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fashion art: ping hatta

I have always had a strange addiction to figural artwork. I don't know who these ladies are but I love them so much…especially those of fashionably-dresses women. Maybe there's something about their confidence, the outfits, the grace? I don't know but I am loving the work of Thai illustrator, Ping Hatta. She does commercial work […]

Weekend Project: Fashion Tassels!

We’ve been all about giving you easy and chic fashion-related DIYs this year over at Oh Joy! So, today, we have a REALLY exciting one for you! When you don’t know what to do with you with your extra tassel pasties, well, have no fear! You can use them to create modern and current fashions […]

fashion prints…

With Fashion Week in full swing, I'm dreaming of all the amazing outfits rocking New York City right about now! As an ode to Fashion Week, here are a few of my favorite fashion ladies prints that put that chic style right into your home every single day…

{fashioned florals} a wildflower posey …

It’s summer here in Texas, which can only mean one thing…zinnias! Our local grocery mart stocks some wildflowers from a nearby flower farm, and I scooped these up alongside some other blooms to put together a little arrangement that looks perfect for a weekend brunch. How about some tips and tricks on putting together an […]

{fashioned florals} a pink flower crown…

It’s no doubt that flower crowns are popular these days and with plenty of reason! They’re feminine, whimsical, and really, so much fun. I recently made one for a friend’s bridal shoot and realized that I needed to put a DIY together for this, just because.  Hop on down for the steps …  1. I […]

{fashioned florals} a spring wristlet …

We’re back with some wearable flowers! This time with a easily customizable bracelet that uses some leftover ribbon, a quick bloom or two, and—presto— you have an instant accessory!  1. Gather up your supplies…including some ribbon strands {I made sure to keep one longer that will end up tying and securing the whole thing} that coordinate with […]

{fashioned florals} mini wreath place card…

Here’s a sweet and simple place card idea for this week’s Fashioned Florals—perfect in time for an Easter brunch, don’t ya think? I’m also jazzed that this requires nothing but scissors or floral shears to put together {not to mention that I rounded up everything up from my yard}! Free is always appreciated, especially when […]

{fashioned florals} a 15-minute flower garland …

Today, we have the easiest little flower garland you’ve never made {Or maybe you have?}. Regardless, garlands might seem a little intimidating for those of you who haven’t delved into the world of flowers. And this vertical edition takes no more than 15 minutes! 1. Start by gathering your supplies. I had some geranium, rosemary, white […]

a fashioned gourmand…

{1. Coca-cola pretzel tote bag from Jack Spade, 2. french fry necklace from Asos, 3. Moschino Cheap and Chic apple dress from Selfridges, 4. Markus Lupfer sequined watermelon sweater from Net-a-Porter, 5. Kate Spade pouch, 6. pastry parlor rings from Modcloth. — Joanna}

{fashioned florals} a corsage pendant…

Let’s change things up, shall we? I’ve got a fun little twist on wearable flowers that might interest you with nimble fingers and a little imagination! Let’s take the usual corsage, but imagine it attached to a chain necklace {that you already own!} to put a little spin on a colorful pendant. Here’s how… You’ll […]

{fashioned florals} pink and poppy…

While searching for a new dress for an upcoming wedding I’m attending, I came across this See by Chloé dress that was the perfect mix of pretty and dramatic. Knowing that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, I figured this group of stunning pink garden roses, delicious-smelling white sweet peas, Italian poppies, blush ranunculus, […]

{fashioned florals} a bouquet of spring brights…

This piece, “Pollen Shower” by artist Flora Bowley has such an unusual and striking color palette that I knew it would be a fun opportunity to put together something other than my usual color combinations! Heading to the flower market, I bought some dark kale, purple lisianthus, pink astilbe, lavender roses, white agapanthus and ornithogalum, […]