Monday, August 13, 2012

A Swell Weekend!

The Cotton Floozy, Brynn, and The Floozy Muzey
You know what word isn't used enough as a pleasant adjective? "Swell." I am going to say it at least seven times today and none of those times will refer to my cankles.

Last Saturday was CRAFT LAKE CITY and it was so much fun and SWELL. I sold a lot of things and met some super fabulous people who I am conscripting into being my friends forever (Gena, I am looking at you.). 

My mind is completely blown by how much work such an event requires! So, a big shout out of thanks to the Fine Folks at Craft Lake City who are really the Fine Folks at Slug Magazine. They do so much work and I'm sure that they haven't slept for a good three months. Go take a nap, Fine Folks! You deserve to sleep till Autumn Solstice.

Right now I am featured in two Utah publications. Slug Magazine and The Salt Lake Tribune. Both of which have paper and internet copies. Check them out. My friend Tommy Dolph is the dapper mustachioed man on the cover. The little girl with the fluttering handkerchief is Muzey's daughter. And the bearded man standing in the trailer door is Muzey's husband. Neato, huh?! Here is a closer photo of the Seagull Sampler I made for Slug:




I made this sampler to celebrate how wonderfully more open Utah has become at loving and accepting the LGBTQ community. This June a large group of active Mormons marched in the Pride Parade! It was heartwarming. Even those dear friends I know who do not accept everything about the gay community, I see their hearts opening up towards all of their gay loved ones and friends. We can all get along! We can all vomit rainbows! I love this new, more open-minded, loving Utah. 

Back to Craft Lake City. I had so many super volunteers, including the Floozy Muzey and my son, Floozy Man-Child and the cutie Brynn Carter. (Here is her Etsy store. Check out the awesome.) Many of my other friends took turns manning my booth. (Shout out to Steph and Mary Ellen!) Thanks to the plethora of friends and family who visited. Thanks to anyone and everyone who showed up to say 'hi!' Thanks to all of you purchased my items! I hope you all keep in touch! Let's link arms and be friends forever!

I will be reopening my Etsy store in a few days. I will even be selling FLOOZY SAY RELAX t-shirts for cheap. Stay tuned! And don't forget that I do custom embroideries. Simply email me -- thecottonfloozy@gmail.com !

I loves you all! You are swell
















11 comments:

  1. I'm glad to hear that it was a success for you! Yay! I would have been there but I was pretty busy vomiting rainbows and stuff.

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  2. BEE-YOO-TEE-SWELL! Except I need you to explain to me why you are wearing a long-sleeved shirt under a sundress in the middle of August in Utah.

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  3. Your booth was aaaaaaaawesome! Wish I could have stayed longer. Much luvs to you.

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  4. It was nice meeting you at this fancy shindig -- I love my "Don't Blink" piece, which now hands proudly on my crafty inspiration board.

    I'll have to send some Futurama quotes your way so I can buy out your stock.

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    1. And I love my chalkboard! Which reminds me to add 'chalk' to my store list this morning!

      Please send me Futurama quotes! You rawk, Jennifer!

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  5. Sounds like a fun market - and a beautiful day for it! I've never had an outdoor market where it didn't rain or the wind didn't blow all my stuff all over the ground. Curse of this island I suppose...btw I love your "homo sweet homo" things.

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    1. Thank you, Suzanne! It was a beautiful day. Plus I was parked under the shade the whole time, which is how I like it.

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  6. It was so great meeting you at Craft Lake! You are quite possibly the sweetest lady ever. And I am totally rocking my 'Floozy Say Relax' shirt right this second.

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    1. No, YOU are the sweetest! At some point today I am going to blog about the cool crafters I met at CLC. Including . . . wait for it . . . you!

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  7. I've been meaning to give you the highest compliment I can - that seagull sampler - I'm jealous I didn't think of it first. Genius. And you are delight some.

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