I started kindfolio for personal inspiration and to be creatively free outside of the technology sector, which I worked in for many years. I have always loved art, fashion and the humanities. I have completed college diplomas in apparel retailing and graphic design, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology. Traveling throughout North…Read More
Smooth Silk. Soft Leather.
It’s been a while since I’ve created a post. Priority family responsibilities took over for some time followed by breaking my wrist ice-skating. The life balance has now returned. The summer sunshine is beautiful and I am looking forward to fall and the leaves changing color. On a recent trip to Europe, I had the…Read More
Glam Bag. Something’s Fishy.
I’ve always wanted a jeweled evening bag. I have since learned there is a particular name for this type of bag. The definition from Wikipedia, “A minaudière is a women’s fashion accessory, generally considered a jewelry piece, intended to substitute for an evening bag.” That suits me just fine. I’m a fan of jewelry and…Read More
Bangles & Memories. Symbol Joy.
I first learned of Alex and Ani in Washington, DC while out for a quick walk and a break from a conference I was attending, and it was long before their significant growth trajectory. The small boutique was unique and inviting and the staff was fantastic. I left the store with a few original bracelets…Read More
Bracelet: Take Me Home.
I’m awestruck by creative people. I see their work and fill with joy. I’m on the path to discovering my own ‘makers’ dream. It’s a good journey forward, one step at a time. This bracelet featuring the longitude and latitude of our family home belongs to my daughter. She’s an etsi junkie and loves discovering…Read More
Painted by a Horse. Yes it Is.
This amazing painting is 18”x 18” acrylic on gesso board. It is called ‘Angels Among Us’ and was painted by a horse. His name is Metro Meteor. He is a very successful retired racehorse owned by an artist who taught him to paint. It’s a wonderful and magical story. Metro has his own Facebook page…Read More
Give Love. Share Joy.
“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” Victor Hugo “Love is a friendship set to music.” Joseph Campbell “If music be the food of love, play on.” William Shakespeare Happy Valentine’s Day. Best, Kim #love #valentine #friendship #hugsandkissesRead More