Saturday, June 22, 2013

color is the connection

Tucked away in her Tel Aviv studio, Leah Lerner designs and crafts her beautiful leather handbags. 


elegant clutches and pouches... a wonderful array of colors, some embellished with her original screen printed designs.

I love these metallics...

...and her large totes will handle just about everything!

You can see more of Leah's colorful bags in her etsy shop.
Go crazy!

And across the ocean from that sunny studio, to an apartment in Queens, New York, is another artist who loves color...

Gwen Meyerson's colorful cityscapes and figurative paintings truly capture the activity of the city and the people in it.

 In Gwen's etsy shop, you'll find original art as well as prints and notecards, all alive with color!

Scenes from around the US, Gwen works in several mediums,

but always, her focus is places and people... all in glorious color! You can purchase your own masterpiece here!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

for your man

I was poking around in BartekDesign, a natty little shop on etsy featuring accessories designed and made by Bartek from his studio in Zeewolde, Netherlands. 

Lots of spiffy bowties, with perfect bows! 

And pocket handkerchiefs to match. Now wouldn't this be just the perfect thing for a wedding party...?

Not your father's fanny pack!

Bartek offers these cute terrier keychains in a variety of colors.

OK, these whimsical fish bookmarks are awesome! (And it looks like we have an Agatha Christie fan here...)

Pssst! Father's Day in the U.S. is just around the corner...