Friday, April 08, 2011


the hot color for spring, in my opinion, is coral. but not the old 'grandma is getting fancy tonite coral' lipstick color, this is more fresh, and a little bit pink.

I recently fed my addiction to this color and bought some chiffon, in just the most perfect pinky-coral you've ever seen. I am currently working on something preeeeeeety with it!
I have a pair of steve maddens in gray suede that look similar to these:

but I think I really neeeeeed the coral ones!
back in 2007 Lanvin was already workin' this amazing color:

I recently was wowed by the amazing local designer jane round (who is still in high school!) with this little crumb catcher piece:

Thursday, April 07, 2011

French boutonnière, from Old French, buttonhole, from bouton
these little lovelies are so fun to make, and there is such a variety of materials to choose from, like wheat and leaves for fall weddings, or flowers created from felt.

They are small, so they don't take a lot of time to make either. I'm working on a whole line for summer and fall!