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Favorite Finds with Minimal Design

Favorite Finds with Minimal Design

Some of my favorites in fashion, accessories and home decor that feature a  modern minimalist look and contemporary design.

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Gold-Filled vs Gold Vermeil and Sterling Silver vs. Hill Tribe Silver

Gold-Filled vs Gold Vermeil and Sterling Silver vs. Hill Tribe Silver

Ever wondered what the difference is between the various types of gold and silver jewelry? If so then this guide should help! And if you’ve been browsing the site you’ll see that I use all the ones mentioned below in my designs. What is Gold Vermeil? Gold vermeil is a thick layer of real gold that has been electroplated (coated) on to a base that is .925 sterling silver. In the U.S. the gold layer on the pieces needs to be a certain thickness to be classified as gold vermeil. For people with sensitivities to nickel or copper gold vermeil is...

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Friday Five - Favorites in Fashion, Home Decor, Jewelry Featuring Desert Tones

Friday Five - Favorites in Fashion, Home Decor, Jewelry Featuring Desert Tones

Happy Friday! I'm looking ahead to the weekend (aren't we all?) but wanted to share what caught my eye from this past week. I think it's safe to say I'm semi-obsessed with desert tones right now (I even updated my Web site to incorporate a few!) so it makes sense that these finds have that in common. The slide sandals pictured come in a gorgeous terracotta shade and they look so comfy with that double strap. I also love the braiding detail and the fact that they are a fantastic deal! Ferm Living is a site I like to browse for some home decor eye candy. It's based in...

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Floral Finds - Fashion, Art and Home Decor

Floral Finds - Fashion, Art and Home Decor

Fresh blooms are everywhere and I’m here for it! I have a notorious black thumb but even I couldn’t resist buying some colorful plants with a renewed dedication to keeping them alive. :) I’m also seeing lots of floral and botanical themes in fashion and accessories so I rounded up a few of my current faves. The hair pins featured have the dreamiest color palette and they’re perfect for  adding a summer vibe to your look. You’ll find lots more floral beauties in this Etsy store and all the items have a unique and whimsical feel. When I want to give my living space...

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Summer Fashion and Accessory Trends for 2021

Summer Fashion and Accessory Trends for 2021

Sharing some of my favorite trends for summer.

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