random words blog

random words and thoughts and pictures and ramblings... maybe some crafty product stuff and videos. 

words...always words...

Let's Get the 2018 Crafty Season Started!

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..yes. yes, we are racing.

Posted by Laura Kasperlik on

yes.  yes, we are racing.
even if it is only in my head, if we are next to each other on the treadmill, or passing each other on the trail? we.are.ALWAYS.racing.
i know, i know - compete with yourself, they say.
it's allll about just doing your own PR.  who has time to see what other people are doing?
be nice.
nice.
i'm nice!
it's just that...in my head, i always have to compete, try harder, be better.
even if it's just to outrun the voices in my head.
so yeah...those sidelong glances at your speed on the treadmill?  i'm doing that..
but when we're done - i'm going to compliment you on your run.
Need a new running shirt?  or just a competitive reading shirt? need to give voice to
find them all at a clever shirt collection...

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..yes. yes, we are racing.

Posted by Laura Kasperlik on

yes.  yes, we are racing.
even if it is only in my head, if we are next to each other on the treadmill, or passing each other on the trail? we.are.ALWAYS.racing.
i know, i know - compete with yourself, they say.
it's allll about just doing your own PR.  who has time to see what other people are doing?
be nice.
nice.
i'm nice!
it's just that...in my head, i always have to compete, try harder, be better.
even if it's just to outrun the voices in my head.
so yeah...those sidelong glances at your speed on the treadmill?  i'm doing that..
but when we're done - i'm going to compliment you on your run.
Need a new running shirt?  or just a competitive reading shirt? need to give voice to
find them all at a clever shirt collection...

Read more


mixed drinks about feelings..

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Relish Cafe and Bar PopUp Market

Posted by Laura Kasperlik on

i LOVE Relish Cafe and Bar! the best of everything awaits customers of this well-loved North Raleigh restaurant - great Southern fusion comfort food, a wonderful bar, and simply the BEST owners and staff....yep, they deserve CAPS, !!! and smiley emojis.  
fan girl squeals...
AND - they are big-time supporters of the local arts and crafts scene, hosting a popup market on the first Saturday of the month.  

pretty clever words booth

 

they also sell goods and products from  local artists inside the restaurant, in a cute little market located smack in the middle of the building.
just stocked up the pretty clever items in this section..the chix wire screens, the hoops and the canvas word art are all part of the pretty clever words summer line.  so excited and honored for this opportunity!

please stop by to snag some goods and eat some great food!

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Relish Cafe and Bar PopUp Market

Posted by Laura Kasperlik on

i LOVE Relish Cafe and Bar! the best of everything awaits customers of this well-loved North Raleigh restaurant - great Southern fusion comfort food, a wonderful bar, and simply the BEST owners and staff....yep, they deserve CAPS, !!! and smiley emojis.  
fan girl squeals...
AND - they are big-time supporters of the local arts and crafts scene, hosting a popup market on the first Saturday of the month.  

pretty clever words booth

 

they also sell goods and products from  local artists inside the restaurant, in a cute little market located smack in the middle of the building.
just stocked up the pretty clever items in this section..the chix wire screens, the hoops and the canvas word art are all part of the pretty clever words summer line.  so excited and honored for this opportunity!

please stop by to snag some goods and eat some great food!

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Happy New Year!

Posted by Laura Kasperlik on

...and thank you all so much for a great 2015! To my pretty clever customers old and new, to my new friends / vendor partners-in-crime, to all of the owners / administrators / superstars of special, wonderful, crafty events...and most of all, to my special, wonderful, crazy family and friends (most of whom are also customers!).. a huge, heartfelt virtual hug of appreciation, gratitude and humbled amazement for all of your help and support!

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Happy New Year!

Posted by Laura Kasperlik on

...and thank you all so much for a great 2015! To my pretty clever customers old and new, to my new friends / vendor partners-in-crime, to all of the owners / administrators / superstars of special, wonderful, crafty events...and most of all, to my special, wonderful, crazy family and friends (most of whom are also customers!).. a huge, heartfelt virtual hug of appreciation, gratitude and humbled amazement for all of your help and support!

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