Shameless Self Promotion

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So I’ve been yapping about it for months now, but the week is finally at hand. This Saturday will be my first time to put my big girl pants on, sit at a table, and suffer the humility of trying to actively sell something I made.

The Pittsburgh Art Car Show will be on Saturday, September 28, 2013 on Penn and Winebiddle. It’s organized by Nina Gibbs and Jason Sauer, owners of Most Wanted Art Gallery, and has a ton of local sponsors.

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There will also be a pin up contest. You bitches better realize how lucky you are that this sexy beast is working a table, and therefore won’t be signing up. Heh. But I expect to see the rest of you looking sexy on some hot rod, or the likes.

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And now that I’ve pimped the show, I will pimp out the stuff I have for made to sell so far. I had hoped to make some jewelry to sell, as well, but I don’t think that’s going to pan out this time. Perhaps next time. All proceeds from this attempt to sell shit go either to a new tattoo, or to take a vacation not entirely based on credit that I can’t actually afford. Thank you for taking the time to look. What ever doesn’t sell at the show, I’m thinking will go up on my Etsy store.

I’m going to try to sell this recycled box for $20.

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These boxes are going for $10 each.

Tea and Roses Box:

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Type Box

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Zombie Box #1:

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Zombie Box #2:

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I have 3 more boxes that need finishing touches, and one yet to be “touched” that need to get done by Saturday… gulp.

I’ve also managed to get 32 cards made. I’m intending to sell them for $2 each, market willing. These photos are from the first batch.

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Updates (new photos and “products”) can be found here as we get closer to “go time”.

https://www.facebook.com/victoria.maize/media_set?set=a.10151679557927817.1073741833.617352816&type=1

(Someone let me know if that link doesn’t work, okay?)

Alright, flagrant money whoring aside, I hope you like the stuff I made and it would be really cool to see anyone who comes out.  I’ll be hanging out with my awesome mother, who is helping me set up and hock my wares. I’m sure I’ll be tweeting and posting statuses during the show to badger anyone and everyone into coming to see me. Come say hello, if you can. I’ll post a recap next week, so be looking out for that!

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Making Lists

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So I missed September listing this year. Which is funny, because that was the kick in the butt to make me start a blog. But I swear, I’m back next year, and I have the bestest idea ever. (Which you’ll either have to wait a whole year for, or until I can get my hot little hands on the full list of them for the month.)

Meanwhile, because I’ve been a negligent blogger, I’ve thought I could do a cute, simple list blog to warm up.

Three Things I Like About Myself:

  1. The freckles on my shoulders
  2. My vocabulary
  3. My tattoos

Three Things That Make Me Unequivocally Happy:

  1. My cats
  2. A glorious long rest at a comfortable temperature
  3. A good cup of coffee or tea

Five Things I’m Probably The Most “Nerdy” About:

  1. Horror
  2. Gaming
  3. Conspiracy Theories
  4. Mythology
  5. Cats

Five Things I’m Looking Forward To:

  1. The Pittsburgh Art Car Show, where I’ll be vending, on September 28th. http://pittsburghartcar.com/
  2. My birthday, the week after. 
  3. Making video blog entries… I don’t want to give it away, but I have some ideas.
  4. The Body Positive Facebook event I’m working on. (Details to come).
  5. My brother’s wedding.

Four Things I’d Like to Work On This Fall/Winter:

  1. Redecorating my room. This includes getting frames and hanging up things, and making curtains. That kind of shit.
  2. Continuing the “Unfinished Project” Project.
  3. Getting back into doing some walking, or other healthy activity, and eating better.
  4. Purging clothing and sundry items.

Two Immediate Points of Interest About My Life:

  1. I finally started reading Ulysses by James Joyce.
  2. I’ve made 20 cards for the show next week, and hopefully I’ll make a dozen more tonight.

Four Bands I’ve Recently Decided I like:

  1. Cage The Elephant: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v27TRan1SBI (Shake Me Down)
  2. Koo Koo Kangaroo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZdup5ixEFo (Cat Party)
  3. Miike Snow: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVWeqAPQUXc (Animal)
  4. M83: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY8iy8S0S4w (Graveyard Girl)

Sorry for the general absence. I hope no one feels neglected, or forgot about me. I’m here full of ideas and trying to make it all happen. As always, it’s one little step at a time. I’m always thinking about you…