Letter From the Editor: Meeting Amanda Valentine

Phew...thank goodness it is Friday! This week has been super hectic; however, some pretty amazing things have come from it *wink* For example...I met fashion designer Amanda Valentine from Project Runway whose brother just so happens to be the lead guitarist for Maroon 5! I am fan-girling right now on SO MANY LEVELS *scream* If [...]

Letter From the Editor: Winsome Easel Calligraphy Workshop

Last weekend, I attended my first ever calligraphy class at Reclaimed Inspired Goods in downtown Johnson City with Winsome Workshop by Winsome Easel owner Kristin Hornstein. It was so much fun, and I have practiced almost everyday since! Oh--y'all! Kristin has given me the technique + confidence to better my calligraphy while also developing my [...]

4 Things I’ve Learned in 4 Years of Blogging | What Blogging Has Taught Me About Life

Yesterday marked the fourth year of my blogging career. Goodness...it is so hard to believe that it has been four years since I started the very thing that has changed my life forever--Vintage Inspired Passionista. Since starting VIP in 2012, I have written over 1,000 blog posts, over 300 newspaper articles, styled multiple fashion magazine spreads (including [...]