Walk the talk..will you?

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As a designer Ive been told numerous times that on my professional page I must always keep things …well professional. Perhaps I should be talking about the color of the season, the must have wedge, making sure my photography is whimsical enough to  grab a sale… The truth of the matter is I love all this talk just as much as the next person but there are plenty of people …continue…

Mama..amma, mom, madre..lover, fighter, mentor, survivor

    Love heals. Heals and liberates. I use the word love, not meaning sentimentality, but a condition so strong that it may be that which holds the stars in their heavenly positions and that which causes the blood to flow orderly in our vains.”_ Maya Angelou My mothers gift of courage to me was both large and small. I sit here trying to write the soft message Im supposed …continue…

Raw Sugar Launch…yes!!!!

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Im really excited to launch this new line of jewelry centred around positive crystals. I always loved raw stones and have enjoyed working with materials I can keep as close to its original form as possible. This new line is in collaboration with a talented husband and wife duo i met while in India. I chose to use high vibration stones that embody tranquility and calmness. I can’t say i …continue…

Burlap for days

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  Ive got new bags ready for spring and into summer 2014. They are made of burlap, sturdy awesome fabric that dates back many centuries. These bags are handmade in India of rice sacks and accented with a leather strap that perfect for everyday. The inside is lined with canvas , 2 open pockets and 1 zipper pocket. Use it as your everyday bag with your grey t shirt and …continue…

Exploring

I spent last week in the north part of India. Spending time in North India, makes me realize how much I love Kerala. Its so green, the people are kind, the food is amazing. The north definitely has its charm but its not by the water, something I need to breathe;) I stayed at a cozy hotel.An old palace that has been converted into a hotel.  Ive been staying there …continue…

Hello there! its me..Annah

Ive been thinking a lot lately.. what is this about..what is my purpose, whats with saving for a rainy day when all we have is this moment. A good friend of mine calls me a survivor, Im not certain what he means by that but I think I have a hunch. I lived through much and have had experiences good and bad and at the end of the day., I pick myself …continue…

Gypsy Pigeon Tour: an update

Ah..as the days get closer Im mixed with a million thoughts . As two creatives trying to live the dream of  doing what you love ,each day comes with its own set of challenges but somehow Im ok with taking it head on because its my work, and in the end, I feel fulfilled with my purpose and I do strive each day to learn from each pitfall. We have …continue…

365 Grateful- Jan 1- Jan 9

As bad as it looks sometimes, there is always something to be grateful for. I take a lot of pictures and I happened upon this website  http://365grateful.com at the beginning of the year  and decided to take a moment each day to capture one moment of gratitude. It helps me to put things in perspective when it all seems so cloudy. Running your own business is a daily challenge in …continue…

Fabric obession..and Jaypore.com

India is bursting at the seams…literally. There is so much creative energy here. its nuts and I thrive on it!! Half my travels and creations happen on the chance that I meet a cool woodworker , a chatty metalsmith , a quirky shop keeper or a friendly  tribesman that has amazing fabric to sell, tailors…they are all out there , doing their thing and sometimes I happen on a special …continue…