A. floral patterns. B. watercolors. C. analog cameras. D. macarons. E. coffee. F. egon schiele. G. collecting miniature figurines from travels. H. birch trees I. vintage books. J. vanilla bean K. intense scrabble games. L. bill murray. M. handwritten letters.

She is wearing rags and feathers

from salvation army counters

and she shows you where to look

among the garbage and the flowers

-Leonard Cohen



Raquel Kalina has a degree in Visual Communications and Entertainment Set Design and Decoration from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in LA. Her background includes working in Fashion PR, Merchandising, Events, and in the Art and Costume Departments for Film and Television.

She eventually started The Pretty Eclectic, an online boutique of personally handcrafted jewelry, accessories, and home decor, which she showcases at different Artisan Markets in California.

She loves thrift shopping, the cold side of the pillow, traveling, cooking, DIY projects, her dog Casper and 3 cats: Ziggy Starcat, Madame Mollycakes, and Cat Benatar.