So of course, I'm checking out Martha Stewart this morning and she has an entire spread on handmade kids costumes. They're absolutely adorable!! I'm in love with the butterfly, lambs and woodland creatures. Since she's awesome, Martha includes easy plans for making the costumes featured on her site. Most can be made from everyday items … Continue reading DIY Halloween – Handmade Costumes for Kids
Looking through pictures of Fashion Week today, I'm noticing a huge emphasis on fur. I'm not a big fan of real fur at all. The good news is that some designers are not only fashion forward, they also have a cruelty free conscience. Seeing this trend able to carry through Fall and Winter, I'm willing … Continue reading Fall Fashion Trend – Faux Fur
For those of you haven't heard of it, Cargoh is a curated venue for artists and designers. They have pretty straight forward guidelines - pretty pictures and a fabulous design aesthetic. The result is a stunning group of handmade work. Not only is Cargoh a marketplace, it's heavily tied into Social Media. You can log … Continue reading Cargoh
It's almost upon us - the Holidays - a time to gather friends and family for events from Halloween to Fall Harvest and Thanksgiving on all the way through the New Year. The time to start planning these festivities is, yes, you guessed it, NOW! If you give yourself enough time to get that list … Continue reading Being the Hostest with the Mostest
'leaves of grass' by blackcatcraft poetry. BOGO Sale Dream gra... YuliaKazansky $15 Green Grass Perfume wyldeivy $15 tall grass pillow pillowhappy $75 Black Cat in Grass ... pinkbathtub $9 Grass Journal robayre $10.5 Bike In Grass - Goc... twoguitars $3 Beach Grass Color P... starfallphotog... $20 Photographic Coaste... tansyandco $30 Green grass cuff SueGregor $53 … Continue reading my latest treasury
Every year as summer begins to fade and Fall begins its beautiful journey to me, I get excited. It's my favorite season for so many reasons. Halloween, leaves turning gorgeous shades of reds, oranges, yellows and greens, cooler weather and autumnal scents filling the air. However, one thing usually gets me amped more than anything else...Fall clothes and … Continue reading Trends – Boots (Always My Favorite)
As part of a continuing series I'm focusing on the color trends from Fashion Snoop for Fall/Winter/2010/2011. In my last post I discussed the "Hitchcock" palette - lots of gorgeous neutrals. Today I present you with their other palette, Renaissance. According the Fashion Snoop this color palette and key items represent the translation of "combating … Continue reading Fall/Winter 2010/2011 Color Palette Renaissance – Etsy Style
Yes it's Tuesday again which means more lovelies from Etsy! I'm feeling Autumnal today so I'm going with a Fall theme. It's my favorite time of the year - perhaps because I'm a Libra, born in October and grew up with Halloween themed birthdays. I love crisp, cool air and the smell of cinnamon. The … Continue reading Terrific Tuesday ~ Etsy Faves and Finds!
So a few weeks back I got a random reply to one of my blogs from a reporter for the Star News. She was doing a feature on local Etsy sellers and asked if I'd like to be included. Of course I said yes and waited patiently for the list of questions to arrive in … Continue reading Featured in the Star News Wilmington!
Here it is Tuesday and I'm home sick with a bug. But that won't stop me from posting some fabulous Etsy finds! I've decided today to focus on Etsy clothing designers. It amazes me what great wearable treasures you can find on Etsy. Enjoy!