Yearly Archives: 2011

Let them eat cake

Growing up in England as a young child provided many opportunities for sweets, cakes and wobbly jellies, and one of my favorite pastimes was the call to afternoon tea. In our household, this usually occurred on Sunday afternoons. We still … Continue reading

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Steampunk it!

I first came upon the steampunk aesthetic when one of our friends had his iPhone steampunked in 2008. I was immediately smitten with the idea of combining the past and the future, where Steam/Industrial Science meets romance/Marie Antoinette (more coming … Continue reading

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Ruffled Queen

As I am the queen of lace in my tiny kingdom, the word ‘laceophile’ suits me. To other laceophiles out there who might be reading this blog, you’ll love the article by Rosie Swash and Imogen Fox that appeared in … Continue reading

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Lace in Nature

As I look through the pictures of my summer, I see lace everywhere! The world is so abundant with beauty… Someone once told me that if you are looking for old lace, then you must go to ancient fishing villages, … Continue reading

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