Sunday, May 31, 2009

Phineas and Lou

Phineas and Lou is a wonderful shop on Etsy. I found this shop when I entered the give away Jennifer was having on her BLOG. The prize was an apple sack!! It's the coolest thing - I love it! There is no way hubby's apples will get bruised in his lunch again (mine is a red one).

#1. How did you decide on your shop name?
I used to be gingerlime initially, but I didn't feel that it really fit just right, plus there are a few other things with that name. Phineas and Lou came along after I made two stuffed owls I made a little while back. I fell in love with them and their names together and how they made me feel. It's hard to explain, but it felt just right.
I also have a shop for my paintings...Jennifer Price Davis

#2. When did you start crafting?
Oh man, when I was like 4 or 5, my sister and I would paint and I would put prices on everything, LOL! Painting and crafting always came naturally to me. I even made my Barbies clothes with a needle and thread before I was 10, I think. I used to cut their hair as well, and pain their lips with fingernail polish for lipstick...those poor Barbies!

#3. Are there other crafts you would like to try?
Hmmmm, I did a woodshop class in seventh grade and I think that could be fun. Metal smithing would be nice too.

#4. What or who inspires you?
So many things inspire, angst, faith and faith questions, yoga, nature, and necessity...all of that and more.

#5. Do you have a day job?
Yep, I'm a do career counseling.

#6. What is the item in your shop you enjoyed making the most and why?
Is it too corny to say all of them? I can say that my most favorite things are the leg warmers, the apple sacks, and tea bag wallet if I absolutely had to choose. The bath and body products are my therapy...when I need to think, making the little rectangular and circular shapes help to clear my head.
In my art shop, my favorite is usually my newest :)


  1. I love the strawberry apple sack in her store!
    Thats so cool that you won one of these, I bet they're really handy.
    I also would love to try my hand at Wood Work and metal smithing, exciting crafts.

  2. I love the little apple sacks!! I really like the produce sack that she has in her shop too. Great feature!

  3. Great Feature..she has an amazing shop...Like the Apple Sack..can throw that in my purse..great idea..

  4. What a great product. Something I may need to invest in... I've eaten my share of bruised apples!

  5. Her work is so lovely. The apple sack would definitely come in handy around here. I always wrap them in paper towels when I need to take one with me somewhere, but that's not anywhere near as cute!

  6. She does really nice work!
    Woodshop and metalsmithing you go girl!


  7. Hey Audrey! Thanks so much for the feature (and sorry for the typos) :) I'm glad that you're enjoying your apple sack!

  8. What a great feature! I really like both of Jennifer's shops, but am a huge fan of her artwork. (I'm also impressed that she does her own modeling!)

  9. Okay those are just too cute!
    I want me a little apple holder :D


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