first things first--- a huge congratulations to Delores Rubin! She's the lucky lady who's name came out of the hat (actually, i used a tupperware bowl, but it still counts) and won herself a $40 shopping spree in my Etsy shop (delores--- email me for info on HOW to use your gift!).
and then there's the surprise...
remember my random acts of NICE initiative? well... it's BACK!
well, i'm extending a little somethin'-somethin' to the other lovely folks who posted comments and which got them in the running... and not JUST to the folks who commented on the "wanna save some $$$" post, but to EVERYONE who's posted this month!!! now i know you know who you are, but in case you don't, the list is:
*julie c.* natalie* liz b.* jasmine * moira* jessica brown * divina lucas * robin robin * leeana butcher * kel * sarah (small fox)* pret a voyager* stacey (three red trees)* & *caitlin*
what kind of somethin'-somethin'?
how about $5 off for every $15 you spend? ($5 off $15, $10 off $30, $15 off $45 etc) yep.
send me an email you special guys, you, and i'll give you the code to use in the shop.
nice things DO happen!!
have a great night out there.
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
artscape nearly wiped me out.
actually--- if i hadn't sewn at blister causing pace on Friday & Saturday night, i would only have 4 Knitimals left. Lucky for you, i have a few more than that to offer!
(l-r) Baisy $200--14" ear to toe; Wilbur $90--12" ear to toe; Lawton $70--10.5" tall
and a picture with the flash (this is why taking pictures at night is so lame)
(l-r) Campbell $160--14" ear to toe; Pickoos $88--11" ear to toe; Daryl $120-- 17.5" ear to toe; nayte $56--12" tall
and again, with flash
(l-r) beeel $45--6.5" tall; windo $48-- 9"; x.o. exoh $48--6.5" tall (and i should say this about x.o exoh, since the flash burned it out, he's knit with a different stitch around his eyes, so even though he's all red, his eyes, the sewn on "pupil" parts are actually in the middle of larger (about an inch and a half diameter) raised stockinette stitch circles. i think that's cool, since i don't do that often).
there you have it!
you guys get first dibs (AND a 10% discount!!!) before i list them on etsy. if you want to take any of them home, send me an email and i'll send you an invoice.
for anyone looking for non-knitimal goodies--- please stop by my etsy shop (there are also a few knitimals looking for homes there); i will be updating the shop next week... when i recover from what the other BEST girls and i have taken to calling the "artscape hangover". this week i'm at summer camp with 3rd graders... and possibly the flu.
Monday, July 21, 2008
i have to take a second (and really, despite all my plans to make some giant, beautiful artscape post, i just can't muster it. i feel SO sick... hoping to goodness that its not the flu, but fearing it might be, so it will just be a second) to thank all the wonderful people who braved the icky, sticky, nasty 100 degrees of humid grossness this weekend to come by--- i met almost 200 new people, who all took home home greenstargoodies and i think that's just plain great.
it was SO hot this weekend... and getting up at 4am to be on site for our tv spot by 5:30, meant only one thing--- the breakfast of champions (if there were no other reasons to move to new england, it would be dunkin donuts. i love them with almost all my heart)
it took me 2 sticky, sweaty hours JUST to hang my banners. this is my frustrated face.
but eventually, i DID manage to get it all set up and i couldn't have been happier with the result (look at the new banner in action!).
i was told over and over again what a happy, unexpected & cheerful booth i had. the word cute (for those of you who were counting... and i know at least one girl was (sorry i didn't catch your name, but you know who you are!) was thrown around a total of 98 more times, after you first pointed it out to me... i DID keep track for you like i said i would!) and all but a handful of knitimals were snatched up and taken to their new homes. among the other hot new items--- t-shirts sold like hotcakes (a phrase i've never understood--- how bout this "t-shirts sold like Knitimals!"), it looks like every household in baltimore will be using Knitimal Soap in the coming months and there are a lot of happy babies and kids out there with very cool new decor for their rooms. (Speaking of which--- special thanks to Danna & Kira for bringing baby NATE to meet me. Oh my is he ever a handsome devil! If anyone wants to see the mural i painted for a then-not-yet-born-baby nate, you can do that here)
i'd also like to thank Christy for including me in her favorite things.
and now that it's done, i'm going to take a week "off" from blogging and such, but welcome you to peruse the etsy shop and enjoy a 10% discount if you use the code: ARTSCAPE10, in the message to seller box--- i will refund the 10% after you've checked out and paid--- valid through August 1st.
AND, let's not forget this:
***want to be entered into a drawing to win a $40 shopping spree in my etsy shop? visit my blog & post a comment on the "wanna save $$$"
Sunday, July 20, 2008
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