Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Craft shows


Ahhhh I love them!  Now I know lots of crafters hate them, but I indeed enjoy them very much.  I like to people watch, I like the interaction, I like listening to the chatter, the giggles & tears. 
I like setting up, taking it down & then reviewing my notes when I get home.  I have a whole process I go through.  


One of the best things is the friends I meet along the way.  When you have been doing this as long as I have...this is my 9th year.  You become friends with the other crafters.  We share tips, upcoming shows etc.  Already two shows into the season & I'm looking forward to more...may 1st & then a Home show on the 15th....
I would do one every weekend but I don't like missing my girlies activities & plus we camp a lot so it's just not possible. 
One of the things I did not like was trying to find an outfit for the shows...now I made myself some personalized shirts...got myself a show uniform πŸ‘πŸΌ.  Problem solved! 




Monday, March 28, 2016

Recharged & ready to roll...



& the journey began....
Went to New Orleans during spring break, took in the sites & the architecture...

Then boarded our hotel on water... 
 Ahhhh relaxed & recharged...

Nothing like a break to get the creative juices flowing.  My journal got a workout. 
First I need to answer the many messages in my inbox then I get to play. 
....it's good to be home 😘






Sunday, March 13, 2016

Bittersweet...

This past two months have been a complete whirlwind.
Our last Jr high school musical is over.
Rehearsals, decorating the lobby, sign orders & life in general...we blinked & it was over.

The lobby was so much fun to decorate. My older daughter set the foundation for the design & we ran with it. 
Ariels grotto on one side

Prince Eric's ship in the middle 

Ursulas lair on the other side. 

& my younger daughter as Sebastian 
πŸ¦€
Now that is all over....working. Personalized Easter gifts 
& pi shirts 

Only 5 more days til total relaxation 😍🌴

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Lots of signs....

So the other day I had a customer ask me about making her a custom sign.  I knew I made one before so I started to look through some past photos....oh mi...I have lots of photos I never posted 😳 
Here's a set for the bathroom...this couple has amazing taste & im honored they have my signs having up πŸ˜‰

An order from the teachers at my daughters elementary school.  The principal was offered to another position & they wanted a sign for her to hang in school.  Her face was priceless when she  opened the gift.  

Demonstrator table display signs.  Not sure if this company even exists anymore. 

Custom order that was sooo ironic as my daughter call me Momo....long funny story.  

Lots of pictures from my awesome customers proudly displaying their signs....❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

So many more but time is not on my  side today....will share more at another time. 





Sunday, January 10, 2016

Hearts always win...

So the Christmas decor has been taken down (that is, what was put out...the craziness of the holiday rush limited the holiday decor in the house).  I was tossing & turning...snowmen or hearts?  
The weather here in Pa is crazy, don't expect snow anytime soon so why do smowmen??? But in the end, isn't it hearts always win???? 


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Rolling out some new products

Welcome back everyone...hope you have fully recovered from the recent holidays & are back to a schedule.  
I have lots of pictures to post from the past holiday rush.  Had lots of new signs heading out...this one in particular was my favorite.  

I didn't post it on my Instagram or Facebook page during the holidays as I didn't want to turn anyone away when I stopped taking orders.  The lucky ones who picked up their orders saw this cutie in the table & quickly ordered prior to cut off.  
Great gift idea for the "hard to buy for" grandparents, I mean who doesn't love photos of their grandchildren!  But this sign was originally made for a special mom who just found out she was prego & wanted a fun way to tell her parents & in laws.  So glad I was part of this little surprise.  
Well, back to work!  First day back for me (officially) lots of messages to answer on Facebook.  
Have a great day!πŸ˜‰

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

I blinked....


Where the h*** did 2015 go? 
There are still so many things I want to start, finish, try, etc...
Oct through beginning of December was a complete blur...between craft shows & orders everything else took a backseat. 
I basically left my signs in totes & stacked on my cart so I was ready for the next show....I normally have lots of signs for the last minute shopper...didn't happen this year! 

Piles like this lined my walls waiting to be put through the finishing process.  



I can't tell you how many of these I had made..but I will make more for Mother's Day πŸ˜‰

Batman was the favorite superhero this year.  

What's in store for next year?  Let's of idea but the 1st one is I need to streamline orders...I got them all over the place, Pinterest, Instagram, etsy, Facebook, email, texting....thank goodness I'm organized! 

Merry Christmas everyone!  See you next year!!! 
Xo, Kimmie 


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Ready for new beginnings

Some people think of New Years when they think new beginnings, but I think of Fall....I love the change of season.  
Another long fun filled summer has almost come to an end.  Looking forward to structure, schedules & lots of other great things....
Hmmm is it too early to decorate?  

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A busy summer coming to an end....

August is normally a month of complete craziness.
We camp with family & Friends at the shore for 10days...it keeps getting longer we started at 7 days... We will be at 2 weeks before we know it. 

After that long living in a box....we r happy to be home. 

Lots of changes going on...scary & exciting at the same time...


That's why this is one of my favorite quotes.... 

I closed my FB page til the 18th of this month but I may have to reopen soon as my inbox is flooded with inquiries & I m getting overwhelmed with the pile up.  

Sneak peek on a little bit of HalloweenπŸ˜‰.... 

Back to work πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Custom signs ...

Custom sign orders have been keeping me quite busy.  Lots of wedding signs but can't post until AFTER the wedding. 
In the works of possibly having my signs in another location, a different state....exciting things r happening!!!