Vaughan Winter Fest 2014

Vaughan Winter Fest 2014

This past weekend Façade Academy of the Arts participated in the annual Vaughan Winter Fest! The team at Façade did themed face painting as well as winter crafts for the children.   With many fun and exciting activities going on during Winter Fest, we had a fantastic amount of children participating in the winter crafts […]

Fairytale Jewellery designer Karen McFarlane

Fairytale Jewellery designer Karen McFarlane

Jewellery By Karen Karen Mc Farlane is the owner and principal designer of Jewellery by Karen, a couture-inspired, limited edition “art to wear” jewellery line catering to fashion divas not afraid to turn heads. She is a renowned jewelry designer who has received attention in many couture, bridal and fashion magazines and showcased in Toronto […]

Artemis-My Fairytale Goddess of The Wild

Artemis-My Fairytale Goddess of The Wild

Artemis Artemis, the Greek goddess of the wild that epitomizes beauty, strength and freedom.  It is also the name of the fabulous place from which I have been purchasing all my jewelry since it first opened in Woodbridge.  I have an incredible relationship with Nancy and Amie Di Carlo, the very fashion forward and creative […]

Fairytale Accessories

Fairytale Accessories

The words Carol Channing first belted out on Broadway in 1949 still resonate today, “diamonds are a girl’s best friend”.  Diamonds, pearls and gems, silver, platinum or gold, artfully crafted together to create fashion jewelry are yet another element of design.  Another very important element in creating my custom fairytale for every princess is bejeweled […]

Fabricating the Fairy Tale Gown

Fabricating the Fairy Tale Gown

Do you recall the scene from Cinderella when she decides to make herself a gown for the royal ball? She visualizes herself in a grand garb that will take everyone’s breath away and with the help of her furry friends she is able to bring that vision to life.  The merry little mice assist her […]