I'm suffering from the post-holiday-budget-blues.

You know...when the Christmas credit card bill arrives and you realize you probably
shouldn't buy anything new until Easter?

Of course this always happens during the most depressing time of the year when everything is feeling drab and boring and there are post-holiday sales EVERYWHERE!
And Spring fashion is peaking it's adorable bright head out from behind the clouds and tempting me with bright florals, stripes, dots and frills. Ugh!

So I decided to put together a super affordable Spring-ish look that we can wear now {in January}
and not break the bank. Each piece is under $30!

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~Clockwise top left to right~

F21 Neon Blouse- Yay! I found it! This color works well with other brights as well as paired with neutrals. Case and point here.

Mossimo Ankle Stretch Pants- these are SO awesome! I own this exact pair and want to buy a couple other colors. They fit perfectly around the ankle so they are definitely considered cropped pants not carpis!

J. Crew Classic Crew Neck Cardigan. This is available in 13 different colors and is on sale right now for $24.50. Colbat blue looks great with black, gray and brown.

F21 Studded Tote ~ $29.80. Forever 21 has really stepped up in the bag department. While the leather is faux, it feels like the real deal! I have a similar bag shown here.

Totes Leopard Print Umbrella ~$11.99. How fun would it be to carry a leopard print umbrella into work on a rainy day? Okay...maybe not fun because you're still going into work but definitely cute!

Go Jane Black Cap Toe Heels ~ $12.95. I created my DIY cap toe shoes with shoes from Go Jane. So if you're not feeling very crafty get these while they are still in stock!

Forever 21 Rose Gold Watch ~ $24.80. Watches are like bangles to me so it's not a big deal if they're made of real gold or silver. This is definitely on my lust list or maybe upcoming birthday list - hint hint: )