Why I learned Self Portraiture

Little known fact for my newer readers, before I was an ethical fashion blogger, before I was a stylist, I was a pet photographer. Well, a photographer in general. I'd studied photography through high school and college before well, other things. I ran my photography biz for nearly 5 years, you can see some of [...]

Simplified Weekly Planner 2019

This post contains affiliate links, when you buy through these links I recieve compensation. This post is not sponsored. Several years ago, I wrote about the first time I found planner peace when I recieved my first Simplified Academic Weekly Planner. Little did I know then that my peace wouldn't be short sighted, but a [...]

Sustainability | Reducing Waste during the Holidays

Tis the season for wrapped gifts in bags, with bows, and boxes under a tree... but unfortunately, that pretty shiny, laminated gift wrap paper is, in fact, not recyclable. And to include it in the bin with other paper products can make an entire load unrecyclable. If wrapping paper is metallic, or glittery, or has a [...]

Color Index XL

As much as I love color and design, some times I get into a rut of always sending the same color palettes. Styling the same way and not finding new ways to incorporate new colors. Although, I'm no graphic designer, the Color Index XL book features more than 1,100 new palette with CYMK and RGB [...]

Finished Reading: A Well Crafted Home by Janet Crowther

My mom is a crafter, she always taught us to try to make before buying. With her I've made rabbit hutches, customized spirit jeans for homecoming, made more curtains than imaginable, and she's always sewn my halloween costumes. I on the other hand need help with crafting. My mom can envision an entire project from [...]

A Charm of Goldfinches

If you enjoy grammar, collective terms, wildlife, and watercolor images then this little gem is for you! Matt Sewell's book, A Charm of Goldfinches and other wild gatherings is a beautiful collection of animals, birds, and wildlife from all walks of life around the world in the air and the sea. From the informative descriptions [...]