January 2011 archive

Inherited Style

New York World's Fair 1939 (on right)

My mama’s mama, my Nana, passed away last week. Today was the memorial,  but we weren’t able to make it down to meet up with my family. Instead, I spent the day sorting the boxes and boxes of vintage I’d been saving up for Etsy. There’s so much to sort that I started at 10am and […]

thirty five.


It’s been over a month since I turned 35, without a moment to really sit and reflect. 35! How did that even happen? I don’t know if it’s January blues or what, but I’ve been thinking a lot about everything I’ve done and everything I want to do. I’ve spent years creating, sewing, weaving, dyeing, […]

Garden Plotting


We have 3 outdoor areas at our (rented) house – a front yard which has no privacy, a small courtyard, and a totally neglected backyard that’s more like a long strip. It’s been really great spring weather this weekend it’s giving me a hankering for a trellis-ed up, chandelier hung, secret nook of a garden […]

meringue silk


The dressssss. A few people have asked for more dress detail, so here we are. It is a leeeelte bit of a thorn in my side, but I do love it. I tried on so many dresses in shops, but I wanted long sleeves to cover my tattoos for the wedding. It seems that it’s […]

Things Happen


Some fun other-places treats today & updates – the Etsy Storque blog ran a guest blog about the wedding – & they edited me into sounding like a normal excited bride. Yes!! & Brides.com (!??!) selected our invites as one of the “The 10 Best Invitations of 2010” I’ve been updating my web portfolio with […]