Red, White and Denim-2nd Loved 1st Friday #1

Red, White and Denim-2nd Loved 1st Friday #1

Hello, and welcome to MeadowTree’s first 2nd Loved 1st Friday. This is the day that I celebrate my love of finding that special item that isn’t new but is new to me. It is also the first day of my Linkup and I invite all of you to linkup with your finds. I love a [...]

The Shawl Dawl

The Shawl Dawl

Before I even get started today, I want to say thank you to Nicole Molders of High Latitude Style for letting me co-host with her this week. I have been wanting to do this for eons and am so happy to get the opportunity. Thank you Nicole! I have been having so much fun with [...]

From Art To Fashion

From Art To Fashion

Persistence, tenaciousness, and just being plain stubborn are handy traits for creatives whose passion is to share their art with the world.  ArtsKC  gives this areas artists and art focused endeavors a very big helping hand with this. ArtsKC is the regional art council for the greater Kansas City area and through programming, advocacy, grants and leadership strives to [...]

Repeat and Variation

Repeat and Variation

For decades, Gloria Everhart's Act II consignment shop offered high end fashion to women and men in the Kansas City area. At age 90, Gloria retired and Act II closed its doors. I am sad (like a host of others) to see this iconic boutique go and will miss it. At my last visit, I [...]

Plaid, Suede and Faux Fur

Plaid, Suede and Faux Fur

Back in August I had a hankering for a brown plaid wool shawl. Probably reading far too much of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series, but I also just wanted a good piece of wool. Hunting in the usual places  (Vogue Fabrics, Mood Fabrics and Joann's) left me empty handed. Finally I went to my favorite haunt. [...]