Category Archives: Art

Tombstone Cherry Red: A cat-eye watch on 50s & 60s Fashion

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Ignore the desert powder you’ve kicked onto your vintage mary janes and focus on placing perfect dabs of rich cherry red on those lips of yours.  This post is all about marrying tomboy … Continue reading

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Beautiful & Functional: How to Make a Samovar Lamp

We got this amazing antique samovar from Morocco and even though I’d like to think of us as the type to lounge around sipping tea from a samovar I decided to put it to realistic use for our living room’s … Continue reading

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A postcard from the Garden of Yves

Fascination St. [Shoe by Yves Saint Laurent / Gaultier S/S 2011] I was reminded of Majorelle Blue a few months ago when I was watching a documentary of Yves Saint Laurent’s life.   Majorelle Blue was trademarked by the French … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Gold Bliss

It wasn’t until I was smearing Estee Lauder’s “Chocolate Bliss” eyeshadow all over my eyes that I realized I have a thing for chocolate. Riad Dixneuf la ksour’s courtyard in Marrakech | Hand painted ceramics: diaNoche Home | diaNoche Living … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in Unexpected Places

As an artist, you’re always on the lookout for something that will be your inspiration.  Whether you find it in a friend, walking down a random street or an unexpected pattern you come across; you instantly recognize it. Sometimes I … Continue reading

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The Master & his Phoenix

Do you remember that scallop dinner at Da Remos?  Well, I never finished the story of what happened afterwards.  Natalie had to attend a parents’ meeting at the kids’ school.  I had a couple of glasses of wine and because … Continue reading

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