Monday, November 29, 2010

Another Great E-zine: Kireei

I have found yet another e-zine to fall in love with, Kireei: cosas bellas. It is written in Spanish, and has inspired me to work on my Spanish again. The pictures are gorgeous and the handmade lovelies are wonderful in any language.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Big Week

Wow, what a week my Matryoshka dolls had! On Thursday, my little sweeties were a top pick in the Storque: Etsy's Handmade Blog. Joel Henriques, an artist and toy designer, wrote a fun tutorial on how to make your own Nesting Dolls. I was thrilled to have my dolls featured there.

And then, yesterday there they were in the Dallas Morning News. I discovered this as I was enjoying my annual Birthday Breakfast in Bed. What a fun birthday treat!

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Pictures from the Funky Finds

My Mom came to help me with this show.
She was so very helpful, and what a good time we had together.

Several new items made their debut at the Funky Finds.

These are Circus Softies made from all vintage fabric. The prints on these are so colorful and fun. They are also cuddly soft and weighted on the bottom gusset so they don't topple over.

Here is the Circus Clown, Elephant, and Giraffe.

The Dutchie Girls were also introduced at the Funky Finds.
These are made from imported Japanese fabric and vintage chenille.

Matryoshka Ornaments were very popular for holiday gifts.

And of course, we brought lots of Regal Baby Balls and Flower Clips.

We had Vespas and VW Buses for the boys,

And more Regal balls.

This sweetie and his "Craft Girls Get Me Hot" shirt was definitely the highlight of our day!

Lots of funky fun was had by all at the Funky Finds 2010.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

IndieGenius: Grand Opening Party!

You are invited to join me tonight at the Grand (Soft) Opening Party at IndieGenius, a handmade micro-marketplace. This is a private opening event, just for those in the know.
Now you know, so come see me.

You will get a chance to meet lots of fabulous indie designers and learn more about what this new concept is all about.

Be independent, shop local, support handmade, and more wonderfulness.

6-9 PM
409 N. Zang (entrance on 7th)
Dallas, TX 75208

Here's a peek at my Indie Genius booth:

Hope to see you there!


Monday, November 1, 2010

Good Reading: Modern Handmade Child

Here's a little something I look forward to every season.

Modern Handmade Child is an "online magazine helping families embrace the handmade way of life." It is packed full of crafts to do with kids, fashion, and recipes.

I hope you enjoy this crafty, parenting e-zine as much as I do.


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