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Update: The Market, The Store, The Life :P

So, I promised a proper update and here it is!

First off, I finally opened up my Etsy store! I am super proud of it and you should all check it out by clicking the widget at the top left of my blog!Also, if you love me (or don’t) and feel like shamelessly promoting my adorable amigurumi to your friends and family – love you long time.

Now for an update on the market – welllll it was a mixed experience for me. The weather was horrible, but I have my mom and my Floor (girlfriend) to keep me company, so in that way it was super nice. Plus, there was the nicest man in the stall next to use who looked like a mix between Santa and Indiana Jones let us use his tarp as cover from the rain, so that was epic.

However, I really didn’t sell that much at all. In fact no one did :S. Some people were saying it is down to the financial crisis and others were saying it was because of the weather, I am just not sure.
It was really a shame, because this was by far the largest handmade market I had been…

All the unsold products from the market today will be going on Etsy tomorrow. Watch out for the link ^^

Seasonal Shmeesonal

I want to let everyone know there will be a January give-away on my blog to celebrate my birthday. Watch this space and ask friends to check it too if they want free stuff! So, I am not going to say bah humbug... cause I love Christmas. I love Christmas so much it took me till the age of 9 or something to realize that there was no Santa (and that was just because my dad forgot to throw away packing of toys my mom set up and they got into an argument about it.) Any way, what I am going to say is what is with all the seasonal products? Okay, admittedly everything I am seeing on my blog roll is awesome. I love the little ornaments and mangers scenes... I want ALL OF IT - going back to my Christmas craziness and how much I love it.. but seriously, it is too much stuff. I know as a responsible store owner, I should start pumping out the Christmas stuff too, but I can't bring myself to do it. I have made a few ornaments... but they are zombie apocalypse tree ornaments. Work in progre…

Artistic Liberties?

Soooo, I am taking a break with my normal 'I am opening a shop! I am so happy now! blahblahblah!' To actually ask you guys a question *gaspshockhorror*! Here it goes: How much 'artistic liberty' do you think an artist/maker can take with their work? Where does this question come from? Well my lovely sister in-law is leaving her work and she asked me to crochet her some Maneki-neko key chains for her favourite patients so she can give them as gifts. Maneki-neko (full description in the link above) are little Japanese kitties normally used as a good luck charm. Or if you are from my native Thailand a give-me-money! charm. What makes them recognizable is their little paw next to their cheek and the large coin they wear around their neck. When I finished the five white kitties she asked me to make, I decided to leave out the paw because it just looked ugly and the things were too darn cute already. I took that artistic liberty :P. When I run my RP chronicle I take a …
Before /anything/ I AM BEING FEATURERED ON A BLOOOOGGGGGGGGG! For my zombie stressball pattern. Check it out here, next Thursday, on Crochet addict's Thursday Handmade Love!!!! So! I want to say that I have the best husband ever, just about every blogger who is married says this - but I win. Erik is made of WIN and epic and he makes me happy! Why? Well, I still can't believe I get this time to be creative and start my business. I realize that what I am doing is work, but it feels so amazing <3 I can't get over it. I can't believe I have a family that supports me starting a new profession... So Erik - I love you! Now on to business, everything has been moving incredibly fast. I started my facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/EpicxCloth and I already have 32 likes ^_^. I realize that might be small fishes, but it makes me happy. I also have a fantastic friend who is social media literate and she is helping me arrange my Tweets, Facebook, and bloggy things so I th…
Well, my current blog layout is... conflicted at best, but I just had my first day at my ´new´ job and I had to post! For anyone who is not soooo updated on my life at the moment (because we haven´t talked in a while, or maybe you´re just one of the random lovely people who follow my blog) I HAVE QUIT MY DAY JOB!!! Edit: I already left my job! After a lot of soul searching (so much as a semi nervous break down spurred on by the starling realization that you hate your job is) I realized that I needed to go after my dream of really starting my online business. So I am :D. Okay so most of what I did to day was just clean up and run errands. I have sort of been neglecting the cleanness factor of our house for let´s say 5 months, but still it felt good to do something besides sit behind a computer all day (unless that is playing games... cause you know I would heart that.) I went to Ikea with Mum and got some things for my ´studio´ yesterday, when it is in a somewhat presentable state …