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Hello Craft’s ‘Summit of Awesome’

As far as mousybabe (DC) is concerned, this weekend is all crafts & schtuff. The Hello Craft “Summit of Awesome” is happening from Friday to Sunday, and it’s gonna be a fun convergence of lots of crafting talent from across the country! Speakers include Maria Thomas, the CEO of Etsy.com, and Jenny Hart, of Sublime… Read more »

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imoM Spring/Summer Shows!

We’re set for our next few imoM shows this spring and summer! Our dad’s imoM project (his artwork on greeting cards and poster prints) has been sitting dormant for awhile, hibernating during this long winter. But we will have a booth at three of the Ballston Arts+Crafts Market events at Welburn Square (Ballston Metro): Sat.,… Read more »

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mousybabe gets handy!

so february 2009 was kind of a harrowing month for mb, to say the least… but out of every bad situation comes something good. this time, mousybabe learned to get handy 😉 our new bathroom is tiny, with no storage space for our requisite knick knacks, so we got ourselves a nifty little cabinet thingamajig… Read more »

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Painting With the WhoToo Art Club

It’s the second day of our vacation here in Chicago, and we’re quickly turning into porky pigs from our mom’s food. But in between the munchies, we found time to visit an art studio where our parents’ artist friends were painting a mural backdrop for an upcoming play. After some arm-twisting, the two of us… Read more »

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imoM Show on Sunday @ RocknRoll Hotel

A reminder about the DC Roller Girls Holiday Bash, where we’ll have an imoM booth! Please come by to say hi or do some holiday shopping. The imoM cards are perfect for sending cheer to family or friends this season. The party will go from 6:30pm-10pm, the DC Rollergirls will be there and there will… Read more »

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DAY2: inamorati by e.l.m.s.

Alas, it’s Day 2 of recording and time to do the vocals. May starts the session off by tracking her verse. In downtime, we doodle a bit on Eamonn’s studio instruments. I try my hand at brushes and a snare drum covered with a tshirt. …May at the drum kit. Suzi perches on a stool… Read more »

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The Jeffrey Bears Family

every once in a while, mousybabe features an artist (music, crafts or otherwise) doing something to add to the dazzling entropy of the artistic world. today’s feature involves a little happy family of “bears,”  dreamed up by our friend jeffrey. by day, jeffrey is a designer of underwear patterns in new york city. by nights… Read more »

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imoM Show at Rock’n’Roll Hotel!

We’re excited to announce another craft show that imoM will be a part of. It’s the DC Roller Girls Holiday Bash & Craft Fair on Sunday, Dec. 14! We’ll be one of about 10 vendors at the party at Rock’n’Roll Hotel, which runs from 6-10pm. If you haven’t heard of imoM, it’s a fun project… Read more »

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The Making of ‘District Menagerie: The Single’. Installment #2

Day 2! Carlos and Tom set the screen up for print — drilling clamps into the table to hold the screen in place. A nice stash of chemicals and cran-grape juice to keep us going, compliments of Tom. Pedal junkie Patrick Bellflur provides background music while field testing his brand new toy… Carlos (below) makes… Read more »

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The Making of ‘District Menagerie: The Single’. Installment #1

We were off to the Bellflur mansion last night to start screenprinting the new single. We got a late start because two horses had gotten loose from the mansion stable and Carlos had to run out in the dark road and walk them back almost a mile. Back inside, we finished Photoshopping the artwork and… Read more »