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It is Thursday which means that it is your turn and chance to share your opinion. This week’s topic is: Jewelry.
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend right? Jewelry is so much a part of every girl’s life. What is your favorite type of Jewelry? Do you have Jewelry that was handed down to you? What Jewelry did you wear to Prom? Wedding? Date? There are so many different types of material that Jewelry can be made from! What is your favorite stone? Sapphire? Diamond? Ruby?
Hello Mikarose Fans,
Today is Window Shopping Wednesday, and Mikarose wants to feature Jamie who sells Bijou Michelle Jewelry in the Mikarose Store.
Tell us about yourself–I am from the Bay Area in California. I grew up in Saratoga and San Jose, but lived all over the Bay Area. I am of Lebanese decent. I graduated from BYU in Nutrition, Dietetics and studied to be a Registered Dietician. Lived in Port-au-Price, Haiti, for a few years, learned Haitian Creole and French. I lived outside of Portland, Oregon for several years and worked with the Latino Migrant Workers for 5 years as the Nutrition Supervisor at a Head Start for Migrant Worker’s kids where I learned Spanish enough to feed many Spanish speaking children. I now find myself and family including, my husband and four kids in Orem, Utah. I also love to cook, and I enjoy fitness activities like hiking, running, yoga which clears my head. I enjoy learning about and visiting other cultures, countries and learning languages.
What do you enjoy about Jewelry making? I have been making some form of jewelry since I was a child, but increased my skills as an adult when I worked in Oregon. I have always been drawn to the creative arts, also dabbling in stained glass and floral art, which started in High School. I love the creative outlet that jewelry gives me. It is extremely versatile and allows me to use what is clogged up in my brain just waiting to burst out. Also, I get to wear my creations and being able to sell it to other people makes me so happy.
Why did you choose this as a career? I have always been a creator. From stained glass to floral arts to jewelry making and accessories, these things satisfy my artistic craving. Any piece to me is a treasure but when I started selling more and more I realized how much I love creating and sharing with others. When someone else loves the work you do, well, its an amazing feeling. I have sold many pieces, yet still am amazed each time I get paid for creating. Many times I can’t sleep at night thinking of things that need to be made, and when I do sleep, ideas keep coming in my dreams! It is a little big kooky, but what a joy! I love to work, and have had many jobs, but never have I felt so amazed by the feeling of getting paid for something I find so much joy and satisfaction. It is a dream come true.
What do you love about Mikarose? Mikarose clothing style to me is feminine, beautiful, flattering, and sophisticated. That makes my jewelry compliment many of the style, so we work together beautifully.
What makes your Jewelry unique? Although jewelry is a very personal accessory, I find my designs are readily accepted to a wide range of the population. I am skilled at many types of jewelry making, but the ones I gravitate toward are the feminine, Bohemian, Vintage and what I call Vintage Funky. I love to make something out of what seems like nothing or just parts and pieces. I just love to make what people love.
What is your name?
It is Talk About Thursday which means that it is your chance to share your opinion. This week’s topic: Stranded on an Island.
The time has come and you are going to be stranded on an island. The moment of truth, what three things would you bring with you? Would it be your I-Pad? Your mother? Your box of Captain Crunch? What would be the three things that you would bring to the Island?
Today Mikarose wants to get your opinions. What do you love about shopping with Mikarose? What do you want to see more of at Mikarose? What is your favorite piece of clothing that you own from Mikarose?
Want to win this complete outfit? Well now is your chance. Here is our own Tiffany modeling the outfit you win the Dress, Shoes, Belt, and Jewelry will all be yours!
Let’s see who can get the most amount of NEW referrals on FACEBOOK that come and comment on the blog! Just tell your friends to ‘Like’ us and then comment on THIS blog post. (It will not count if it is not a comment on the BLOG Whoever gets the most by next Tuesday night at Midnight MST August 28th WINS! Ready, Set, GO!
You will win:
And of course the Daisy Dress and Belt
“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens!” -Maria (Sound of Music)
We all remember the words of Maria on the Sound of Music. Now it is your chance to share with Mikarose what one of your favorite things is! Send us a picture of what your favorite things are. It is whatever you love most or can’t live without. Be creative! Send in your pictures by September 9th at Midnight MST and then Mikarose will post them for votes and whichever photo receives the most comments and likes will win the Grand Prize which is any Mikarose Dress and Accessory of your choice! Voting will be September 10th- September 14th Midnight MST. Just one picture per person. Please send to email@example.com, put in subject line: Favorite Thing.
Can’t wait to see what your favorite thing is
Today’s Front and Center is an inspiring woman named Missey who was nominated by Dustyn. Here is the story of Missey.
“The woman who made a difference, in my eyes, is my neighbor. Her name, as we knew it, was Missey Killpack. Her full name is Miria Elaine Marsh Killpack. I knew her since I was young and grew up knowing her as the Maori lady. She always laughed loud, and had a big heart. I admire her because she did what she dreamed. She loved to make jewelry, and had a wonderful talent for it. She often made necklaces, bracelets, and earrings for people to buy; and had a huge collection of beads and stones, wire and odds and ends needed to make all this. She also made jewelry by hand, pounding away at various metals, and even silverware, to create something amazing. And this was a side gig that she did. She had been battling cancer off and on, and the last time she had been battling it, she finally opened up a little boutique shop to sell her jewelry. However, she encouraged countless people to step up and sell the fruits of their talents as well, including that of my little sister.
Missey also loved to garden. She had the most beautiful front and back yard, complete with a giant tree, ponds for fish, a coup for chickens, and a little bridge over a little creek. She was also so patriotic. She loved the US flag, and there were many crafts done in honor of that, inside her home and out. Wherever she was, her personality shown through and you couldn’t be around her and not love her, or feel unloved in her presence. She wrapped up everyone around her into a warm friendly atmosphere.
Hello Mikarose Fashionistas,
It is Thursday, which means that it is your chance to share your thoughts. Today’s topic is Sports. Now that the Olympics are over I bet we are all counting down the days until the next Olympics.
What are your favorite sports to play? Watch? Go and attend? There are so many different sports all over the world and it was so fun to just have the Summer Olympics and now prepare for the Winter Olympics.