Vancouver Island Bead and Jewellery Show

The Vancouver Island Bead and Jewellery Show (VIBJS) is one-of-a-kind on Vancouver Island. It is a bead & jewellery show dedicated to jewellery making and finely crafted artisan jewellery, with an emphasis on fashion trends. It is a retail and semi- wholesale show with exhibitors from Ontario, Alberta & of course, beautiful B.C. If you love beads and jewelry making you will be amazed at the lessons that are available. You have everything from glass bead-making, working with copper, bronze, silver, seed beading and even clay beads! Check out the fantastic classes here What “inspired” Cheryl Bevan Gellor, owner of Serenity Pearls, a pearl importer, supplier and jeweller. to start the Vancouver Island Bead and Jewellery Show? …

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3 Easy Backyard Style Ideas to Spice Up Your Patio For Fall!

All weather patio furniture in Victoria BC

Our amazing summer in Victoria BC is coming to an end, and if you’re anything like me, you’re not quite ready to pack up your patio furniture, accessories & remove all of your plants & flowers. Unlike my friends in Calgary (who have already experienced snow this September!) – there will still be many days over the next few months when we can enjoy our outdoor spaces here in Victoria…

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How Fashion Trends are Influencing Home Décor

Simply Staged To Sell - Spring Home Decor Refresh 2014 Color Palette

How Fashion Trends Translate Into Home Trends – Spring 2014 Whenever I think of Spring, my mind flashes back to my fashion “daze” as a high fashion personal shopper for Holt Renfrew. I’m always aware of styles, colours and fashion trends and how they influence home décor. Sometimes, it feels to me that fashion and home décor are colliding. That isn’t a bad thing, in fact, it wasn’t long ago that there was a 5 to 6 year gap from runway fashion to furniture styles. In today’s fast-paced social media world, styles & trends are evolving as we speak. All the creative minds sharing, connecting and influencing one another, online. We don’t have to wait for fashion …

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