Chiara Alberetti Milott's Profile

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I love to make things - whether it's pie, a painting, party stuff, or a pillowcase!

I also believe details make a party special. I love to create unique and special items to make that happen. Anyone can go to the local big box party store and get the pre-printed cupcake toppers, but there's something so much more charming about hand-made, hand-crafted ones.

I have a background in Fine Arts (undergraduate degree in Fine Art from Skidmore College and a Masters in Painting and Drawing from the School of Visual Arts), and spent several years of working in art galleries and for private art dealers. I have always had an eye for beauty and a love of creating, crafting and displaying. Four years of working at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as a prop stylist inspired and strengthened my desire to create beautiful things (as well as allowing me to perfect my…

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  • Joined May 2, 2007

Favorite materials

crepe paper, tissue paper, cupcake liners, cupcake wrappers

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chiarabelle
sweet little party things

About

I love to make things - whether it's pie, a painting, party stuff, or a pillowcase!

I also believe details make a party special. I love to create unique and special items to make that happen. Anyone can go to the local big box party store and get the pre-printed cupcake toppers, but there's something so much more charming about hand-made, hand-crafted ones.

I have a background in Fine Arts (undergraduate degree in Fine Art from Skidmore College and a Masters in Painting and Drawing from the School of Visual Arts), and spent several years of working in art galleries and for private art dealers. I have always had an eye for beauty and a love of creating, crafting and displaying. Four years of working at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as a prop stylist inspired and strengthened my desire to create beautiful things (as well as allowing me to perfect my technique of folding fitted sheets).

I work out of my home in Brooklyn, NY, where I share my workspace with my two little boys. Which means, I'm stepping on Lego pieces daily!

Check out my site for some styling stuff I've done:
chiarabelle.com

And some of my contributing posts at Oh Happy Day:
http://ohhappyday.com/author/chiara/

and some of my contributing posts at Mint:
http://www.mintdesignblog.com/?s=chiara

And thanks for visiting!

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