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Slumber Jack and Friends! Here for the holidays.

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Charming? Manly? bearded?
Never have a lonely night again! Your Slumber Jack, Ginger Jack or Black Jack Jr is here to stay.
He is dressed with warm cozy flannel and felt with hand sewn buttons. The back is cool cotton, perfect for ultimate snuggles.
Slumber Jack© and his friend pal Slumber Bear© are here for the holidays! They are all hand made by yours truly. He will be there this Saturday, December 8th for:

Last Chance Holiday Craft Show!!

Juried show featuring  30 of our area’s best indie crafters peddling their wares for your holiday shopping needs. Free parking, free admission, and free craft activities for the kids.  Live music by QueenEarth from 2-4.  Santa stops by at 1:00 p.m.  Our excellent food vendor specializes in locally sourced food and offerings will include pulled pork sandwhiches, vegan Asian coleslaw, chicken corn chowder, desserts (some gluten free), and locally roasted Zeke’s Coffee.  The food alone is worth stopping by!

December 8, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Faith Community Church
5315 Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21214For a map click here.

 

Not from the east coast and still want a new friend for you or someone you love? Shop ONLINE! Make orders before December 15 And your Slumber Jack will be with you by the holiday!

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Have a wonderful Holiday and I hope to see you at the show!

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Here I come Brooklyn!

Hey New York!

Come hang out with me and do a little holiday shopping. Whats is better then buying handmade local gifts?

 

I am so very excited for this!  I have been a very busy bee with new prints and gifts for the holiday shoppers.

I will have all my illustrations including Begonia, Sucker, Darwin’s Daughters and Lavender for purchase for the 1st time ever.  My illustrations will be the star of the show for Brooklyn but I couldn’t help to make a couple little extra holiday gifts! A very limited supply of hand drawn pendants are wrapped and ready to go and Slumber Jacks will also be ready for adoption November 17th!

I cant wait to see you all there for some holiday cheer!

Have a wonderful day

Valentines GIVEAWAY

So? what will you be doing this Valentines?

Whether you are romancing it up or staying in for singles awarness day this giveaway is right for you.

Lovely Cupcake Locket or Slumber Jack Jr!

Either have yourself a new man for the evening or doll yourself up with a new sweet locket!

To Enter:

Either

Post link to your Facebook Page!

Tweet this link

Post to Tumbler.

Be sure to let me know by leaving me a comment on here so I can enter you!

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE =)

Giveaway is being drawing Feb 12th at 12pm

Traveling Slumber Jack

I, April Alayne, is proud to officially introduce …

Travel sized Slumber Jack and friends!

These little cutie pies are travel size! 12X16 Like most of his friends.

They are great for gifts for pets or a friend in need!

COMING SOON!

to ThreadOverHeels.Etsy.com for you to adopt!

Thanks for looking! And have a wonderful night!

1st Craft show….and on to the next one.

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So…

Last weekend I did a show with the DC Spring Thing hosted by the Craft Mafia. After staying up till 2 with the help of my wonderful boyfriend, Steve  finishing up Slumber Jacks and peg boards we made sure we were ready for the show! We jumped in a packed truck around 6am ate some Chicken Minnie’s (Try them… at chick-fil-a…holy crap so good) listen to some Florence and the Machine and arrived to the parking lot at 8:30! Right on time! A first for us!

Aside from the parked car in our space at the event and the dc driving in general, set up was a breeze after the car was towed! Sorry guy… you were warned.

The people there were absolutely wonderful and made this easy for a 1st timer!

Jessica Blaszczak was right next to me with her adorable shop called This Little Piggy!! It was so hard not to buy them all up! I was Lucky to have her next to me! Across the ways was the lovely EHL Creations  so nice and her photography is fantastic! Also the very sweet and talented Lucia Tschen Hamilton was down a bit!! Her husband hunted me down to purchas my Anter Art Puro RockNRoll, I was so flattered! And even Cthulhu chick behind me even offered me Sunscreen! Everyone was great and I would be honored to do another show with them!

Not expecting such a great success last Saturday (being my 1st show and all) I am playing catch up with my items and prepping for my next show:

The Wine & Art at Sunday’s Jazz & Blues Festival

SO MUCH PAINTING TO DO! I hope I can at least get 2 more Antler pieces done before then!

Also I have been a busy buy bee working on my jewelry to Spruce up my Etsy! I need 4 sales to make my June goal! And I hope I make it! Perhaps free shipping? or a gift to the next 3 or 4?? hmmm? Let me know what I can do for you! 😉

Hoping you have a wonderful night! I am off to eat some yummy turkey and rice. Be jealous.

Always,

April!



May 11th… what am I up to?

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On May 11th 1987 around 2am  my dear sister  Kimberly (or womb mate as I like to call her) and I emerged from our mothers full belly and today we celebrate!

Well, actually I don’t know what she is up to but my celebrating involves putting real butter on my toast without guilt and not doing my hair or makeup…these things please me.

I have been a busy bee working on all sorts of new items for my shops and bulking up old favorites  for the DC Craft Mafia Spring Thing Craft Show! This will be my 1st ever craft show and however nervous I get my excitement will overpower! I have been rocking out some new jewelry with the wonderful help of my talented friend Lauren! I will blog about it when I have finished the whole collection. Also I have been focusing more on my Antler art! Trying to make them smaller, portable, and more affordable! And, as always, Slumber Jack. I have been working on Slumber Jack Jr! Thats right… baby Slumber Jack.

They will all be available in DC on the 21st!

My studio

Slumber Jacks Birth place

Check out all the neat people who have signed up to showcase their talent! I am so excited to be rocking it out next to all sorts of nifty people on Saturday May 21st!

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I would tickled to see you there! Let me know so I can hook you up.

Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Always,

April

WINNER! WINNER! Chicken dinner? No…no chicken dinners.

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So it is 3:00m May 1st 2011. and it is time…

3 winners have been chosen (using random.org) from my blog giveaway!

Lets jut get right to it shall we??

iiiiiiiiiin Third place…………..we have…………….

FRAWGGIE!

You have won 5 dollars off any item your heart desires in either of my shops Alwaysapril.etsy.com or Threadoverheels.etsy.com

In Second place?

EMILY ANN!

You can choose any print you like from Alwaysapril.etsy.com

In first place!

Drum roll please……………………………………..bah dah de duhm da dee duumm!

!!!!JONATHAN!!!!!

Jonathan you are now the proud owner of your very own slumber Jack!

Congratulation to the winners! I am excited to be sharing my art and creations with you!

And thank you  so very much everyone who played along!

If the winners would end me their address’s to Aprilalayne00@hotmail.com I will be shipping your items with the most care tomorrow!

Have a splendid Day everyone!

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