My Favorite Spring iPhone Cases

It's no secret that I love iPhone cases–– they're fun to collect, especially when they're super cute! I have rounded up my absolute favorites so share with you guys. As you can see, I like them super colorful and bold. My current iPhone case is the "Please slap me on the back of the head..." one. I get so many compliments on it, and it's very protective!

Clockwise from left to right:

Casual Wednesday

Jeans: J. Crew | Tank: Zara | Sandals: J. Crew Factory | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban
Bracelets: I made them! (DIY here) | Watch: Daniel Wellington

Y'all, in a few days, I'll be officially done with my sophomore year of college! Oh, how time flies. I cannot believe I'll be a junior. It feels like I'm still a junior in high school (though thankfully, I'm not). I am so glad I transferred to Rollins College this year. I have a great group of friends that I wouldn't trade for the world, I loved all of my classes, and living in Florida is the best. It's the perfect place to live as a blogger–– there are so many pretty locations to take photos and the weather is heavenly! It was cooler this week, meaning I could wear my ripped jeans and my favorite new tank from Zara. I love the subtle detailing on it! Another one of my favorite new purchases is my Daniel Wellington watch. It goes with just about everything!


Tom & Tory

Tunic: Tory Burch | Sunglasses: Tom Ford | Shorts: J. Crew Factory
Monogrammed necklace: Etsy | Leather sandals: J. Crew Factory

This Tory Burch tunic is the best thing ever. I purchased it on a whim at the Orlando TB outlet last month, but I am so glad that I did! It's nice and easy to throw on, and it is super breathable for the hotter months. Paired with Tom Ford sunnies, it's the perfect casual poolside look. 


Exam Week Blues

White jeans: J. Crew | Button down: Vineyard Vines | Sneakers: Converse 
Watch: Michael Kors | Bracelet: I made it! (DIY here) | Monogram necklace: Etsy

Well, exam week is starting tomorrow! I'm not fond of studying hard and taking cumulative tests, so I am happy that summer starts for me on Friday! I am relying on breezy, casual outfits this week, since I don't want to look like a slob because of the whole "dress well, test well" thing. I am in love with my new Converse slip-ons, and this Vineyard Vines button down is a favorite of mine as well.


DIY Tassel Bracelets

I've seen tassel bracelets on instagram, etsy, and tumblr lately and I really wanted some. The problem was, I didn't want to pay $20 for a bracelet I could make myself! After doing a little research and hitting up the local Michael's craft store with my friends, I was ready to do some afternoon crafting. I have decided to share how to make them with y'all! I got totally carried away when making them––
 I ended up with too many, which means I'm giving one away on my instagram (@yepitsprepblog). Head on over to see details!

First, I'm going to explain how to tie a tassel. Obviously, this step is important because they are tassel bracelets. For the tassel, you will need:

Embroidery thread, a credit card, scissors, 5mm Jump rings

Step one: Choose the color embroidery thread you want. Cut two 12" pieces of it and lay them to the side for later use.

Step two: Find a credit card or a gift card! This is what you'll be wrapping the rest of the thread around. The bigger the card, the longer the tassel will be.

Step three: Begin wrapping the thread around the card. Do this relatively tightly and keep the string close together.

Step four: Continue doing this until you've used the remainder of your embroidery thread!

Step five: Cut the thread along one edge of the card.

Step six: Carefully slide the thread off of the card, making sure that all of the threads stay together.

Step seven: Unfold the threads and lay them flat. Take one of the 12" pieces you set aside earlier and put a jump ring on the center of it.

Step eight: Wrap the 12" strand with the jump ring attached around the center of your threads tightly, keeping the jump ring in the center.

Step nine: Tie the ends together after you're done wrapping them.

Step ten: Fold your tassel in half, jump ring facing up. Use the other 12" piece of string to wrap around the top of the tassel tightly, and then knot and trim the excess thread.

Step eleven: Trim the ends of your tassel so it looks uniformed and even.

Step twelve: Admire your pretty tassel.

The second part of this is making the bracelet. For this, you will need:

5-7mm elastic jewelry cord, beads of your choice, crimp beads, pliers, super glue, scissors

String your beads onto a piece of stretchy cord that is about a foot long. I used 18 beads, but my wrists are small so you might want to use more.

After you're done beading, string both sides of the elastic through crimp beads, and position the tassel between the 2 crimp beads. Pull tight.

Using the crimp bead pliers, clamp down on the crimp beads to secure them. Make sure that the elastic is being pulled tightly while you're doing this. It is easier if you have someone else pull the elastic while you crimp the beads.

Trim the excess elastic off and you're done! If you want, dab some superglue on the crimp beads for added security. I'd recommend doing that so they're more durable! Enjoy your brand new tassel bracelet that you made on your own. Wasn't that super easy and fun? You'll get addicted, I swear. I made like twenty of them, no lie. If you end up making these, tag me on instagram so I can see your creations! :)

Elevated Style

Ellevator Boot Socks: c/o Bootights | Shirt: Ralph Lauren | Skirt: J. Crew Factory | Boots: Hunter
Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Bracelets: Gorjana and Kendra Scott | Ring: Gorjana

These have to be my favorite pair of Bootights yet. The "Ellevator" style is perfect for wearing rainboots–– seriously, I think I will be living in them next fall and winter! They're so soft. I won't ramble on about these awesome socks though, because I know y'all want details on the Bootights giveaway (because who doesn't love giveaways? I love them a lot).

So here are the giveaway rules:
Follow Bootights on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest
Like & share the contest post on Facebook
Comment with your favorite style or look for spring
Follow me on Instagram @yepitsprepblog

Winners of the contest will be able to choose one of the Bootights items I've featured in my posts for the past week! Also, Bootights might throw in a few surprise goodies:)

Also, you can use the code "style25" at checkout on the Bootights website for 25% off of your order and free shipping! This code is good until May 2nd. Happy shopping!

Scallops and Socks

Dress: Tobi | Boots: Frye | Boot Socks c/o Bootights | Necklace: Cindy Ensor Designs
Ring: Gorjana | Sunglasses: Tory Burch

It was cooler and sunny out today, which is why I decided to break out my boots, my Darby Bootights, and my favorite scalloped dress! These are the comfiest tight/socks ever; I'm obsessed. I'm also sad that it's getting hot out and I won't be able to wear them much longer.

As I promised on Monday, I have info on how y'all can apply to be Bootights college campus ambassadors. Not only is it fun, it's also a great way to gain PR and communications experience! Stay tuned for Friday's post, because I'll have info about a Bootights giveaway! :)

Also, you can use the code "style25" at checkout on the Bootights website for 25% off of your order and free shipping! This code is good until May 2nd. Happy shopping!