• The Land of Warhol

    The 1960s were a simple time.  A man could staple tin foil to the walls of an abandoned tenement in Chelsea and become an overnight sensation.  After the vigorous scrubbing of 1950s mainstream culture, I suppose people wanted some dirt, some depravity, and a whole lot of drugs.  Kind of like the grunge scene if …

  • Inspiration: Tribal Jewelry

    I am absolutely thrilled that tribal looks are making a comeback this season in accessories.  Light, voluminous, and organic necklaces, earrings and cuffs are a breath of fresh air after the heavy metal trend.  If you long to wear a statement piece that does not weigh you down, this is one trend to try. Here …

  • Steal These Images

    Don’t worry—you won’t go to court for pirating this tidbit of Americana. Where are the gas masks?

  • My Top Five Crafty Pet Peeves

      As a devotee to the modern craft movement, I see a lot of handmade items.  Most of my day is spent researching what’s out there, writing about it, or making my own.  Over time I have developed biases, and those have evolved into pet peeves.  Get your mushy tomatoes and vuvuzelas ready. 1.  The …