Wednesday, June 18, 2008

accessory necessities...

lately i've been sneaking away from the sewing machine to take some time in the sunny backyard and finally have some fun with the assortment of findings I've collected over the past year or so...

new in the shop this month, we've got a nice mix of hair clips and other unique and lovely accessories.

glass owl earring studs - $5.75

fresh leaf hair clips - $5.00

as with all cipolla items, these pieces are handmade in small batches with love and care. they feature unique and/or vintage parts that i find while taking a break from sewing to indulge myself in a little shopping. and they're not just for girls! i've been working on some pins / tie clips... like this compass pin.

directional brooch or tie pin - $5.00

more to come, including cuff links and perhaps some jewellery.
though for now, back to the machine...
♥ m.

Friday, June 13, 2008

one year and counting...

for those of you who haven't been to the shop lately, now's a great time to drop by and peruse the "aisles"... we're having sales all month in honour of our shop's one-year anniversary!
a big, huge thank-you to all our etsy customers
- it has been a fabulous, fun year!

♥ m.

Sunday, June 8, 2008

nel giardino...

my facination with container gardening is stronger then ever this year... from lettuce and cayennes to zucchini and spinach.

and while it's so muggy here in toronto that i begin to wilt after just a quick walk to the cornerstore, the garden is holding up well... the cipolle are six inches and counting!

♥ m.