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

hometown:
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, ok...me)

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 date...in 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!

9 comments

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

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

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  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

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  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!

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  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!

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

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  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

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

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  9. Love Shelli and her home is just gorgeous!

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