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My Precious

by Valerie on Friday, May 21, 2010

Three awesome new additions to my jewelry box: 1. The leaves of Lorien 2. Arwen’s evenstar necklace 3. Gandolf’s brooch These are so fun! I can see the brooches as a quirky touch to my everyday twee outfits on colorful cardigan sweaters. Arwen’s delicate necklace would pair well with soft chiffon maxi dresses with low […]

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Puzzle Pieces

by Valerie on Wednesday, May 12, 2010

How cool is it to find the ultimate present for your mom in the toy department? She can spend months on end assembling her 10,000 count jigsaw puzzle, admire its completion for five minutes, then take it all apart and toss every piece back in their box like it isn’t anything. WTH. If you want […]

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Poppet

by Valerie on Monday, April 12, 2010

A while back one of my customers, Molly, asked if I’d be able to make a custom moon unitard for her show. It’s pretty safe to assume that anyone who has the strength of character to sport a unitard in front of hundereds of strangers is awesome (see: David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, that cute girl […]

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MAC Attack!

by Valerie on Monday, March 29, 2010

Overdone make-up has always been something I’ve tried to avoid. In between my decidedly experimental outfits and often wackadoodle hairstyles, a made-up face might be pushing it. But when Aileen—the manager for MAC and Bobbi Brown DFS—called to ask if I can model for their MAC colourview event, I thought, why not? It might be […]

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Rebecca’s Hair

by Valerie on Tuesday, March 23, 2010

When Rebecca of The Clothes Horse contacted me about creating a special commission for her, I was pretty excited to see what would come of it. I love working on collaborations with nice people; it breaks the monotony of having to work independently all the time. It’s also really cool to see what someone else […]

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