Writing is supposed to be a great creative outlet. Right now, I am crying, not just any cry but the biggest, ugliest, snot nose cry you can imagine. Not sure when I last balled like this but I am told this is perfectly normal in the grief process. The holidays are hard. Harder than I… Continue reading 2016 looking back
Since getting back to Chicago, I haven’t really had much time kick back, relax, and breathe a little. From the moment I got back, I already started searching for a new home. My lease ends July 30th. I love my aptartment but it’s time to move on. So what’s it like to find a home… Continue reading Finding a new home
Rebecca minkoff rose gold mini quilted affair MSRP $195. Over 50% savings!! Brand new with duster bag. Some have tags. Some don’t. There was a clearance sale. I almost bought the entire inventory. These are all going on my eBay store. I have to charge $115 if purchased through eBay since both eBay and PayPal… Continue reading $95 free shipping if purchased directly from me
On Thursday evening, I attended a event discussing cluster bombs in Laos at The New School. Did you know that Laos, my country of origin, is the most bombed country in the world? No worries, I wasn’t aware myself until a few years ago. My parents don’t talk about it much. My father mentioned a… Continue reading Social enterprise
Being a former entrepreneur comes with a lot of pressure. People just assume you are crazy enough to do it again. Are you going to open another boutique again? Expectations of you are through the roof. I’m just your average woman. Simply willing to do whatever it takes to succeed. Except for school. Okay, so… Continue reading “whatever happened to the bold Noy the entrepreneur I knew?” She’s back!!
I’m in love with the business cards I order from moo.com. They had tiny business cards that’s I thought would function great as both business cards and clothing hang tags. The cards are gorgeous except for one problem. Note to self: have a friend check your sample to double check for errors. My email address… Continue reading Oopsie
About a month ago, i started my website http://www.noynyc.com with the intention that it will one day turn into something great. Perhaps it will turn into a great retail site, fashion design site, or just simply a place to write down all my asipirations.I especially felt inspired to blog today because my website hit it’s… Continue reading Finding time to blog is half the battle
Last weekend was cold. Not sure what came over me AGAIN but all I could think about was making some great earrings to wear. Made three gorgeous pairs of earrings while watching tv. Prior to this year, I’ve only ever made 4 pairs of earrings in my entire life. In the past 2-3 weekends, I’ve… Continue reading In boredom, I design earrings?
Weird day. I was bored so I randomly decided to make earrings. Haven’t made earrings in over five years. Earlier today, I was at a trim store picking up a hair comb and some tulle to start on the veil. Went to the jewelery/beading section. I saw a cute rose silhouette, then saw a chain… Continue reading Inspired by love
So I agreed to make the veil. Yes, the bride can always buy a veil. They are fairly inexpensive. This is a sentimental gift. I looked online to see what sort of veils brides wear to destination weddings.i notice that many brides either went without the veil, instead wore flowers in the hair, or they… Continue reading Making the veil