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

Stardust Sparkler Necklace

Umm…..yes! High shine silver+gold Tibetan beads rock the house. Right? When I first started making this necklace, I didn’t have a clear direction of where I was going. When in doubt, just make a ton of stuff and pile it all together. That’s my mantra. As a graphic designer, that is frowned upon. I used … Continue Reading

Christmas in July- Cousin ‘Tis the Season Part 3

Deck the halls with a statement necklace made with pearls, rhinestones, rose beads and chunky chain! For Project #3 in the “Christmas in July” theme is my Mrs. Claus Necklace. Cousin’s new line of 2014 ‘Tis the Season products can be found in craft stores like Michael’s, JoAnn, AC Moore and more! I’ve made simple … Continue Reading