Friday, April 16, 2010

Friday is my day: Lunaticart

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Today we will meet lovely Bere, a jewellery designer from Paris who has beautiful and very tempting etsy shop lunaticart.etsy.com
Friday is a perfect day for jewellery shopping ;)

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7:30, We have 3 alarm clocks, 2 are our cell phones and the third one is our son Teva, today the third one went off the first (the only alarm clock that kisses you good morning!). I get him ready for school, breakfast and off for the day. Today my husband Rafa is taking him to school, so I have time to get changed and have breakfast in my pijis.


8:15 or 8:30 We have family at home and it is great because my lovely cousin went to get "pain au chocolat" and "croissants" for breakfast! (still on my pyjamas...)It's been only a few days that I've started to exercise a bit, ( every muscle is sore).
A quick shower and quick cleaning before starting my handmade day.


9:00 My day starts with computer work, I love seeing if my "sold items" number has changed!!!!! I answer all my convos, emails, send shipping notifications, write down today's orders. Then I visit jewelry blogs, forums, flickr and I must confess that sometimes I have to stop myself before I spend all morning in front of my screen!



10:00 My working bench and I are good friends...well, sometimes we just can't see each other, like in all relationships...


1:30 I stop for cooking something really quick and simple for lunch to have more time for my orders, even though It's been 5 years I live in France my Mexican side is always present in my food and hot green peppers are a must in my fridge.




2:00 Packaging...time consuming but I like it, just another chance to communicate with my customers.
2:40 Today I am going out to buy some jewelry supplies with my Etsy (an real life) friend Minicyn.
3:00 Usually I buy most of my supplies on the net since they are very expensive in Paris, but we discovered a great little antique shop with almost all a need for a new project I am working on and it is so much nicer to feel, to touch what you are buying!


5:00 Time for a little break after 2 hours of chain hunting in 3 different shops. The weather in Paris is getting nicer, so we try the Terrace for some fresh air and street life. We exchange ideas, we encourage each other and have a good laugh before leaving around 5:30 to pick up Teva from school.





6:16 I usually pass to the gallery Goutte de Terre where Rafa is the Director ( by the way, a few talented Etsy sellers expose in the gallery).
I love the atmosphere...it's been only one month and a half since I moved out to only work on my jewelry, so it feels good to come back from time to time...I miss it, it was a hard decision but I am happy.
8:00 Dinner time, Rafa cooked delicious pasta,
9:00 My son , who always has energy , goes to bed after a story.

10:30 Can't wait to start working on my new body pieces (shhh)...but not tonight, I am too tired!
Computer, a movie, a documentary or just TV...


12:10 I am already dreaming....
Thanks for reading my day...everyday is different, every day is special.

17 comments:

  1. I love Lunaticart's work, and now reading about her life makes her even more interesting! Her food looks so good, her alarm clock is so cute, and I thank you for sharing!

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  2. Thanks for sharing!
    What a cute little boy! And I am drooling over that supply shop ;)

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  3. Great to get to know you Bere ! Beautiful boy you have. I am envious seeing you two sitting there on a Paris terrace....

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  4. Oh, I looove Lunaticart's creations! So cool to get a peak into her life and get to see her bench :) Great interview, Heli! :)

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  5. Thank you so much ! it is so funny to see my day in pictures! Special thanks to Heli for this great idea! By the way it has taken days to erase "Bonjour" from my feet!!!!

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  6. Oh, this is amazing!! Thanks for letting us know more about you! :)

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  7. wouw beautyfull day you had!! Thanks for sharing and enjoy life to the fullest:)

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  8. Wonderful to meet you Bere! I fell in love with your jewelry long time ago, so I am really happy to get know you better! And thansk for the sweet Super Heli for keeping this blog :=)

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  9. What fun photos and so creative you are Bere:) And hey that's me Minicyn. What a lovely day out wasn't it!

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  10. Oh you have a beautiful day Bere, I love to see all your pics but your little darling kisses his daddy is the best!:) Thanks for sharing Bere:)

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  11. That was a fun read! Thank you :-D

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  12. he he. cute. all too familiar to me ! bisous

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  13. Always fun to read these posts! You already know that I like your work :) Your workplace is so tidy.

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  14. I feels like we joined your day in Paris ! great !

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  15. wooahhh! your life has rhythm, I am so proud of you, I can almost dance

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  16. Great interview, nice to know more about Bere!!! i love her works and she's lovely!! ;-)

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