Wednesday, May 28, 2008

How Charming...

Here at Kiki & Lele we have a certain obsession with lovlies...which is one of the reasons we started our little business in the first place. But lately...we've been slightly obsessed with bracelets. How many can we wear? How many is too many? I think if we were given the option and it wouldn't be a serious faux paus, we would layer ALL of our bracelets and All of our necklaces. Ha! Ha! We've been quite busy lately and we can't wait to introduce you to our new designs. We also promise to keep our posts up to date. We want to hear from you and we appreciate all of your support via email! Feel free to leave comments here as well.

As we have said before, we love working on custom pieces for our customers. It's been our experience that people LoVe to receive a gift that is made especially for them. And when you let them know that you designed it (with a little help - but you can take the credit), it becomes even more special. Above is a Charm Bracelet that we worked on for one of our most recent customers. We really enjoyed putting this little beauty together. It looks really cool and because we chose not to blacken the letters, is a bit more dressy in our opinion. We've worked on several charm bracelets, but this one takes the cake. It of course helps that this family happens to have some of the coolest names we've worked with so far!

This bracelet can work for several occasions: as a gift for Nana with all of her little ones, a graduation gift with well wishes, or even a keepsake as a way to remember all of your travels... the options are endless. We hope you enjoy!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Our Silver Bracelet Collection

All Pieces Are Custom Made, So Please Contact Me If You Would Like To Design Your Own...

Charm me...oh how we love bracelets. Below are our current bracelet designs, however, keep your imagination open. We can customize any of our bracelets to fit your own personal needs. Interested in creating your own design? Great! Just email us and let's get to work! We would be happy to create an original design that works within your budget.

Little but Loud Cuff Bangle $52

How Charming. This is an example of a special order we completed for a Kiki & Lele customer. This was for Mother's Day and it was a gift for a Mother of four and grandmother of seven! Let us make something for you or your loved one to treasure... and take all the credit for the custom design! Email us to discuss design & pricing.

Three Little Pearls. Our Chunky Bracelet featuring our hand wrapped freshwater pearls - you choose your colors, cream, pink, or charcoal. Pick one to represent each child, grandchild, accomplishment, or just a flattering color combination. $28

Tag Me. Our Chunky Bracelet used another fabulous way. Our sweet oval tag can fit up to 6 large characters in the middle, but we could also fit a birthday or anniversary date below in a smaller font. We've also adorned this with a hand wrapped freshwater pearl. The pearl shown is pink, however, you have a choice of cream or charcoal as well. $28

You're It. Our Rollo chain bracelet is dainty and great worn alone or layered with another piece. We've designed this bracelet to feature a small initial tag that measures approximately 1/2 inch and added our hand wrapped freshwater pearl in charcoal. $24

String Me Along. Four strands of chain are all connected together to form a layered effect with sliding silver colored beads. This is a fun piece and is delicate enough to compliment a number of different outfits. Dress is up or dress it down. $26

Say What You Mean. The options are endless with our Cuff Bracelet. We can stamp names of loved ones, special memories, words of encouragement, a special phrase or quote...the choice is yours. Our only rule is to say what you mean and mean what you say. $52

Our Hand Stamped Necklace Collection

I've grouped all of the Hand Stamped Necklace Collection into one post! Whew! Now you can enjoy browsing all of our stamped necklace collection in one area. I will still post our new designs in their own post - to keep you updated - but I'll also add the new photos here. Don't you just love a little organization? Me too.

Very Dainty... {$24} 16" chain with a pea sized tag monogrammed with 3 letters, it could also fit a 4 letter word, "love." Paired with a hand wrapped smokey-colored bead {optional}
Yes, I made something for myself... I used a large creme pearl and I must say I love how it turned out... {$34}

Said with Love... {$32} Ok, so I made another... Haha... I am in love with these new hearts that I just got in, they are way too much fun. I actually did 2 of these necklaces for a friends daughters, she wanted to get them something fun but age appropriate. I thought this would be just right...

