Tag Archives: Beading

Black Friday Deals!

Happy Thanksgiving from my home to yours! This year marks my first ever American thanksgiving! I am so thankful for the opportunity to live in this beautiful country, and for my wonderful friends and family. Along with Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and I am excited to announce the launch of my jewelry business here in […]

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Palais Des Lumières by Elie Saab

Need a little Monday inspiration?  Watch this short video for a look at the stunning Elie Saab Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014/2015 collection.  Always one of my favorite shows, this one was full of inspiration with lots of sparkling beadwork and embroidery.  What do you think of these beautiful sparkling gowns?

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Glimpse Creations Atelier

Exciting News!!  Glimpse Creations Atelier has opened in Burlington, Ontario!  Located downtown Burlington, Glimpse Creations Atelier is inspired by the Parisian workrooms that service the Haute Couture industry. Come and see the new products for sale and also watch traditional European crafting techniques used in the atelier.  From embroidery and beadwork to traditional flowermaking and […]

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A look into the World of Julien Fournié

I have attended a few Julien Fournié Haute Couture shows, and am always impressed with the designer and the way he creates wearable feminine, yet edgy clothing.  This video shows a great interview with the designer along with stunning views of the clothing, accessories and hair/beauty at the show.  The beadwork in the jewelry that […]

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Dior Fusion Embroidered Shoes

I couldn’t resist sharing these beautiful hand embroidered sneakers from Dior.  This short video takes you inside the Dior ateliers to discover the intricate craftsmanship behind the Fusion Sneakers from the Autumn-Winter 2014-15 campaign.  My recent addiction to Pilates has now come full circle knowing that I could wear couture shoes while doing my workout!  What […]

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Charlotte Licha Haute Couture 2014

Making my way through the streets of Paris past the shadows of the Eiffel Tower, I reached the Shangri La Hotel.  This is where fashion designer, Charlotte Licha choose to premier her first Haute Couture collection.  I was escorted upstairs to an elegant room and shown to my seat.  The hotel itself is spectacular with […]

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The Best of Paris – The Marais

After living in France for over 4 years now, I like to think I have a little bit of Paris figured out.  I know some of the areas pretty well from living in the neighborhood, and others I love to visit and take in the sights.  I don’t think I am an expert by any […]

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The making of a Chanel Couture Dress

A rare glimpse into the atelier houses that do the exquisite work for Chanel Haute Couture.  This video gives me so much inspiration for my own couture embroidery and beadwork!  The work that goes into these Haute Couture gowns is amazing, and I hope this look into the work of these artisans evokes some inspiration […]

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Delicate Embroidery at Elie Saab Couture S/S 2013

Every season Elie Saab Haute Couture manages to steal my heart.  This years Paris Couture Week collection was no exception.  Sadly, I was not able to attend the show this time, but I find myself still drooling over the photos of the collection.  The Elie Saab show is always one of my favorites since it […]

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Chain Mail Pearl Bracelet Pattern

Pretty and rich with pearls, this bracelet is designed to be eye-catching with any outfit.  This unique, funky statement bracelet is an intermediate project that can be created in an afternoon.  In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make a beaded pearly chain mail bracelet with either sterling silver or silver plated jump rings.  Learning […]

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