Au revoir 2013!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013


Eeek I hope you don't mind one more of these types of posts…! This year has definitely been a difficult one, but looking back I can't help but think of all the wonderful people I've met and opportunities I have been given in 2013. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for supporting me and this lil' blog - when I say it means the world to me I really mean it. You guys give me something to look forward to when I wake up, and for that I can't thank you enough!

Favorite Outfits
Bubblegum  | Princess Bubblegum | Meowmaid


Seashells | Wishery | Visual Optimism: Blogging as Self Care

Favorite Things *
(* At least, a very small handful of them!)


Being drawn by such a wonderful variety of talented artists like Laura Manfre (who even sent me the original! A prized possession for sure), being sent amazing parcels from wonderful ladies like Marlena, working with truly phenomenal shops and brands such as Locketship, Emerging Thoughts, Dahlia, Yummy You!, and Mod Dolly.

Attending my friend Kayla's graduation party, being featured on Teen Vogue's website multiple times, and putting together my very first YouTube video (though I'm not happy with the end result I'm glad I did something so out of my comfort zone)!

And of course, reading the incredibly thoughtful and kindhearted emails, tweets, and comments you guys have left me! Thank you so much for making my 2013 pretty darn great, and I hope you have a wonderful 2014! I feel so hopeful about the next year and motivated to keep up with my resolutions (like draw more)! What were the highlights of your year and do you have any resolutions for 2014? ♥

43 comments:

  1. Oh, I wish you a Happy New Year! I really hope you'll draw more because I'd love to see more of your work :) xxx

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  2. Wishing you a Happy New Year too!!! :)

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  3. I'm so glad I found your blog this year Kailey, it's become one of my absolute favourites and I've loved reading every post. Looks like you've had an amazing year and I'm looking forward to more Mermaidens in 2014 :)
    Hope you have a fantastic New Year! xx

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  4. So happy to have found you this year darling Kailey! Im wishing you all the happiness in the world in 2014! <3 Love and hugs Sade xo

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  5. I love your bubblegum looks!!
    You're absolutely stunning!!
    I envy your hair. c;

    <3
    Harlynn
    www.mindyourmadness.blogspot.com

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  6. I love your seashells post! You look like a mermaid!!

    Have a Happy New Year :D

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  7. I love these wrap-ups, and this one is so pretty. It's so nice to remember all of your dreamy posts! I think Meowmaid and Seashells were my favorites! I know this year has been a difficult one, but I'm sending you lots of love and wishes for a wonderful 2014!

    xox Sammi
    www.thesoubrettebrunette.blogspot.com

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  8. All the best, Kailey! I look forward to seeing what you do in 2014 =)

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  9. i love love love mermaidens, it's my go to for all things fun, whimsical, nostalgic and lovely. loved your barbie youtube video! still blows my mind how fantastic that video is!!! Your styling, your dresses that hair! my dear it is all so so so magical. Don't ever change. Hoping 2014 is a fantastic year for you. You deserve nothing but happiness and opportunities! big love sweet mermaid xxxxx

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  10. Viva Mermaidens! Loved your outfits this year. I hope 2014 is wonderful for you!

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  11. Kailey dear, you radiate loveliness and are the most delightful. May the new year be as sweet as you! ♡♡
    ♡ Dulce

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  12. Looks like you have had a fab year!
    I'm still in the process of thinking up my resolutions. I think I'll be spending a good chunk of tomorrow writing them out - I hope having somewhere to blog again will help keep me in line to completing them.

    Happy new year!

    ~ K

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  13. I'm glad I found your blog this year. Even though it was only a few weeks ago. I can't wait to read about your adventures in the new year.

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  14. love the post! happy new years eve, girl! <3

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  15. Looks like it's been an incredible year for you! Hope 2014 is amazing!!!

    Suzanne
    A Coin For the Well

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  16. Happy New Year, Kailey! So glad to hear you had such a lovely 2013, and hope your 2014 is even better!

    Cheers,
    Sarah ♡
    http://petitepixieblog.blogspot.com/

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  17. happy new year sweet cheeks! you've been a daily dose of dress-piration for me this year, and no doubt this will continue through the next year too! <3

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  18. I think you did a great job with that Barbie video! You should definitely do more videos in the future. I'm also loving this recap of your favorite outfits. I love how girly and fun your style is and I've been enjoying reading your blog this past year. I hope 2014 is even better for you. Happy new year!

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  19. I wish you a happy new year and will post more and achievements sz

    xoxo
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  20. glad to hear you've had such a wonderful year in terms of blogging. it's such a fun, creative outlet and i think people who aren't into blogging can't really understand how enjoyable it is, and especially how nice it is to make friends through it. :)

    little henry lee

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  21. your style is so pretty <3 happy new year x
    thefrillseekers.blogspot.com

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  22. next year will be even better! Thank you for inspiring us with your wonderful style! Thanks for your comment on my post, too :) I hope we can skype and party sometime soon! XO

    love, polly :)

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  23. Happy New Year <3 Thank you for all the inspiration <3

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  24. Dear Kailey,
    2013 was definitely your year :) You always look so lovely and cute so my heart can't handle it and it melts :) hah :) Happy New Year <3

    http://coeursdefoxes.blogspot.com/

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  25. what a beautiful overview. I love how feminine and sweet your outfits are! Happy 2014!
    xo,
    nancy

    http://www.adoretoadorn.com

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  26. Love your style.. its super cute

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  27. I hope 2014 is a fantastic one for you! xxx

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  28. Oh I adore you and your blog! Hope 2014 is a fabulous year for you! X

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  29. I loved seeing how your looks evolved from year to year too. I think that's pretty rad and inspiring ;-) Happy new year!

    Rachel
    http://alamodest.com

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  30. This is a beautiful recap of your year. I'm also glad you posted a link to your video because I STILL haven't watched it. Talk about being behind. :P

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  31. Dearest Kailey,

    I am sending all of the happy charms in the world so you can have your best year yet! You deserve it --- you are such a wonderful girl.

    *Hugs*

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  32. Lovely post!

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  33. Holy cow, I'm so glad you commented on my blog because I looooove yours! You are totally adorable! Congrats on such an amazing year, and can't wait to see what's going to be in store for you in 2014! x

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  34. Such pretty outfits! And I LOVE your hair!

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  35. Aw! this is so neat! you have such wonderful style. Just a note that I've been looking around your blog and I really like it so you have gained a new follower. Everything here is so inspiring. Keep it up :)
    ~Abigail

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  36. We miss you! Hope you're well huni x

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  37. I wish you a Happy New Year! I really hope you'll draw more because I'd love to see more of your work .

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  38. wow such beautiful things!! i have a new blog, it talks about lots of stuff: hair, makeup, clothes, stores, food! can you check it out? :)

    http://crustycherry.blogspot.pt/

    thank you!

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  39. I have found your blog via Carly Watt's blog, and gotta say that your hair is super duper cute! Love your sweet look xx

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