Long time no write! I want everyone to be aware that LeMahogany Fashionista is no longer on the web! If you go to it....unfortunately its some porn site :( . I am rebuilding my blog to LeMahogany Illustrations! The concept will be the same but more on my art and illustrations! SO much is going on for the LeMahogany
Brand, I feel like I can't keep up!!! Thank you all for your constant love and support throughout the years.
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Sunday, September 22, 2013
Sunday, June 23, 2013
June 25th! This Tuesday is the last day to get 25% off all of my original artworks and prints!
At checkout type in code: Summersolstice2013!
At checkout type in code: Summersolstice2013!
Friday, June 21, 2013
Hello LeMahogany Readers! It's the first day of summer! I'm sure that vacations are planned, BBQ parties and pool parties are scheduled, beach days are set with the main objective of having: Fun in the Sun! Here are some Summer 2013 must do's and haves to make your summer one of the best, yet!
1. Get Some Fun Sunnies! Cat Eye and Mirrored Sunglasses!
|'Gumpy the Cat ' Style Sunnies|
2. Hydrate with tasty Ice Cubes!
|Mint & Lime Juice Cubes. Your Ice tea or water will never be the same!|
3. Befriend Summer Stripes!
4. Got some summer time! Volunteer!
|Whether its at a homeless shelter, senior center, animal rescue center or tutoring your time is needed this summer!|
So DO something to help someone else other than yourselves!
5. Summer Reading is a must!
Whether its fashion books, autobiography, fiction or for self improvement summer reading is a must! Turn off the TV and turn on with a book. LeMahogany Summer reading 2013 list coming soon! Check out last years' Lemahogany's summer '12 reading list : SU' Reading 2012
6. Dance..... particularly to Daft Punk (#thankmelater)
|Crank your favorite summer jams and let yourself go for a bit! Have a dance party moment or two!|
7. Bright Neon Satchels! You will never lose your purse again!
Great to carry! I'm becoming an over the shoulder strap purse carrying kind of gal! And they keep you organized many have different compartments to put you stuff in.
8. Enjoy Summer Life! For those who are live in the Northeast of the United States...we are lucky to get a good at least three months of Summer Sun, so ENJOY it!
|You only get one! Make time for the ones you love!|
10. Get a great sandal heel after a great pedi of course!
|I am loving the simplistic ankle strap heel right now. So elegant on and dresses up anything you wear.|
So there you have it! Top 10 Summer Essentials! Have a safe and fun summer!
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Featured 3rd LeMahogany Anniversary Artwork! Blue Ocean Floor, Cleveland Aquarium and Dreams of Mermaids
|A Resort Beach in Mexico 2010|
I absolutely love the ocean! The sun, the sand and the blue ocean water, it's so soothing and calming. Vacationing in Mexico three years ago was so relaxing. My oldest sister and I vacationed there for a week and every morning I would take the little taxi bus over to the one of the three resort beaches. That's where I decided to take my illustrations and blogging to the next level. Realizing life is too short to be dissatisfied with it and I wanted to enjoy every minute from then on.
When I heard Justin Timberlake's Blue Ocean Floor song it had got me back in the same place that I was three years ago. I was in somewhat of a creative funk and music has always been one of my inspirations as an artist.
As, I listened to Blue Ocean Floor I started to illustrate....
The Disney movie Little Mermaid came to mind but I also thought this would be something I have never illustrated before so I gave it a shot. I tend to sketch on backs of computer paper or different kinds of paper for some reason other than a traditional sense of a sketchbook. (Finally, bought one) So, excuse the yellow legal pad paper. Hey, what can I say I seemed to be comfortable with it.
Next, I started to do a bit of research...so I took a day trip to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium in the Flats of Downtown Cleveland! I needed to see the movement of fish, the vibrant colors of the tropical fish and it maybe pet a Sting Ray a two. (I petted about 4 of them then decided to stop because one splashed water in my face,lol) Here's some pics of the Aquarium.
|Sharks merking through the waters! #SHARKWEEK|
|Fun Zebra Fish!|
|Nemo was getting bullied by the fish below...jerk.|
|Jellyfish were above my head. I loved the way they moved in the water.|
So after the fun day trip, I began to sketch more and was actually commissioned to do an art piece for a friends daughter who loves mermaids! Unfortunately, I did not take a picture of the particular art work so I decided to make a few of my own. I made this artwork my 3rd anniversary artwork of LeMahogany Illustrations! (Check out my 1st year artwork is here: She's one today!)
(LeMahogany Fashionista turned 3 May 23rd!)
|Prints available July 1st!|
check her out, bananas and all! Along with my other illustrations!
P.S. - I promise more posts! Lots more to come from LeMahogany as I continue to share my illustration journey with you all and THANK YOU for the continued support and love! XOXOXO!
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Yes, its finally open and ready for business! Le Mahogany's Closet is my new resale shop where I sale: Vintage, Gently worn, thirftied store items http://lemahogany.storenvy.com/
Listen, I have way too many items that I've worn probably once or twice in my life. And since my 31st birthday has come and gone I'm getting a bit too old for some the things I had hanging in my closet. New look and style is needed for me and what better way then to give to you!
(too big no longer able to fit)
And much, much more!
So, take a look around, cyber shop, follow! LeMahogany's Closet it the ultimate! http://lemahogany.storenvy.com/
Check out my Facebook Page with fun style tips, trends and other features in and about the shop! https://www.facebook.com/LeMahoganysCloset?ref=hl
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Check out my Etsy section: Art Prints
|Solange in Green Pants|
|Shelia in 4D|
|Solange in Rachel Roy|
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Hey all! Happy April! Happy Spring (finally)! Spring brings new beginnings along with some budding flowers, chirping robins and maybe a see few bunnies! ;) My paintings have increased quite a bit sense my first Etsy sale with commission work and requests. Also, tis the season of art fairs! Applications I've been applying and readying myself for a successful summer! Sidenote: BTW if you looking for commission work done by moi please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org in which I will happy to discuss rates. I work on a contract basis in which will be emailed to you.
Anyways back to new illustrations!
|Kelly (on a black mini canvas)|
Much more to come with some exciting news in a next coming weeks! Stay tuned!