:: Twinkle’s First Bazaar! ::

Happy Thanksgiving! It has been rewarding and exciting to share things that I love with you since I started twinkle. I just wanted to say a big thank you for supporting twinkle, making this tiny speck of star so very special and shine ever so brightly! I’m thrilled to announce that twinkle will be participating … Continue reading

:: Shanghai :: Winter Fashion ::

Happy Monday! With temperature dropping to an average 16 degrees, I would say that Autumn is over and winter has begun! Excited? Time to take out those thermals, sweaters, boots, coats and scarves. I’m most excited about scarves because they are so versatile, functional and stylish! Love them! Here’s a video that shows you 25 … Continue reading

:: Inspiration :: I See Stripes ::

Other than polka dots, I’m also a big fan of stripes! Stumbled upon these lately and find it too hard not to pass it around. Enjoy! Inspired? Have a great weekend ahead! Gisele

:: Shanghai :: Fresh Red Dates ::

Have you seen fresh red dates before? For more than thirty years, I never knew they look like this when they are fresh! My nice Shanghainese neighbor brought me these bright looking fruits the other day and I was stunned when they told me that they were red dates! They tasted like very very crunchy … Continue reading

:: Inspiration :: Sticker Wallpaper ::

For all the stickers lovers out there like me, this is for you! Forget about sticker albums, American artists Payton Turner and Brian Kaspr has a brand new way to display your sticker collection! I was blown away when I read the description, “Each wallpaper pattern is made up of thousands of hand-applied stickers, and … Continue reading

:: twinkle :: Custom Order Felt Bins ::

I’ve been busy designing these felt storage bins for a friend lately. They have to be of certain measurements to fit a shelf she bought for her girls for their new home. I had a lot of fun in this project from designing to choosing of materials, constructions and detailing. I’m very happy with the … Continue reading

:: Shanghai :: Hairy Crab Season ::

One of the comforts before the arrival of the grueling winter will be the Hairy Crabs season! Yes, it the most anticipated season of the year, when one gets to enjoy the succulent tiny little crabs blessed with a massive amount of golden creamy roe. And only, exclusively in China. During this season, in every … Continue reading