March 12, 2016
What is changing is the exciting addition of the Restored by Design Foundation. My new non profit organization where we can give back, educate, inspire and help disadvantaged women discover their inner creativity and bring it to life, re-energizing and genuinely healing. I believe creativity is a powerful, rewarding journey to empowerment! My ultimate goal is to create jobs, supporting local, sustainable community growth. Plans are already in motion for classes to teach sewing and upcycling sensibilities.
Currently we are in the fundraising phase, so I'm counting on the donations from the generosity of...
January 12, 2016
Embarking on a new year, I go through a process of looking back at the past year, learning from what were the highlights and lowlights... then looking forward to the new year! As a creative person, I want to start with a clean slate, design new and better pieces, try new things, build on what I love and what my customers love, more success with my pioneering on the handmade eco-chic fashion, and ...I'm sure you get the picture! This brings me to the decisions for my new game plan for 2016.
I want to offer more classes to inspire creativity. This...
October 22, 2015
Seek out your own adventurous self... Eco fashion, boho chic style, unique, and special choices at Restored by Design... presenting Gypsy Romance: Fall collection 2015! Trending this fall is the celebration of pattern and color play, inspired by the 70's, and mixed in a boho kind of way! I call this Gypsy Romance - a little florals and lace, paisleys, some "wildness", elegance, and sophisticated lines.. it's all in the mix!
Colors are rich and warm in autumn tones of Paprika, Claret, Burgundy, Deep Red, Teal, Hunter Green, and Antique Gold, played against Basic Neutrals in Greys,...