Mom-ify Me: Home Decor Turned Mom’s Night Out!

Hi friends!
I’m having so much fun with this “Mom-ify Me” series [HERE] and [HERE], and I like that it’s a fresh way to share some outfit inspo with you!  I like to take some inspo from the gorgeous homes of a few Instagram buddies, and this time I’ve turned their spaces into Mom-friendly outfits perfect for a night on the town moving from casual to formal! Hope you guys enjoy these dresses all under $100!  Let me know in the comments below which is your favorite look and if you’d like to see more of these in the future just for fun!  Love finding ways to be creative, and this is one of my favorite ways to play!

Some affiliate links used in this post – thanks for supporting the brands that help make blogging and Instagramming my full time gig (well…along with mommin’ so hard.  😉  Maybe I should take my own advice here and get out for a night on the town, ha! 😂)

coastal cottage neutral

(INSPO PHOTO: @letteredcottage)

I was so drawn to the neutrals layered with soft blues and cozy textures, so I put together an outfit that I actually wear on the regular!  Love this skirt [HERE] with the denim colored stripes (less expensive option HERE) paired with a simple knotted white tee.  Adding a straw bag like this cutie from Sole Society and some neutral clog heels round out the look while keeping it pretty simple and classically beautiful!  Plus…an inexpensive denim jacket never hurt anyone.  🙌🏼



green chalkboard

(INSPO PHOTO: @sweet.old.charm)

Something about that green chalkboard gets me right in the feels (maybe because I’m a former school teacher…?), and I loved the pops of black and the layered neutrals surrounding the chalkboard.  A happy spring wrap dress [HERE] in shades of green and florals topped off with a straw hat…this outfit screams picnic or spring wedding to me!  (Note: I have these shoes in cognac and love them!  They fit true to size.)




(INSPO PHOTO: @decoratordiva1)

Blush pink and copper hues for the date night win!!  I loved this tablescape filled to the brim with fancy pink and rose gold/copper hued goodness, and the laser-cut pink dress [HERE] paired with some sparkle and blush nudes has me ready for a night out with Mr. Cotton Stem.  😉  Think he’ll see this and take the hint…?? 😂  Such a lovely palette to work with for a fancy night on the town!


SO which look is more your style for a mom’s night out?  Because I’m not very fancy in real life (HA!), I’d probably say the first two, but I’d love to wear the third to a wedding or a fancy-schmancy date sometime.  So pretty!  Let me know your favorite and if you’d like to see more of these Mom-ify Me posts just for fun!

  1. Julie

    May 1st, 2018 at 1:15 pm

    Love the inspiration photos & the outfits are all so cute – love them all!

  2. Angelique

    May 1st, 2018 at 10:33 pm

    This is so much fun! I would say I am more the first one but I love them all. 💕thanks for sharing!

  3. Amy

    May 1st, 2018 at 10:34 pm

    Love this series and the inspo pictures! I’m more of a casual person so #1 is definitely my top pick.

  4. Erin | Cotton Stem

    May 2nd, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    Thanks for checking it out, Amy!

  5. kathy

    May 3rd, 2018 at 6:47 am

    I was wondering what you used to put together the collages? It’s such a great idea!

  6. Caroline

    May 3rd, 2018 at 10:06 am

    Oh my gosh Erin!!! Thank you for sharing my picture!!! What an honor!!!!

    Any chance you could link the picture to my design account c.b._designs? The sweet.old.charm is more my personal account. If not that’s totally fine, I’m thrilled either way!!!

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