Sunday, October 26, 2014

Safety Warnings

 I just bought a new glue gun and it came with an instruction booklet. This seems quite silly because....its a glue gun. Other than put glue stick in, plug in and don't touch the hot end, what instructions do you need???

Here are some of the warnings/ preventative maintenance tips..


in capital letters: Do not pull glue stick from back of glue gun

Not to be used to replace structural fasteners when heavy loads are involved

Wear long sleeves, long pants, hear resistant gloves and safety goggles

For indoor use only, do not use outdoors or in wet or damp locations. Never immerse glue gun in water or other liquid

Do not carry the tool by the cord



Obviously, someone did all of these things to warrant including these safety measures.....sheesh!


Sunday, October 19, 2014

Secret Sale...Shhhhhh!

Dear Gentle Readers.....

You are the first to hear about my "Secret" sale I have up for the pre-holidays. From Nov 4 through Dec 2 everything in the store is 30% off!!!

That means Black Friday starts early and you can shop from the comfort of your home for goodies for the entire family.

No coupon is needed, heck, you can even request a custom item and I will give you the discount!

Mark you calendars! 

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Worst Flu EVER

Seriously...this past week had to be my worst bout with the flu ever. Not only the flu, but strep throat on top of that. It started out fine and I got some meds from my doctor and then it went downhill fast.
  A week later and 5 pounds lighter I am finally getting over this thing. I will be getting a flu shot and encourage everyone to do the same!!!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

First attempt at knitting a shawl

Well, I finally decided to dive in and knit a shawl. I am starting with the most basic of ones, the Confidence Shawl from Lost City Knits.
  For something that is supposed to be easy, I'm already confused one row in. I don't really knit with charts and I am getting lost on the yarn overs. :(
  I am going to keep trying and get this thing going! I will not let the chart beat me up. I will post pictures as soon as it looks like something. 

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Feature on the Etsy CIJ Blog

I was lucky enough to be featured this month on Etsy's Christmas In July Blog. You can read all about it here:

http://etsychristmasinjuly.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/member-feature-mink-couture/

Sunday, September 7, 2014

New Halloween Items!

Just added to the Etsy store.....Halloween treat box ornaments. These are 6" tall and not only do they decorate your trey, but they also can hold some tasty candy or a tiny surprise inside!
Halloween Ghosts

Steampunk Ravens

Creepy, Crawly Spiders