SEED&SPARK: SUPPORTING INDIE FILMMAKERS
CROWD-FUNDING, CROWD-BUILDING, AND CROWD-PLEASING FOR INDIES SEED&SPARK SUPPORTS THE FAIR TRADE FILMMAKING MOVEMENT BY PROVING INDIE FILMMAKERS WITH A DIGITAL PLATFORM FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT, PRODUCTION FUNDING, AND FILM VIEWING. BRILLIANT!
THANK YOU DR. KING
I live 2.5 miles south of the King Center in Atlanta. I drive Auburn Avenue, Boulevard, and Edgewood so frequently that this historic area becomes just another traffic marker on my drive home. However, the significance of the man behind the memorial is never overlooked….
CARING FOR CASHMERE
SALAD SPINNERS AND CASHMERE? JUST SPIN IT! You thought cashmere was DRY CLEAN ONLY? Cashmere is washable! But cashmere garments are delicate and should NOT be twisted or wrung dry when soaking wet. A salad spinner will gently remove access water without twisting or pulling potentially…
2012 FAVORITE GIFT: RETRO HANDSET
RETRO HANDSET BY ECHO LOGICO My favorite gift of 2012 is ECHO LOGICO‘s retro handset. It is cute, clever, and inexpensive; it’s a cute little gift or great prop. I gave my mom a white handset for her white iPhone 4S (pictured below) and she LOVES IT!
RECENT WORK: PROP + WARDROBE STYLIST FOR DAVID STUART PHOTOGRAPHY + BBDO
PHOTOGRAPHER: DAVID STUART PHOTOGRAPHY CLIENT: BAYER HARMONIX AGENCY: BBDO PRODUCER: STEPHEN OSTRANDER PROP + WARDROBE STYLIST: COURTNEY WATKINS CANINE TALENT: CHARLIE Bayer Harmonix tearsheet coming soon!
WISHING YOU A VERY MERRY MAYAN APOCALYPSE!
…and happy holidays to you and yours! xoxo- courtney
IKEA BAG HACK FOR THE GARDEN
I love using Ikea bags to organize wardrobe for productions (seen in Organizing Wardrobe and Props and Wardrobe). I also re-purpose Ikea bags in my garden during winter months. As a lover of clever re-invention, I decided to submit my extremely simple Ikea bag hack to IkeaHacker.net.
O’VERLAYS DRESSES UP CASEGOODS! BRILLIANT!!! O’verlays is a company that produces fretwork to dress up boring furniture and decorative pieces. They offer custom pieces, but their focus is on producing FRETWORK THAT FITS IKEA CASEGOODS !!! ABOUT THE COMPANY Cheryle Rhuda and Danika Herrick are two likeminded…
STYLIST TIP FOR WRANGLING UNRULY BELTS Belts are challenging to organize both on productions and in your closet at home. In my twelve years as a wardrobe stylist, I have found that large, spring-lock carabiners work the best to organize belt options. I sort belts either by…
ORGANIZING WARDROBE + PROPS
IKEA BAGS ARE A STAPLE OF MINE! As a stylist, I physically move thousands of dollars of wardrobe and props from stores, to studio, to location, and back again. I am responsible for keeping merchandise un-damaged, organized, and easily accessible during the production. I use Ikea…
EXPOSED SHOWER FAUCET
OBSESSED WITH EXPOSED SHOWER FAUCETS! I have been researching bathroom fittings for the master bathroom in my 1917 Craftsman Bungalow. I love the vintage look of exposed shower faucets, but prefer a thermostatic valve for precision temperature control. Unfortunately, most exposed shower faucets with thermostatic…