Thursday, January 31, 2008

Quote of the day!

I don't even do a quote-of-the-day over here on my blog but I came across this on the internet just now and had to share it! WOW~!

Imitation’s the highest form of flattery.
Unless you’re getting knocked off by boring bitches who can only compete with your creative sloppy seconds.
Like chicks who can only get dick after it’s been worked by another lady, copycats are pussycats domesticated beyond housewives, weak pets who only feed when fed by others.
I’d tell such girls to eat me–

ETSY fresh!

I added a couple of brand spankin' new super-colorful super-duper items to my shop yesterday!
A resin sprinkles pin with denture partials dangling AND a print of a photo that I shot at a local flea-market. I'm really dang proud of the pin! I've never seen anything like it before and I was really thinking outside the box on that one! It may not have mass-appeal... but that's fine with me! Can't please everyone all the time... right?!?
***New necklaces coming soon!*** Enjoy!

Keep Eating All Those Sweets And Soon You Will Need These Dentures

Resin Sprinkles Pin

If you are going to indulge in those candy and sweets you gotta brush and floss those teeth!!

I created this unique pin by embedding real rainbow candy sprinkles inside resin.
Dangling from this candy-bar you will find a partial denture reminding you to keep your teeth free from cavities!
This charm (the teeth) are hard to find. Consider yourself lucky if you are able to snag one of these sweet pins! I only have a limited supply of the teeth on hand.

Double Bubble Dirtmall Gumball - Fine Art Print

This vibrant photograph of a giant gumball machine was shot at a local flea-market (aka: dirtmall). The image was shot inside the food court and if you look closely in the background you will see one leg up in a wheelchair too at one of the booths. :O)

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Think Spring! ETSY finds

Here is Michigan today the winds are gusting at 50mph, it's 17 degrees outside, and snow is coming our way. Sad! I hate this time of year. So I was browsing ETSY this morning with my hot cup of coffee daydreaming about warmer days, flip flops, and tank tops. I found these items that brightened up my day. Enjoy!

Melonious Collage Necklace
Created by squidlicks

aurora fancy face
Created by: prettylilthings

Party Dress Limited Edition Print

Created by: betseywalton

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Custom orders up the wazoo today!

Wow!! Today I'll be mixing up a new batch of my resin gems. I have sooooo many custom orders to work on today- it's insane!! I love doing customs for people and so far my custom pieces have been a big hit.

Here are some of the customs I have recently done:

Pure Imagination

Hold your breath.
Make a wish.
Count to three.

Come with me and you'll be in a world of pure imagination
Take a look and you'll see into your imagination.
We'll begin with a spin traveling in the world of my creation.
What we'll see will defy explanation.

If you want to view paradise
Simply look around and view it.
Anything you want to do it.
Want to change the world?
There's nothing to it.

There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination.
Living there you'll be free if you truly wish to be.

If you want to view paradise
Simply look around and view it.
Anything you want to, do it.
Want to change the world?
There's nothing to it.

There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination.
Living there you'll be free if you truly wish to be.

Monday, January 28, 2008

I feel the love!

I started selling in mid-September on Etsy. Still remember that first sale like it was yesterday!! I just checked my hearts today and then I felt the love! 2474 hearts in such a short period of time! WOW! I love each and every one of those hearts too! I can't thank you enough for supporting what I do!! Thank you so much!

Also today I woke up and saw my Mint-Chocolate-Chip Sky print on the front page! That is always a good way to start the day!

AND THEN--- I found out that SpittingImage wrote a lovely blog feature about me!! I love it!!! Made me smile ear-to-ear when I read it... seriously!!!

What an awesome day! Thanks so much to all you out in EtsyLand!! You make my life wonderful!!

Handmade Conversation Hearts

Embedding conversation hearts inside resin can be so cute BUT so cliche (boring!) and I didn't want to fall into that trap this Valentine's Day.... so..... I decided to make my very own big blingy conversation hearts! Chock full of real candy sprinkles and loads of supersweet glitter!

Are you naughty or nice??? I've got some that are so sweet it hurts... and others that are bittersweet with some attitude! These hearts and BIG (2" wide) and BOLD... they really make a statement!

Here are some that I currently have available in my ETSY... many more to come! I'll be making these year-round!!!





Wednesday, January 23, 2008

My HOT Item!

