moving right along, time to announce a winner! brittan was kind enough to offer one lucky reader an original watercolor painting. she's recently added watercolor prints to her shop, so if you haven't already, you should go take a look! the winner is... HELEN / SERENDIPITYCHILD!
now, onto the bad part of this post. i hope none of this comes out the wrong way, because the last thing i'm looking to do is make everyone think i'm a jerk. but, there are two things blog-related that have really been getting on my nerves lately. first: the unsolicited-spam-gimme-your-money-and-support-my-blog emails or etsy convos. it's getting insane. some days i get as many as three or four of these. other days, i may not get a single email, except for one of those. when did it become acceptable to start harassing and annoying people with requests for money? don't they realize that if someone was interested in sponsoring a blog, that person would email the blogger to inquire further? it just doesn't seem right to me, and i know it's getting more and more common. second: bloggers trash talking the content of other blogs. i realize that i just trash talked a certain method of business, but it's the sales tactic i have a problem with, not the people themselves. anyway, more and more recently i've seen other bloggers get downright vicious talking about outfit posts on other blogs. how does it make them feel better to insult someone and their personal style? and why do they even care that there are fashion/daily outfit post blogs out there if they're not interested in reading them? sure, i may not like every outfit i see, and you will not like every outfit i wear, but the last time i checked, identical uniforms were not required. if people want to do outfit posts, and if, god forbid, they want to wear an outfit that someone else may not like, why not just stop looking if the style is so offensive? why pollute twitter, facebook, or some other site with your negative opinions? just stop looking, dammit! there, i got it off my chest.
i hope you're having a happy tuesday!