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New Bags Are In The Shop!

Good Morning! I wanted to let you know that we have new bags in the shop just in time for Christmas! All of our products are wrapped beautifully and they come ready to give. All of the bags have been created from vintage fabrics and are full of attention to detail. It is such a joy for us to create these bags and to wrap them up for you!

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Top 10 {Things that are making the day to day a little sweeter}

I always enjoy seeing what others are reading, listening to, eating, watching etc. Face it…I’m nosy! I know you guys do too so I wanted to share my top 10 things that are making my day to day a little sweeter. 1. Last winter our home was photographed for a book and the best part of the whole thing is that my good friend Jennifer Rizzo is the author! Her new book is NOW on pre-order and you can order …

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In The Jewelry Box {My Current Favorites}

I am a creature of habit. I like coffee first thing in the morning. I can’t work on the computer without my hair being pulled back. I like to watch movies with the lights off. I have five books at once on my nightstand so I can read according to my mood. Whether I am high maintenance (hmmm), picky or just a creature of habit…I can also find myself in slumps when it comes to fashion, hair, makeup, jewelry etc. …

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Let’s Play Dress Up {summer beauty and fashion}

I can not remember a time that I didn’t love and appreciate fashion. Whether I was watching an old black and white movie with my mom, reading the latest Vogue magazine or sketching my own creations…I have been a lover of fashion. When I was thinking what I wanted the summer series to include I knew I wanted it to include fashion and beauty. I purposely chose a person that was not a fashion blogger. I chose someone that loves …

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Up Close and Personal {The Sophie}

When we have a brand new bag that we are launching I like to give you a closer look at the bag. I hope this is the next best thing to you being here at our studio. Today I want to give you a closer look at the Sophie Leather Messenger Bag. Here are some of the sweet highlights of this gorgeous handmade bag. The Sophie * made from soft buffalo leather * closes with a substantial rounded flap * …

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Work it girl {do your thing on the runway}

Before I get started I wanted to let you know you only have through this weekend to get the discounted registration price for the retreat I am teaching at this coming February! I will be teaching with Mindy Lacefield in the Seattle area. Imagine waking up to a NIA class, all day creating, fireside talks and journaling, long walks along the water and through the gardens, time for yourself to think and create and time to connect with other creative …

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I Will Show You Mine {if you will show me yours}

Hello everyone! Welcome to the third week of “I Will Show You Mine”. The first week I showed you the makeup I use. The second week I showed you what I carry in my purse. This week I am showing you what I wore this past week. We are busy playing and spending time with family in Illinois. What I wore this past week was probably better than normal because I really like my yoga pants…and I don’t do yoga. …

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Fashion 411 {you guys really like to send emails}

First of all THANK YOU so much for all of the sweet comments and emails about my leg. It is has really come a long ways these past 10 days! Crazy, crazy accident but so thankful that the Dr was able to get the infection under control. I also think the Lord had a little bit to do with it too:-) Week three of our e-course is underway and I am packing up to head to California. I am getting all …

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Girl Crush {fashion}

(source) Creativity is everywhere and I am constantly in awe of the talent that oozes out of so many. Isn’t it absolutely breathtaking the music that gets composed, the fashion that is designed, the paintings that are finished and the photography that captures moments, memories and beauty? Those are only just a few examples of the creativity that flows all around us. (source) Everyone once is awhile there is someone that captures my attention and holds it longer than others. …