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Golden Goddess Costume – Part 1

January 9, 2019

After taking a month off in December of 2018, I’m now diving back into a project that I began last summer.  I sometimes am asked why I need so much “lead time” to make a costume, and the answer is simple.  Everything takes time.  From designing the initial concept to meetings, fittings, patternmaking, and sewing, […]

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January 2019 – 30 Day Makeup Challenge

January 6, 2019

Over the past three years I’ve been having fun participating in an annual 30-day makeup challenge. This year, I’m tackling a 30-day Makeup Challenge during the month of January.  I spotted a fantastic prompt list over on Instagram created by Florida based dancer, Amani Maharet. I love following her Instagram feed and though I wasn’t […]

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QR Code Class at Belly Dance Business Academy

January 2, 2019

Happy New Year!  New Class Announcement It’s January 2019 and it’s my biggest planning month.  Instead of creating a bunch of new goals, I’m rolling through with my unfinished 2018 projects.  One of my goals was to design and make a new belly dance business card with a QR code that will quickly bring people […]

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The Design Brief – An Article in Mosaic Magazine

December 25, 2018

This fall I was very pleased to publish another article in the “Think Like a Designer” series. This piece was published in the holiday 2018 edition of Mosaic Magazine.  The cover includes a stunning photo of Fat Chance Belly Dance founder Carolina Nerricio.  I simply adore the vintage assiut shawl elegantly draped over her head. […]

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10 Belly Dancer Holiday Gift Ideas for Under $15

November 24, 2018

I count myself fortunate this holiday 2018 season to participate in two different gift exchanges with friends in dance.  This year, everyone is operating on a tight budget, so for both of these exchanges, each attendee is bringing one gift at the $10 to $15 price point. My gift giving goal is are to share things that […]

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