Selected items are 10% off for mother's until May 8th, take a look!

All Amy Butler Notes Card Sets: 10% OFF

Simple Thank You Notes: 10% off - Customize these just for your mom - with her name, a favoriate quote or scripture. You will receive 6 note cards measuring 5.5 X 4.25 inches (folded). Each note is embellished with a matching Swarovski Crystal. Printed on 100 lb. smooth card stock. Choose from, purple, pink, green or brown inks.

Mom Notes: 10% off a set of 8. Admit your child's school, at sporting events or even on play dates , no one knows you by your own name, you are known as your child's why sign your stationery that way...I love these and use them all the time for sending notes to school. Printed on 88 lb. cotton cardstock.

think of board games in a new way...take a look...

meet my new friend mighty michele...she creates handbags from board clever!  Her prices are awesome! So, if you’re looking for a completely original gift for yourself or someone else, give her handbags a try. You will be amazed by the attention you’ll receive!  Click here to visit her etsy shop


Martha Cole and Elaine Peterson are having their annual SPRING JEWELRY AND GIFT SHOW at Martha's home: 5915 Highland Hills Drive, Austin
Friday, April 24: 12-4 pm: Shop during the day!

Saturday, April 25: 9 am- 2 pm: Bring a friend, get a free goodie!

Even with a "down" economy, we've come UP with some adorable, affordable creations that will brighten your look, but won't put a damper on your pocketbook! Martha's style is whimsical, colorful and playful, with lots of handcrafted, ethnic and vintage beads... and Elaine's style is sparkly and elegant, with beautiful accents in crystals and pearls.Our guest artist this spring is TISA JACKSON of TISA'S CREATIONS, with her adorable handstamped cards, stationery and more. You'll love them!

You can see a sampling of Martha's jewelry at and Tisa's online shop is

Directions to Martha Cole's house: From Mopac, take the 2222/Northland exit and go west on 2222. The first light you'll come to is Balcones Drive. DO NOT turn on Balcones (so don't be in the far right turn lane), but turn on the first street right after Balcones: Highland Hills Drive, a residential street that shoots off to the right. Once you're on Highland Hills Drive, it'll make a fork. Bear left to stay on HHD (just follow the yellow stripe), and wind around several blocks. House will be on the right: 5915 Highland Hills Drive. Call if you get lost: 453-2650.

Hope to see you at the show!

OMG! New Soap, Old Bottle?

ok, ok, ok I'm so excited and I really can't figue out why, but take a look at these cute little recycled dispensers...what a simple yet brilliant idea!
New Soap, Old Bottle - NSOB sells brand name liquid soap packaged in old plastic soda bottles, plastic water bottles and glass beer bottles - each bottle is cleaned, sanitized and processed for reuse as packaging for your favorite brand of liquid soap. You could do this on your own and feel free to try it out. Not only do they sell the liquid in the bottles, they sell the spray, pump, and squeeze tops (all tops are child safe). But for those shoppers who’d prefer to buy rather than make, place an order. click here for more info and to shop online. Yes, I placed an order, it was really simple and check out is done via paypal.
(I saw this on Design Sponge, great blog, you all should check it out!)

...I wanted to just share a picture of my booth at The Lone Star Ladies Presents Shop Austin!  This was an amazing event...very organized, the communication from these ladies was awesome!  The craft show was scheduled at 10:30 there were 50 people lined up to get 11AM  the line was down the block...these ladies really know what they are doing.  
As an up and coming vendor and my booth size was only 4ft X 4ft.  We tried to be creative and this is what we came up with...I sat in the back of the worked out GREAT!  And the customers...they were all amazing!  If any of you live in Austin and wasn't able to make it to this event, please be on the look out next year.  Goodie Bags were given out to the first 30 people...they were worth over $300 each!  WOW!  I really wanted one of those bags.  

2 MORE DAYS!  Have you purchased your tickets? 
Click here to see the awesome goodies bags that will be given to the first 30 shoppers. 
At my booth, I will have a free gift with every purchase! 

Saturday April 18, 2009
11:00am - 5:00pm

A craft fair, fine arts festival, & independent designer showcase all in one. The first thirty shoppers on the day of the show will receive a goody bagfilled with items from vendors and local businesses.
Saengerrunde Hall
1607 San Jacinto BlvdAustin, TX 78701
Purchase Tickets : $8 in advanced, $10 at the door

congrats grad!

These are some invites I completed for a friend...congrats kita!

austin homegrown event - grapevine market (austin)

Print this coupon and I will give you 10% off with a $10 purchase (only one coupon per person). Here is some information on this event! Looks to be awesome...

GrapeVine Market



Saturday, April 4, 2009

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grape Vine Market is excited to announce an event that is as unique as Austin featuring local flavors and samples galore from all around the store. We will also be converting part of our parking lot into a street fair, featuring local artists who will be selling their wares.

It'll be a fun filled day of fabulous samples of premiere wines, spirits and local AUSTIN gourmet producers with:
Enjoy fabulous samples from every department! There'll be a plethora of wine, spirits and gourmet goodies for your sampling pleasure!

Texas wines
Savvy Vodka
Paula's Texas Orange Liqueur
Paula's Texas Lemon Liqueur
Tito's Vodka
Dripping Springs Vodka
SXUL Vodka
Treaty Oak Rum
Independence Brewing Company's
Bootlegger Brown Ale
Austin Amber
Freestyle Wheat
Independence Pale Ale
Enjoy a smattering of locally-produced gourmet goodies, including items from:
To be announced...
Lauren Andrews – handmade jewelry and art
Etsy Texas Info Booth
Martha Cole-
Tisa Jackson-
Waxela Sananda- bamboo organics
Ivy Knight-
Eleanor Nunez- retro aprons, lunch bags
Tina Lewis-
Mary Newton-
Cassandra Carico- Lillies and Lace
Nita DeShazo - Apache Moon Studio
Becky Howard-
Joyce Hazlerig-
David Lindquist- craftiness
Lisa Rose- Hair Bows
Michelle Langsweirdt- www.deathlycute.etsy.comLive Music