Saturday, February 27, 2010

{POSTULATING} for posterity

Billpaying commonfolk who know whats up, send letters to family and friends to lighten the mood of that two hour sitdown at the desk where we balance books. Postcards in particular make ease of hucking a hutch of bills and parking tickets into the mouth of that hungry blue box, because the friendly and unenveloped images stare back at us, waving toodle-doo as a reminder of how and who we love.

PENNY $PENCER postcards are available at Madam Chino's LOOK NOOK and also soon on ETSY in 4-packs or Mix-in-Match-Packs.

madam chino

Saturday, February 20, 2010

{CARD-iology} take it to heart

I always include a cute little hand-drawn thank you note when i pay my rent, because although slightly begrudgingly relinquished is my sweaty, bloody cash; i know that not that many people probably show appreciation to those who sometimes feel like they are sucking your future into their abyssal pockets, but at the same time house your livelyhood.

Ever had a breakup, and feel like your world has been turned inside-out? If ever literally "down in the dumps" (because i got dumped) depressed, i feel like my skin isn't working. It isn't hiding anything about the way i look on the inside. And it probably isn't. This card is an expression of that momentary change when someone in your life who makes all the difference, isn't there.

Brought to you by PENNY $PENCER available now at Madam Chino's LOOK NOOK!

xoxo, madam chino

Thursday, February 11, 2010

{Let's PATCH things up}

i'm really sorry. i didn't mean to be mean if you know what i mean. and even if there isn't a gaping hole in your heart, or sleeve, or pocket, or knee, or hutch; sometimes its just a good idea to put something over it preventatively.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

{TAG!} you're IT!

ALAS, i've begun the fun adventure of doing a thorough inventory of the LOOK NOOK. I've never been so excited to do INVENTORY. However, organization IS one of my favorite things in fact. (you probably wouldn't guess that by looking at my hair)

These are the tags, hand cut, hole punched and corner rounded...which is totally worth it!

For inventory, i'm using the number and letter process. Each 100 is a category, such as SUMMER LADIES, and each collection is a LETTER, so T-dresses are 100A and each dress is 101A, 102A, 103A; Reconstructed dresses are 100B and each dress is 101B, 102B, 103B, etc etc.

Its nice to have a full Excel file for all your own stuff, friends.