We Are F.A.S.H.I.O.N Studio-in-a-Box Goodies??

Of course all I can think about is my subscription box. I’m busy trying to drum up interest. Me. Little old introverted me. I’m on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Tumblr, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, here and my Launchrock page proudly putting my idea out there. Are you with me?

Thinking about how I’m going to stock my boxes and scouring the net for some real cool stuff. Look what I’ve found so far.

Did I also mention that I’ll be creating my own projects for the boxes too! What am I doing? LINKING LEARNING, LITERACY AND LIFE THROUGH FASHION!!! That’s all!

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Why have I been MIA?!!

Pardon me while I wipe away the cobwebs on my blog. In addition to getting my office business ready, I’ve been laying the groundwork for opening up the studio next summer and working on some ways to raise money to apply with United Charitable to officially bring Destiny by Design to life.

In small ways, I’ve brought bits and pieces of the program to life but nothing full on. One of ways I’ve brainstormed to begin raising funds is with a GREAT product. I’ve designed and sold baby accessories. And I’ve designed and sold bags but this is by far the product I’m most proud of.

The We Are F.A.S.H.I.O.N Studio-in-a-Box is THE fashion design and sewing studio for girls all in one box. Right now, I’m in Phase 1 which is basically the test phase. What do you think? When I was a young girl dreaming about designing clothes in New York City, I would have LOVED to receive a box full of fashion and sewing goodies and I know that I’m not alone.

Teaser Page


If you want to be informed of when this great project becomes available check out this link. Share it with your friends. Don’t miss out!

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Flea Market Finds| Vintage Lunchboxes

Wednesday’s used to be reserved for inspiring Instagram photos but ever since I got bit by the flea market bug, I’ve been scouring Etsy, Ebay and other sites for awesome flea market finds. My last flea market find were stickers and this week it’s vintage lunch boxes.

This is how you can make lunch fun again! Do you remember back to school shopping? Finding that perfect lunchbox with your favorite Saturday Morning character. Benji, Strawberry Shortcake, Cabbage Patch Kids, Star Wars, Gi Joe!

Yayyy! So much to chose from it made a kid’s head spin. Feast your eyes on these.

LB 13

from RevivalCLE

LB 12

from CircaVintageCo

LB 11

from LuLuandBubbies

LB 10

from CircaVintageCo

LB 9

from TreasureTimeCapsule

LB 8

from RevivalCLE

LB 7from southcentricLB 6

from MoonbearConnections

LB 5

from TreasureTimeCapsule

LB 4

from Lalecreations

LB 3

from plattermatter2

LB 2

from TreasureTimeCapsule

LB 1

from Lalecreations


Next week I’ll be showcasing some shops with awesome unused vintage stamps. Make sure ya’ll come back!

Stay young at heart!

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Flea Market Finds| Novelty Pins and Buttons


Ok, I have NOT been able to get the Long Beach Antique Market out of my mind. I’ve started fantasizing about opening my own antique store and monthly buying trips to Long Beach.

A few weeks back I spotted a pic of Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah at the Essence Music Festival wearing denim vests with a WHOLE lot of flare.

I was immediately taken back to the 80s and my old jean jacket full of buttons. Some store bought and some made. And I thought to myself “could I still pull that off?” I quickly answered back “NO” but I do admire the nostalgia.

Here’s what I found over on Etsy!

PB 1

from Dartmouth Hill

PB 2

from ClassicMidCentury

PB 3

from The Poetry of Nice

PB 4

from VintageSmurfsandCo

PB 5

from SacredLemonTreasures

PB 7



PB 8

from vintagejewelryalcove

PB 6

from WylieOwlVintage

How do you make a statement?

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Inspired by Film|Pretty in Pink

Image credit Fandango Art by Jeff Delgado

My husband just informed me that it’s the 30th anniversary of one of my favorite movies, Pretty in Pink. Of course, I loved Andie, the aspiring fashion design student and love struck teen. She was true to her style no matter what any one said.

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The Daily Suga’|Lego Dimensions Wave 6

Do You Love Gaming as a Family? Then Lego Dimensions is your game.

So I’m sitting at work and my son calls and tells me that he saw a commercial on YouTube for new Lego Dimensions characters.

So I decided to look it up and OMG!!! They’re killing me. My pockets can’t handle it. The child of the 80s in me is SCREAMING and BEEMING!! Goonies, The A-Team, Knight Rider, Beetlejuice, Gremlins, and Ghostbusters! Not to mention new Harry Potter, The Powerpuff Girls Fantastic Beasts, Sonic the Hedgehog, Mission Impossible (can’t stand Tom Cruise but I’ll buy this), Adventure Time and Teen Titans Go! My son and I LOVE that show.

This geek is freaking out!!

Woo hoo! Good thing we just built that Lego Dimensions Storage Roundabout. Check it out because if you’re like me, you’ll need to build one too. We just might need to build another!

Lego Dimensions Storage Roundabout

Oh Happy Day!

Today We Are Freaking Stoked!

Happy Gaming!

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