Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms

Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms
Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms

Spring is here!!! These blooms are definitely brightening my day!

Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms

My heart goes out to our world right now. This is such a scary time. All we can do is stay at home, be diligent in our social distancing, & pray for the health & healing of our world. In this post, I want to share things I’ve been doing at home to pass the time, stay positive, & keep up productivity.

Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms
Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms

Ben & I have been doing some fun house projects such as painting & decorating! I promise to share photos & more info on all of our home projects in the weeks to come…so stay tuned!

All of this time at home has opened up my schedule for some spring cleaning. It’s the perfect time to do a deep clean & declutter around the house. We’ve been going through closets & drawers that have been neglected in order to get rid of things we don’t need anymore. It feels so good to purge those things & give our living space a bit of a refresh.

Another thing I’ve been trying to do lately is boost my creativity. Whether I’ve been watercolor painting, playing with new pairings in my closet, or painting my face with makeup, it’s a great time to get those creative juices flowing & experiment with new things (& without spending any money!).

Now for technology…

I’m finally into TikTok, you guys! I may or may not have called it TicTac on accident recently…but that’s besides the point. TikTok has been a huge bright spot in my life these past few days. I find myself cracking up, relating, & watching these super creative videos with awe. Why not try a few new dance moves? Are you on TikTok, too?

Thank goodness for FaceTime am I right?! It has been so nice to see the faces of my friends & family during this time. Reach out to your loved ones. Tell them you love them. We will get through this together!

Lastly, I’ve been playing around with how I edit my photos. This year, I’ve decided to allow myself to try new things. I don’t want to get in a rut of how my photos “should look”. I want to play around with color, light, & contrast & I hope you all enjoy the different feel in each look.

Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms
Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms
Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms
Social Distancing Beneath The Cherry Blossoms
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Layered Maxi Dress + Playful Florals

Colors, Prints, & Textures…More is More!

Layered Maxi Dress + Playful Florals

Honestly, I’ve never felt more like “me” than during this shoot. For so long, I put myself in a box of what I thought people wanted to see from me, but now I’m allowing myself to be creative & take risks & create content that I truly love. What can you expect to see from me moving forward…bold makeup, creative florals, fun accessories…& as always fearless, feminine fashion. I’m still going to be showcasing affordable fashion, just with a more creative flair. I hope you guys enjoy the new content as much as I do! <3

Layered Maxi Dress + Playful Florals
Layered Maxi Dress + Playful Florals
Layered Maxi Dress + Playful Florals

A great way to wear your spring & summer dresses while it’s still a bit chilly out is by layering fun, feminine blouses underneath. This maxi dress features the purple color I can’t get enough of this season. It’s everywhere & honestly all I want to wear ATM. I has so much fun putting this look together with the mixing prints, textures, & bright colors. Little details I love include the watercolor blush (inspired by this video), & my gold hoops.

Layered Maxi Dress + Playful Florals
Flowers Used:

Hydrangea // Queen Anne’s Lace // Carnations // Tulip // Stock // Thistle // Poppy (Faux) // Bellflower (Artificial)


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Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants

Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants

Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants

Florals & Fashion

Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants

I am so excited to be merging my love of fashion with my love for florals! A great way for me to get in some floral arranging practice as well as experiment with different color combos that compliment my outfits.


Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants
Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants
Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants

I took a poll on Instagram recently, & so many of you wanted to see me styling some wide leg pants. These pink-y, purple-y pants are such a fun addition to any wardrobe for spring. Pair them with either a tighter fitting top, or a flowy top with balloon sleeves fully tucked into the pants. The trick to wearing wide leg pants is really accentuating the waist line. So have fun, be bold, & add a pop of colorful 70’s style into your wardrobe this spring/summer.


Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants


Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants
Purple Carnations & Wide Leg Pants

Flowers Used:

Hydrangea // Carnation // Mini Button Pom White Flower // Spider Mum


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Let’s Catch Up!

