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I Love Art, Adore the Handmade and Treasure the Vintage. I am the Fun Mom, the Silly Friend and the Writer who wants to make more room for beauty in the everyday.

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Sunday, August 30, 2009

Leo is an Art Fan




I had a wonderful visit from Mother and Daughter painters, Diana Card and Deirdre Friebely. They brought their latest creations up to Earth Angels and we spent the afternoon together.

...And the best part, we go to meet Baby Leo...Deirdre's 4 month old is a little gem of a babe. Such a snuggle nugget -- we enjoyed him so very much.


Thanks ladies for sharing the day and for the wonderful new works...here are some of my faves...

From the new GrandMa Diana Card...
And from the New Momma Deirdre Friebely...
Diana, I cannot wait to spend some more time with you at The Country Living Fair! Wish we could bring Leo with us!
xxoo Jen
Earth Angels

Friday, August 28, 2009

oodles of updates


Oodles of updates have been made to our website showcasing the new offerings for fall, Halloween and the everyday treats we love...you can see more info on the HOME PAGE, but here's a bit of a peek at some of my new favorites...

These new beauties from Magda Trzaski charm me...


Jennifer Lanne has new goodies...

Painter Laurie Meseroll has some fab new pieces on her page...


And some fab
new wearable art and her new "talismans" from my pal Dara DiMagno...

Debbee Thibault has just posted new specials for the Fall...

Nicole Bowen has new gobs of goodies on her page too...

I love Leslie McCabe's style, look at these new wonders...

A big thanks to all these talented artists for sharing their latest creations with us...and thanks to Paul, our webmaster for posting them to the site for all of us to browse and enjoy...
xxoo Jen
Earth Angels

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Laughs and Loot


Thanks to those of you who emailed your guesses on the shoppers...The winner is: Debbie B. of Missouri...honorable mention to Donna H. of Delaware and Sue P. of Connecticut!

If you look back at yesterday's post the fearless shoppers were, in order of appearance:

Kitty Babendreier
Jill Wiener
Jennifer Lanne
Ro Migliorino
Jen O'Connor
Stacey Bear
Debbie Hartwick

We really did have a wonderfully festive adventure with oodles of stops in an about the Lancaster, Carlisle and York areas of Pennsylvania...
Stacey this is one of my very favorite summer traditions...thanks again for making it merry for all of us.

And yes, I really am going to turn that birdcage into a chandelier for the new kitchen!

xxoo Jen
Earth Angels

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Who Found It


Can you guess who found what? Seven Earth Angels gal pals, 10 hours of antiquing...loads of laughs and loot! But, can you guess who found what? Identify the shoppers and their favorite finds and email your answers; I will draw a winner from those who can correctly identify the shoppers...






Thanks for hosting this outing Stacey...
xxoo Jen
email me at Jen@EarthAngelsToys.com

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Learning from Leslie


Earth Angels artist and gal pal Leslie McCabe invited us to visit for the day. It was my plan to photo her fab studio for an upcoming issue of "Where Women Create" (watch for a sneak peek of her space in an upcoming blog post), but to make it more fun, she invited me to bring the kids to visit with her granddaughters and learn a thing or two about rug hooking...

Here are some of my favorite pics of all the kids learning from Leslie...
Leslie, you really do take one of the Very Best GrandMa's ever awards! I loved watching your girls work with you, express their own style and make art with you. Thanks for including us.

When I grow up, I think I want to be a kid and spend the day at Leslie's house... and then stay over in the most wonderful of kiddie bedrooms.
Ahhhhh...
Thanks Leslie for a wonderful visit...we'll come play again soon...

See more of Leslie's work on her webpage on the site...

Thanks again Leslie!
xxoo Jen O'Connor
Earth Angels
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