Tag: handmade

9 Boat Party Dresses ๐Ÿ›ณ๐Ÿ‘— ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’–โค๐Ÿ’™

For my sister’s birthday we decided to celebrate on the 6th Annual Style Chicago Odyssey Cruise that happens every July. It would be my 8 closest friends and myself. So I decided to make all our dresses! Yes, I know it was a big task to take on but I

13 going on 30 Inspired Birthday Dress ๐Ÿ‘—

My little sister turned 30 years old this past April and she wanted me to re-create the 13 going on 30 Thriller Dance scene dress because she told me that she loved that movie and wanted her birthday to be thirty, flirty and thriving!  I am so proud of my

My Blue Velvet Birthday Dress

I am a fan of David Lynch movies and I finally saw his 1986 movie called Blue Velvet for the first time on Netflix. I loved the song so much that I was inspired to create a blue velvet dress for my birthday this year. Here is Isabella Rossellini as

Chicago Made Marketplace @ Taste of Chicago 2016 – Food and Fashion

I was selected to sell my designs at the Chicago Made Marketplace during the Taste of Chicago in downtown Grant Park – Food and Fashion two of my favorite things! ย  I was a vendor for 3 days from 10am-9pm! This was the first time I had to be in

My “Joie de Vivre” 40th Birthday Party

I still can’t believe I turned 40! I swear I feel like it was just yesterday that I was still 27 lol..where did my time go?? Anyways I want to share with you my birthday celebration. I was supposed to be in Paris for my 40th but due to unexpected

Proud Army mom!

One of my best friends has been asking me to make her a dress for her 40th birthday since last year. I still can’t believe that we all have turned 40 this year! Especially because we have been best friends for 25 years now..what a blessing! A few weeks before

Pants for Steven Tyler

In 2001, Iย  received a phone call from a friend that was lucky enough to travel all over the world with the band Aerosmith as their wardrobe stylist and she asked me to make a pair of pants for Steven Tyler! I was so happy and excited because I loved

Crystal Tree Tutorial

Back in the late 90’s I used to work at Joann Fabrics and one of my co-workers taught me how to make this beautiful crystal tree. Now I am going to take you step by step to show you how to make one as well ๐Ÿ˜€ Please note that this

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