Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Welcome to Mixed Media 101. I’m totally roped into RHINESTONES and ROPE! This unexpected combo makes for a fun and chic dynamic duo. Combine hard and soft textures, dull and sparkly accents, layering materials in sporadic and whimsy swirls.
Swirl and glue your rope, Knot and snip ends, dazzle with rhinestones, slip on your earring wire, and you have a phenomenal pair of earrings! (PS- try www.mjtrim.com for lots of decorative metallic rope options).
Expect the unexpected, and you will be pleasantly pleased! After all, fashion should be fun! Throw out the rules, mix and match till your little heart desires.
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Pineberries look like albino strawberries and taste like pineapples. Pineberries start off green, gradually turning paler as they ripen. Discovered wild in South America and rescued from extinction by Dutch farmers…they are smaller than most commercially grown strawberries, measuring slightly less than an inch. The pineberry is said to combine the shape and texture of a strawberry with a flavor and smell closer to that of a pineapple.