03 August 2013
The image above is from the Los Angeles Herald Examiner collection that features Audrey Hepburn in 1960. The caption dated October 25, 1960 partially reads, "Defendant in $50,000 Suit, Tells How Accident Occurred as She Tried to Avoid Another Car - English star Audrey Hepburn, wearing a dark blue jersey suit from Switzerland, and a "French twist" hairdo, today testified in court as defendant
12 June 2013
When I saw that Nirve manufacturers a licensed "Hello Kitty" bike, I thought I just had to have it. The thing is, I just love my vintage Huffy "Good Vibrations" beach cruiser that I've had since the 90s and I didn't want to give it up. What to do? I don't need two bikes. So instead, I modded my old Huffy into my very own custom Hello Kitty bike!DaBomb's Burning Man bike circa 2003And
This clip of Maria Tallchief and Frederic Franklin is from an episode of "The Colgate Comedy Hour", with host Eddie Fisher. This particular episode is historic because of it being the first network telecast from the Hollywood Bowl.
17 March 2013
Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone. Just wanted to post these images of a shabby chic caddy planter I picked up at thrift shop for $2.00. First I put a coat of primer paint on it, next I painted it white and then, with Outdoor Mod Podge, I decoupaged these French revolutionary costume ladies that I got from the Graphics Fairy. Then I sealed the caddy with two coats of Hard Coat Mod Podge, planted some
As I may have mentioned, last year I got a full-time job (go me!) and hence the reason why my blogging endeavours dropped off. I'm too pooped to blog at the end of a long day!So boo on too pooped to blog, but yay that my job had me go on assignment to WonderCon last weekend! I only got to go to on Sunday and for most of it I was working behind the scenes for our panel.But I just a quick post to share
17 March 2012 | announcements
Kiva.org, is an organization that allows people to lend money via the Internet to microfinance institutions in developing countries around the world and in the United States, which in turn lend the money to small businesses and students.Since 2007 I've been a Kiva lender to dozens of people world wide. My portfolio consists of about 90% female artisans because as a woman who is the sole proprietor
11 March 2012 | product review
Hello, all. I'm just showing off my latest Easter craft that I made.On this Easter pail I decoupaged a white bunny rabbit with an Easter egg that I got from the Graphics Fairy. The pail looks good from behind as well as I didn't skimp but put the bunny image on both front and back. Then I stuffed the pail with six colorfully hand-decorated egg shaped candy pops on a stick and tied with
Happy Valentine's Day! XO, Etsy from Etsy I saw this cute video on Etsy and just had to share the love!
I don't mean to brag but I will: I just got featured on the Graphics Fairy craft blog!!!I am so breathless from doing the happy dance that I just had to take a moment to sit down, catch my breath and post this. I don't know any blogger in my part of the blogosphere that doesn't know who the Graphics Fairy is. Her name is Karen and she's been purveying free vintage images that are in the public domain