Sunday, July 20, 2008

Mark Montano's New Book THE BIG ASS BOOK OF CRAFTS

Don't we all love to get something for FREE! Oh yeah! I visited Mark Montano's promotion booth yesterday at the CHA Chicago Tradeshow. Have you seen this guy? His freakin' resume includes hosting TLC's WHILE YOU WERE OUT, Hosting LOOK 10 Years Younger, and even fashion designer! His New book is super COOL!

I almost peed my pants (literally, now that I belong to the mom's club I understand that this phrase "almost peed my pants" is really worse than previously imagined). Mark was giving free stuff to the loudest audience member who could gather the most attention. ME ME! Anybody who has met me is not surprised that I garnished a prize book of 80 sheets, 80 pound weight, 6.5" by 4.5" Super Assortments Elements Earth tones Cardstock from Core'dinations . We'll give it away to the first person who comments to this blog!

Anywho, Mark has a cool book and here is a review:

The Big-Ass Book of Crafts is packed with ideas for sprucing up your living space; concocting fabulous, all-natural body products; designing your own unique stationery; and creating countless other crafts that will convince your friends and loved ones that you're the secret love child of Martha Stewart (only much, much cooler).

Forget crocheted doilies and itchy knit sweaters -- TLC's While You Were Out top designer Mark Montano has created stylish and imaginative projects that range from a Warhol-esque Ultrasuede iPod case to photo-adorned boxer shorts to African mask patio chairs to wooden night-light boxes. Divided into sections that include Outdoorsy (ideas to enhance your backyard), Dishing It Out (decorating plates using different techniques), You've Been Framed (innovative picture framing ideas), and Can I Have a Light? (creating and decorating lamps, lanterns, and chandeliers), it's as entertaining to read as it is endlessly inspiring. With more than one hundred and fifty inventive and fun projects, The Big-Ass Book of Crafts is the perfect activity book for readers of every mood, budget, and skill level.

Tonight I'll be back in the warehouse sinking my teeth back into Simon Says WORK! I apologize to all of our customers as 5 members of our team were out of town at CHA Chicago Tradeshow this past week and weekend and only a skeleton crew was left behind. They got Slammed, so I apologize for the hiccup in our customer service and speediness!

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  1. Anything that is called The Big Ass Book of crafts has to be good!

  2. Mark Montano ROCKS!!! I LOVED watching him on While you were out...he had the GREATEST ideas...and I bet that Big ASS book is amazing too!!!


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