The Importance of Being Distinct

To be outstanding, one needs to be different And to be different, one needs to embrace his/her uniqueness Unfortunately, Some people might consider certain distinct qualities as weirdness And so, in order to avoid rejections and humiliation, One might decide to keep one’s distinct qualities hidden And thus, stay in obscurity . . . The…

DIY Tutorial + FREE Pattern: Beaded and Embroidered Holly Headband

(You can find the list of materials I used to create this headband at the bottom of this page) Download the free pattern here and copy the pattern onto your beading foundation The techniques I used to create this headband is exactly the same with the techniques I used to create the Christmas Ornament (last…

Previews + Updates

I finally got a chance to photograph all the pieces I recently made. I’m gonna have to select & then edit the pictures (to make sure the colors seen in the pics are as similar to the real items as possible). Here are some more previews of the things I plan to list on my…

Angelica Brigade’s New Studio

It’s tiny: Only 130 square feet (12 square meter) in size & located a few footsteps away from my living room. To make the most of it, I asked a local carpenter to create ceiling-high cabinets (in glossy white) so I can make this home office to look clean & organized. I keep the decor…

My Handmade ChainMaille Jewelry & Hair Accessories: As Seen on a Major Daytime TV Show & La Carmina Blog

The episode is called “Health Dilemmas Caught on Tape” It was aired Wednesday, October 24 in the daytime. Check your local listings for repeats. Or, you can watch the segment on La Carmina‘s Youtube Channel: More pictures & more information about the show are available in http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2012/10/the-doctors-tv-show-guest-japanese-bagel-head-body-modification-la-carmina-on-cbs-medical-daytime-tv-show/

Angelica Brigade’s Handmade Hair Flower, seen on La Carmina in DNR’s Official MUSIC VIDEO

You can see my handmade hair accessories @ 3:20 – 4:13 ~000~ DNR is a Euro-Visual Band from Italy The music video was filmed in Rome by Solobuio Visual Factory For behind the scenes pictures, please visit La Carmina‘s blog: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2012/09/dnr-rock-princess-music-video-dreams-not-reality-new-pv-la-carmina-rome-italy-jrock-music/ ~0o0~ DNR’s official website: http://www.dnrofficial.com Solobuio’s official website: http://www.solobuio.com ~000~ <3 their music. Here’s…

La Carmina wore Angelica Brigade at Dances of Vice – NYC Valentine’s Day ball!

La Carmina wore Angelica Brigade at Dances of Vice – NYC Valentine’s Day ball! Tons of photos on La Carmina Blog. Feel free to Like / Share / Tweet! http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2012/03/dances-of-vice-nyc-steampunk-gothic-retro-vintage-party-valentines-day-ball-swing-dance-burlesque/  ~The Broken Doll Mixed-Media Fascinator – available upon request ~ To see more pictures of this item, please visit: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.288217904565499.82735.205402069513750&type=3 Teardrop-shaped Silk Fascinator Clip in…

Vespera … in its original & modified versions

This is how my original Vespera hair fascinator like And, this … is how its modified version looks like ***I created the modified version of the hair fascinator for a specific individual in mind … you’ll find out who it is in a few weeks …*** I will upload more pictures of my recent works…