These 7 outfits I’ve been loving range from casual daytime looks to fancy evening attire. Catch up on the looks I’ve worn over & over again so far this winter.

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7 Outfits I've Been Loving
7 Outfits I've Been Loving
7 Outfits I've Been Loving
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7 Outfits I've Been Loving

*Earrings Worn*- Pearl Hoops (gifted) & Gold Cuff


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New Year’s Dreams & Goals

New Year's Dreams & Goals

New Year's Dreams & Goals

Happy New Year!

Hello! This post is going to be a long & chatty post about where my head has been over the past few months & what I’m hoping this new year will bring. A lot has been happening & a lot of change is on the horizon that I want you all to be a part of. I’m so excited to finally be sharing what been on my heart & mind as of late. I feel like I haven’t posted on here in quite some time & it feels like I have been keeping secrets from you guys just by not sharing bits of my life. (haha) No more secrets. I’m ready & excited to share.

I’m starting this year off by focusing on one core word for 2020. I’ve never done this before, but it’s like this word found me & I haven’t stopped thinking about it since. My word for 2020 is reset. Honestly I didn’t realize it until the word was placed right in front of me, but I was/am in need of a major reset–body, mind, soul, home, health, faith, routine…everything!

Home Reset

Ben & I have already made some great progress on our home reset. We deep cleaned our couch, painted our dining table & chairs, hung some new art, & purchased our first orchid. It’s amazing how cleansing it feels to make a few small changes around the house.

Since we are on the topic of home, I also want to mention my house cleaning goals for 2020, but really just for my future. We bought a new vacuum that has totally changed our lives. Living in a household with 3 pets means there is hair everywhere & always. We used to sweep about once a week, but then every day after that was–well, hairy. Our new vacuum is cordless, so lightweight, & is mounted on the wall for easy access so that we can use it every single day. The house has never felt more clean & it’s amazing how much a clean house can alter our mood. Waking up to a clean house & coming home from work to a clean house are things I want to continue to do throughout the year.


New Year's Dreams & Goals
New Year's Dreams & Goals

Body Reset

As far as my body goes, it told me it needed a reset by presenting pain in my foot. I’m currently waiting to hear the results from my MRI, but hopefully it’s nothing too bad & that I caught whatever it is early enough that I will be back to dancing soon. Either way, I know I will be stronger & healthier after all of this. This pause from ballet has given me the time to plan meals that are clean & healthy as well as to re-imagine my workout regiment. My body is feeling so strong in a new way & my abs have never been so sore. Choosing to look at all of this with rose colored glasses on & with a heart of gratitude. Let me know if you’re interested in seeing what my new workout looks like!

Fashion & Blog Reset

I got into a bit of a fashion blogging rut towards the end of 2019 because I had set too many rules for myself. My mind had already decided exactly what “feminine fashion” looked like, & I didn’t allow myself to stray or experiment with anything else. But why does “feminine fashion” have to look a certain way? Fearless, feminine fashion can be anything you want it to be. My fashion reset means getting rid of the rules I have set for myself & my closet. (Rules like: no black, only skirts & dresses, etc.) Ready to feel free to create new looks for this year with a new sense of what feminine fashion means to me.

As for my blog, I’ve decided that fewer posts with more content in each post is how I want to approach this year. I want to create quality content that is both inspiring & thought provoking. 2020 is about not fitting the mold of other fashion blogger, but really being me. I don’t know exactly what that looks like yet, but I’m excited to find out & continue to build this amazing community.


New Year's Dreams & Goals
New Year's Dreams & Goals
New Year's Dreams & Goals

“Me” Time Reset

I have a lot more “me” time lately because of Ben’s job, therefore I’m trying to really take advantage of that time & do things that my heart really loves. One dream I have for my future is to open a flower shop from my home, so I want to use this time to really practice & get creative with floral arrangements. I’ve done the florals for 2 weddings now & I am totally in love with the entire process. This summer I have 2 more wedding I’m doing the flowers for & I can’t wait to share photos of the finished products & some behind the scenes work. Get ready to see a lot more flora on Felix & Flora this year.

