A lot of people complain about "boring backdrops" when it comes to royal Christmas cards. "Too beige", "too blah", "too snooze-worthy". Obviously they have no idea what they're talking about, as the following photos clearly show. At the Grand Canyon. I can't think of a better photo for a Christmas card. Disney heroes. Enjoying the… Continue reading What If Wednesday: Christmas Fun
Sometimes all an outfit needs is a wee tweak (or ten) to make it just right. Let's take a look at various modifications, both many and few. Mette-Marit's delft-inspired gown was a topic of much discussion at the Dutch inauguration in 2013. I liked it, (if I recall correctly), many did not, due to the… Continue reading What if Wednesday: Just a Wee Tweak
Congratulations to Stéphanie and Guillaume, who are expecting their first child in May, 2020! Let's take a look at the Photoshops I have done featuring this lovely lady in celebration of the happy news. There are only a few, but they're all tiara related, so that's something, right?! The Chrysoprase Tiara, circa 1835. The Victoria… Continue reading What if Wednesday: Stephalux!
Things I had floating around that didn't really fit into their own category. Caroline's pearl tiara with emeralds. I think this is a necklace that someone asked me to make a tiara out of. Amethysts instead of emeralds. Lilian's tiara with an extra row in the middle. (I really hate the gap) Again, amethysts instead… Continue reading What If Wednesday: Odds and Ends
Let's take a look at some of the more "extreme" runway fashions that I have "royaled up" over the years. Our subject for this post will be Kate, since McQueen is one of her go to designers, and they are very well known for their out there designs. I've always thought these dresses would be… Continue reading What If Wednesday: Runway to Royalty