Tuesday, March 8, 2011

and fun was had by all!

This last week was fun and exciting. Great friends, Amelia from Arizona & Wendy from Louisiana flew in for a few days of fun! We found fun, beautiful & inspiring things along the way that are sure to please the artistically minded~

~wendy, dani, marie, amelia~
Along our travels we stopped into to see the lovely Marie Patterson. Luckily, Marie and I only live 15 minutes from each other!


We also stopped to meet Doreen Kassel of Uncommon Creatures and her hubster's photography studio! Very sweet that these two work together each day in their large studio space.

We headed to New Hope, Pa and...

~We found the giant nutcracker and it drew us in like a beacon~




These sugary sweet nutcrackers are reminiscent of the old Glitterville pieces. These are produced by Kurt Adler.

sorry for low res

While in there I saw these cuties by Janell Berryman of Pumpkinseeds Folk Art! I always get so excited whenever I see Janell's work in stores. Maybe because, I know what goes behind getting pieces into reproduction and I always find it so fun to see a dear friends work in a store!


~We noshed @ Marsha Browns in New Hope & enjoyed the gorgeous scenery inside as well as about town~



Mannequin/doll display beside Love Saves the Day

Next we
Spent the day in NYC!!!



I love that I was with Amelia for her first trip into NYC!


Time Square was UBER busy which included this guy who wanted a $1.00 per picture so he could buy weed...lol



It was funny because Amelia was just saying how she recently caught an episode of Jerseylicious and then I spotted Alexa (Glam fairy) from the show!




Amelia (Amy) of SweetB Folk Art has a serious candy addiction.
She was a total blur in Dylans Candy Bar! I finally caught this shot of her in what I think maybe a slap happy candy coma!?



~I tried on fun hats in the Fashion District and can't wait to wear them at this years events~


Happily Shopping in NYC!!


We found amazing displays throughout the city. This is the Louis Vuitton display, featuring handbags created in the shape of various wildlife!
snake, cat, owl, raccoon, forg, crab and more! INCREDIBLE!!


~notice the tiny heart necklace in the roots~

~notice the sweet lock on the doorknob~

Both available at www.Tiffanys.com

These tiny lil scenes (approx. 6 inches tall) made my heart flutter..so sweet and scarily well done!


Next we.....

Sunday we had to take Amelia to the airport ;(

On the way back from the airport, Wendy and I decided to drown our sorrow's in two world famous Philly cheese steaks!


Really nice guy's at Pat's!
(Wiz wit)



the street at Geno's
(Provo Wit)



Finally, Wendy and I headed home to Casa Nelson to prepare for the next days duties which included costume changes!

Here is a hint of what we were up to and hope to share very soon!


~Sas Photos~

So, now I am coming down from my friendship high ;) They have left and I must get back to reality ;(
Hope you enjoyed!!

Stoopidgerl necklace Signature for blog


Doreen Gay-Kassel said...

what a great post! so many wonderful times & goodies, glad you guys could come over!!

LuLu Kellogg said...

LOVING all these pics! That Mannequin/doll display was incredible! One of these days I am going to get to NYC...I have never been and it's on my list to do before I take a dirt nap!


Shes Off Her Rocker said...

OH I hate I missed it you girls had a wonderful time! Excellent summary with great photos! I can't wait to hear more about it! I miss you girls! :(

Jingles said...

What a great post, I missed myself with you, Its really amazing for me to check out these pics, I believe that you guys had a great time there.

Michele Lynch Art said...

Wow so many great pics!! Love the mannequins! and those purses!! WOW! Then Tiffanys! Looks like you ladies had a fabulous time! xo Michele

SharePoint Intranet said...

The images are amazing! Am sure you had a wonderful time!!

Jingles said...

I'm kinda digging the clouds in the room pic - sweet!

Emily Dimov-Gottshall said...

Wow! So cool! I love the New York vinettes...I totally want to see those steampunk animals. :) The clouds totally remind me of a fave film of mine, The Science of Sleep. :)

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