Last year, I set a goal to read a book a month & well…that didn’t happen. This year I just want to make an effort to read about topics I’m passionate about. On my current list I have Bringing Up Bébé, Jesus Feminist, & Styling Nature: A Masterful Approach to Floral Arrangements.

I also really want to lean into crafting this year. If you haven’t seen in my Instagram stories, I have been dabbling in painting with watercolors. It has been such a fun process & I’m learning a lot. Seems silly but I’d love to get really good at using watercolors, so I want to practice a lot this year. Along with painting, I’ve also been getting into bullet journalling. Shayda Campbell is so talented & has gotten me totally hooked on both watercolor painting & bullet journalling via her YouTube channel. Go check out her videos & prepare to get crafting!

Final Thoughts

I’m at a place of deconstruction when it comes to my faith at the moment. It’s still a part of my life that I hold very dear, but I’m figuring out what it means to me today. I’ve been taught exactly what to believe & what to think about certain topics from those in authority around me my whole life. Now I’m finally at a place in my life where I feel like I can step back & assess where I truly stand as an adult & what I want to stand for going forward. Deconstruction is a process, but one I want to fight for this year. Anyone else going through this at the moment? I’d love to chat with you or open a dialogue with this community.

Living with less waste is a huge goal for me this year. Researching more about sustainability, reusable products & just being aware of the effect we have on the world is something I will be work hard towards in 2020. What are some ways you are doing this already? I would love your suggestions!

Lastly, Ben & I want to make more of an effort to save money this year. We would love to go on some fun vacations together & eventually buy or even build a house in the future, so 2020 will be a year of major saving.


New Year's Dreams & Goals
New Year's Dreams & Goals

This Dress!!

I was kindly sent this magical dress! See me wearing it on their website here! Also, during this shoot, people were singing out “Let It Go” to me! So much fun.

Day Trip To D.C.

Day Trip To D.C.

Day Trip To D.C.
Day Trip To D.C.
Day Trip To D.C.

Our Quick Day Trip

Over the years, Ben & I have grown to truly love living in Richmond. One of the great perks is how close it is to D.C.! This time, in an effort to avoid city traffic & paying for parking, we drove to the end of the blue line at Franconia-Springfield, parked our car there for free, & then rode the metro into the city. If you are entering the city from Virginia, I would highly recommend this trick.

Anyways, we went to D.C. to meet up with Ben’s parents who happened to be in town for work. It’s always great to be able to spend time with family seeing as though none of our family lives in VA (but I’m really pushing for at least some of my family to move out here someday…). We walked along the mall, ate tasty street food, & just got to sit & catch up which is always so refreshing.

Day Trip To D.C.
Day Trip To D.C.

What I’m Wearing

Green Floral Maxi Dress // Ballet Flats // Pink Handbag // Beret // Bow Earrings



I Could Look At Flowers All Day

After we ate lunch, we walked through stunning floral gardens. We saw roses of every color imaginable. Basically I was in heaven. I wish I had taken more pictures of all the colors, but of course I was drawn to all of the pinks! They were all so lovely & fragrant & effortlessly whimsical & I could have stayed there all day long. But after a long walk in the garden, we made our way over to an area of the city I had never been to…

District Wharf

This area of the city has been so well designed. It’s right on the water & is full of amazing restaurants, cafés, shops, & more. They even had a large bonfire for people to make s’mores at. The thing I loved most about this area though, was how visually pleasing they had made it. It was clean & has fresh pots of gorgeous flowers around every corner. Those little details mean so much & made our experience so delightful. I definitely cannot wait to go back again soon.


Day Trip To D.C.
Day Trip To D.C.


Day Trip To D.C.
Day Trip To D.C.

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