This past week, we had a bit of crummy weather, so we spent a little time indoors.I decided to hang out with my daughter in her room, watch old Supernatural episodes on my ipad, while making some new jewelry.I fell in love with two different necklaces I found on the internet, and these were what […]
Today I pulled out a bunch of the fabrics in my fabric stash to evaluate what I have to work with for future projects.I have a lot of one and two yard fabric pieces, and still a few coat fabrics that I need to use up.I also have quite a few knits in various colors, […]
This fall the Peplum is everywhere. It is one of my favorite trends as of late. I love the feminine lines, and the retro like feel. It is figure flattering and you can wear peplum tops with skirts, pants or even shorts! Here are some of my favorite peplum looks for this season: The leather […]
My family and I occasionally take a walk down at the York River front, and through the “Tobacco Road” trail. Here are some pictures I took on such a walk. It was a lovely afternoon.
Every once and a while I will be posting various pieces from certain collections that have come down the runways recently. Here are some pieces from the 2012 Fall Couture collections from Giambattista Valli, Jean Paul Gaultier, Elie Saab, Valentino, and Versace. The entire collection of each is available for viewing at www.style.com.
As I stated in earlier posts, I would be really busy up until the 9th of August, because we had company.I will resume with my normal posts then.For now here is another post showing what we have been up to. Coast Guard day was this past Saturday, so we headed to Old Towne Portsmouth, to […]
Here are a few pictures that I took yesterday via iphone out the car window, of the old historic houses in Portsmouth VA.If you would like to know more about this area just click here. I love these old homes. They have so much character! Most of the homes date back to the early 1800’s, […]
I just had to share a couple of pictures with everyone of one of the crafty squirrels who keep coming around and thieving all the bird food we set out for the song birds. This particular squirrel was named “Handy Sandy” by my son, because she was born without her left hand (paw). When Sandy […]
Today I am headed to a big celebration in Portsmouth VA, for “Coast Guard Day”It is the Coast Guard’s birthday today, and so I wanted to wear something that is appropriate.Here are the shoes I am thinking about wearing. I also wore these on the 4th of july. I love the retro look. I also […]
I have been so busy these past few days, with entertaining, planning, and running errandsI have hardly had the time to catch up on emails, or blog posts. In another week I will be back to work, constructing garments, and planning photo shoots. Today some beautiful pale pink wool was delivered to me, for another […]