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Style Saturday: T + Bling!

 Don't forget your sparkle. (Yep, you can also read that as a metaphor).

August in Texas. Y'all, it's hot! No one wants to dress up.

We are staying cool and comfy in our t-shirts, but that doesn't mean we have to be lazy about it. How do you show respect for your day and still sport your t-shirt? Put on your best lipstick and add bling!

Sparkles dress up a t-shirt, but I'm not saying that I get out my bedazzler-- instead, I incorporate them in my jewelry, nails, shoes, and even a hat.

I love incorporating crowns into my accessories because it reminds me of my eternal crown. Jesus wore a crown of thorns so I could wear a crown of gold!
"Don't forget to wear your tiara today!" "Put off the old self, put on the new self." "Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!" 2 Corinthians 5:17

My pal Sheniqua beats the heat but doesn't neglect her style! Notice her sparkly accessories on hand and foot:

The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps. Proverbs 16:9
Sheniqua does hands right! Would one dare say she is lazy in a t-shirt and shorts? No way!
"This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it!" Psalm 188:24

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