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creative cookie
the blog for people who like fashion, creativity, and causes
Interests: cupcakes, photography, giving back, and textiles.
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Alicia Keys released a new A.V. Rockwell-directed short film, The Gospel, and we kind of love it! The film is exclusively on Tidal so if you're not a subscriber it might be a little hard to find. Everything was shot... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2016 at The Creative Cookie
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I'm excited to be co-creating the Bound series with Nicole A. Taylor author of the Upsouth Cookbook! Join us next Sunday, for our unique course, to learn how we took the leap and worked our ways to our book deals.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2016 at The Creative Cookie
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It's never too early to begin setting intentions for the new year. A few days ago I created a list of goals for 2016. I broke them down into 3 types, with two goals per category: Artistic Career Internal I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2015 at The Creative Cookie
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The Daily Heller is my favorite place to get a graphic design fix. Today's post, The Bra that fit the 20th Century, gives readers a look at Maidenform's 1949 advertising campaign, "I Dreamed I was _______ in My Maidenform Bra."... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at The Creative Cookie
Practical meets fashionable--the best of both worlds:).
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Aw, thanks Joh (I'm blushing)! We worked super hard to make it happen--glad you like it!
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StyleCaster's latest editorial video, The Kiss, is thick with fashion, intimacy, and art. This short film is directed by Tim Zaragoza and styled by Martha Violante (whose work I adore). Break away; enjoy some whimsy. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2011 at The Creative Cookie
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Hello, Wishing you a Merry Christmas & an uncommonly Creative New Year!!! With love, Team Creative Cookie p.s. I've attached a photo taken after installing this wreath constructed from reused fabrics & materials in K-Dog & Dune Buggy's annual holiday... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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I just watched the latest episode of my favorite new series, Thrift Wars! This week's show features Sammy Davis and Robin from Thrifty Vintage Chic. The two style bloggers duke it out at the Goodwill where they try to match... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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This time last weekend I was reconnecting with my Midwest roots in the Windy City. Check back for my adventures at Florodora, an enchanting downtown boutique, & at fair featuring thrift, vintage, and handmade goods. More soon; happy Sunday! photos:... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
Grace Lo Porto is the winner of our first Fashion Fiction contest! Grace will recieve a $50 gift card to Barnes & Noble and a tote with fun goodies as her prize. I'd like to thank all of the writers... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
Hello, I just made it back from Chicago this evening due to crazy inclement weather....soooooo, the Fashion Fiction issue of Easily inspired & the winner of the writing contest will be announced tomorrow. Right now, I'm putting the final touches... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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I was super psyched to see a photo that I took of Sonya last August in the current the issue (Jan. 2011) of Essence magazine! Sonya wore a fanciful party dress and shoes from her vintage collection. Check out the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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Ports 1961 always draws me in with their timeless pieces, urban sensibility, and global appeal. Earlier this week, I went to the pre-fall preview, to see the newest installment inspired by drawings from iconic modern paintings. Overall the collection was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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I have been so busy with preparing the Fashion Fiction edition of Easily inspired and celebrating my birthday that posting has been slightly scant in December--I'm sorry! Yesterday, I attended the PORTS 1961 pre-fall presentation (uploading photos soon). Tomorrow, I'll... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
Photos from the Easilyinspired.net launch event!!! Flip through & remember to check out the Fashion Fiction edition coming to our digital newsstand next Monday:). Open publication - Free publishing - More zine Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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The Easily inspired site launches tomorrow afternoon and we're simply psyched!! Tomorrow night's party, at the Delancey, will be full of opportunities to socialize, celebrate, and get creative! We'll start at 7p and party until we turn into little pumpkins:).The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
There's one more day remaining to submit your work to our 1st Fashion Fiction contest, which seeks fashion focused stories of 650 words or less. I'm blogging from my phone, because I'm on the road, so I can't hyperlink to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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I'm totally elated that Tavi Gevinston is joining forces with Sassy & JANE magazine founder, Jane Pratt, for a new project that sounds yummy! Growing up I always had an interest in Fashion, so Sassy was where I went for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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I adore H&M's Holiday Campaign featuring Ghanaian models with natural hair. This collection has festive party pieces, tuxedo jackets, and lots of lace. I find it daring and lovely!! Here's another post on H&M... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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Congratulations to @Pepsofunny! Thanks for retweeting during our twitter party--you're the winner of some things that I made with love!: a copy of Easily inspired (Creative Cookie's scrappy little zine) a custom made Fiberbead Necklace Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
Here are the latest stats on my standing in the contest to become a full time fashion blogger for Sunglass Hut--I've made baby steps forward since my last update--but there's room to grow: I'm entry number 2,869 My video is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2010 at The Creative Cookie
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Here's my interview with my dear friend and stylist, Blane Charles from Beau-T by Blane. Blane let me interview him for Easily inspired, the Creative Cookie zine. When Blane and I met we had a connection that was instant...we're both... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2010 at The Creative Cookie