new jewelry collection: gypsy queen

Gypsy Dreams necklace Savage Beauty necklace Gypsy Dreams ear cuff Gold Glitz necklace Bee Mine ear cuff Cubism earrings Reign it In hand harness For this collection I experimented with new ways of accessorizing such as ear cuffs and finger-to-wrist … Continue reading

what’s black and white and trendy all over?

  Alright, I’ll admit that when I first noticed this trend I didn’t quite have a gotta-have-it-right-now love-at-first-sight reaction. To me the bold black and white stripes looked more like a discounted Halloween costume referee outfit than chic streetwear. It just seemed … Continue reading

holographic intergalactic: a dose of inspiration

  Marios Schwab Du Abu Poetic Cosmos of the Breath, Tomas Saraceno Chanel Sportmax Manik Mercian Andras Horvath Your Eyes Lie scarf ASOS Subodh Gupta Sportmax Madame Figaro constellation earrings Bjoern Ewers Lacoste From brilliantly bold holographic … Continue reading

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

high tea: a collection inspired by Marie Antoinette, London socialites, and macarons

D&G via Cretus D&G Recipe via Raspberri CupcakesPPQ Spring 2012 via Chic Genre Miu Miu Applique BagLouis Vuitton ad via Keep in Touch with Fashion Cream Ice Cream Embroidered Cardigan By KTZ**Kate Middleton via de la Renta TiaraSera Park “The Dessert Lady” … Continue reading

artsy fartsy discovery: a fanciful zoo just for you

“Watering Hole” “Six Whales Stacked” “Dove Diamond” “The Neighbors” “Zebras and Guinea Fowl Watering Hole” “Bison Herd” “Deep Sea” “Bee Hive” “Feathers” “Botanical Nest” “Watering Hole No. 2” “Northern Bobwhites” “The Collector” If I could, I would buy every last … 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

drumroll: introducing items from my shop (oh, and a special coupon, too)

I’d like to introduced four new pieces to you, handmade by yours truly — 1. The Mint Julep necklace: Fierce, feisty spikes in everybody’s favorite color — mint green. $8 2. Razzle Dazzle tassel earrings: Whimsical swinging tassels bounce around … Continue reading

weekend wishlist: mermaid material, an eternal summer sweater, and toothy jewelry

1. Shine on. Very rarely does “iridescent” shout “chic” and “polished”. Fabric of the shiny, rainbowlike sort is often reserved for little girl’s pageants and mermaid costumes sitting in the 50% off rack at the Halloween store. However, this oversized clutch … 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