Girls who inspire: Shelli of A' La Mode

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

I am so excited to feature my friend Shelli today. Shelli & I "met" when I designed her blog and she is one of those clients that I became fast friends with. Chances are that you have seen her here, here or here. If not -- where have you been?! Shelli has been a blogger for five min since Feb & has been featured all over the place. The girl has got style!

Love her style & of course...I just love Shelli. Had the pleasure of talking to her last week {for almost 2.5 hours}. I am never on the phone that long!

PS. Her "interesting fact" may be one of the most interesting so far. {see below!} Anyway, here she is. One of my fave new bloggers. Shelli of A' La Mode.

name & age:
Shelli, 36

Houston, Texas

current home:
Nashville, Tennessee

meaning behind my blog name:
a' la mode- with style

current job:
former medical device sales rep (cardiac surgery) turned stay at home mommy

My new boss. She's hard core.

dream job:
my former career AND my current career.  I am blessed.

if i could travel anywhere...:
Greece is on the list!

something unique about me:
I was a singer on Carnival Cruise Lines and at Walt Disney World

i like to:
sing, dance, monogram and bargain hunt for interior design and fashion

Where the princess lives.

i watch:
Modern Family, Curb Appeal,  Criminal Minds, Bethenny Ever After (who typed that? ok,

listening to:
Imogen Heap, frou frou, Ingrid Michaelson, Jackopierce, Keane

crushing on:
these (celebrity crushes come and go but shoes- they are forever!)

5 things that inspire me:
my mom, my daughter, memories of my Gramme, House Beautiful, Elle Decor

favorite nail polish:
Essie's ballet slippers

favorite perfume:
Sung by Alfred Sung- been wearing it since 7th Grade.  Seriously.

who or what inspires your style?
Phoebe Howard, an awesome designer in Atlanta and HomeGoods.  I like to mix high and low.

what is your favorite room in your home?
my office and K's nursery

Where I blog & drink wine work.

what are your favorite online furniture shops?
overstock, crateandbarrel, wisteria, etsy  for pillows

if you could purchase 3 pieces for your home (price is not an issue) what would you buy?
this, this and these - for the moment anyway.  Yes I have design ADD. =)

My cute husband and I on our second Napa. That's how we roll.

The most perfect day.

Where I get my beauty rest.

For more inspiration & fab finds stop by A' La Mode!

Thanks for inspiring us, Shelli! Keep it up! I love all of your finds!


  1. I just absolutely love this series! So fun getting "to know" other bloggers. And wow her home is gorgeous

  2. Shelli is fabulous and just a really sweet person! Her style is quite amazing!

  3. Aw, thanks for the sweetest comments Danielle! I am honored to be part of your fab blog today and thank you for being the MOST fun! xoxo shel

  4. Wow...she does have mad style. That's is one of the coolest nurseries I've seen in a long time. Good post! Good post!

  5. I have also been wearing Alfred Sung since forever. I think it was high school when I babysat for my neighbor that wore it and I was instantly obsessed!

  6. This is the best! It was so fun to read and learn about Shelli!

  7. So sweet guys! I love her blog. That's where I picked up Danielle's name and I'm so excited to be working together! Thank you for sharing! Nikki

  8. Shelli ia a doll!!!!! One day she may go into her office and find me in there! hahha!
    Have a pretty day!

  9. Love Shelli and her home is just gorgeous!