Friday, August 20, 2010

Friday fun...

From the wonderful blog Oh So Beautiful Paper, this print from etsy seller Hello Jenuine made me giggle. (We were totally excited to have our parking cards featured on Nole's blog after the National Stationery Show in May along with the rest of our Ladies of Letterpress exhibitors.)

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

New shop in town...Altar Bridal

Last week my sister Abigail and I had the opportunity to attend the sneak-preview fashion show at Altar Bridal, newly opened in the Waldo area of Kansas City. One of the extremely exciting features of the Altar store is that they're carrying an eclectic mix of gowns, bridesmaid dresses and accessories, from big names like Monique Lhuillier, Amy Kuschel and the adorable Carol Hannah (from Project Runway!) and local designers like Candida Allison (who made my bridesmaids' gowns five years ago and my dress for Abigail's wedding this June!).

Unfortunately my pics from the fashion show didn't turn out, but you can see from the pictures I swiped from the Altar website that the botique is gorgeous. The dressing rooms are huge and the wall of mirrors is perfect for twirling around once you've found "the one". Take a look at the loft above the store as well where there is a crowd of dresses on display as well-it's beautiful! Stop in and say hi to Alicia and Dede and check out their amazing new space. :)

Monday, August 9, 2010

Cool calligraphy Treasury on Etsy!

I sell some of our notecards and mini-suitcases on Etsy, along with some samples of our wedding invitations. A great way to check stats for an etsy store is to use Craftopolis, this great site where you can view your stats and see page views, etc. (We also use Google Analytics for all of our websites, but Craftopolis offers a quick snapshot view over a variety of time periods which is helpful in gauging interest in products.) Previously available on Craftopolis, Etsy has now incorporated a search for you to allow to see when you've been featured in a treasury--very cool! So, thanks to etsy seller Soyonsheureux (who has some
wonderful soaps and other treats) for featuring our Preppy lime green and navy calligraphy invitations (created with in her recent treasury featuring all kinds of calligraphy.