Niki Dionne

There’s something so charming and relatable about Niki Dionne’s extraordinary oil pastel drawings of women doing ordinary things. The multi-disciplinary artist created by 75 pieces of women, each with a name, reading a book, doing…

The Animals Observatory

When a children’s clothing line inspires the way you dress, you know you’re onto something good. And The Animals Observatory is good. A child’s innate instinct and creativity was the genesis behind the Barcelona based…

DIY Daisy Chain Sandals

Daisy chain bracelets . . . why not daisy chain sandals? You know I couldn’t let the summer go by without another embellished sandal tutorial! I used 6mm beads because I already had the sandals…

WFH

How many weeks has it been now? I’ve lost count. Sadly, it looks as if we’ll be riding out the pandemic longer than anticipated. Business are required to shut down again and we just found…

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DIY Denim Shorts 2 Ways

Salute your shorts! Summer is in full swing and I’m sharing two insanely easy ways to elevate denim shorts with my friends at Zappos. First up is a pair of denim Bermuda shorts – the polished…

DIY Enamel Tube Necklace

I can’t tell you how excited I was to discover these candy-like enamel tube beads. Not only are they vibrant and colorful, the metal and coats of enamel makes them feel wonderfully luxurious and weighty.…

Supporting Black Artists Part 1

Shaina McCoy I love the way Shaina McCoy applies layers upon layers of oil paint in her portraits. Using her brushes as sculpting tools, the Minneapolis-based artist uses bold textures and featureless faces to evoke…

Supporting Black Designers Pt 1

Wow, guys. The world has taken a turn this past week. Last week, we were all stunned by yet another Black life unjustly taken in America. And finally, after one too many familiar, tragic and…