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Author Archives: Christine

North Palm Beach Resident Art Show – A Splendid Success!

The North Palm Beach Resident Art Show awards ceremony was held on March 15, 2018. The Obert Room at the North Palm Beach Library was overflowing with artists, guests, and friends from the community.

The judges for the event were Mayor Aubrey, Cynthia Maronet, Karla…


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North Palm Beach Resident Art Show

The first North Palm Beach Resident Art Show is currently on view in the Obert room of the North Palm Beach Public Library!

The show features paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures, stained glass, jewelry, and mixed media art, by artists residing in North Palm Beach. All…


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Visiting the Wedding Salon at Printemps Paris Haussman

This Spring, we will once again be returning to Paris. As they say, there is nothing like Paris in the Springtime, and no visit to Paris would be complete without a visit to Printemps Paris Haussman!

During our last visit, our boutique hotel was only 5…


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Finding Inspiration for Designing Unique Jewelry

I began designing my hand-knotted jewelry in Connecticut in year 2000. I am a self-taught artist whose business started at the Farmington Valley Art Center in Avon. My hand-knotted jewelry was selected to be shown in their gallery, where it was displayed for several…


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Antique shopping when on vacation

We just returned from Connecticut last evening, after spending a long weekend in Old Lyme, Ct. in beautiful New England. Old Lyme. Ct is brimming with beauty and history, and is a great place to shop for vintage and antique baubles. I love checking…


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Art Boca Raton is just around the corner

We have great art shows in South Florida. Art Palm Beach was last month at the Palm Beach Convention Center.  This was a great show with a lot of fresh new work. There were scheduled art talks that were very interesting. Also they had…


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Weekend Inspiration!

It is fun searching for inspiration on the weekend, always looking for a new opening, art show or all around fun.

West Palm Beach is brimming with great things to do all the time. I spend most of my weekdays designing and handcrafting my jewelry,…


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Art Show “Continuum” in City Place

There is always so much going on in West Palm Beach with the Convention Center and Cityplace in close proximity  We have been busy visiting the art shows in the downtown district

This past weekend we attended the Pop up show Continuum at City Place….


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How to select Gems and Pearls for Jewelry Making

Selecting the gems, pearls and beads to use in jewelry designs is one of the most fun and exciting part of being a jewelry designer! While the internet abounds with online gem and bead shops, I do not suggest buying gems online. Instead, I…


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Palm Beach Antique & Design Center

Antique Row is located in the heart of West Palm Beach on South Dixie. It is a very exciting district with fabulous antique and vintage shops, funky restaurants and a design center.

We love to visit this area  often as possible. I am always amazed…


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