Going Retro…New Whimsical Marker and Ink Illustration from Joana Miranda Studio


Yes, my latest illustration just happens to have a retro vibe…

Playful polka final for blog

Not only did this illustration “flow”, but I’m happy to say that I own this EXACT outfit (and plan to wear it to a fancy schmancy New York City Ballet event soon.)  Heck, I like the outfit so much, I’m going to need lots more fun functions for it.  Dinner out anyone?

P.S. The note card version is now available in my shop at Etsy.

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Weekend of Fun at the Mall


If you haven’t heard yet – Baubles n Gems is going to be a vendor at the OC Night Market at OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa next weekend May 8-10 which is also Mother’s Day Weekend! Treat your mamas out for a cultural experience at an asian-themed night market with all sorts of delicious and interesting food that you can’t get anywhere else, local artists, music, entertainment and fun for the whole family. We’ll be offering a handpicked selection of all of our best selling jewelry items and new arrivals like these colorful leather wrap semi-precious stones beaded bracelets.


Pulling out my Chloe shoulder bag out from the closet – this camel colored purse goes with all my favorite summer outfits. My reflective sunglasses and acid-washed high waisted denim cutoff shorts are from Forever 21. Picked up this cute pirate-looking cold-shoulder semi-sheer top from Abercrombie – at first I wasn’t…

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Baylor Fashion Show

Hey y’all so here’s another event to look forward to: the Baylor University Fashion Show. Because I am only a freshman, I am not in it as a designer, but I am modeling in it, and during my fitting, I put on some of the most beautiful and well made garments I have ever had the privilege to see. I am so excited to post pictures of my fellow Baylor fashion students’ creations. I wish them all the best, and I hope y’all like it! It is on May 3rd. So be ready!!!!

VIDEO: Miss Kris’ Flea Market Shopping Tips

My favorite weekend pastime has to be thrifting through forgotten treasures at flea markets. I recently took a trip to the world famous Rose Bowl Flea in Pasadena, CA in hopes of walking away with a few fab finds. Click here to watch the adventures and see the few tips I’m sharing that make shopping easier. Hopefully you’ll keep them in mind next time you head to the flea market. Also keep an eye out for a cameo from my Mom. She was my shopping buddy on this trip!

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Hey y’all, so I just started my second party with Younique cosmetics! I am so excited, I will be posting pictures of myself in the make up on my blog as well as on Facebook! Here is the link to the virtual party I am hosting https://www.youniqueproducts.com/ClaireElisabeth/party/1765074/view?autoplay=1&fb_ref=Default#mediaDisplay

I promise you that this make up is worth the click :)!

#OOTD: Sunday Best

Keira Lennox

A Pretty Penny Bar III Flutter Sleeve Dress { Bar III Flutter Sleeve Dress (Macy’s) }

The only thing I love more than coral this spring is cobalt blue.

I wore this flutter sleeve shift dress from Macy’s yesterday for our dear friends’ baby’s baptism, followed by a beautiful brunch at their parent’s home. All the girls spent the day before celebrating a birthday poolside, and my sunburnt thighs weren’t down for anything that required Spanx.

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