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Introducing: Phone Pouch Crossbody

As my phone size has been increasing over the years, my bag needs have been decreasing.  Except when I've got my toddler in tow --those outings call for my Ruche Mini to carry diapers, snacks, wipes, snacks, a change of clothes, snacks, sippy cup, ...and snacks. For the past week, I've been testing my new Phone Pouch Crossbody while going on errands and I love it!  It holds exactly what I need.   Is this what it feels like to be a man and be able to fit all of my essentials in a single pocket? I had to keep checking my side to make sure I had my purse with me because it felt like I wasn't wearing anything. It...

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Introducing: Hand Painted Monograms

I've been wanting to add gold and silver monogram options to my shop, but I really didn't want to invest in a machine to stamp gold or silver monograms onto my bags.  I wanted a more hands-on (hah!) approach to personalizing the monogramming process for my customers.   So I dove into the process of preparing to offer hand-painted monograms! Then I realized the downside of typing so much...after I picked up a pen and started writing, I thought to myself, "How do I write again?"  I spent some weeks practicing my penmanship so that I could freehand each letter to prepare for painting.  (No stencils here. Boooring!  Except for a box shape I cut out so that my letters are all the same size.) You can...

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