Wednesday, September 18, 2013

oh me oh my

I'm 1 order away from being caught up with orders from the shop.  Then it's tackling all the skirt orders from the Maxi Skirt Party this last weekend.  That was awesome.  I need to be better about taking pictures from those parties so you can all see how crazy fun and chaotic it is.  I need a partner there to help me just measure people for me for custom fittings.  Between that and answering questions, going through fabric swatches and matching the perfect print with personality, it is a crazy fun and stressful couple of hours.  Everyone has so much fun trying on and modeling all the skirts I bring.  

Today I put the covers on my machines after I finished a skirt for an order.  I tackled a few organizational necessities around the house.  Then I realized I was so disorganized.  With all the inventory piling up getting ready for my next Skirt Party and the two boutique shows in November, I am running out of space.  I really wish I had a whole wall of IKEA shelf cubes stuffed with various wire baskets and inventory happily folded and waiting.  What I really need to do though is go through some of my fabric and notions and either do something with it or get rid of it.  I would love to have a stash party at my house where everyone comes and brings all their scraps and things they don't want to use anymore and we do a sale or trade with everyone that comes!!  Wouldn't that be fun?  A Junk Show?  OOOOHHH I gotta plan that. :)

My goal is to have empty counter space or decoration purposes, not for storing my many yards of fabric.  That is another reason why I am having the fantastic sale in my SHOP!  50% off of EVERYTHING THAT IS LEFT!  Mostly it is baby things, but I want them out!  
I have tried making my Studio Space wonderful by eye catching repurposed furnature and such, but it can still be an eye sore because of my mountains of fabric.  IT is in my Living room of the house.  Right when you walk in the front door, BAM there it is.  So if it is a mess then it can make the whole house look down right ratty.  I try everyday to keep it clean, but now its just getting out of hand with all the inventory.  Oh well I do what I can.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Many of my favorite things

It's September.i have a huge smile on my face. Which means many of my favorite things for me are coming up. 1. Halloween is quickly approaching. You know how much I love halloween, my haunted houses and everything spooky. I have been doing research/pinning ideas for this years haunted house. I have already been "unfollow"ed by a few people already and received a couple of messages here and there regarding my great love for Halloween culture. It's time to get ready for the haunt already. Gotta get with my partner in crime and start the execution of this marvelous time. Let me put something out there. I am a loving mother and wife. I have a great uplifting fun spiritual home. I'm not a coddled person nor do I coddle my kids. I tell it how it is and I tell my kids the truth about things. I do use discretion in making my props when they are around but honestly they love it too. They are less afraid when they help me cause then they can see that the lady staring down fom the corner in the ceiling really is a mask I painted and glued black hair extensions too and black garbage sacks. They know the body bags stacked up are full of newspaper. I don't torture them, I tell them that this is just fun, and they better suck it up cause this is how it is. Do I take my kids trick or treating? Nope. That's dads job. I get a night doing my absolute favorite thing. It makes me laugh at how giddy I get. So please just know that I am a normal person with an absolute love for all things spooky. I don't like blood and gore that to me is gross. I really love ghosts and shadows. So stay tuned as I prep for the most wonderful time of the year (insert creepy giggle)
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2.  Holiday Boutique!  I am excited to join a new one this year.  Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market.  So amazing!  Its going to be the biggest one I have done.  A lot of work and prep will and is going into this.  I have a 7x15 foot space to set up shop.  SO i need to fill it with lots of cute vintage decor that will showcase all my new things.  OOOHHH EEEEEKKKK  I'm freaking out a little, but that's ok.  Come join in the fun November 9th at Westworld in Scottsdale.  9-3pm!

Friday, September 6, 2013


Congratulations Aubrey Wolfe!  You won so many fantastic things.  Better yet, I get to see you wearing/sporting it since we live near each other!!  Congrats!  Thanks to everyone who entered!  I love and appreciate you all!!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013


I am so excited to Finally do this giveaway.  It has been a crazy couple of weeks, but now I am finally able to do it!  All you need to do is leave a comment WITH YOUR EMAIL!!!!  If there is no email address then it will void your entry.  Giveaway will close Friday!  Share with your friends, the more the merrier!!!  There will be 1 huge prize for mommy and baby!  I will get women's size info when I announce the winner!  THanks again guys for the support!  I love doing this.  I am so excited to be creating new things this fall and winter.  I am slowing down the shop just a little with only a few things listed so that I can focus on creativity.  Thank you!!