Sunday, December 28, 2008


i know i said i'd blog a step-by-step entry today but i wanna find a really good glue i can recommend before ya'll go making wallets that fall apart as soon as you open them. in the mean time, here are some photos of my fams and our christmas gathering. i'm sure we weren't the only party with ugly sweaters. can you believe vintage stores were sold out of the christmas sweaters and those that weren't were charging $40 for a USED UGLY sweater?!

Friday, December 26, 2008

creative christmas

this year was all about conservation and creativity. i have 7 close cousins and a budget so i took to the internet for ideas for handmade gifts. i came across designer marcella foschi at design boom who took cassette tapes and revamped them into wallets. so of course me and my thrifty self knocked the idea. i did make a couple modifications such as bigger zippers and mismatched zipper heads. and since i personalized them i looked for cassette tapes specific for each cousin. i'll post a step by step this sunday. aren't they delicious?

i used different coloured zipper heads

this was for my lovely cousin Jeigh who appreciates the meaning of 'Flash Dance'

this was such a perfect find for my man 'Sexy Eyes' and only for you Boo Boo :)

Friday, December 19, 2008

i'm home!

i just landed in the marvelous city of Toronto and am now greeted with a SNOW STORM! this is insanity! here's a quick shot i took outside my mom's crib:

Monday, December 8, 2008

stylin and profilin

what do you do when you feel you have nothing to blog about? when i got back home to Vancouver i had no idea what to do with myself. i was still in vacation mode, which is not cool when your vacation is over. i haven't shot a fashion shoot in a minute so me and my lovely Ghassan went back in the lab and shot this weekend. i love fashion and all but i prefer to stick to photography. however, living in Vancouver, BC and wanting to produce images you see in NY, London, Paris and the like, requires an eye which i can't seem to find out here. SO, i have been styling the last few shoots which have been quite the 'learning curve'. here's a sneak peek:

photography by me
makeup/hair by Ghassan
dress provided by Bohemian Gallery (you guys are THE BEST)
shoes provided by me from ALDO (circa 2006)
bow handmade by me