March 25th, 2006 Fred Flare’s Next Big Thing

I’m spending some time this weekend getting something together for “Fred Flare’s Next Big Thing Contest”:, but I’ve got to hurry, the deadline’s in six days! I didn’t even realize, time’s been moving so fast.

For those that don’t know, the Next Big Thing is an annual call-for-submissions from Fred Flare, who picks the best crafty & cute stuff and sells it on their fab website, here’s “last year’s winners”:

Ok, back to my entry…

12 Responses

  1. julia said:

    May 19th, 2006 at 1:08 am

    congrats!! :)

  2. Emma said:

    May 19th, 2006 at 4:33 am

    Congrats! And I love the apron, it’s so cute :)

  3. Allison said:

    May 19th, 2006 at 6:08 pm

    Good for you Karissa!!
    ***you’re apron was the best entry…if you ask me***

  4. Karissa said:

    May 19th, 2006 at 7:23 pm

    Thanks for the kind words, Everyone!

    I was pretty shocked and excited when I found out….the hardest part was trying to keep it from everyone!

  5. Amy said:

    May 21st, 2006 at 9:12 am

    I saw that on their site and thought it was super cute, and then saw it was yours. Congratulations!

  6. Alicat said:

    May 21st, 2006 at 7:57 pm


    I just happened upon your page via Flickr…I saw your adorable Apron a few days ago on Fred Flare and thought it was really cute. What a coincidence to then stumble on your page! :o)

  7. dabney said:

    May 22nd, 2006 at 1:18 pm

    hey karissa-

    ann and i loved your apron! we feel honored to be in your esteemed company :)

  8. Karissa said:

    May 24th, 2006 at 7:53 pm

    Well, I’m honoured as well! I can’t believe the amount of talent that Fred Flare has plucked out of the thousands of entries. I can’t help but feel a little lucky.

  9. Katelyn said:

    May 27th, 2006 at 2:44 pm

    I have been looking at your website for months. I have always thought that you has a huge amount of talent. I saw your apron on Fred Flare & got so excited! Congratulations sweetie!

  10. Mary said:

    May 29th, 2006 at 6:09 pm

    I saw that adorable apron at Fred Flare and had no idea you were a local gal! Congrats on being chosen!

  11. Janet said:

    June 9th, 2006 at 2:58 am

    its so cute! would you be willing to make me a custom one? plmk!

  12. Karissa said:

    June 12th, 2006 at 9:01 pm

    Hi Janet,

    Thanks for your email!

    I make all of my items in big batches and unfortunatley can’t fill any customs orders.

    Take care!



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