Adventures of a Craftsperson

Ever wanted to follow your dream or hobby into the craft world?  Visions of open road and gypsy life come to mind when I thought about it.  Well I guess that IS part of it! The first thing we do is decide what to take.  Since I can’t bring the whole shop, I choose what I think my customers will …

Behind the Scenes of a Fashion Runway Show

Have you ever been to a Runway Fashion Show? Don’t you just love watching ?  They always seem so smooth.  They make it look easy. Behind the scenes it is a whole different story.  Even though we have been in business for 25  years, I never participated in any of the Fashion weeks that have sprung up. I have been …

Fall Fashion Trends SteelPony Style

Every season Fashion magazines tell us what the Trend of the season is.  I have to be honest, I do look to see what they are saying but as any Steel Pony Girl knows, we beat to our own drummer. So, here are our trends this season. Check Mate Still  loving the black and color check trend with this beauty. …

What does Labor Day mean to you

Happy Labor Day! We love our holidays. To many of us it means a long weekend. A good time to get away. So what is Labor Day Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to …

5 questions that will help with Closet Cleanout

It is that time of the year again….the dreaded closet clean out!  I find it so hard to let things go, especially beautiful clothing.  So, let’s start with 4 bins. Bin 1 is the keep bin.  This is pretty clear.  It is for the items you are still wearing. Bin 2 is the toss it bin.  This is for the …

Packing for Summer Vacation

Don’t you just hate having an overstuffed big bag when you travel for vacation?  Whether you are beaching it or going on a European jaunt,  less is more.  Especially if you travel by air.  It could cost as much as the ticket to take all that luggage. The key is versatility and color choices.  If you are anything like me …

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Top Tips to keep your car running green

Eric Micheal If you’re worried about your vehicle’s emissions, you don’t have to go out and buy a new hybrid to reduce your carbon footprint. Simple changes to your car’s maintenance routine can help you to be an environmentally conscientious driver and keep our air, our fields and our streams clean. We’ve gathered some handy tips and tricks that you can …