Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Disney's Maleficent Official Movie Trailer

Hi Beauties! 

A bit of a random post today, but being a Disney fanatic I had to share! Disney movies are always magical, and take me back to my childhood, as they probably do for many of you. Growing up, Maleficent was always one of my favorite villains; she was beautiful, mysterious and best of all, truly evil.

Her character has always intrigued me, so I was very excited to find out that Disney was creating a motion picture dedicated to the villain. I shared a sneak peek photo of Angelina Jolie as Maleficent over on my Facebook page a few months ago, if you haven't liked my page yet, click here:
I know a lot of you were just as excited for the film's big release, so I wanted to share Disney's Maleficent Official Teaser Trailer! Just the trailer sends chills down my spine, it looks so good! :) Will you be headed to theaters in May 2014 to see it? 

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Urban Decay NAKED 3 Palette Pictures & Sneak Peek!

hi Beauties

Super Exciting news in the Beauty Blogosphere this evening,
It appears the rumors were true...

Brace yourself.

Urban Decay is officially releasing a NAKED 3 Palette soon! 

No details on release date as of yet, but I *might* have heard from
reliable source that the NAKED 3 will be released in December ;] just in time for the holidays! 

French Blogger, Natacha posted drool worthy photos of the new palette on her blog Here:

I'm currently swooning over the amazing new mattes, and rose hued shimmery eyeshadows; gorgeous!!! Who will be purchasing?! 

Here is a Sneak Peek of the Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Building Our First House - Almost Done! Lots of NEW Photos!

Hi Beauties.

& Happy October!
We're finally in the home stretch now, it's officially closing month!
Our house is nearing completion, and almost everything is done aside from carpet, finishing touches and landscaping,
So exciting!
This may be one of my last house posts before closing on Oct 11th (not sure yet!) so I just wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone for the well wishes and kind words. This has been such an exciting journey for us, and I have loved having all of you along for the ride :) 
Of course I will be back with new house posts as soon as we get moved in! Whose looking forward to some DIY & home decor posts?!?! Yay! 

For now, here are current photos of our new house's progress..

Dining Room


Kitchen Sink

Master Shower

The most important part of any house, the toilet haha

Master Shower 

Master Shower

David's Vanity

My Vanity

Master Tub

Garage Doors

Our Kitchen

Hardwood Floors

Laundry Room

Powder Room

We have sod! and oh there's our gangsta ride! ;) 

Our Backyard

To see my last house post with photos of our kitchen granite, fireplace, appliances, driveway, and some mistakes :-/ CLICK HERE.

I also have 2 exciting New Youtube videos up! 

My Tarte Favorites & BIG GIVEAWAY!
Fall Foundation Routine + Bold Lip Makeup Tutorial

Monday, September 30, 2013

Get Ready with Me: Full Coverage Fall Foundation Routine w/ Bold Lip!

hi Beauties.
Hope you're all enjoying these first few days of Fall! In honor of my FAVORITE season, I decided to share a get ready with me! Featuring my full coverage fall foundation routine & a bold lip!

Products Used to Create this Look:
DermaDoctor Aint Misbehavin Cleanser:
DermaDoctor Aint Misbehavin Serum:
Amore Pacific Eye Renewal Creme
Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation 
Physicians Formula Conceal RX Concealer
Urban Decay DeSlick Mattifying Powder
Tarte Amazonian Clay Bronzer (Park Ave Princess)
Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush (Dollface)
Skindinavia Original Makeup Saver Setting Spray
Tarte EmphasizeWaterproof Brow Mousse 
Urban Decay Primer Potion (Eden)
Urban Decay Vice 2 Palette (Habit, Rewind, Dope)
Kevyn Aucoin Eyelash Curler
Rimmel Lash Accelerator Endless Mascara
MAC Lipstick (Dark Deed)
Sigma, Sedona Lace, BH Cosmetics & Real Techniques Makeup Brushes

Be sure to WATCH my Video Tutorial to Recreate this Fall Makeup Look

My BIG Tarte Cosmetics Giveaway is also still going on! :) Leave a comment on this video to be Entered to WIN:
Tarte Giveaway!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

BentleyBlonde's Tarte Favorites & Tarte Cosmetics Giveaway!

hi Beauties.

Exciting News!!!
I have collaborated with one of my all time favorite makeup brands, tarte cosmetics, to bring you an awesome video & giveaway with all of my favorite products!
You can see all of my Tarte Cosmetic's Favorites and learn how to Enter our Giveaway on my Youtube video-

Be sure to Follow My Blog!
Click HERE.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Building Our First House - Granite, Appliances & Mistakes!

Happy Fall Beauties!

I hope you all have been enjoying this gorgeous weather. I absolutely love this time of year, and am looking forward to spending it in our new home!
Our sales agent contacted us last week with the official times for our walk through and settlement, and to our surprise, we are still scheduled to settle on our estimated date of October 11th! We are SO relieved and excited! 
*knocks on wood* just in case ;]

As you all know,  A LOT of exciting additions to our new house occurred last week, if you want to see pictures of everything,

We saw some great progress this past week, but also noticed a few mistakes that we had to note with our builder. We had mismatched marble on the fireplace, a missing outdoor electrical outlet, incorrect pendant lights in the kitchen, and the garbage disposal was installed on the wrong side of the sink. My husband and I usually visit our home a few times a week to check on progress; I highly recommend that anyone building a home do the same. It's important to mention mistakes as early on as possible. Lucky for us though, we have a very meticulous supervisor and a few of the errors had already been noted.

On a positive note, we now have granite in the kitchen, a fireplace, concrete driveway, painted trim, closet racks and appliances ! They also already added the missing electrical outlet on the front porch, and replaced the mismatched marble on the fireplace. Phew, they work fast!
Here are a few updated pictures of our house...

Gas Fireplace (still needs to be painted white)

Granite Installed in the Kitchen

Kitchen Island

Radiant Cooktop

Double Sink

Light Giallo Ornamental Granite

David was most excited about this feature haha

Trim Painted in the Living Room

Trim Painted in the Dining Room.. and hey there's my car! lol

We have a Driveway!

Wall Oven


They've installed our lighting and even more fun features since this post, which I will share in my next update! so stay tuned :)

We also started our first big DIY project this weekend! If you follow me on Facebook & Instagram you've already seen photos, but my dad and husband have been busy at work creating an upholstered headboard and wooden bed frame for our master bedroom! I'm so blessed to have talented men in my life! ;) I've been taking photos to document the process, which I will share once it's complete!

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