The Week That Was–March 1, 2013

by Alicia on March 1, 2013

It’s been forever since I got around writing one of these! It’s been crazy busy around here since we’re 10 days away from the big move and there’s tons of excitement going on with Whimseybox too. Next week we’re shooing one last round of WhimseyboxTV videos with our videographer Zach so there’s lots of prep […]


Remember a few weeks ago when I shared these leather coasters I found in the Ace Hotel shop? Well, I set out to make my own. And they came out pretty awesome! I used the new Fiskars Fuse die cut and letterpress machine and it actually cut the suuuuuuper thick leather I chose. Amazing. You […]


DIY Leather Knot Bracelet

by Alicia on February 13, 2013

I just posted this Celine-inspired leather knot bracelet DIY over on Whimseybox. Seriously in love with how it came out! It’s my favorite kind of project – simple, stylish and completed in less than an hour. Plus leather. Plus gold! (PS – Remember this Celine bracelet? One of the earliest DIYs I posted on this […]


Alicia Curates Etsy Gifts That She Likes

by Alicia on December 13, 2012

Etsy has been running a series of posts this holiday where they have invited contributes to curate a collection of holiday gifts that they like. So far they have featured Real Simple, West Elm, Thrillist, A Cup of Jo, Modcloth, You Are My Fave, Poppytalk and a bunch of others. I think my invite must […]


DIY Gold Caviar Coasters

by Alicia on November 9, 2012

We just shared this DIY Gold Caviar Coaster project on the Whimseybox blog. I love how it turned out! In fact, I’m thinking of painting everything gold for the holidays Go check it out!