Diamonds On My Neck. Diamonds On My Grill.

I know you are asking yourself, “Ummm… Did she just quote Kelis?” Well, yes I did. And so did Daniel Kornrumpf. In this issue of Vogue Patterns Magazine, I read about Daniel Kornrumpf, an artist that embroiders small self-portraits of others by hand. Here are some close-ups from a few of his pieces below. Pick Read more about Diamonds On My Neck. Diamonds On My Grill.[…]

A Talented Team of Mind-Reading Seamstresses

Today I received my Vogue Patterns Magazine! Yay! ūüôā I love this magazine because it somehow magically reads my mind, inspires me with beautiful fashion images, introduces me to other creatives, and opens my mind to different approaches to sewing techniques! I was just talking to my husband yesterday about creating a sewing related app Read more about A Talented Team of Mind-Reading Seamstresses[…]

Rising Stars Fashion Show at Pier 5 Hotel

I am back from my week away after finishing class and presenting designs at the Rising Stars Fashion Show! The Maryland Center of Fashion Design hosted this year’s annual Fashion Legacy event at the Pier 5 Hotel in Baltimore last Sunday to honor Nataline and support the Nataline Sarkisyan Foundation. This event featured the Haute Read more about Rising Stars Fashion Show at Pier 5 Hotel[…]

“This is really great. You should enjoy it.”

I didn’t have a career. I just did the next thing on the list. -Neil Gaiman, The University of Arts Philadelphia Commencement Speech, 2012 Today I am sharing (as promised) another commencement speech that was incredibly inspiring (and funny)! I recently heard of Neil Gaiman, author of the The Sandman series (not sure how I Read more about “This is really great. You should enjoy it.”[…]

Artist Mel Parrish Talks Create A Cure

I’m glad that this is a platform for people to share those stories and to feel that they can do something positive with the sadness and negative energy that comes from that experience. -Melinda Parrish, Create A Cure I had the opportunity this weekend to sit down and talk with Painter Melinda Parrish (she goes Read more about Artist Mel Parrish Talks Create A Cure[…]

Alice in Waterland by Elena Kalis

Today I am sharing with you one of my longtime favorites. I thought about the Alice in Waterland series by Elena Kalis¬†as I was flipping through the Spring-Summer 2012 fashions in Vogue Paris¬†Collections and reading about various designers (e.g., Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen) being inspired by the ocean or sea for SS12. Elena’s photos Read more about Alice in Waterland by Elena Kalis[…]

Are You Living Someone Else’s Life?

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs,¬†2005 Stanford Commencement Address As you are probably well aware, ’tis the season for graduations. I’ve been invited to a few and I am so excited for the graduates! Because of this, I have been inspired to review commencement speeches. Some Read more about Are You Living Someone Else’s Life?[…]

Hands All Over Your Canvas

I get a little piece of happiness from watching behind the scenes footage of creative processes. Here is a short video from Society6 that shows the care that they put into their canvases. I’ve also included images of canvases I thought were colorful and unique by ¬†Society6 Artists below. I couldn’t help but include another Read more about Hands All Over Your Canvas[…]

Harbor East FashionEasta Photo Recap

I had such a great time on Saturday at the Harbor East Fashionista event! The sales were great and the people were even better! Fashion Show featured looks from Urban Chic, South Moon Under, Handbags in the City, Sassanova and more! MAC trainers even strutted their fit physiques alongside Celebrity Models Sarah Caldwell and Ava Read more about Harbor East FashionEasta Photo Recap[…]

Life at MICA: A Student Profile

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)¬†is a great art school here in Baltimore. I truly enjoy hearing about how they embrace their students and the city of Baltimore. Check out the video below created by¬†Shine Collective¬†for¬†MICA. [vimeo 13681343 w=500 h=281]  

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