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Quilters Take Manhattan 2013!

If you can believe it the image above is a quilt. Last Saturday at Quilter’s Take Manhattan at FIT we had the priviledge of hearing its’ creator Hollis Chatelain speak about her inspiration, process, and evolution of her style. This … Continue reading

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Surtex 2013!

Marty, Renee, and I had such a fun time exhibiting at Surtex over the last 3 days! Here I am in our travel themed booth with vintage furniture that our favorite antique dealer Michael Smith of Adelaide helped find and … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I’m remembering my lovely Mom today with her favorite flowers! She used to love picking lilacs especially in Maine where we have a hedge in front of our cottage. If you’re lucky enough to be with your Mother today, enjoy … Continue reading

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Happy Cinco de Mayo and..

I had a blast making this wall art for my grand nephew Rhys! In the backround I used a piece of my composition notebook texture (from my Bon Vivant fabric collection for Windham) and I blew up and repainted this … Continue reading

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Showering Rosa & Juan with double happiness!

Last night we celebrated the upcoming birth of our dear friends’ twins which will be happening any day now.. It was a bit of a housewarming too as they just moved into their new place on Norfolk Street. I had … Continue reading

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Happy Easter – from Chaos to Couture!

When our dear friends the Crandalls invited us for Easter yet again I decided to put a punk spin on the desserts! We’ve all seen coconut cake but have you seen it as a Bowie – esque bunnyhead? Ahhh, Alladin … Continue reading

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Sharing the Love!

I wanted to make some valentines for my grand nephews Rhys, Henry, and Eben. I whipped these up last night using 3 of my Bon Vivant fabrics from Windham 32164-1 (Red Paris Map) 32169-1 (Red poodle) and 32167-7 (Black Texture), … Continue reading

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A Magical New Year!

We got to ring in 2013 with our nearest & dearest on Monday evening! Marty and I got inspired by Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus! I made my bold tent-like stripes by just placing 7 strips of black satin ribbon … Continue reading

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Choclate Peppermint Snowflakes!

Now that I’ve baked my first batch of cookies, it’s really starting to feel like the holiday season! This recipe called called Double Choclate Peppermint Crunch Cookies is on the Epicurios website but I can tell you that I simplified … Continue reading

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Hitting a Holiday note at Adelaide!

On Small Business Saturday we visited one of our favorite NYC retailers and friends Michael Smith. He staged this fabulous Christmas window and interior at his vintage inspired Adelaide 702 Greenwich St. (at W. 10th) in the west village! Instead … Continue reading

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