Thinking of Europe and Starbelly Jams

Festival season is coming soon and I have decorated my tent in a very cool medieval style. It has deep wine and gold accent colors and I think it looks quite “boudoirish”  It will be great fun to see people react to my collection and also see some awesome music. I am distracted by thoughts … Continue reading

Sante Fe

One of the many sites i may see on my trip to Sante Fe! I can hardly believe I will get to visit this incredible sounding city. I am sure to be inspired by the colors and architecture!

onwards and upwards

After a somewhat frustrating day yesterday of hubby inferring I should get a real job at someplace like a greeter at home depot, I cried a few tears and thought of CoCo. She too was ostracized, criticized. Fortunately for me anger has always been a huge motivator, The day ended nicely as we went to … Continue reading

Green Silk Brocade Corset

Some pics around the house, in the background our wood boiler shack. This corset is made of an amazing silk brocade fabric. As you can see it really glows. The wood shack is made of stack wall construction. The wood stove heats both our house and my studio.

Happy Birthday to Me

January 10, Second day of blog and 42 years old. The morning started off delectably being served a latte and handmade card while still in bed. The snow is piling up outside and the scene is a monochromatic white and grey. I received a lovely gift from my mother in law, It came wrapped in … Continue reading

Mastering the Art of French Corsetry

In the vein of Julia and Julia I am presenting this blog as I am striving to master the art of French Corsetry. Mother of three, rural living corsetiere with dreams of the big city. I hope to include inspirations, frustrations, truisms and lots of pictures.