Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Fundraising for The 2010 Weekend To End Cancer

I was so excited to go to my mail box last night to find that the lip balms from Carvel Country Soap had arrived! I ordered 5 cherry, 5 raspberry and 5 strawberry lip balms to go with the new breast cancer awareness lip balm cozies I'm making with the handmade lampwork buttons from Brilliant Beads! Carvel Country Soap even made a custom label for our team - Groovy Boobie Girls! They're the perfect match for the cozies!

I'm selling the cozies for $15 (includes cozy, lip balm and shipping!) at both my iCraft and Etsy shops. So far I've only listed one in each but there are more to come.
I have enough buttons to make 20 cozies, although I will admit I finally kept one for myself! I didn't last year so this year I kept the first one I finished!
This is the one I kept for myself!
The proceeds from the sale of these lip balm cozies and lip balms are being donated to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation to support the continued research, education and patient care for women with breast and gynecological cancers. Our goal is to raise $20,000 and help provide hope.

New Boy Visor Beanie

I was making some hats to drop off at the local store and made up this cute visor beanie in a misty grey and apple green. I love the colours together. This is one I'd like to make to get photos taking to add to my iCraft and Etsy shops. Maybe one day! lol

Here's the latest batch of hats I made to bring to the store. They sold out of the last batch I brought them within 3 weeks! It's been a busy summer.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Sneak Peek of What's to Come!

I think it's obvious by now that I'm participating in the 2010 Weekend To End Women's Cancers again this year? lol I'm on a personal quest to raise $2400 and to help our team achieve a goal of raising $20,000! In order to do that there's lots of fundraising involved. Besides asking friends and family to donate I try to get my craft involved!

Last year Gillian from Brilliant Beads made me some gorgeous handmade lampwork pink ribbon buttons. I once again asked her if she would do the same for me this year and she agreed. So these beautiful buttons are on their way to me right now! Soon I'll be able to add them to lip balm cozy key chains.

Also on their way are fabulous lip balms from Carvel Country Soaps! She's even made up some great labels for our Groovy Boobie Girl team so I can't wait to see them! They'll be in strawberry, cherry and raspberry flavours! I'll be selling some of the lip balm cozies with lip balm and some without. And of course the proceeds from the sales will be directed towards my 2010 Weekend to End All Women's Cancers!

As soon as I get them completed I'll be posting them on my Etsy site and my iCraft site I have about 9 cozies that are just waiting for buttons and won't take me long to complete! Hopefully within a week I'll have some listed.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Some of the Custom Orders Completed

Here are just a few pictures of my recent custom orders. An adult hat in brown with a pale pink flower and an apple green centre along with 2 lip balm cozies.

These were actually part of a trade I did with Becca Bee Designs ( who makes the BEST girls dresses. We have 5 now and LOVE them all. Very well made, wash, dry and they come out gorgeous! And psst - she has a back to school sale on now!

And these two cuties that were for sisters - a soft ecru hat with a pale pink flower and celery center and not to be exactly the same but to match is a pale pink hat with an ecru flower and celery center. They were really sweet.