"It's not the journey, It's the destination..." {$62} So, yes, I know this is backwards, I am told it is supposed to say, "It's not the destination, It's the journey..." I like it both ways. If you like this necklace and prefer it the other way I will make it the other way as well. The disc is 1.5 inches strung on a 24" satellite chain... I actually think this might be my most favorite creation....
I am excited to show you what I have been up to after the first of the year, I have been taking some classes to broaden my knowledge for jewelry and also learn some new techniques. I have had a really fun time and I am very excited, so stay tuned...

{Super Granny $52.00}


Remember, keep an open mind. Just because you may not see exactly what you're looking for doesn't mean we cannot design it for you. And you know what? We'll even let you take all of the design credit. Whether its a treat for yourself, or a loved one, we all love to have something that is special to us. Please do not hesitate to email us if you have any questions or would like to work on a design.



Small Tear Drop $28 Large Tear Drop $34

Have A Little Faith $32

What's In a Name - Oval $28

You & Me Monogram $28

Initial Me with Rose Quartz $22

Mommy Singleton $52

Not So Traditional Monogram $36

Knowledge Is Power with Apple Charm $36

Love BIG. $32

Mommy Stages. $36

Layered Necklace $40

Charm Necklace. $34

A Little Birdy. $52

Layered Initial Necklace. $40

We are Family. $32

Love. $36

Mother Roles. $36

Ya Ya Sisterhood. $36

Super Mommy. $52

Super Mommy Part Deux. $52

What a Gift. $36

Believer. $32

Grow, Nurture. $32

Sweet Cupcake. $36

Initial Charm. $24

Sunday, May 18, 2008

New Little Lovely

First, our apologies. Leslee & I have been so busy lately with family, the business (woohoo!) and everything in between. We are preparing for two HUGE events that are coming up and it is keeping us really busy. So...we promised new lovlies and I thought I would at least post a little morsel for you. I promise there will be more to come by the end of the week. We're incorporating some new fun chunky beaded designs and also playing around with some delicate layering pieces with some fun new materials. In the meantime, we wanted to introduce you to our Layered Linc Bracelet. We think it adds just the right dash of .:sparkle:..

Our Layered Linc Bracelet $26

You know we love to layer so we wanted to show you how fab this looks with our Cuff!

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Questions & Answers...

Ok, so I have to admit it. I'm not a fan of email forwards but I can never turn away any forward with the list of questions that requires you to answer. I'm so tempted by them - I can never turn them away! I don't know what it is...I'm a fan of lists, just ask Leslee, so it is quite fitting that this is my post today. So in honor of my love of lists and Hollywood, these are the questions by Bernard Pivot that host James Lipton asks every guest. So much fun! :P

What is your favorite word? yes
What is your least favorite word? cannot
What turns you on [creatively, spiritually or emotionally]? music on all three points
What turns you off? ignorance or intolerance of others
What is your favorite curse word? this is a family friendly site :P
What sound or noise do you love? the laughter in my house
What sound or noise do you hate? oooh - there's a 3 way tie..smacking - food smackers - is it too much to ask to chew with your mouth closed? pen clicking & nose blowing

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? interior or fashion design
What profession would you not like to do?
Ever see Dirty Jobs? Any of those jobs would be horrid.
If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Welcome.

We'll be posting a new bracelet this weekend and we have several new beaded lovlies in the works. We're so excited to introduce you to our new designs. Look for them in the next week!


Thursday, May 8, 2008

Support From the Locals

No, we have not branched out to painting canvases..... Read below!

Okay, so this is our first time to do this.... But we feel that it is extremely important to support our local artists. Kim Wheeler is a local artist in Murfreesboro and she is fabulous. She has been so supportive to Kiki and Lele, she has put our button on her site, which I am sure gets a ton of traffic and we are very grateful... So, since we are still waiting on her button, we would like to return the favor. Go and check out Kim and her crazy world of "kidlets" and her beautiful art work. Here is a pre-view for your likings.
Kiki & Lele