“Designing Woman” – Live Auction

  Update 7-19-18 :  “Designing Woman”  OOAK set sold for $3,000.00! All for charity! Hello Everyone Hilda Westervelt and I have been asked, once again, to participate in the NBDCC  Live Auction event!  Great excitement surrounds this event which takes place each year during the Barbie Doll Convention and raises money for charity.  The charity…

“Mannequin Mavens” now available!

  UPDATED : 7-15-2018  – ONLY ONE DOLL LEFT!  Please see below.   Hello Everyone! Our “Mannequin Mavens” debuted this afternoon at National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention. And while there are still more shopping days at convention, Hilda and I have decided to make our beauties available to everyone!  Which means, even if you are not…

“Mannequin Mavens” and other Marvelous wonders!

Hello Everyone! While it may seem that I have been quiet recently,  I have spent the last few weeks working on some glorious items for National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention, which is currently under way at the JW Marriott in Phoenix AZ. Once again, this year, I have teamed with Hilda Westervelt (Bellissima Couture) to…

Last of My “Acryluxe” chairs!

Hello Everyone I am currently working on donations for upcoming charities and conventions, but will be back to furniture design in the next few weeks.  In the meantime, I did have an opportunity to make some gorgeous new cushions for My “Acryluxe” chairs. Made from Japanese brocade, these cushions adorn the last few chairs that…

Celebrating 10 Years!

Hello Everyone I will be returning to wood working and furniture creating soon. In the meantime, I realize it has been 10 years since I started offering my furniture designs to the public! That IS something to celebrate! Thank You All for the love, kind words and generous support over the years. Looking forward to…

“This Girl for Hire!” – Re-post of a favorite

Anyone remember the 1965 television  series “Honey West”?  I was too young to be aware of the show at its inception, but not long ago, I was introduced to it for the very first time.  What a cool concept for 60’s television!  Private Eye Honey West, was smart, stylish, and always got her man!  The series…

Home Accessories Sale!

 Hello Everyone and Welcome! I have a few Mid Century Modern goodies for sale today that I hope you and your favorite Diva cannot live without!   Items are listed separately with prices. Prices do not include shipping. As always, items are limited. Please email Me to order and for availability. Include your zip code/country when…

Accessory Sale Coming Soon!

Hello Everyone I’ve been working on some mid century modern home accessories and will be hosting a sale here on the blog, this Sunday at 3:00pm EST. Here’s a sneak peek! Hope to see you then! Maryann

Grant A Wish Donation

“Every Day Darling” is My donation to this years Live Auction at Grant A Wish Convention. Proceeds benefit children’s charities. Happy to be able to donate and wanted to share with all of you. For more information about GAW go to: http://www.gawfund.org/index.html   Thank you! Maryann    

MCM Room Divider/Credenza

Hello Everyone I recently started collecting mini Enid Collins purses. With my own need to have them on display, I decided to design something special that could serve this purpose. The result is My – “MCM Room Divider/Credenza” The unit is comprised of two pieces. The top is the shelving unit and the bottom piece is…