Posts Tagged ‘Middle Sister’
Collection Inspired by Rebel Red

Collection Inspired by Rebel Red

Rebel Red is the last in my Middle Sister inspiration series.  Designing for the different personalities has been both challenging and fun.  From a design standpoint, I think projects like this really push your creativity and encourage you to try new things.  I feel like I’m moving on having learned a lot about my personal design style.  I’ve...

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Necklace Inspired by Sweet & Sassy

Necklace Inspired by Sweet & Sassy

Back on the Middle Sister design track, today’s post features Sweet & Sassy Moscato.  The story below will explain how this design had some mix ups and twists to get to the finished product.  One of the things I’m most excited about this design is the black and white color scheme.  My designs tend to be a variety of colors, but never black...

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Necklace Inspired by Mischief Maker

Necklace Inspired by Mischief Maker

Mischief Maker is the eighth Middle Sister in the design series….just two more to go!  I have to admit that as much as I’ve loved this design adventure focusing on the unique personalities of each of the wine “sisters”, I’m getting ready to move forward to the next design challenge! The Background I was worried about the Mischief...

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Goodie-Two-Shoes Inspired Necklace

Goodie-Two-Shoes Inspired Necklace

Goodie Two Shoes is the latest inspiration in the Middle Sister design series.  This sister is closest to Sweetie Pie in her design style, but still has her own unique twist. The Background Goodie-Two-Shoes is a really interesting personality.  She is the one who is perfect and conservative on the outside…with a bit of a wild streak underneath.  From...

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Necklace Inspired by Smarty Pants

Necklace Inspired by Smarty Pants

Smarty Pants is the latest Middle Sister design under my belt.  Six designs down….four more to go.  I would recommend this design process to any artist.  The design style of the Middle Sisters are so diverse that you are really challenged to understand different design directions and how to make that personality come to life. The Background Smarty Pants...

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Middle Sister Sweetie Pie Design Inspiration

Middle Sister Sweetie Pie Design Inspiration

The next Middle Sister wine of focus was Sweetie Pie – a sweet Red Wine.  Here’s the story of Sweetie Pie and the necklace she inspired. The Background Sweetie Pie is the wonderful cook in the family.  From the label on the bottle, here’s the message about this sister: Do you eat dessert first? Do you keep an emergency supply of cupcakes on hand at all...

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A Necklace for Middle Sister Drama Queen

A Necklace for Middle Sister Drama Queen

The fourth Middle Sister wine on my design challenge list was Drama Queen – a Pinot Grigio.  Here’s the story of Drama Queen and the necklace she inspired. The Background Drama Queen is the fashonista in the Middle Sister lineup.  She spends her days at runway shows, at the mall, and combing the internet for the latest styles.  From the label...

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Jewelry Inspired by Surfer Chick

Jewelry Inspired by Surfer Chick

The next Middle Sister in the necklace design lineup is Surfer Chick Sauvignon Blanc.  Being a fan of the beach and sun myself, I could relate to the natural, laid back lifestyle of this sister! The Background Surfer Chick is the beachgoer in the family.  She’ll spend a day decked out in swimsuit and flip flops whenever she can.  From the label on the...

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Jewelry Inspired by Wicked White

Jewelry Inspired by Wicked White

The second design inspired by the Middle Sister wines is a necklace for Wicked White.  This sister caused me a bit of design angst as the first piece I created just didn’t feel “right”.  So, after some added thinking and designing, I have the necklace that I think she would wear. The Background Wicked White is the Middle Sister who is just...

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Jewelry Inspired by Forever Cool Merlot

Jewelry Inspired by Forever Cool Merlot

The time has come for the series of designs inspired by the Middle Sister wines.  I’m excited to start the series off with Forever Cool Merlot. The Background Forever Cool is the Middle Sister with a deep connection to the earth.  If she had a motto, I think it would be “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”.  From the label on the bottle, here’s...

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Middle Sister – Confusion to Clarity

Middle Sister – Confusion to Clarity

Two nights ago, with a glass of Goodie Two-Shoes Pinot Noir in hand, I realized that I was a bit overwhelmed by the Middle Sister design project.  I wanted to start designing one necklace at a time and was quickly discovering that I needed to know the direction all ten of the designs were going to take before a could actually “make” any of them. Organizing...

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Middle Sisters Update

Middle Sisters Update

The inspiration boards are complete, ideas have been flowing, and designs are starting to emerge.  I continue to be very excited about this process and the designs.  After thinking it through, I decided that I’m going to start rolling out designs one at a time instead of in one big post next week.  That way, I have more opportunity to talk about the...

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Jewelry Inspiration from the Middle Sisters

Jewelry Inspiration from the Middle Sisters

Last night I opened a bottle of Drama Queen Pinot Grigio, enjoyed a wonderful glass, and got to work on design inspiration boards for the jewelry. So, what is an inspiration board?  I think that depends on the artist.  For me, an inspiration board is a collection of words and images that expresses the feeling that I would like the jewelry I create to convey. I...

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The Backstory of Middle Sister Wines

The Backstory of Middle Sister Wines

There is so much awesome content for the backstory on Middle Sister Wines that I almost don’t know where to begin!  I’ve decided to highlight a few of the great things I came across in this post and I know I’ll cover more as I continue the design process. The Wine Sisterhood The Wine Sisterhood was created by three women in the wine industry...

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