Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Mustache Party Pack Giveaway

Jenny over at I'm Seriously Joking generously sent this adorable Mustache Party Pack - set of 7 mustaches and 3 vintage inspired glasses - for a MommieJoys giveaway!'s party time!

**As as added bonus ALL MommieJoys readers can get 10% off their orders by entering "MommieJoys" as the coupon code at check out!  Thanks, Jenny!**

While looking for a gift for my cousin's baby shower, I stumbled upon I'm Seriously Joking.  Jenny was so accommodating and her turn-around-time was fast.  Here's what she made for me...(shoes from another store.)

The onesie was well made and seemed like a quality product!  Certainly, I was thrilled with my gift, and it was a great hit at the baby shower!

A couple of my favorite things in Jenny's shop are the mustache pillow cases and the mustache decal for a CAR!  Simply so COOL!  Would my husband ever let me put that on our car...hmmmm?  *winks*

Giant Mustache Appliqued Pillowcases- The HandlebarGiant Car Mustache Vinyl Decal - The Handlebar

Let's get to know the fun girl behind the creativity over at I'm Seriously Joking...


What inspired you to start your business? 

- After I graduated college with an art degree, I knew I didn’t want a regular job. I wanted my “job” to be doing something I love. I decided I wanted to take the first year after graduation to find my nitch & see how well I could do with starting my own business now that I had all the time to devote to it since I had no school getting in the way. 

Why did you choose mustaches?

- I love photography & doing photo shoots… One day I decided I wanted to do a crazy/silly photo shoot. I had to come up with props that would make it fun & that’s when the mustache light bulb went off in my head! 

Are there any challenges you’ve had to overcome?

- Absolutely! When I first showed my mustaches to my family, a few of them gave me the laughs they were designed for…. but some just thought I was crazy & didn’t get it! I knew I had a great product though but at the same time I knew I was going to have to work extremely hard to prove that I could be successful in this “funny business”. 

What are some of your personal favorites – movies, themes, a piece of jewelry, etc.?

- I love comedies, hahaha go figure! I’m kind of an old soul… my favorite comedian is Carol Burnett & I absolutely love the Dick Van Dyke Show (I record it on my DVR every morning). :) Also, my two favorite things are my camera & my converse shoes. 

What’s the biggest order you’ve ever done?

- Kind of a funny story… My business was extremely slow the first 2-3 months (maybe 2-3 sales)… I even considered closing my shop, thinking “hmmmm, maybe I was wrong about this whole idea”. But, I decided I’d stick with it & just see what happens. Thank God I didn’t listen to those little voices telling me that it’s not going to work… because a few weeks later I got my largest order to date… 5,200 mustaches on a stick!! For 2 weeks I worked 17 hr. days, 7 days a week. It was me, myself & I creating 5,200 mustaches. It truly was a test both physically & emotionally. 

Will you design custom orders?

- Yes, about 40% of my business comes from custom orders. I love working with customers to fit their needs for whatever event they are having.

Do you have a favorite website/blog/store?

- My friend recently introduced me to Pinterest… I am totally addicted to it! My favorite stores are Hobby Lobby & Michaels; I’m in there at least 3-4 times a week.

Additional fun facts...

- I’ve sold all across the U.S. & to 13 different countries. 
- I’ve always tried to find the humor in life & love the joy that comes from making someone laugh. I enjoy connecting with my customers & hearing their stories! My hope is that my shop is able to provide a little extra fun to your next event! 

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  1. I love the Mustache Cake Toppers! So cute!

  2. I love the Giant Car Mustache Vinyl Decal - The Handlebar

  3. I love the giant vinyl mustache vehicle decal!

  4. I love the giant vinyl mustache car decal. SO DANG FUN!!

    Maggie Ann True Armstrong
    maggie at pdclarion dot com

  5. I like the Mustache Decal - The Handlebar.

  6. I love the mustache cupcake toppers

    something frugal at yahoo dot com

  7. I love the
    35 Mustache Fiesta Party Pack Cupcake Toppers- The Handlebar- Mustache on a Stick because I have a church party coming up and these would be prefect.

  8. Love all the mustaches!! My daughter would probably really love the Mustache Decal - The Handlebar on her door. :)
    hiwendyhi at yahoo dot com

  9. i really like the mustache pillow cases! soooo cute!!!

  10. Love the mama's little man mustache onesie!!!

  11. bahaha love the gentleman's kit!

  12. I LOVE the giant decal... that would look so cute on my car!

  13. eclairre(at)ymail(dot)Com

    I like the Mustache Fiesta Party Toppers!

  14. I love the vinyl giant mustache!

  15. I love the Little Man Mustache Onesie!! We're due with our first in September, and our little boy would look just too cute in it!

    brittchelette at gmail dot com

  16. Mommy's Little Man tee - soo cute

    ontariohappychick at gmail dot com

  17. that mustache pillow case would look amazing in bedroom !

    untaintedbeauty AT gmail DOT com

  18. Tracey BerthiaumeMay 23, 2012 at 10:03 AM

    I like the car decal

  19. The "Photo Prop Set - Lips Glasses Mustache on a Stick" is totally rad. :D

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    rararomp at gmail dot com

  20. I LOVE the toddler "Little Man" shirt! So cute!!
    Connie Gruning
    CGruning at aol(dot)com


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