Carissa Ates talks sewing and saving on Lillies & Silk
Carissa Ates runs Lillies & Silk and blogs about her everyday fashion, the great deals she comes across and her current sewing projects. She loves experimenting with nail polish colors and shares all the goodies she receives in her monthly VoxBox mailings. When we came across her instagram we were thoroughly impressed. Meet Carissa …
Where I’m based: I’m now based in Maryland, my family and I just relocated from Indiana.
How long I’ve been blogging: I’ve been blogging a year now, I just celebrated a year of blogging this past June.
Blog Basics: I typically blog about my everyday fashion, my good shopping deals, beauty product reviews and my crafts.
What’s the best deal you’ve ever gotten? I bought a limited edition Louis Vuitton Handbag for $900, but it’s original price tag was $2500.
What do you treasure most in your closet? A pair of comfortable shoes.
What trends do you plan to rock this summer? Neon colors, prints, florals and stripes.
Where did you learn to sew? I took several sewing classes at Joann’s Fabric Store.
What’s the best thing you’ve sewn so far? I made pencil pouches for my two boys, in colors that they chose.