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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What????????????????The Shop Is Open

Hey All, I’ll be slowly restocking my shop with bags, clutches, fabric and eventually the Box.

I just uploaded a gorgeous Magenta Ikat patterned Downtown Tote in my shop. The Downtown Tote is a versatile everything bag. Slouchy and casual, the Downtown Tote folds up easily and can be a back up bag when you’re toting back vacation goodies.

Got to get your hands on it?! Follow the link to the shop.

Flea Market Finds| Vintage Stickers

Woo, it’s been a while since my last post. What’s been going on that would keep me from my tribe. Well, I was planning to leave my job in September but a series of events preventing that from happening. When God closes one door right?

Good news I’m more determined than ever to have my sewing and design studio up and running next summer. So I’ve been busy, I’m going to be busy but I’m back!

Because Hollywood is currently recycling the 70s and 80s( Pete’s Dragon, Splash, Ghost busters), this post is right on time.

The pride and joy of the 80s was your sticker collection. Puffy stickers, glow in the dark, color changing, gel and scratch and sniff. Stickers were everywhere.  When I was at the market in Long Beach, several vendors had tons of old school stickers.

There was nothing more exhilarating than going to the gift store in the park owned by my friend Jason’s mom and seeing rolls of stickers. I had several photo albums full of stickers that mysteriously disappeared when I moved out of my moms house.

As the nostalgia continues, today’s flea market find are vintage stickers. Over on Etsy, I found a few that I would have definitely had in my collection.


from GrannieLsCloset


from grandmothersattic

from LilyVintageLots


from vintagewhatnots


from thegrantgirl


from NostalgiaMama


from VintageStickerLove (some of the best I’ve seen on Etsy)


from vintage23


Collecting stickers would be something fun to share with your kids. Click on over to Etsy and find some real gems. You can collect vintage ones like these or collect stickers on your family travels. One day they’ll look back at their sticker albums and remember the fun they had collecting and when and where they got each sticker.

Make memories and stay young at heart!

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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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It’s National Pink Day!!!!!!|5 Reasons Why I Love The Color Pink

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Hey everybody! I missed this last year which was just devastating. Well not really devastating but sad because I love PINK!

When I was younger my favorite colors were lavender and peach but somewhere along the line my favorite color became PINK! At some point in time my husband said that I would buy pink poop and I guess if it looked like this I would.


Photo credit Velvet Caviar
Photo credit Velvet Caviar

5 Reasons I Love Pink

  • It’s a cool down version of red but it still has some heat.

Pink Day 1

Pink Tonka Metal Truck

  • Originally it was meant for men but clearly we proved that we wear it better.

Pink Day 2

Pink Pyrex Set of Bowls

  • The right pink makes anything pop.

Pink Day 3

Pink Garden Chair

  • The color pink is sweet and fiery.

Pink Day 4

Pink Roller Skates

  • IMO pink is just fun!

Pink Day 5

Pink Velvet Purse

Happy National Pink Day!

Stay classy!