Archive for 2007

fetching foxes & other charming (dead) critters

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

my friend christina owns a little shop in a small town in bavaria and has a line of handmade clothing and accessories for women called mein herzblut. she also makes little outfits for her collection of old taxidermied critters and decorates them with felt flowers and crocheted toadstools! she sent me a few pictures and i thought i […]

me ‘n pooky…

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

…checking out the lastest issue of bust magazine. recognize anything in the holiday gift guide? my pink matryoshka skirt! how exciting! and check out the article on the most adorable angela and her clothing line mode merr on page 44!

adorable alpine sweaters

Monday, November 19th, 2007

i made these fun and festive alpine inspired sweaters from two plain old pullovers i bought at the thrift store. one was a pink boucle crew neck and the other was a green v-neck heathered with blue and yellow specks. this is what they looked like before…not very exciting… here’s how you can do it […]

veggie folk love

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

i am so in love with these handmade veggie folk from gobbledygook creature decor! i had already purchased the carrot and potato a while ago, then i just saw the red onion on etsy yesterday and had to get it too. the veggie folk are handmade, from the sculpting and mold making to the casting and painting. the detail is incredible! […]

pretty buttons

Monday, November 12th, 2007

i found this pretty plum colored boucle cardigan at the thrift store, which just so happens to go perfectly with my plum wycinanki skirt! the problem was two of the five buttons had fallen off. i went to find some new buttons for it at the fabric store and couldn’t believe how expensive the fancy buttons were! i needed pretty […]

a nude horse is a rude horse!

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

my best friend jenny’s award winning documentary about her dad, ‘abel raises cain’, is now available on dvd! yay! this labor of love has been nine years in the making. watch the trailer here (and another one here) and buy a copy of it here! also, check for screenings in your area here. Jenny Abel and her father, […]

new fun goodies!

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

i just added a few new fun goodies, take a peek at the monkeyin’ around skirt, made from fun vintage fabric featuring frolicking wild animals in the jungle. trimmed with mustard ric rac at the hip and hem. deer brooches-choose from a handsome buck in a scalloped heart or a darling little fawn on a […]

smiling snail potholders

Monday, October 29th, 2007

socorro made another pair of smiling snail potholders… take a peek at them here!

fun russian handicrafts

Friday, October 12th, 2007

i went to the thrift store yesterday and they had a bunch of cute russian clay figurines called dymkovo toys. i had never seen this type of handicraft before. i bought these two, the brown bears are my favorite… then i thought about the other ones all night and had to go back this morning […]

coming soon!

Friday, September 28th, 2007

another new print for fall/winter… inspired by woven ribbon trims and ric rac. i printed this one in three colorways. coming soon! next week if i can get my act together…