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My world is full of collaborations with talented photographers, models, makeup and hair artists these days. A creative and out-of the-box way to showcase each person’s talent, the outcome is often breathtaking and beyond what I could have planned alone. The shoot created in collaboration with Autumn Stankay of Skysight Photography and her team is […]

I am so happy to share these photos of Maria Montgomery, Miss Kentucky 2009. Maria is photographed by one of my favorite wedding photgrapher teams, Suzy and Lukas Van Dyke at their wedding venue in Harrodsburg, Ky. The McGee House is an eclectic colonial home transformed into a wedding venue. The rustic home and outbuildings […]

Garden critters seem to know I love them and because of that often pose for a photo or come into the house to visit. Birds, hummingbirds, butterflies, lizards, frogs have all been short term visitors until I relocate them to a more agreeable location in my eco friendly garden. Not that I don’t appreciate the […]

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This morning on my way to my yoga class, I spotted an extermination truck with the tagline “Kills Everything”. Imagine a world without birds, butterflies, bees, ladybugs, and the beautiful and magical garden creatures that make a garden a sanctuary. But yet this is an idea that is presented as an excellent business slogan… If […]

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“Are you wearing that?” My mom asks me. In my fearless quest to create my teenage sense of style, I did sometimes come up with “interesting” ideas. “Oh, do you mean this purple turtleneck bodystocking with a neon lime green micro miniskirt?” (This was before Punk Glam designer Stephen Sprouse made neon a hot trend.) […]

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Our Mother Earth is abundantly and powerfully beautiful. Sometimes in our hurry to be who we are every day, we forget to stop and literally “smell the roses.” April is Earth Month, so what better time to stop for a moment, appreciate the beauty around us, and dress up a bit to celebrate. There are […]

I design and make eco clothing as a profession but create eco gardens for my soul. Growing up on a farm in Minnesota, fields and gardens were a major part of my family’s lives. We fed ourselves, many relatives, and supplied local markets with the food we grew there. My Mom tended lush flower gardens […]

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When the Empire State Building changed its lights to Green, I felt it may be safer to stay indoors. I launched my business in Manhattan during the 80′s and on St Patrick’s day, people would get a little too crazy with the green beer, or whatever green substance was being swigged. (Certainly not a green […]

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“I’m recording the music video for a new movie, and the producers want me to look like this.” Tamela D’Amico showed me a photo of a woman in a red bustier dress. “ I told them that I might already know this designer…..” Serendipity is such a wonderful, magical thing. Sure enough, the red bustier dress […]

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Via Huffington Post:  Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Fashion By Deborah Lindquist Where would we be without love? A Valentine’s Day celebration can be as simple as a little heart-shaped candy containing the message “Be Mine” or as dramatic as a proposal for marriage. No matter what the day brings, it’s a day to celebrate love, […]