Beading · Earrings · Holiday · Jewelry making · Sewing

The Five Hour Evening Gown

My fancy boyfriend works for a fancy company that had their holiday party at the Field Museum. Last year I wore a dress I made in college, which is lovely, but other folks were wearing floor length gowns and I was insanely jealous. No one told me I could wear a gown! Now that my prom days… Continue reading The Five Hour Evening Gown

Beading · Crafts · Earrings · Jewelry making · Seed beads

New Pretties and Summer Lovin’

I hadn’t seen my boyfriend Ricky in three months! Three months too long! After having been apart for most of the summer while I was working in Charleston and traveling, we reunited in Denver, CO. Obviously, the first thing we did was go to brunch. (Our first date was a brunch date and it definitely set… Continue reading New Pretties and Summer Lovin’

Beading · Earrings · Jewelry making · Repurpose! · Theater · Up-cycle

Custom Jewels for Beautiful People

I was lucky to meet such beautiful people this summer. I was also lucky to have Anne Carolyn Bird as a spokesperson! Here are three custom orders I filled before we all parted ways and Spoleto Festival USA 2014 finished with a bang! Feeling blessed to be sending a little piece of me with y’all! Thanks… Continue reading Custom Jewels for Beautiful People

Beading · Jewelry making · Repurpose! · Theater · Up-cycle

A Chakra Necklace for an Opera Star

Last week I was wearing my naked-dress-necklace while working wardrobe here at The Spoleto Festival (See former post Necklace for a Naked Dress). Wardrobe people wear “blacks” so they can blend into the darkness, the theater world’s uniform for anyone working backstage. I have this chronic issue with uniforms and dress codes, I tend to believe life is just a big… Continue reading A Chakra Necklace for an Opera Star