• Style and Styling

    Style Q & A: May 2020

    Happy day, reader dear! Earlier this month, I had a fun evening on FaceBook Live answering Style Q’s from readers and followers. I know that not everyone who reads the blog also follows me on FaceBook, so I wanted to…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Denim Jacket Style (Part 1)

    Find the Best Shape for YOUR Shape! Happy day, reader dear! In our corner of the world, spring is in full swing. When I was a girl, spring meant windbreakers. Does anyone else remember those flannel lined nylon jackets (usually…

  • Color

    Color Obsession: Aqua & Lilac

    Happy day, reader dear! Have you ever had (As my husband puts it) a craving flung upon you? Out of apparently nowhere, you want pizza, or artichokes, or Thai food. Most of us get it when thinking about food cravings,…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style May 2020

    Happy mid-month, reader dear! What does mid-month mean to you? To me, it means it’s time for 2020’s fifth installment of Copycat Style! If you are new to Closet Play Image, WELCOME! (You’ll find I’m an enthusiastic abuser of punctuation!)…

  • Money & Style

    Shopping Pre-Loved

    5 Strategies for Success Happy day, reader dear! It’s lovely to be into a new month. Somehow it feels like a fresh start, or at least closer to a finish line… I pray you are staying safe and sound and…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Finding Your Perfect Tee

    Questions to ask… Happy day, dear reader! In spite of all the chaos surrounding us, we are having the nicest spring in 13 years in Augusta, Georgia. We settled here in March, 2007 and I’ve grown accustomed to spring in…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Spring Bucket List Check-In

    Happy day, reader dear, How goes it in your corner of the world? Things here are still quite limited, but I am okay with that. I get the impression that many people are in a better-safe-than-sorry mode. Probably wise! Earlier…

  • Color

    Style Obsession: Gradient Nails

    Happy day, reader dear! How’s your manicure? That was a rather blunt start to a blog post, but at New Year’s, I made myself a promise to shorten up my blog posts and have made little to no progress on…

  • Wardrobe 101

    3 Benefits of a Wardrobe Audit

    Happy day, reader dear! I know that there are oodles of people out there decluttering, working on household projects, and cleaning out their closets. Maybe there are a few unexpected benefits to come out of all this #shelterinplace and #stayhome…