Nov 23, 2007
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Nov 21, 2007
In my Felt Club recap I totally forgot to mention how much money was raised toward donation to the LA Mission! We successfully collected about $84.00, and because we are so close to being able to sponsor a table for a week (only $130.20!) I decided I will be doing the same thing at the show this weekend! So, if you weren't able to make it to Felt Club, and you want to get involved, there is still time to donate to a worthy cause, and grab a great tote at the same time!
(Thank you so much to everyone around the country who has contacted me about participating! Email me if you would like to donate, and we can make arrangements. Through Saturday only please.)
Posted by mcaplan at 4:14 PM
This Friday and Saturday is the Homegrown Market This event is going to be HUGE. With over 150 vendors, live music, a live radio broadcast from the site, games, gift bags, and free gift wrapping, it will just be an extraordinary couple of days! Lots of my favorites, like Henry Road, In Craft We Trust, Pookieville, Random Nicole, Funky Frocks, Whodini Handmade, and Jamie Zollars are going to be among the vendors! I know I will be getting a lot of my shopping done! HannahMade and I will be in Booth 18. Come by and say hi!
The organizers have put together a commercial that is running on TV all over LA! Looks like a blast!
Posted by mcaplan at 5:31 AM
Nov 20, 2007
Say hello to our dear friends incredible drum-savant son Vincent. At 3 years old he is kicking drum ass! I love it when he tilts his head and sticks out his little tongue, deep in thought and rhythm! Can you imagine him a few years from now?? Watch out world! Way to go Vincey!
Posted by mcaplan at 10:20 AM
This morning it is really chilly in my studio! I sit here bundled up in a scarf, knit for me with love by a dear friend, with 30 cables, for my 30th birthday last January. It was her first completed project, and I think of her every time I wrap it around my neck! Now that she lives in NYC, I miss her soooo much, and hope she reads this and wants to come home! ;)
I am kind of intrigued with how it feels to post such a messy picture. Bed head and a scarf over my pajamas . . . if it weren't for the built in camera in the computer, I wouldn't bother to take the pic, but it is so easy. And in that, there is a lot of honesty. More so than I would normally feel comfortable sharing here in cyberspace. I am, after all, a professional, right? Must present myself as one at all times? No?
Then there is the artist in my who loves the honesty of the moment. Steam rising from my tea cup, sleep in my eyes. Hair in every direction. For all the world to see! Not the ideal, but it is the truth. I am just a girl, in the early hours, trying to read my email, and get a little warmth!
To see what other people are wearing, check out SPC.
Posted by mcaplan at 8:28 AM
This winters Felt Club was a blast! There were actually people in line at 8:45am ready and waiting to grab their swag bags and shop 'til they dropped! (Doors didnt open until 11!!!) We had a great time and the new venue was awesome! For the first time, we all had our own tents, as opposed to just a 6 foot table, and it was nice and roomy! There was so much fun stuff to do and see!
The Maker Square was a hoot! This was a 5 foot tall replica of a vintage Atari Joystick that actually worked! Too cool!
A big highlight was when Kate Flannery walked by, and despite not being able to remember her name, I made her take a picture with me so that I could make hubby jealous that he didn't come to FC. Unless you live on another planet, you know she plays the absolutely hysterical Meredith on The Office. In my head, all I could see was her asking Jim to sign her pelvic cast! (she cracks me up!) She was a fantastic sport and very kind even though I was nutso! Thank you Kate!
The now blog-infamous Brig stopped by and decided to give Hannah a bang trim on site, in the dark, with craft scissors! It was quiet a site to see! Despite less than ideal conditions, Miss. Brig was still able to rock those bangs!
You can see the full set of pics I took at the event here.
Posted by mcaplan at 7:17 AM