I’m a blue jean baby. It doesn’t matter if it’s a jacket, skirt or jeans. They’re all good. You can channel your mood, accessorize to complement, and rock it in just about any style of boot or shoe. Endless possibilities… Brooches look great on denim, and it’s hefty enough to support them nicely. This one…Read More
Murano Glass. Gift of Memories.
This delicate pendant is from Venice. It’s hand-blown Murano Glass and a gift from my daughter who recently traveled to Italy on a school trip. She knows I like artisan jewelry and chose it with that in mind. The design is called millefiori, meaning “a thousand flowers”. Each piece is unique and the colors are…Read More
Natural Stones. Substantial Beauty.
The beauty of natural stones is undeniable. Every type is unique, as well as each stone. They’re rich in substance in too many ways to count, and natural stone jewelry always has presence. For thousands of years, people have embraced natural stones and crystals believing in their healing powers and ability to connect to the…Read More
Bugs and Flowers. Spring is here.
I love the sunshine, melting snow and the freedom to once again wear shoes outside. The arrival of springtime always motivates me to change up my look. Softer makeup, less chunky footwear, bright nail polish, new lipstick, and clothes and accessories with colors not worn since last year. Overnight things go from all black and…Read More
Hello Kitty. Feline Phenomenon.
When Yuko Shimizu created Hello Kitty I’m sure she had no idea the character would grow to be an international brand that generates billions in worldwide sales for Sanrio. The official profile for Hello Kitty lists her name as Kitty White born in London, England on November 1st, 1974. Hello Kitty is a Scorpio:) Characters…Read More
Bold and Beautiful. Art Deco.
This amazing set is by Italian designer Roberto Coin. His story overflows with meaningful style. I was over the moon to receive these pieces as a birthday gift from a very special friend. Featuring enamel on silver with etched detail, it’s beautiful Art Deco – fresh and feminine. A signature tiny red ruby is placed on…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
Fleur-de-Lis. Embracing Heritage.
The fleur-de-lis has been used as a symbol for centuries on coats of arms and flags. It’s a stylized flower(fleur) lily(lis). My introduction to the fleur-de-lis was in Montreal, Quebec where I was born. The provincial flag features four fleur-de-lys. I’ve always loved it. It’s also an official symbol of the state of Louisiana, and…Read More
Telling Time. Old World Style.
When I was growing up, learning to tell time and getting your first watch was a right of passage. Mine was a Timex. Today the smartphone has taken over that slot. I love my smartphone but would never give up my watches. I love timepieces. My favorite watch faces have roman numerals. They’re classic and…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