Thursday, October 30, 2008

Happy Halloween!!

I was watching the Phoenix Coyotes game and was finally inspired to carve our pumpkin! They won 4-1, so I guess I made a good choice! Here it is!

Friday, October 24, 2008

CIC Street Team! and 50% off BOGO soaps!

So, I might be overdoing it, but I joined another etsy team! I am now on the etsy East Valley Artisans team, Team AWBAR, and the Crafting in Color Street Team. So far everything is working out and I am able to contribute to all of them.

I guess after I got home last night and fell asleep because I was so tired, a bunch of my soaps expired on etsy. I am slowly renewing them in small batches. The BOGO 50% off soap sale is STILL going, so please hop on over to my shop and stock up now!

Off to the day job :-( See ya later! Leave me some comment love!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Holiday Gift Guide Feature!

I was browsing the holiday gift guides tonight, and managed to find myself on one of them! How cool is that? I am on the stocking stuffers gift guide. See it here!

Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

Or you can just see this picture! :) See? First box down on the bottom row!

Friday, October 17, 2008

Preparing for a Busy Weekend!

I am hurriedly trying to get all my stuff together for this weekend's markets! I went to Goodwill and found some super-cheap display things to put my items in/on:

I spray painted this black to hang my necklaces on!

My owl minis are ready to go!

So are all my soaps!

I also felt in the mood to make some cute, simple little hand-stamped note cards. I made a little owl stamp that looks like my owl minis, and stamped some cards for my shop. I think I am going to give away one free hand stamped card to each of my next ten orders! I am getting close to 100 sales on etsy, so I feel like giving a little something away. I think people might like the little owl cards.

Well, now I have to print some signage for the markets! Thanks for reading and don't forget to vote on my poll! (It's up in the top right corner of the blog!)

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Come See BirdWatching this Weekend!

I am going to be out at TWO different events this weekend! It's going to be a busy weekend. I am getting all my stuff ready tonight because I am excited!

I am bringing different items this time, so please stop by! I am bringing:

* My whole inventory of soaps (they are expiring on etsy soon, so buy some and save me
the hassle of relisting! hehe)

*My whole inventory of Owl Mini Burddies

*Scrabble tile pendants/necklaces


*Zipper pouches/Halloween Wristlets (ok, so a few things might be the same as last time)

*Wall Decor/Art

I will probably be bringing more items to the Local Artist Market on Sunday than I will to the MACFest on Saturday, because on that day I will have to share a booth with two other people. Saturday I should have soaps, owls, and necklaces for sure, and Sunday I will have all of it, hopefully! Please visit my website for info on how you can attend the MACFest, the Local Artist Market, or both! I'd love to see you there!

Fall Contest Featured Seller: ItsNotGold

The next seller on my list of entrants for my fall contest is ItsNotGold!

ItsNotGold makes some VERY pretty things! I love her shop name, and shop look! It's very well put together and professional looking.

ItsNotGold is based in Portugal, and she makes LOTS of cute accessories! I LOVE this headband:

...and this hair clip:

I love ItsNotGold's vibrant colors and interesting designs. I hearted her shop, and you should too! Please stop by and take a look!

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Fall Contest Entry Featured Seller: TwilightKnits

This is the first of several mini features I will be doing in the Fall Contest Entrant Feature series.

Lucky number one in this series is TwilightKnits!

TwilightKnits is located in Knoxville and creates BEAUTIFUL hand-dyed yarns!

Take a look at the gorgeous colors in this yarn!

TwilightKnits is a fairly new shop but with such lovely items, I am sure orders will be pouring in soon!

Her profile also says she knits and accepts custom orders! So hurry over to TwilightKnits and see her beautiful work!!

Sunday, October 5, 2008

...And the winner is.....



Please check your convos on etsy for how to claim your prize!

All other entrants will be receiving a feature right here on my blog!
I will convo you when your shop is featured!

Thanks to everyone for playing!

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Enter NOW! Contest ends tomorrow!

Please view the details of my contest in the entry below (scroll down a few), and enter today! Tomorrow at 7 PM Pacific time, I am going to have a third party assist me in randomly selecting a winner from all the entries!

If you are still having trouble finding all the items to enter, please visit this thread:

Make sure to check back...I may do one more clue before the contest ends!

The prize is any one hand-drawn bird pendant necklace of your choice from my shop if you win!

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Please help a good cause!

I was on the etsy chats tonight and I heard something that REALLY made me sad. Please read below and help out, if you can. I signed up for Team AWBAR and will be donating items to the shop to help raise funds.

Someone was rude enough to leave antifreeze in water dishes and food bowls at our facility on September 23, 2008. Antifreeze was also placed in our feeding areas located in our forest preserve.

AWBAR- Abandoned Wild Babies Animal Rescue has already lost one raccoon to antifreeze poisoning. Also wild raccoons are coming back dying in our driveway and yard.

So far 2 of them have been poisoned and 4 others are showing signs of poisoning. Every day they receive 1000 cc of lactated ringer solution (LRS bags) which is a Sub Q IV that is placed under the skin to help flush out the poisons. Also they are receiving shots of antibiotics to help fight any illness since they are so weak.

AWBAR needs your help, our vet bill has already reached to almost $500.00. By making a purchase off our etsy shop 100% will go to the vet bills and help the babies get better.

A group of AWBAR volunteers have posted Reward signs in our area leading to the capture and arrest of the individual(s) that have done this to our shelter.

If you click on one of the photos, you will see all of them in a slide show. In the photos, George the raccoon is one of the raccoons that have been poisoned.

Thanks everyone for your continued support through this tough time.

Remember 100% of all sales from our AWBAR shop will help pay for the vet bills, and help us raise and release wildlife!