DSCF1839DSCF1828 DSCF1827Hey guys,

lately the weather has been sunny and hot, and I also went to Salsa night in one of the local clubs, and so I’ve been inspired to start making fabric flowers again. These are my first new additions! I hope you enjoy them. Those particular ones also double as a brooch, so they can be used in a lot more ways.

To check out more and order your own visit my shop on Etsy.

If you would like to see more of my new designs or read about other artists and tips on craft business and etsy, please subscribe to my blog or like my facebook page.

Coming next: 10 ways to use fabric flowers other than in your hair.

xox, Maxi



I am an old fashioned girl from Vermont who cherishes the old ways, the warm layers, the embrace of family and the heirloom quality of handmade.


Besides the creation of handmade items, I have been fascinated by learning about what makes a person successful in fields like arts and crafts, and the creation process behind it. I have in these few years, spend many hours reading about that, and researching it.

Now, I decided to cross on the other side. From this week on I will be posting one interview a week, every Thursday with successful Etsy sellers, other craftsmen, writers, photographers and art people.

I hope you enjoy it! Feel free to comment or contact me if you have any additional questions.

About Pixiebell (Diane)

She and her husband have been the owners of an Etsy shop for handknit items from 2007. To this date, the shop has more than 14,000 sales. It’s filled with more than 1200 items, mainly knit hats, but also scarfs and other accessories. The store attracts with huge variety of shapes and colors, as well as very attractive pictures. Continue Reading »


Hey everyone,

this is an update for my Etsy store, and as well important news for everyone who makes purchases from my jewelry.

As of the last 4 weeks I have relocated to Belgrade, Serbia.

It has been a chaotic change at times, so here is my breakdown for those of you who are interested in what that means. Continue Reading »

Galaxy Prints Trend

Here’s one of the trends that’s in right now. Loving the bold colors, although I’m not much a fan of it in men’s fashion. But the women mini-dress, and the jean shorts are adorable.

The Fashion Foot

Graphic prints on clothing and accessories are something we have been seeing a lot of in newer fashions. The newest trent that has been incorporated into many brands targeting girls and guys from 18-25 is the galaxy graphic print.

Brands such as Topshop, Black Milk Clothing, and Etsy have used these prints in some of their new designs for leggings, shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and skirts. The galaxy print is different on every piece of clothing and different brands use different colors. It’s a fun, trendy pattern that is going to be seen all the way through the summer season into the winter.

Men’s Galaxy Print Clothing

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Women’s Galaxy Print Clothing

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Written By: Nicole Kropp

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The Rule: Knowledge is Power

+ 20 things exercise

This post was inspired for me by a video I watched on youtube from Brian Tracy, where he said success is predictable. That just like cooking, it just required you to study the people that are the most successful at what you do, and follow it like a recipe. I never forgot that advice.

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