Spreading PEACE

Posted by Felicity on November 30, 2010 in Blog
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I just heard back from my friend Emily in St. Louis that she received the PEACE cards she ordered for Amnesty International.  She wrote, “So, I just received my PEACE cards, and they are awesome! These will be used for Amnesty International, St. Louis Chapter #105‘s Global Human Rights Day/Week Write-a-Thon next week. We will send [...]

cyber monday sell, sell, sell

Posted by Mara on November 30, 2010 in Blog
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Happy Cyber Monday!! Buy today and get a discount! This weekend is big time Christmas meets consumerism. And consumption online is now as big as it is in the stores–everyone knows Cyber Monday is the Monday following Black Friday, right? Well I didn’t. But I think y’all should take full advantage and buy your Christmas [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Felicity on November 28, 2010 in Blog
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Happy (late) Thanksgiving everyone!  I hope you all had a fun and yummy Thanksgiving.  We have had a delightful weekend.  Mara and Matt came up to SF to share the holiday with us. Mara brought a special Thanksgiving treat  - new card designs (look for those on Monday).  On Thanksgiving, we shared a delicious meal [...]

birds do it, bees do it…

Posted by Mara on November 24, 2010 in Blog
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Okay, I had Matt read yesterday’s art blog. Matt Ford is my wonderful boyfriend, whom you may not recognize in computerland because he’s about the only person in the world who is NOT on Facebook. Except my parents, unlike most people’s parents including Matt’s, my parents have also eschewed the Book of Faces. And my [...]

about the art..?

Posted by Mara on November 24, 2010 in Blog
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Well, the PR people at HANDdrawn have asked me to write a little bit about the art that we’re making and selling right now in the form of holiday cards. And it’s interesting because on the one hand, I feel there is absolutely nothing to be said about it. On the other hand, though, ANYthing [...]

Once in a Blue Moon

Posted by Felicity on November 22, 2010 in Blog
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Tonight is a blue moon…for very obscure and confusing reasons.  What a beautiful moon it is.  As I write this, my husband and son are staring at it out the window on a strangely clear night for San Francisco.  What a beautiful life it is.  My baby Giovanni has amazing blue eyes (from his grandfathers, [...]

the etsy vortex

Posted by Mara on November 20, 2010 in Blog

Wow! Etsy. Many people over the years, and especially recently since I’ve gone public with my love of crafts, many people have suggested I sell my stuff on Etsy. I AM NOW SELLING CARDS ON ETSY!!! (Yay! See deets below!) And I finally checked it out…. I mean I spent some tiiime checking it out. [...]

Early Turkey Special

Posted by Felicity on November 17, 2010 in Blog
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Hurray!  The orders are starting to roll in.  HAND drawn by Mara is a two-woman operation.  So…in order to get cards to people in time for the holidays, we want you to order cards soon.  To encourage you to act fast, we are offering an Early Turkey Special!  Place your order before Thanksgiving, and we [...]

Meet Me in St. Louie

Posted by Felicity on November 15, 2010 in Blog
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Felicity here…with Mara as blogging co-pilot.  We have been having a delightful time in St. Louis, working and playing.  We have visited a new local restaurant the Mud House, we saw the amazing Fall colors at the Missouri Botanical Gardens, we ate ice cream for lunch at the Fountain, we drank wine with childhood friends [...]

hello from beautiful St.Louis

Posted by Mara on November 13, 2010 in Blog

Felicity and I have been blogging seperately, she writes some days and I do others–this will all become clearer once we get our sexy superhero avatars up to distinguish who’s who. But tonight! We blog together. We had to come all the way to beautiful St.Louis to do our work in the same room, but [...]