bargains!

5:07 PM  
Blogger Mim Smith Faro said...

love the first pic. You're beautiful!!! and the tutu is just fabulous!

6:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You look happy! Beautiful eyes.. I would be that happy too if I had a tutu! Lucky.

6:59 PM  
Anonymous amystery said...

wow! fantastic photo and that tutu...words can not describe the fabulousness of that tutu.

8:52 PM  
Blogger Vedrana M. said...

great portrait, beautiful colors :) your resolution is just great...

12:35 AM  
Blogger Nessie Noodle said...

PERFECT! I think dressing the part of happiness is always a great way to inspire yourself.
I have taken to wearing my collection of aprons around, out and about, not just in the kitchen. After all shouldn't everyone get to see this awesome collection I got going?
I was asked the other day if I had forgotten to take it off or if it was part of my get-up, I responded, "get-up" they smiled and said they liked it, it made them smile... this is what is all about...
wearing the tu-tu or the apron around because it makes you FEEL GOOD!

Happy 2007 LeS! here is to a year of Smiles.

9:21 AM  
Blogger Bohemian Girl said...

well, this photo definitely made ME happy!!

11:03 AM  
Anonymous Lunarmusings said...

Wow! Look at your beautiful happy face! I love this photo. It is officially my favorite picture of you!

love love love and of course, much happiness!

11:07 AM  
Anonymous bekka said...

gorgeous shot! love the colors and lighting in your sp. it rocks.

11:32 AM  
Blogger elizabooth said...

I resolve to get a tutu like that. It's amazing!

Be happy. How do so many of us so easily forget that one?

9:30 PM  
Blogger The Whole Self said...

you are abosolutely glowing. i heart these pictures of you.


6:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Look at all these great responses. You are a true talent. This year is going to be awesome for you! T

4:16 PM  
Blogger andrea said...

I've already told you this, but this is oh so gorgeous, full of happyhappyhappy. clear and colorful and maximally awake. I love it.

and boy do I have mad love for that tutu.

1:30 PM  

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