Sheath Dress for Paul Klee’s “Castle and Sun”

Sheath Dress for Paul Klee’s “Castle and Sun”

Welcome to my interpretation for this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee On the Edge, and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an [...]

Green, Black & Golden for SIA-Nebra Sky Disk

Green, Black & Golden for SIA-Nebra Sky Disk

Welcome to the second Style Imitating Art for 2021! About Style Imitating Art This Week’s Presenter Today, Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey is the curator. This Week’s Inspirational Image Salazar has picked The Nebra Sky Disk, which dates back from the Bronze Age (or possibly the Iron Age) and features the oldest depiction of [...]

Red Fit and Flair

Red Fit and Flair

We all have our LBDs but do you have your little red dress? I've been having fun styling my red fit and flair lined dress by Calvin Klein. It's always a favorite of mine for special events. This dress has twenty-four gores--can really swish & swing--and is so much fun to wear. Using three stylings, [...]

Ami Beck and Dolyn Bags

Ami Beck and Dolyn Bags

For ten months I craved a "Victoria Sling." Friends who know me could just shrug their shoulders and quip, "Just go make that cocktail if you want it so badly." While the Victoria Sling does indeed sound like a divine mixture to be imbibed as a tribute to Masterpiece's smash hit Victoria (that some of us just [...]

One Sunday Afternoon-Hats & Wraps

One Sunday Afternoon-Hats & Wraps

This is one of those special posts for me Because it is with my daughter, Michelle. This is the third time we have gotten together for something on the blog. The first post, Coffee in Joplin,  wasn't really planned but we ended up having so much fun we knew that this idea of "Hats and [...]

Color+Neutral

Color+Neutral

Four years ago I volunteered to model for a Kansas City Fiber Guild show. I had never modeled before but it was my first year of being retired and I thought a new experience might be fun. The modeling went fine. I didn't stumble or fall down.  We were assigned what to wear and my [...]