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little holiday show

come visit!
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handmade holiday

Been shipping off some special orders from the winter collection and trying not to ruin my clothes by painting in between writing fellowship applications and running around to school meetings. It’s kinda fun to be back in two worlds: fully in the Ph.D. and fully in the creative. Makes life more fun. There will be [...]
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winter collection

The winter collection was a huge success at Second Storie Market! I was completely overwhelmed with the response: thank you friends! I sold out of multiple items, especially the metallic ombre cuffs. I’ll be working on a second batch of those this week and launching a little online holiday pop-up shop over the next few days, [...]
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freckled fawn

now that second storie is less than 4 weeks away (eeks! i’m not ready!), i’m thinking about how to package up the various leather cuffs and wallets and clutches i’ve been working on. i’m a firm believer that less is more, so i’m thinking simple with a hint of color. like any normal gal, i’m [...]
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fun news

it’s official: made by rachel is going to be a vendor at the second storie indie market this november! eeks! i’ve been sponsoring second storie for a number of years now, but this is my first year vending and i’m super excited. i’ll be selling a collection of hand-painted leather accessories that i’ll be working [...]
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i wear navy

for christmas, my mother made me a cozy navy shoulder cape. it is all things lovely. i asked C to take a picture of me in it, but instead he took a video. never fails. so, all my pictures are screen shots from the video. need to get some better ones. thanks mom!  
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besties are the best

my bestie shanna gave me the sweetest gifts this holiday. cooper starry string lights from restoration hardware: and geo earrings made by Jennifer Hagler in gold-dipped black and neon pink: in exchange, i knit shanna the same chunky navy cowl she’s been coveting of mine and gave her the one polish everyone needs: butter london royal [...]
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neon noel

my dear friend shanna launched her holiday collection today and lucky me, she gave me a sneak peak a week ago by handing me this when she picked me up for a date: neon noel! at her little launch party yesterday, i grabbed a package of them knowing that it’s likely i will keep them [...]
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wrapping it up

almost done with all my holiday wrapping and ready to join my friends for a holiday evening before the family rush may your long weekend be merry and bright! xo
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golden favorites

some of my favorite golden things from this week… more glittery cookies from the purl bee: steps of golden ornaments from chris everard via automatism pretty white and golden garlands from life as art back to wrapping presents!
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