Stiletto Heights

I am Jennifer Gordon- a mixed media collage artist and comic writer living in Columbus OH, with my fiance and love- Keith. I specialize in paintings, ACEOS, journals, art boxes and more. I am always available for commissions! Visit my etsy shop at:

Tuesday, April 24, 2007


morning everyone!!

first, big thank you to everyone on board with the contest!!! So far I have a ton of entries through here, my shop, and it will be a good contest.

For rules of the contest please see the blog post titled..."Monday"

ok so yesterday was hectic and I worked non stop, I even worked during Heroes!! Finally at about 11:00 I fell into bed to relax with the May issue of Vogue.

you see, my handsome bubs went to the PO to mail some of my packages and came back with it, at first I thought he had gone to the store and bought me a foreign Vogue, but was American Vogue...and it had Models on the cover, yes...models!!!!!!!

I can't even remember the last time American Vogue had models on the cover, can you? Anyway, I usually sort of dread the summer spring issues of fashion magazines as I am not a "summery" kind of girl, but this issue of Vogue, is the best I have seen in quite some time, I seriously think I could blog about it for a week, it's that good.

but, I don't have time for that...I have a few hours to actually do some art and then I have a couple graphic design things I must get done, phone calls to make and more goodies to package.

Oh, and a big congrats to both Ben and Tara for jumping out into an early favorite position because they both commented on the blog and bought see I think they are trying to "fix the contest" but remember loyal blog readers, this is not like the Quiz Show scandals of the 1950's, I have integrity, I cannot be bought.

(well I can be bought but it would take designer handbags to do it, or shoes)

here is an idea I stole from Karen Beth's blog, that I just loved.

5 hearts and 5 hates

here are 5 things I heart

1- the moments before you fall asleep at night then everything is all dreamy and surreal

2- ice cream dates

3- pictures of old movie stars

4- the rare mornings my bubs and I have to sleep in (about 2 times a month if we are lucky) and before we are both fully awake we just kind of snuggle in together and can't really talk, we just sort of squeak to each other at fist.

5- rain

5 things I hate

1- hillybillies

2- the fact that people light off fire works in the park next door all spring, summer, and fall

3- the fact that sometimes I tell people I am originally from New England and they say things like, "I thought you looked foreign"....there are so many things wrong with that statement I can;t begin to start, I just hate it all.

4- driving and being in a car for too long

5 - being poor.

ok, that's it for now loves. I am showing a new set of blocks I did, be back tomorrow for letters to celebrities.

****small side note, as of Thursday I will be taking all the art cards out of my shop as well as select paintings on canvas panel....they may not return as they will be going to Pittsburgh with me. If there are any you want, grab them now, or if you ask, I can hold things too...I'm nice like that.


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Blogger Aaron said...

Hooray for Tuesday.

It's a song. Never mind.

Hey, listen: don't give Ben any prizes. I don't care how much he buys from you.

JK. Let the best person (read: me) win!

8:45 AM  
Blogger NancyPearlWannabe said...

Obviously if she's letting the best person win, that would be me.

How awesome was Heroes last night? I don't like that Linderman at all, even if he can make the dead flowers pretty again.

8:57 AM  
Blogger jewelstreet said...

I think everyone is trying to fix the contest except me. (I will buy you some designer shoes.) lol.

Now you are going to force me to spend money on Vogue.

8:59 AM  
Blogger stilettoheights said...

you are all adorable!!!

This is the best issue of Vogue in like 2 years, seriously there is a fashion shoot in it by Steven Meisel that makes me almost weep, it is that beautiful!!!

9:07 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

I love not hearing my alarm clock when I can just "naturally" wake up, and it's neither too early nor too late when I do naturally wake up. I also like reading in bed.

9:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hooray for models on Vogue! I almost bought it, I probably should to support covers with models but I also know someone will toss it into the recycling bin in my building before too long....Wow, I sound so cheap. OK I will just go buy it now.

9:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So I'm not the only one who works until they drop!?! ;)
Wonderful post girly!

10:49 AM  
Blogger jungle dream pagoda said...

Hi sweetie,just got back from Vegas so I am behind and must check your contest detail out! While I was gone your lovely pendant came!!! I actually bought it for a friend(for whom it looks like) ,but I kinda want to hog it for myself now,hmmmm decisions!!! OMIGAWD,those Gap shirts on the cover of Vogue from Thakoon and Rodarte!!!!!!!I saw them in person,at the Forum Shops (i dont gamble I shop),I'm kinda thinkin' I must have one ,but can't decide which,have you seen them?

11:18 AM  
Blogger jungle dream pagoda said...

I meant have you seen them in person?

11:20 AM  
Blogger Craftymoose Crafts said...

I have integrity, too. (I'll give you shoes, a designer bag and (whispers) paris vogue).LOL!

Heroes was awesome last night! I don't know who to trust anymore!

11:29 AM  
Blogger Model Citzen said...

lol @ the New England comment. I just got my vogue issue last night, and went to bed at 1:00am reading the entire thing front to back. I'm way too excited about it. hahah...

11:43 AM  
Blogger Karen Beth said...

Perplexing... I thought I had a subscription to Vogue but I've not seen one in my little mailbox in a LOOOONG time so perhaps it has run out. Hmph. Oh well... this issue sounds delightful. I'm so glad you enjoyed it! Sounds like after such a long day of work that you enjoyed it!

Loved your 5 loves + 5 hates! I also love little lists like that. :)


Karen Beth :)

11:56 AM  
Blogger catbishop said...

I have designer bags and shoes for you.....

12:06 PM  
Blogger Steph said...

Very strange and troubling, that New England comment.

I love the list of 5 and 5. I am going to steal that one!

2:42 PM  
Blogger Emma said...

brilliant post.

4:23 PM  
Blogger moogan said...

can't wait for the celebrity letter!

6:08 PM  
Blogger Beej said...

I am the best person. I am even posting from Iowa.

Fucking Iowa.

10:06 PM  
Blogger Chickenbells said...

Oh...I love Vogue...I must look for that issue!

11:58 PM  
Blogger said...

Oh my! I had the same experience with my Vogue issue. Impressive no? and all the bluw, lovin it and it isn't even my color??? You have sooo much going on! What fun! I guess I will just have to shop more!!! xxo,V

1:11 AM  
Blogger NYC Modelista said...

When I received my Vogue in the mail yesterday, I was excited beyond words. Every fashion blog has talked and posted photo of the new cover.

So I had an early dinner, showered and crawled into bed with my Vogue. Argh...what a wonderful evening we had. :-)

N.B.: I need to get a life and/or a boyfriend.

4:16 PM  
Blogger Tessa said...

Hi there! I just found your blog from Moogan's link, and I wanted to say that your work is awesome! I'm definitely bookmarking your site and will be coming back to read again. Take a peek at my blog, too, if you get a chance! :)

12:04 AM  

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