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C'est Lea, Handbags, Roses, Uncategorized

Finally, I get to sit down….

and update you on what I have been working on.  But, before I get into that, I want to say that I really enjoyed the Mini-National Rose Show (July 24 thru 27, 2014).  The  West Jersey Rose Society put on a fabulous show.  They really know how to get things organized and get it done.  […]

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Wow, it is already April…..

It is hard to believe that it is April 2nd already.  It has been a BZ time for C’est Lea. Besides my gowns, handbags, fascinators, I got a little side tracked and have been working on creating note cards, holiday cards and hand bound coptic journals. I added a few more items this past year […]

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C'est Lea, Handbags, Holidays, Roses, Uncategorized

Happy Holidays…

Well, Christmas and New Years are almost here.  I am taking a week off.   Spending time with my husband and our 2 crazy Shelties “the Boys”.  I have been enjoying cooking, cat sitting and relaxing. I have some new projects coming up for the New Year.  The Penn-Jersey Mid-Winter in Harrisburg, PA in March, as […]

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C'est Lea, Cards, Holidays, Uncategorized

Items Out of the Ordinary

I love the Holidays…Thanksgiving and Christmas are a great time to experiment with new recipes, new designs, creating handmade gifts, and spending time with family and friends. After returning from  a great time at the Penn-Jersey District Rose Society Convention and Show, I began thinking about what new fun–creative items I could make and add […]

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Well, Fall has arrived ….

the days have begun to get shorter and cooler.  There have been some beautiful days and starry nights.  The roses in the garden are changing colors and winding down, however, Queen Elizabeth, Strike it Rich, Mother of Pearl, Comtesse de Provence and Leonie Lamesch are still showing off. Summer became a blur preparing for my […]

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First Show of the Year

Well yesterday was my first Bridal Show of the 2013.  Out of the blue I got a call from the owner of  http://planitexpo.com/ last Thursday evening offering me a great spot to exhibit at the Saturday, April 13th show.  Never had done a show in a Mall, let alone 45 exhibitors. After some thought,  decided […]

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Whirlwind of 2012!!!

Well, it all started when I had the opportunity to meet and work with some great Photographers in 3 different stylized photo shoots with my gowns and fascinators. Invited to participate in the Model Life Magazine Wedding Issue.  Thank you Chelsea!.  She visited my Etsy shop and the rest is history…. Booked my first client […]

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Woohoo…thank you Chelsea of Model Life Mag…..

I was so happy when I was approached by Chelsea, Editor-in-Chief of Model Life Magazine.  They were doing a May 2012 Wedding issue.  She had contacted me about featuring my Etsy Shop…. www.etsy.com/shop/cestlea the digital magazine.  She had also mentioned they were having a cover photo contest.  Even though I didn’t win the cover photo contest…they […]

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A Few More From the Garden…..

It is amazing how one dress can look so different yet beautiful ……I knew when I made this gown that it was going to be special…..Thank you Professor Rizzo for all that you taught me….I have worked with Marissa on another shoot with Erica and she never ceases to amaze me with her creative ideas.  […]

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