Olive Oyl Loves: Hanky Blanky

Hanky Blanky is a truly unique and vintage-inspired clothing website that sells hand-crafted designs for babies and toddlers. From infantwear and blankies to bibs and handmade dolls, Hanky Blanky is made with love and homespun craftsmanship.

If you have your own little Swee’Pea, you simply have to check out Rosi “Rouge” Zingales’ designs!

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Olive Oyl Looks: Radiant Orchid

With the announcement of the Oscar nominations, it is officially the start of  Awards season in Hollywood. Rest assured, one of the colors that is sure to reign supreme on the red carpet will be Radiant Orchid.

Trying to be ahead of the trend, Olive Oyl decided to add Pantone’s “Color of the Year” to her wardrobe, and the results are enough to make a girl blush with pride!

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Olive’s Holiday Gift Ideas

The holidays are one of my favorite time of the year. I love the lights, the festive holiday dresses, and gift-giving.

I just love to buy presents for my handsome sailor Popeye, Swee’Pea, and of course, myself. Keep reading to see my picks for 2013’s holiday presents.

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Olive Loves: BRIKA

One of my favorite sites for unique holiday gifts is BRIKA. 

Today, I am so excited to interview Jen Lee Koss, BRIKA’s co-founder and Builder of Business. Jen and Kena Paranjape, BRIKA’s other co-founder and Crafter of Brand, have built an exciting site, full of wonderful treasures that would be perfect for holidays presents – for yourself or others!

BRIKA strives to create a “home for the well-crafted life. By featuring the work of authentic makers, artisans and designers, we’ve created an online shopping experience that celebrates modern craft, storytelling and the belief that our lives are as beautiful as we wish to make them.”

Sounds wonderful to me! Now let’s dive into our interview with the talented Jen Lee Koss below!

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