A Cappella Happiness: Pentatonix’s “Run to You”


A cappella is hands down one of my all time favorite things. The culmination of harmonies conjures so much raw emotion, and often brings me to tears. Pentatonix is an incredible 5 person group that won Season 3 of The┬áSing-Off, and “Run to You” is their first original song. You may have heard or seen some of their other arrangements, including “Somebody I Used to Know“, Draft Punk Medley or “Radioactive” (with another personal favorite, Lindsey Stirling), but this display of talent really spoke to my choral background and the blending voices together to make something truly beautiful.


Charmed, I’m sure


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One of my latest necklace designs has centered around delicate charms showcasing a single phrase, like “Happiness”, “Believe”, “Inspire” “Hope” and “Dream”. I have never been one for charms; I’ve often found them tacky and that the meaning is lost behind so much bling. That being said, I do appreciate holding a sentimental word or phrase close to the heart. Here are some of my recent creations:

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RAW: Translations Showcase


My very first jewelry showcase was a tremendous success! Thanks to the RAW: Natural Born Artists organizers, the evening at Bossanova Ballroom was full of performers, photographers, fashion designers, painters, abstract artists, and many more talented contributors. Complete with vocal performances, belly dancing, acrobatics, fire throwing and a fashion show, the event is one I will remember for a long time. Continue reading