JULY 8, 2020

2020 has brought us many things these past months, including the hit Netflix show Tiger King. I’d say this shoot was less Joe Exotic and more Exotic Chic, where a rugged backdrop meets silk, sparkling jewels and sleek sophistication.

I pledge allegiance to the power of SPARKLE! From chunky crystal drops and oversized statement pieces to delicate drop necklaces and more, I’ve been collecting all of my newest pieces for a city-centric shoot like this!

Bohemian elegance at its best! These DIY Crystal-Dipped Feather Earrings are the perfect accessory when you are looking for just a *hint* of sparkle to complete your look. The secret? Metallic nail foil that’s glued onto the feathers, giving them that gilded appearance….

About Me

About Me

clever curiosities, shiny sparklies, delightful discoveries, overall good vibes. ☽ crafty in Chicago since 2011 β˜†



We just launched the summer 2020 AP Adriana Pappas jewelry line! This season’s collaboration collection with Adriana of the Traveling Cheetah focuses on bright and bold colors for summer. All handmade by me in Brooklyn! Shop my fav pieces from the new collection below.

A bit of the sea, a bit of sparkle, and a lot of dazzle! These DIY Shell Sparkles Wire-Wrapped Earrings bring the magic of the beach to any outfit, and can be customized in color and size.

Golden hour has never looked better – with the fading sunset providing a Pisces-esque glow amid salty waves and sand, this can only be described as what mermaid dreams are made of!Β 

diy hanging glass vases

How dreamy are these DIY Hanging Flower Vases?!Β They’re gorgeous for a backyard wedding (or party), adding a β€œfairytale” vibe to your space. I’ve partnered with Beacon Lane to create these chic decor pieces for your next outdoor event.

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