Thursday, November 29, 2012

Thursday Threads: All I Want for Christmas

This month I am going to be sharing some great gift ideas...primarily inspired by things I want, I think my child wants, and I think my friends want. Today, we're going to look at a few things I want.

This necklace is on the top of my list. Yes, I know I have a lot of baubles, but there are some classic things that every girl should have. This necklace is from J.Crew and is a beautiful classic piece. It's available now for $165. Good for daily wear and for a special occasion, a definite addition to any collection!

Then I found this stunner courtesy of our friend Kate Spade. The clutch is called "Knock on Woodpecker" and it too can be yours for $328.  It is beyond adorable and such a twist on the normal run of the mill evening clutch.
I also really like these fun flats from our friends at the Gap. Camo is a neutral so you could wear them in the same way you would wear brown shoes. They are $40 and very versatile. The Gap's flats are fantastic! They are comfortable, long lasting and affordable!

So there you have it, something at various price points that only would make me happy...but could make lots of girls happy!

Happy Shopping!


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Wadrobe Wednesday: Black on Black

Wardrobe Wednesday! A friend of mine at work today asked me if I was going to be moving things off stage at a play today, I told him that I was actually a beatnik. This is what I have on today...

1. Ray Ban cat eye glasses
2. Over sized fresh water pearl drop earrings
3. Gap black turtleneck
4. Gap black ankle zip skinny jeans
5. Steve Madden gold glitter flats

I hope you are having a fantastic week! 


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Art Talk Tuesday: Christmas Time is Here

A few years ago my mom stopped putting up a Christmas tree, instead she manages to find the biggest pointsettia plant and places it in ilue of a tree. Somehow that plant, her nativity and presents scattered near these two make her Christmas decor perfect. Every time I see a pointsettia I think about her, which is why I thought the first of my Holiday inspired Art Talk Tuesdays would be this drawing I did of the festive plant. I hope your holiday season is off to a good start!


Monday, November 26, 2012

Shop Local on Cyber Monday!

Large sterling silver and glass locket with chain, $100

Small sterling silver and glass locket with chain, $75

Commissioned Art $75-300 (depending on size)

Glass photo ornaments, $12

Happy Cyber Monday! I know I normally talk about music on Mondays... but today I have to shamelessly plug my studio collection. This Friday is the last day to put in your orders for the holidays. No gift is better than a personal gift from the heart.

The cSd Studio Collection has something for everyone's price point!

Photo Locket $75-$100
Photo Ornament  $12
Commissioned Canvases  $75-300
Hand Painted Shirts  $15-30
Hand Painted Totes  $25

Feel free to contact me if you have questions or orders!!

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Week-Ender 30 (Saturday Edition)

What a fun week! One of the best parts was being able to document on my new iPhone 5! I've never had an iPhone so the pic apps are all new to me and I'm enjoying them. Do you have any you would recommend? The holiday has also been wonderful! I hope you and yours had a fantastic holiday!

At the Miami Book Fair International 
Love these bulbs!

First picture with my iPhone

Key Biscayne home

Enjoying experimenting with PicFX

Foxy Lady!

Lots of patterns

Nunu time

Put a bird on it



Great minds think alike on the day before Thanksgiving

Downtown Miami

Great minds thinking alike again

Thanksgiving table (p.1)

Chinese Village, Coral Gables

Mama's done cooking

Love of my life on our way to Thanksgiving (p.2)

4 way match!

Our black Friday

Snack time at the park

Mommy ensemble

Fire pit with friends

Saturday sparkles...Shop Small Day

Her first real lollipop

3 little monkeys jumping on the bed...a la princess

May the rest of your weekend be wonderful!!! 


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Art Talk Tuesday: Thanksgiving by Paul Frank

Week of Thanksgiving Day 2: I am thankful for you! Everyday I sit at my computer and write about the things that inspire me, music, art, fashion and my family/friends. Yet, there you are, reading about these things and actually telling me your thoughts on topics I bring up. I may not know you, but I adore our cyber relationship! Thank you for reading! I love hearing from you.

Since it is Art Talk Tuesday, I thought I would turn my attention to one of my favorite pop designers, Paul Frank. When I was in college I first discovered Paul Frank and said that I would always wear his clothes and accessories. Here I am over a decade later and not only is it true, but my daughter has "zapatos de mono" (monkey shoes) and her birthday party was a Paul Frank party. His website use to have these cartoon shorts which were so funny! Today the site is still very interactive and engaging. You should visit!

Above is a coloring sheet that I plan on printing and having available for the girls to color on Thanksgiving. It'll be a fun way to keep them entertained...even if it is only for 3 minutes.

Hope you are having a great Thanksgiving Week!!


Monday, November 19, 2012

Music Monday: Gobble Gobble Gee

It's Thanksgiving week, time to reflect and give thanks for our blessings. This week I will be giving thanks for the things that fill my life. Today I am thankful for my family, from my Mini to my mom, my hubs, my in law family and cousins...all of them! The neices, the Godchildren every single one of them. My family will always be there, they are part of my first memories. I love them all dearly and I am so thankful to have them.
Since it's Music Monday I wanted to share my favorite Thanksgiving song with you. Unfortunately, there are no great Thanksgiving songs, except for Adam Sandler's Thanksgiving Song.  Gobble gobble gee and gobble gobble goo! If you are too young to remember should really watch it. If you stayed up along with me...enjoy and relive the magic!


Friday, November 16, 2012

Week-Ener 28...29

Two that time my baby turned into a toddler... we elected a President...I hosted a Stella & Dot trunk show... went to fantastic places like the zoo and Fairchild Gardens...and went to a childhood friends wedding. It's been good and busy!