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Santa’s Workshop: Puppy Tree Ornament

My mom put up her tree last weekend. She still hangs ornaments we made as kids, including this ’lil polka dot dog I made as a youth. This little rag doll doggie is… Continue reading

My Bean

This week’s theme is iPhoto week. Starting with this cameraphone picture of my Elsa Peretti for Halston perfume “bean” necklace. I won in an eBay auction back in the summer. The chain is… Continue reading

Vintage 1988 Makeup Ads

Some more old ads from 1988 for your time travel pleasure. Not much to say here except that eye makeup was certainly more dramatic in the Eighties.

Colourful Stationery From Ordning & Reda and Jonathan Adler

Was invited to The Bay’s Christmas Street Event last week. I’ll get to the Holiday stuff tomorrow, but first I need to share my excitement of the stationery. I am a stationery geek… Continue reading

Countdown to Halloween: Devil Dolls

I bought two Monster High dolls a year ago. Because they are fully articulated, I purchased them with the intention of making some stop motion animations with them.This was an unrealistic goal. I… Continue reading

Falling Off the Wagon

You know who is not wise as an owl? Me! I went on a thrift shopping bender last Saturday. It all started when I was on my way to a clothing donation bin… Continue reading

In the Soap

The Covet Garden crew is leading a design walk as part of the annual Walk on the Riverside. Last weekend, Lynda and I went to visit the shops we’ll be visiting, so I… Continue reading

Dainty Jewellery

While cleaning my room on Saturday, I came across this silver and onyx bracelet that I had forgotten all about. I keep it around as inspiration, should I ever take a silversmithing course… Continue reading

Sterling Compact

What do you do with a fancy compact?

Winnifred Viola May Rominger Hudson Bissett

A picture of my grandmother.

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