Wednesday, March 11, 2009

MyVoodoo is here…

Series 1 of MyVoodoo is finally available. This limited edition kit contains hand-sewn cute voodoo plush doll complete with accessories: binding twine, voodoo sticks, beaded necklace, and a spell booklet for fun.

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Other accessories like special voodoo sticks, ritual robes and vests, necklaces and more spell booklets will be available soon. For more information visit

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Paper Art: Next Level

Origami is for kids. Make way for paper sculpture. Below are examples of ‘three dimensional pseudo realistic paper portraits and sculptures’ by an amazing paper sculptor living in the Netherlands, Bert Simons.

Visit Bert Simons’ website here.

Monday, March 2, 2009

A Filipina’s Excellent Customer Service on Trial

Was she just a victim of office intriga?

Saks Fifth Avenue’s jewelry department is lined with items like $3,000 David Yurman bracelets and $1,600 Anthony Nak earrings, and Cecille Villacorta was good at getting customers to buy them.

From 2000 to 2006, she brought in more than $27 million in sales, more than any of the other sales associates at the luxury department chain’s flagship store in Manhattan. In fact, she was the highest-grossing saleswoman in the store’s history, according to her lawyer, and was paid nearly $400,000 in her last year there.

But exactly how Ms. Villacorta, 52, of Manhattan, managed to rack up such sales figures is up for debate — and at the heart of her trial on charges of grand larceny and falsifying business records, which began Thursday in State Supreme Court in Manhattan.

Read the full story here…