Big Sprinkles

Big Sprinkles ring seems to be the hot item at the moment in my Etsy Shop. It's really no surprise to me either!! This ring is seriously the shit!! IT'S HOT! IT'S BIG! IT'S FAT! Chock full of oodles and oodles of real yummy rainbow candy sprinkles! Often imitated- never duplicated!! ;o) It's so much fun to wear and if you like to attract attention- this is the ring for you! GET YOURS HERE AND BE ALL THE RAGE!
Also available with red, pink, and white sprinkles!
Sugar On Top

Monday, January 21, 2008

MICE Interview

MICE (Michigan Indie Crafters on is a collection of crafters, artists and DIY peeps from all over the mitten state and they recently interviewed me and made me featured artist of the month for February!! How exciting! Thanks MICE!

Sunday, January 20, 2008

So much love!

Conversation Hearts 1.25" pinback buttons

I have been working on batch after batch of Valentine resin goodies. I have recently decided that because I love love and think that hearts are great- I am going to continue stocking these items in my shop year-round. I want to spread the love all year... not just for one holiday!

Here are some of my favorite Valentine's Day items that I currently have available in MY ETSY SHOP.

You And Me

Sea Of Love

Heart To Heart

Heart Full Of Sugar

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Customer Appreciation Photo!

When I checked my feedback on ETSY earlier tonight I was so delighted to find a customer appreciation photo from miamagic! She posted a photo of her daughter wearing my The Sweetest Thing resin sprinkles necklace! I had the biggest smile on my face and this truly touched my heart. This is why I do what I do. This image is so inspiring to me... it just makes me want to keep on creating. I love sharing my art and my craft with the whole world! This whole ETSY experience is totally one of the best things that ever happened to me.

*thanks so much miamagic!*

ETSY Item Of The Day

Today's ETSY Item Of The Day comes from the ETSY shop of dollfacedesign. She has a fabulous series of digital collage prints that are printed on vintage papers. The prints are selling like hotcakes... and I can see why- they are truly amazing.
Here are a couple of my faves:

The Bone Collector Created by: dollfacedesign

Little Miss Valentine
Created by: dollfacedesign

Friday, January 11, 2008

stOOpid BUTTons Now Available!

My awesome hubby, Joe, got me a 1.25" Tecre button-maker for XMAS... so here is the first batch of buttons! They turned out fabulous and I had a blast making them!

Creep Pack

Conversation Hearts w/ gift tin

Carnival Pack

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

ETSY Item Of The Day 01-09-08

Today's ETSY Item Of The Day comes from the shop of seiyaleo. I was browsing her colorful shop yesterday and all of the sudden came across some poop.... Happy Poo Friends! These adorable little pieces of shit are made out of felt and beads. These have got to be the cutest pieces of crap I have ever seen on ETSY!!

Happy Poo Friends Kawaii Set
Created by: seiyaleo

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

ETSY Item Of The Day 01-08-08

FYI- last Friday I adopted a 13 year-old pekingese dog! Her name is Bianca and she is a little sweetheart! You can read more about it here.
So today's ETSY Item Of The Day is this wonderful collage print from yaelfran's shop. I took little Bianca for her first walk today- good times!

Here is Bianca:

and here is the Item Of The Day:

My dog and me - art collage print
Created by: yaelfran

Monday, January 7, 2008

ETSY Item Of The Day 01-07-08

Today's ETSY Item Of The Day comes from the shop of trink. She creates the most amazing jewelry boxes I have ever seen. They are decorated with Mexican Bingo cards and painted with bright colors. I have bought from this seller before and she is a fabulous seller to do business with!

Loteria El Mundo The World Mexican Bingo Jewelry Display Case Box
Created By: trink

Thursday, January 3, 2008

ETSY Item Of The Day 01-03-08

Today's ETSY Item Of The Day is an original acrylic painting from the ETSY shop of ingridsart. Her shop is full of colorful abstract paintings... so many that it was hard to choose just one to feature. So I am going to go ahead and showcase a couple different paintings that are my favorites from her shop:

Original abstract Painting Colorful MoDerN ART 27x18 stretched canvas
Created by: ingridsart

Original ABSTRACT Painting FuNkY MoDerN ART WiLD Colors
Created by: ingridsart

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

ETSY Item Of The Day 01-02-08

The first ETSY Item Of The Day for the new year comes from the shop of curvy. Her shop is full of wonderful portraits. This print here really stood out for me. I love her use of color and line and who could resist those big blue eyes...

Sentimental mod flapper girl green big eyes
Created by: curvy