Jul 21, 2009

stoked !!

the story goes like this...

i was at red envelope yesterday handing sharon (the owner) 3 sets of elephant coasters :) whoot! and i was yacking away like usual and sort of twiddling some cute leather keychains by her counter.

off hand i said ... "i wonder where i could find some pieces of leather"

sharon asked "for what"?

i said "well ... i dunno yet, crafts i guess"

sharon smiled and tore out a little piece of paper, wrote an address and phone number on it and handed it to me.

"go find my sister, she deals with leather"

i looked at her "but i only need a couple of small pieces, old ones that no one wants"

sharon said "go find my sister"

so i went today :)

have no idea what i'm gonna do with them but i can't wait to get my hands on them :) scraps that no one wants ... i got them! i'm stoked!!

happy pimping! :)

8 comments:

  1. Hey there, wow, all that leather - imagine mixed media paintings with leather flowers throughout - my mom gave me a heap of leather too a few months ago and I stretched it over wooden frames (like a canvas) then painted on them, they turned out really good - make sure you show us what you make with this treasure!!! Enjoy!

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  2. How cool is that! That's the best way to get things- talk about what you need with everyone, and someone is bound to be that ONE person that can help ;)
    Whatever you decide to do with them, I want to see photos!
    xo
    Tali

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  3. What fun to get such treasures. Looks like you will be crating some wonderful things I love those colours. Have fun

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  4. Oh how fabulous Luthien! I'm thinking books perhaps but you're SO creative I can't wait to see what you create with them!!

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  5. wow... these look soo cool!!!.... i lurve rugged designs... ^^

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  6. Ooh they are lovely - all full of possibilities!! Want to see photos when you've decided what to make with them!

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  7. val :)
    what a cool idea! ... stretching it out like a canvas! i should get bigger pieces then :))

    tali :)
    yea... one of those moments that such a coincidence happens!! :)

    bunny :)
    hihihi!!! i'm thinkin... i'm thinkin :))

    sharon :)
    that's exactly what i had in mind :))

    shera :)
    yea... me too :)) i'm not the pretty in pink type! gimme rugged anytime :))

    angie :)
    yes, yes, yes ... mixed media! yummy!!!

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  8. How wonderful Luthien!! It's amazing how just a few idle words can take you to new places! I can't wait to see what you make!!

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xoxoxo
Luthien :)