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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

WWC launch Party

 Last Friday I was thrilled to be invited to a launch party for the current issue of Where Women Create.
The event took place at a wonderful building in Mesa where all the women in the building were featured in the issue!

This wonderful store is called "Found" and it features the most delicious items from all over Europe and the States. Kristen Alber is the genius behind this awesome shop. (She made the cover of the magazine)
It was wonderful to see Jo Packham there. The last few times we were at an event together I never really got a chance to speak with her, so this was a rare treat.

 Kristen's shop is absolutely stunning. There is something wonderful in every corner.

 The really cool "word" art that hangs all over the shop is created by Rebecca Puig of Sugarboo, who is also featured in the issue.
This was taken in Found's "sister" store, Domestic Bliss. It is also located in the same building and is filled with more of Rebecca's Word Art.
You probably can't tell from this pic, but there is a lot more color in "Domestic Bliss" than in "Found"

 Back in "Found"... I loved these place mats. They are made of paper, disposable, and oh so cute!!And... you guessed it... Angie Cook of "Cake" is also featured in the magazine
What a fabulous idea!!!! Makes me want to start looking for vintage silver spoons!

It really was a very nice event and I am very thankful to have been invited. Several more talented women from the building are also in the magazine. It was fun to see some local gals in there!

And speaking of wonderful gals in the magazine.... Our dear friend Suzan from Old Grey Mare is in this issue too!!!!  Suzanne was one of the gals who won a spread in WWC during the Where Bloggers Create party. I know several others will be joining her soon!


Unknown said...

Hi Bloggy friend, It looks like you had a great time with many wonderful pic's to share! You look beautiful in the pic with Jo! Glad you had such a good tim. The spoon lamp is a fab idea! Hugs and love Marilou

Unknown said...

I just was looking at their pics on facebook this morning. I will be checking out this place soon So happy that you shared this. Have a bright and creative day,,,Chickie

stefanie said...

oh!!!! that shop is dreamy!!!!!

somewhere on the avenue said...

Fabulous shop. I want lots of money so I can shop till I drop! x

Sharon Huffman said...

You are very fortunate to be able to see that store! Thanks for sharing it with the rest of us!

oldgreymare said...

Hello Karen

Thank you for the shout out <3. I wish those stores had been there when I was trekking back and forth to Tucson when my son was in college. If they WERE there, do not tell me, or I will be depressed that I missed out.

Jo is just a doll, so fun to be with. Looks like you all had a wonderful time.


Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Hi Karen,
Thanks for sharing such a wonderful event. I just love all the shop pretties. It must have been hard resisting spending a fortune!

These creative women certainly deserved to be part of the magazine.


Sheila Rumney said...

Looks like you had a wonderful time! Love all the visual eye candy.

Charlene said...

WHAT FUN!!!!!!!!! I love the stores you shared. It must be the week to share great shops (just did a post on one in Canton). AWESOME!!!! And great to see a photo of you & Jo together. HOW did they attach those spoons????? LOVE IT! Hugs!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh what fun!, I scrolled through the post twice to take it all in! Love the spoon lamps!


Mary said...

That's great that you met Ms. Packham!! You guys look great. I have seen this store, Found, featured a few times now and wish I lived closer so I could shop there, it looks just like my style! what a great shop! :))

Lily's Lace said...

I've got the spoons if you've got the instructions on how to make those light fixtures, those are way cool. Glad you got to go and it looks like you had a great time with Jo and the gang! Love the photos as always!,miss you!xox-cin

toves sammensurium said...

Og my...this is a slike of heaven to me!
Wonderful pictures..these shops gave me cravings!

Riki Schumacher said...

What fun that must have been, lucky dog! LOVE the spoon, silver light fixtures, wow. Great idea. Everything there looks amazing. What a fabulous magazine that is! Hugs, Riki

Unknown said...

This little store is beautiful and you are blessed indeed to meet such wonderful people and explore such wonderful environments! :)


Suzanne MacCrone Rogers • Italian Girl in Georgia™ said...

Looks like a fabulous time! Congratulations on being featured again. What a nice accomplishment Karen.

All the best to you,

fairyrocks said...

Congratulations !!!
You are an inspiration to so many Karen. Keep doing what you do so well.

Lynn Stevens said...

Be still my heart. I would so LOVE to see that shop in person. TFS

Dreaming of Vintage said...

Looks like a wonderful party and that store looks dreamy!

Ann at the Handley Bungalow said...

What a beautiful shop! I am drooling over every picture. That spoon light fixture is awesome!

Sandy said...

What an awesome tour Karen and what an honor to be invited! So many great and inspiring ideas tucked in those shops. Thanks for sharing.

Pansy Cottage Girl said...

Sounds like a wonderful event and what a cute store too!

oldthings said...

your page it's so lovely!!!

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