noodle and lou

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huuuuuuuuuuuge thank you

thank you really seems to not be enough...but i am so overwhelmed by all your wonderful support that it's all i can say! thank you SO much!!! thank you for stopping by the shop last night. thank you for being beyond patient with the SLOW etsy listings (it took me 70 minutes to list everything...that's just nuts!!) thank you for scooping up so many of my new things. thank you for helping me to live my dream and be a full time mom/artiste:):):):) that was my most successful shop update ever and i am just so stinkin' excited!! mainly because i have been REALLY enjoying working with clay lately and the fact that i am having such a great response to my lulettes is beyond thrilling!! i've been packing up lots o' stuff today and everything will be headed to their new homes tomorrow morning. sometimes it's hard to say goodbye, but when i think of the happy homes they are headed to...i know it's where they belong:) desk is a HUGE pig sty...

looks like an I Spy picture...right!? it's all the things i need for packing day...boxes, shred, scissors, labels, hole punches, coffee. what you are missing seeing, in a little wider shot, is Spider Man Monster Trucks, Hotwheels, a fake piece of toast, Darth Vader's helmet...etc. i have a photo of my Frida wall sculpture for you too:) She was a reserved listing and is headed off to her new home!!

WAY excited about some new designs I'm working on for Spoonflower too!!! yippppppeeeeee!!!

Onto other things:) my blog music is coming on automatically now and i'm not sure if i like it...what do you think? hmmmmmm. i've been working so late every night this past I did a little relaxing today and caught up on some reading

so excited to see the amazingly talented Elsita in this issue!! I really don't think there is anything she can't do...she is fab-u-lous. Also just started Water For it so far! i'm a little all over the place tonight, huh!? Gotta get back to packaging...but i have 2 special things that i've been meaning to share with you forever. i bought this precious and perfectly funky little lavender pillow from the bumblebird etsy shop !

Look at the adorable print of Pepper on it:):) Thank you for your sweet art Heather:) i LOVE it:)

And...i don't think i ever shared my purchase from mystele at little glimpses. that link is to her etsy shop where she has some other wonderful pieces of folk art up for sale. look how sweet this angel is...

such a treasure:) love all the yummy texture and wax!! isn't it wonderful!!?

Happy weekend to you ALL!! xoxoxo...jenn


Carmen said...

Where do you get those fantastic packaging supplies Jenn? I adore receiving things from your shop... the packaging is as much a treat as it's contents!

Have a great weekend! And Congrats on a successful shop update!!!



love.boxes said...

Your work just keeps getting better and better. I hope you are prepared to be a huge success!!! :)

Beth said...

Hi Jenn !! I missed your update again - somehow arizona and new york just don't mix -LOL !!!! anyways, You are one lucky girl to have that painting from Mystele - I love that one !!!
hopefully i will catch the next update !!!

Elma said...

You are the very best!! Have a great weekend.

LuLu said...

Bonjour Jenn! I LOVE YOUR FRIDA !!! She is just wonderful! You little Lulettes are getting more and more wonderful, still can't believe you find time to make all that stuff in a week! Thanks for the tip on Artful blogging, I did not know that magazine. Will go and get it right away! Have a great weekend! LuLu xxx

Wendy said...

I am speechless and absolutely in love with your little Frida. She is phenomenal!

mystele said...

jenn, one of these days i'm SO going to get to your shop first! i NEVER get there in time! i want some lulettes so bad! waaaaa.

Anonymous said...

These are all so darling!! I love Ms. Frida! One of these days I'm going to make a Frida doll along with a Tina Modotti doll I had promised awhile ago;)
I have that magazine sitting along with all of my others waiting to be I have time but I snea a peek once in awhile as it's inspiring, isnt it?!
Heather and Elsita are so talented and I llike that painting by Mystele! I'll have to check her out!
Christine :)

p.s. love the music:)

RED SHOES said...

that Frida is just TOO much! love her! You need to make a ton more of those! everything you are doing is fantastic, and I agree that your things are getting better, and better and better! you are such an inspiration! I wish I had your kind of imagination! I think I have pool water on the brain! hee hee.
Hope you are having an excellent start to the summer!

Anonymous said...

Love your blog and your place looks like a tornado went thru it..I create better that way for some reason?!
Denise Boston Mass.

bumblebird said...

So happy to hear you had another fantastic update...and thank you so much for the Pepper pillow love! Hope you are enjoying the sweet scent...
Have a wonderful weekend!!
xo, Heather

Diane Duda said...

congratulations on another successful update Jenn!
great etsy purchases too!

keep up the great work!!!


sUz said...

hi jeNn!

Hooray for another succesful shop update!!!

Your fRidA is STUNNING. Fabulous details.

Can't wait to see what you're doing with spoonful - hmmm, yummy!

Maybe we'll see you in artful blogger sometime - you definitely meet their criteria plus!

iN jOy,

Heather said...

Good for you! You are an awesome artist and Im so happy you're living your dream. Inspiring!~

Tif said...

I love Water for Elephants. Can't wait to hear what you think about it.

Tammy said...

Congratulations on all of the sales! Your shop is full of cute stuff always. I love the pillow and the artwork you snatched. I am off to buy the magazine for our roadtrip to Florida on Thursday. Woohoo!

Debbie Egizio said...

Hi Jen,

Congratulations on your etsy successes!! That's wonderful! Your pieces are so charming. It's no surprise that they are flying right out the door!

I hope your new home search is going well! I'm keeping my eyes wide open for a cute little home to recommend to you! The neighborhood that the shop is in is so very charming. How nice would it be if you lived close by? Well, August will be here in no time and I'm looking forward to meeting you in person.

In the mean time, I'll see you at the Mad Tea Party. Hope your party preparations are going well. I'm having a blast with mine. see ya, Deb

syko kajsa said...

Congratulations on your etsy sales! You deserve it! I laughed when i read about your packing day equipment, it sounds so charming when someone else describes how it is to be a crafting mum, I usually just wish I had a button to push to get rid of all those toys! Your Frida is great!

Have a wonderful weekend!


julie king said...

my first visit to your blog and what a joy it is! your new lulettes are adorable! how fun to see you packing up all those little treasures! i started reading water for elephants last night. quirky but i think i'm really going to enjoy it! i'm adding you to my blog roll so i can easily come visit more often!!

CourtneyP said...

Wow, you are a busy gal!! I love your new pieces.... it really adds dimension to your noodle and lou empire!!!