Wednesday, October 21, 2009

hello hello (and a giveaway)

Well, I would like to pretend that I hadn't just walked away from my blog for the last 4 months (or so) but... yes, I had. Its funny, since beginning to write in 2007 so many life-changing things have happened, and through all of them I've felt I was able to keep writing. But these last months have been such an effort that I was feeling pretty protective. I'm writing now in hopes that, truly, those times are passed.

Otherwise, yes, all the while I've been printing-printing-printing for the day I returned to this sweet blog home. So let's begin...

Visitors to my Etsy shop will notice some "summer" designs have come and gone, while the "winter" designs (dragons, snowflakes, and scarves I love so much) are returning. I still have ouou's Halloween printed card, too, in the shop until Thanksgiving. I'll be breaking some sets into collections in order to still offer the summery designs, these will be in the Mixed Set section this week.

There is also a new Gocco card in town, one in the spirit of Halloween. I've decided to hand-paint these little monsters (who are martians? or sea creatures? or bogeymen?) for a snappy two-tone effect. The reason they're so late to the shop... what do I name this critter? So, on my first post back after a long absence its high time for a BLOG GIVEAWAY!

Please, help me out on a name for this latest Gocco silkscreen card. Leave your suggestions in comments... (nothing outrageous, please)... I can't wait to read them :D The contest is open until next Wednesday, October 28th 9 p.m. est.

Let my readers be forewarned: the judging process will be *subjective*- the one I like the most will become his title. <3 The winner, of course, will get a free set of these cards or a 2 pack of any card in my shop.

Its good to be back. :)

13 comments:

kelly said...

missed you. he's an octo, for sure.

Mollie. said...

welcome back!

don't tell my neighbor that I'm suggesting their nearly due baby's name for this adorable creature, but I think that Oliver would be perfect.

Nicole said...

so glad you are back!

My first thought was Olly, then I thought maybe Percy. He's a cute creature. :)

janasmama said...

Fin from the Floating Island of Fortune. :)

Welcome back.

always young at heart said...

Hugo would be the choice from here!

roberto said...

does he eat rocks?

Charlie P said...

Awww, he's very cute :-)
I would call him the green jelly monster. He looks sort of wibbly like jelly...or jell-o as you may call it!
Or you could be very formal and just call him "Mr.Monster"- it has a nice ring to it!

noricum said...

Nice hearing from you again!

Hmmm... Octoblobby?

Taradactyl in a Modern World said...

My name suggestion is Nomeocto

Miss Whitney said...

SAMPSON!

Rachel M said...

i think he looks like a wilbur... wilbur wiggly-arms

woodsygirl said...

He looks like "Spot" to me. :)

Behind ouou said...

Just to be clear, Roberto this little monster most certainly eats rocks. He also eats lamp posts.

Reading these name options has been so much fun! Thanks everyone for your spirited response! <3

 
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