Wednesday, December 31, 2008


So here it is- time to think about how we spend our time.
How we choose to use it in this new year.
It's so exciting- a new clean slate. I love it!!
A fresh start to organize, purge, clear the clutter, redo, renew,
rework, follow a new inspiration, do what you didn't
make time to do last year, be kind, be thoughtful,
live in the moment....
2009 make it shine!!

Tuesday, December 30, 2008


All Christmas ornaments, cards and decorations 40%off!!
Get a head start for next year!

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Friday, December 19, 2008

It's beginning to look alot like Christmas.....

Mergirl & Whosiepie

If you are looking to find some beautiful, fun, wearable,
cozy, sexy & stylish gifts, get right on down to
Mergirl in Chester!
I picked up lots of gifts yesterday and am
so excited to give them away!!!
For details visit 4 water street in Chester...Shop Local!!

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Shop today and support the local community!

Stop by the Holiday Boutique and support the
Essex Elementary School PTO
Today, Thursday Dec 18th from 3-5:30p.m.
Featuring: Ann Lightfoot, Whosiepie, Mergirl, Linda VanEck,
Wendy Flynn, Ingrid's Imports, PIKME, Arbonne Candles
and my jewelry thanks to Kate!!

Wednesday, December 17, 2008


Who wouldn't love something sparkly for the holiday?!

Cluster earrings $88

Monday, December 15, 2008

Bla Bla

This line for kids is the best; cuddly and cute!

Friday, December 12, 2008

RISD Alumni Sale Sat Dec 13th, 10-5

Saturday in Providence visit a great show of
RISD Alumni artists selling their beautiful work.
Jewelry, pottery, paintings, clothing, inspiring gifts! Visit for more info!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Great gifts for the Home...

This line is designed by Michael Aram.
I've been carrying his work for over 13 years!!
The quality, design and price are all reasons why
his objects are a favorite gift to give.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Monday, December 8, 2008

Favorite Things...

This time of the year, everyone is looking for ideas of what to get
that special someone on their list. As the countdown continues,
I'll be posting some of my favorite things from the shop! Hand blown glass vases in vibrant colors
$44 eachA forest of hand forged steel animals
by blacksmith Steven Bronstein

New ceramic vases

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Friday, December 5, 2008

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Beautiful pewter ornaments by Jana Ugone $9 each
Wooden print block $15 each

Our favorite canvas silhouette shopper $14

Slide Show

Friday, November 28, 2008

New Drawings

These are some of the new drawings now on display at my shop.

Thursday, November 27, 2008


We have so much to be thankful for.
If you actually sat down and made a list,
there would be many, many pages full.
If we all took the time to make each day count and be aware
of being grateful and thankful to yourself and those around you,
everyone would have a better day and feel full filled!
May your day be great and full of love!

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Our Favorite Lady

Our favorite lady with the expression
from another world is back.
Come visit her in my shop!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Whosiepie Trunk Show Nov 28 & 29

Come one, come all to my friend Laura's trunk show.
Laura of Whosiepie ,
"a woman who finds humor and peace wherever she can",
makes the COOLEST stuff! Clothing, bags, eye pillows,
kids tees, yoga bags, headbands and
who knows what else she'll come up with by next weekend!!
(I got a sneak peek of the new fabrics and great designs!)
Bring your shopping list and get some great gifts
while supporting a local artist!!
The show is at MerGirl in Chester.
Friday, 4-7 and Sat 8-12
See you there!

Monday, November 17, 2008


There is nothing like that first caress of a newborn.
I can't wait to meet you, Simone Elise Nocera!
Welcome to the world, you have made your parents and
big brother so happy!! XXOO

Wednesday, November 12, 2008


Nothing like great Bloody Marys and great friends!

Friday, November 7, 2008

Mer Girl

Thank you Trish for posting my luncheon! See you there!
If you love attention to detail, the way
fabric lays and moves on the body....
and visit her blog for more inspirations

The - E - List

Thank you Erica for posting my event on the -e-list!
For all of you from New London to Hartford, this is a great list of
exciting things going on and favorite spots to visit.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008


Your vote does matter!

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Sexy Spine

This is the Spine Back piece in 18kt gold on Donna
at our fashion show in Chester.
Great movement!

Sunday, October 26, 2008


I have a thing for nests.

Saturday, October 25, 2008


I've been inspired by lines lately.
Looking at patterns, many lines crossing, different directions,
different widths, expressive...
This is a great tag sale find from Kate,
a coveted Lotta Jansdotter bag!

Friday, October 24, 2008

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Ink drawings

I am working on some paintings....

Sunday, October 19, 2008

The dancing flames

We have this great fire ring outside.
It is so mesmerizing to watch the flames dance.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Ho hum

Some days that just sums it up!

Monday, October 13, 2008

Our local treasure

The Connecticut River is such a treasure.
We are so lucky to have it so near.
The light is forever changing.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Happy Birthday Mrs. Larson!

Dear Laura, Happy Birthday my dear, dear friend!!!
This is your year! It is so great to see you so happy!
I wish you a lifetime of happiness and
may all of your dreams come true!!

Friday, October 10, 2008

Rhode Island School of Design

Saturday, October 11th from 10 am to 4 pm
come to Providence for a great outdoor fair!
Artists will line the streets at RISD.
Lots of treasures! A great way to spend a fall
afternoon with family and friends.