Thursday Treats – 8th March 2012 – Hello Kitty Glasses, Playing a 50s Housewife and My New Pink Wig

Photography Credit: Joanna Brown Photography

It’s been a busy old week in Chez Williams. On Monday I had to go to the opticians, booo. I hate the opticians more than the dentist! I’m so blind (for anyone in the know my perscription is -7.00…that’s pretty darn short-sighted!) so it always feels like I’m going into an exam I can never pass. I needed new glasses but didn’t like any of the frames on offer so I snapped these Hello Kitty beauties from Tequila Star on etsy instead! I’m now trying to figure out if I look a bit too mental in them or just mental enough to be passable? What do we think?

For those wondering about the (excuse me, but) effing amazing photo at the top of this post – yes it’s me and I can’t hardly believe I look so glamorous! I had a shoot on Tuesday with the awesome Joanna Brown. It was a personal photography project of Jo’s that I was helping out with. She had me dressed as a 1950s housewife – a very different look for me indeed! I’ll be sharing the photos on the blog soon as I can. I hope you’ll enjoy seeing a very different and demure side to me.

Photography Credit: Joanna Brown Photography

Oh yes…and this is the Vegas wig! Cool huh? Oh how I wish my hair was this long and luscious in ‘real life’. Wearing this hair for a few shots really did help me get into character. In fact I might have to rock out this look more often.

Anyway, that’s enough about me for now! Let’s get on with some yummy treats shall we?

♥ This 3 minute, no heat curl tutorial is amazing. I’m so doing it!
♥ Adore this California hippie chic wedding inspiration
♥ Winter may be over but this stylish winter themed shoot gave me chills
♥ Crafty Camarillo Ranch Wedding
♥ Ferris Wheels, Elephants, Bears…Oh My! – A circus inspired wedding
♥ Typography wedding inspo. The paper wedding dress is so good!
♥ How to create heart shaped bokeh
♥ Seriously cute Cornwall wedding sneak peek and I’m LOVING that the groom’s wearing a bow-tie that was made using this tutorial on my blog! YEY.
♥ When dessert meets design
♥ Seriously cute vintage country picnic wedding in Missouri

Photography Credit: Lemon Lime Photography

♥ I’ve written about this before but Jasmine & Jen’s ‘How to Submit to Wedding Blogs’ post is awesome
A sun-drenched 70s inspired shoot
♥ Adore this Venice beach couple shoot
♥ This colourful backyard wedding is all kinds of awesome (more here and here)
♥ Love this Campbell Soup (Warhol) Toy Cans DIY!
♥ These miniature toilet paper roll sculptures are sooo amazing!
♥ This dress designed by Elsie for Sucré’s first music video gives me actual goosebumps
♥ The new Modcloth ‘Style Aquatic’ shoot is all kinds of fabulous, but I equally love the behind the scenes shots!
♥ This ‘here comes the sun’ shoot rules.
♥ Utterly stunning pink & turquoise tea party inspiration 

Check out this kick ass video by Son of Shark Pig, of the Feather Love Artist’s Workshop that I attended back in September. Oh the dancing… so much dancing!

This baby sloth in a onesie video slayed me with cute


  1. Are you literally trying to make me spend money by introducing new online shops dammit! I now have an unreasonable desire for a high waisted bikini. Which is a worry…

  2. Post author

    Eva – Im trying I promise! its taking forever…im working on getting it healthy so it will grrrrooow damnit!

  3. Rachel Underwood

    Loving the pink wig, it suits you! now you just need to grow your actual hair that long and you won’t need the wig! love your sister xxxx

  4. Loved shooting Kat and working with Elbie too, can’t wait to reveal the whole darn lot soon, Laura I studied Sherman so that is a total compliment… KAT you are gorg 🙂

  5. I think those are two of my favourite images of you, Kat! Just gorgeous! Can’t wait to see the full set!

  6. Kirsty

    Kat that wig is ace! In Company High Street Edit Spring Summer 2012 I was reading today that more people are wearing wigs to quickly change their look, there is even a blue one too! So cool x

  7. Don’t worry, I am actually blinder than you! One eye is -7 and the other -8! It’s always so depressing when I get my eyes tested and all this blogging malarky can’t be helping matters!

  8. Kat, love the wig! I think it looks like your gorgeous hair just longer! Also, thanks for the GREAT links this week! I loved the Missouri picnic wedding! Her shoes are fabulous.


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