DIY Chicago Cubs Sparkle Gear

YOUR FAVORITE CUBS FANS ARE BACK IN ACTION! I’ve again partnered with Bianca of Mhm That Girl to bring you more sparkly goodness. Our last post focused on scrumptious “W” flag cookies (read it here!) so we decided to glam it up for this one – hence the overly-crystallized but OH SO RIGHT hats, tees and … Continue Reading

hat trick

COLLAB POST FEATURING  PHOTOGRAPHY: DELANE ASHLEY PURSE:  ALLISON B. COOLING If there is one thing I obsess over (besides making jewelry, of course) its my Chicago hockeyyyyyyy. The Blackhawks logo looks oh-so-chic when created from what else – Swarovski crystal. The triple thread of sparkle, shine and shimmer creates a true statement accessory. I started … Continue Reading

Fly the W Cookies

Hey Chicago, what do you say?! 💙🐻⚾️❤️ Calling all CUBBIES fans! Whether you’re a Chi-town native, or supporter from anywhere in the country, these W cookies are perfect for helping cheer the Cubs to a World Series WIN!! Clearly I’m a bit sports-obsessed, so these cookies are right up this alley. In partner with my … Continue Reading

sticks n stones

KIDS THESE DAYS // COLLAB POST FEATURING: JEWELRY/STYLING/PHOTOGRAPHY: ALLISON B. COOLING MODEL: NIKOLETTA CLOTHING: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE Sticks n stones and South Side Chi silos, Nik really hooked us up with this killer shoot location. I always love me some good graffiti; the more colorful, the better. There’s probably hidden obscenities lurking in the drippy backdrops, … Continue Reading

earn your stars

All photography: Delane Ashley Photography Any true Chicagoan will instantly recognize those stars – along with deep dish, the Friendly Confines, Buckingham Fountain and the Madhouse on Madison, these iconic Windy City elements are definitely unmissable. A row of storage units is an unlikely place to shoot, but I love the unexpected creamy yellow tone … Continue Reading

Christkindlmarket 2014

‘Tis the season. In Chicago, that means it’s time for the Chirstkindlmarket.   Mimicking the large outdoor Christmas markets of Europe, vendors upon vendors line up in Daley Plaza, looking to sell their wares.  There are booths filled with shiny ornaments, German food delicacies -not really anything for vegans 🙁 – handcrafted cuckoo clocks from the … Continue Reading