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:

Thursday, May 31, 2007

I Would Like To Thank The Academy

I Would Like To Thank The Academy....seriously, that is how I feel right now, because you see, it is a little before 8:00 on May 31st, I woke up about 30 minutes ago and turned on my computer and noticed that sometime in the night...I hit the 1000 sale mark in my shop.

That, my dear darling readers is something that I thought would never be possible when I signed up a little over a year ago, in fact selling my art there was an after thought, as I signed up simply to sell my comic.

And now, this is my life, my job. I am constantly being blown away by that.

So lately I have become totally and completely obsessed with a bunch of things, one being the color combination of blue and golds together, as you can see from the piece above. I never really used the colors together as I always thought they would remind me of my Junior High colors, but in fact they don' I am stifling the urge to make everything look like this.

I am also completely absorbed in Japanese Vogue (thanks Jody) I have told my dear bubs that it is really impossible for me to go back to American Vogue now, with the movie stars on the cover and lame people magazine style articles about said starlets....

I am also totally and completely into masks....or really anything that partially covers the face at all...I just can't get enough of them. In fact I bought some wonderful things from my friend Gillian that are mask related too...

sorry this is making little sense, I was up for most of the night as my poor bubs is very sick and I was sort of up listening and worrying for him. He works himself so hard you see, and it just makes me hurt all over knowing he feels bad....well that and knowing it was me that got him sick, but if we trace it back it was the mean cheese that got me sick, so guilt is gone.

I have loads of packaging to do today and I should start soon, it will be 90 degrees today like yesterday and once it gets to be about noon I can hardly move without almost passing out. I also need to get some creating done as tomorrow will be a messed up day as my bubs and I are going to take a road trip down to see my show at Scribbles.

hope you all have a good day.


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Blogger jewelstreet said...

Congrats on the sales! It is well deserved.

Beautiful new pieces. Hope you have lots of fun tomorrow.

8:14 AM  
Blogger Aaron said...

Congratulations, Jenny from the Block!!! I am so happy for you, I can barely express it in words -- not just for the 1,000th sale, but for everything in this past year. You deserve all of it and so, so much more.

Also, I'm loving the blue and gold, too. It's quite nice.

Also, I hope your man feels better soon.

Also, miss you.

Also, xoxo.

9:21 AM  
Blogger Aaron said...

Also, that picture of A.Jo is fre-aky. Ugh.

9:22 AM  
Blogger stilettoheights said...

I know it's not sweet angie's best picture but it was the first oscar pic I found on google images so I took it.

9:25 AM  
Blogger Heatherly said...

That's so awesome! Congrats on your achievement. PS: blue + gold = lovely :-)

9:44 AM  
Blogger CountryGirl_CityLife said...

Yeah! Go Jennifer! You deserve it. Cheers, (holding imaginary class of champagne which is really my AM water) here's to 1000 more.

Hope bubs feels better soon, enjoy your road trip!

9:57 AM  
Blogger NancyPearlWannabe said...

Congrats on the thousand!

10:04 AM  
Blogger sara.wears.skirts said...

remember a few weeks ago i referred to you as an etsy superstar in my blog and you denied it? BOOYAH. you rock. congratulations! that's huge!

10:12 AM  
Blogger Karen Beth said...

Wahoo! You rock on 1,000 sales! I'm so excited for you because noone deserve success more than you. Your work is amazing... love the new color combo too!

Hope bubs feels better soon... Poor guy!


KB :)

11:09 AM  
Blogger Izabella said...

oh my 1000 pieces!! that is oh so kool!! you are hot hot hot !!

this morning I was at the book store & I saw this really great magazine...called Lush, amazing photos..I thought of you, have you seen it before, i am sure that's a silly question ;)

hope your honey is feeling better~

cheers to you my sweet friend for a thousand more pieces!!

xo!! Bella

12:16 PM  
Blogger gilfling said...

Jenn - Congratulations - you really, really deserve it! I adore the blue and gold and everything about your new pieces - they are just divine. I hope your bubs get better soon.

Oh and if you hop on over to my blog you may find a little 'award' waiting there for you.


12:41 PM  
Blogger molly said...

WOW congratulations!
though really, im not surprised
your art is fantastic!

2:08 PM  
Blogger artandghosts said...

congratulations ARE in order! i am quite speechless, and also hoping some of the magic rubs off on yer buddies;) hehe...

you deserve it, though, lets be honest!


2:59 PM  
Blogger Craftymoose Crafts said...

Congratulations on your sales milestone! I am so happy for you!

I love the blue/gold-I think you should do a whole separate line of different colors.

Have a great road trip!

3:07 PM  
Blogger Angela said...

Wonderful works! :)

3:38 PM  
Blogger PJ of PeachPoPs said...

Congratulations! Your work is beautiful and memorable. Very well deserved. :-)

3:49 PM  
Blogger moogan said...

A very big congratulations Jen!!!!

Your new piece, I am magic is amazing. I love everything about it.

How will you celebrate 1000 sales?

5:31 PM  
Blogger jungle dream pagoda said...

Congratulations,on 1000 !!!!Love the new images. Like your obsession with Japanese Vogue,I am presently obsessed with vintage seventeen magazines,I think you likened it once to crack. Uhuh!

9:29 PM  
Blogger The Boob Lady said...

Good Job Jenn! That's awesome!

Hope bubs feels better soon!


10:25 PM  
Blogger said...

You are amazing! Your work is stunning, I love all of my pieces! xxxoooo, Vanessa
Congrats Congrats Congrats...

12:55 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Congratulations :)

I love your pieces today! Hope bubs is feeling better.

3:42 AM  
Blogger Rafe Totengco said...

congratulations! that's really great. my own e-commerce has experienced incredible growth this season and I'm beyond thrilled. keep up the good work.

8:33 AM  
Blogger Ming_the_Merciless said...


12:07 PM  
Blogger Steph said...

Ohhhhh! I love the blue and gold piece. And masks.

1:20 PM  
Blogger Steph said...

And congrats on the 1,000 mark!

1:21 PM  
Blogger Tessa said...

Yay!! Congratulations!!!
You're such an inspiration to brand new Etsyians like me (I just hit 50 sales, ha ha!) - I'd love to make this my full time job, so thank you so much for showing us that it *is* possible!
Wishing you continued success,

10:56 PM  
Blogger Jessica said...

wow!!! the 1000 mark! good job! i sell on etsy too...but boy oh boy am i far from that :) anyway, you have great stuff!

10:25 PM  
Anonymous Womens High Heel Boots said...

That's awesome. A real milestone. I love reading success stories like this. Which also led me to start my own internet endeavours and I started about 4 weeks ago. It still has some work and I have much to learn, but it's a work in progress.

I hope the next 1000 are even easier. BTW, when you mentioned blue and gold I didn't think of high school. I thought of a Faberge egg. Weird huh?

11:20 PM  

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