Long Kimono Dressy/Causal-Silver/Gold

Long Kimono Dressy/Causal-Silver/Gold

How many modern kimonos do you have? I’ll have to admit that until this past January, I had zero. When these easy to wear pieces (and I think just a little Boho) first started showing up about three years ago, I decided to let the trend pass. But now, I’m wondering if this trend is [...]

Collecting Vintage Rodo Handbags

Collecting Vintage Rodo Handbags

Do you collect anything? Most of us probably have collected items to celebrate or favorite holidays but do you have a collection that reflects something that you personally like? A group of blogging buddies and I have created posts today about things we have collected. You need to check out Justine's of The Tea Check [...]

My Sew-Sew Life/Living On the Selvages

My Sew-Sew Life/Living On the Selvages

Starting at the Very Beginning One of my favorite projects in all my years of teaching K-12 Art was a “Design a Kimono” unit that I developed for my 5th graders. Among the reference materials that I put together were vintage kimono fabric pieces that I found on eBay. It was important to me that [...]

What I’m Wearing For Valentine’s Day (Something New + Thrifted + Made by Yours Truly.)

What I’m Wearing For Valentine’s Day (Something New + Thrifted + Made by Yours Truly.)

Today’s post is a one hit wonder: just one styling idea for a Valentine's Day dinner date. When I was blogging full time, I never wrote a Galentine/Valentine post. Now, that I've come back part-time, why not? Michael and I are meeting up with friends on Valentine's Day this year and I've decided what to [...]