picture perfect pastel: an etsy exclusive

Even with winter jewel tones running rampant, it seems I just cannot shake my passion for pastel. There’s something about a soft pastel pink that is just oh-so-lovely. Sure rubies and sapphires are delightful, but pastels are the very essence … Continue reading

eight squared: 8 charming new necklaces for 8 dollars each

Introducing the new “stalagmite necklace” — the perfect combo of tough and pretty for any outfit. At seventeen inches, these beauties sit right below the collarbone. In eight fashionable shades for fall: Mint Julep, Gold Glitz, Lilac Dream, Gunmetal Glitter, … Continue reading

weekend wishlist: gravity-defying elegance and floor-sweeping florals

1. Jolly green jewels: While it may not apply to portion sizes or phone bills, the Texan motto “Bigger is always better” does have its place. For instance, when it comes to an Erickson Beamon emerald and gold-plated statement necklace, bigger … Continue reading

why didn’t I think of that? the genius of Henry Hargreaves

Photography is a unique  art form — using natural elements of light and shadow play, coupled with the manmade structures of lens and tripods. And not to mention the necessity of a good eye. But while it certainly is a beautiful … Continue reading

a tale of three necklaces: part II

In lieu of my recent post “Do What You Love: A Tale of Three Necklaces” — in which I detailed my return to jewelry-making, fueled by a growing exasperation with the finicky job market — I have found myself spending … Continue reading

accessories report: no-hassle tassels

Evoking the glamour and sensuality of the 1920’s, tassel earrings are a great way to make a style statement this season. Fringe is all over the fashion world lately, mainly in the from of bohemian trimmed vests and dresses, but … Continue reading

wednesday wishlist: all that glitters

Ok so I may have missed the usual weekend wishlist post. So this week it’s the “Wednesday Wishlist” — still an alliteration, therefore still ok with me. 1. Fabulous is in the eye of the beholder. Fendi’s latest Spring/Summer runway … Continue reading