Valentine’s Day Special

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Right now in my shop, I am offering a Valentine’s Day special on my two Valentine’s Day cards! You can grab a card and the matching brooch together for a discounted price! What a cute gift idea!

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What is your favorite thing about Valentine’s Day? I like how everything is pink and heart shaped, it just makes me smile and want to buy all the things!

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Showing Some Love

I wanted to return some love for everyone who has been kind enough to support me! It means a lot that you take the time to read my blog, follow and like posts on Facebook, talk to me on Twitter, and buy my creations.
Please use the code FBlove to get 20% off anything in my shop! Thank you again for being awesome and supporting handmade and the arts!

Scrawny Girl Shop Update: Holiday Edition

I’ve been super busy working on new products, sketching out new ideas, and just enjoying being creative. I am also in a super festive mood, even though I have not busted out the holiday decorations yet! 
I added a few holiday items to the shop. Each item is handmade and super cute!

You can grab 3 original watercolored illustrations that all my Christmas items are based on, in my shop. They are all of girls wearing glasses, getting into the holiday spirit!
http://scrawnygirl.storenvy.com/products/3850306-holiday-spirit-original-watercolor-illustration

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Here is an example of one of the cards. I cut each card, illustrated, then colored with watercolor pencils. I love how fancy the inside of the envelopes are!

Today I experimented with shrinky dinks, and made an ornament using these fun illustrations. I plan to make a few more to add to the shop later this week.
I’ve been working on a few more fun items including a few screenprinted totes and tees with my Scrawny Girl logo. I’m hoping to get those ready before the big Cyber Monday Sale! 
I’m also working a few Harry Potter and Bee & Puppycat sketches. Not sure yet if they will turn into paintings.
Is there something you would like to see more of in the shop? Something I could try and illustrate? Let me know!

Creative Space

I was recently asked to share my creative space on Talk 2 The Trees blog, and thought I would share where the magic happens here. My creative space is technically supposed to be our guest bedroom, but I moved the bed out. It’s filled with all sorts of crafting supplies…almost to hoarder territory….

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Most of my furniture is found or vintage, and by found I mean left in my garage. Finders keepers. 😉

My prized possession is the Dolly Parton drawing my mother found for me at a garage sale down the street while visiting. I have lots of gig posters for my husband’s band Thrift Store Cowboys, some done by Dirk Fowler who is super rad.

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My husband caught me working on the side of the room I didn’t take pictures of because it is a super hot mess. I’m pretty messy, but it’s how I function. If it’s too clean and organized I can’t find anything.

What does your creative space look like? Leave a link, I’d love to check it out!

1 Year Blogiversary Giveaway

One year ago I started this blog. Time has flown, this blog has grown and I’ve met lots of great new friends. As a thank you for following, I wanted to do a fun giveaway with a few of my favorite things!

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You can win, from left to right:

1. Stickerdoodles Owl Stickers for all your scrapbooking needs or just to cute some stuff up!

2. Malabrigo Yarn which is hand dyed and made in Uruguay. This lovely yarn was purchased at my favorite shop Fancy Tiger in Boulder, Co.

3. Burt’s Bees Blueberry and Dark Chocolate Lip Balm, which is my new favorite as crazy as it sounds.

4. Mini Chococat Notebook to carry around and write down all your fabulous ideas in.

5. Hello Kitty Nail Stickers. I’ve never actually tried these, but I’m a fan of nail stickers in general.

6. Washi Tape is one of my favorite things to use on everything. This one has fancy roses.

7. Handmade crayon skull candle, because I like skulls.

8. Skull bracelet of awesomeness!

9. One of my favorite manga that I recently talked about on the blog, Kitchen Princess. It’s so cute, you’ll just die!

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10. And of course a fun 17″ Scrawny Girl Halloween Doll!

The giveaway is open until midnight on Wednesday, October 23. (International Readers too!) Since WordPress won’t let me post javascript code, please click the link below. Thanks!

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Saturday Style Moodboard

Saturday Style Moodboard #5

This week our AC went out in the house and it was still in the 90s. Today a cold front came through and I’m bundled up with my coffee. We are hoping to take Amelia to the pumpkin patch soon. I can’t wait to take her pictures in the cute outfit her LaLa picked out for her.

This is my wacky outfit for going to the pumpkin patch. I definitely need a big bag, my camera, and a BIG coffee!

Something Yummy I’ve been making lots of yummy new crock pot recipes. Today I’m making chicken tortilla soup!

Something Disturbing Vampires on Supernatural. I don’t like their scary teeth! Give me Buffy vamps any day!

Something New I am having a SALE! on Halloween dolls in the shop!

Something I’m Watching We have 3 episodes left of Supernatural season 8! I really think it’s a conspiracy that if I buy something on DVD, the next week it appears on Netflix.

Are you watching Supernatural? Who is your favorite character? Mine is Charlie lol

If you want to play along and make your own Saturday Style Moodboard and let me know what you’ve been up to, leave a link in the comments. I love checking them out!