October 01, 2008

Pink is the new black.

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I'm going pink. Check out these pink lovelies from the Everyday is a Holiday Etsy store...which just so happens to be operated by lovelies from the Jersey Shore (neighbors, practically!). Jenny and Aaron's retro decorations and collections are inspired by their love of old bakeries and sweet shoppes. Don't you just love this cheeky take on the Keep Calm and Carry On posters that are popping up everywhere?

Keep Calm and Have a Cupcake canvas mixed media.

Vintage crochet pin cushion.


Vintage pink cupcake box filled with crafty bits.


Old fashioned cake.

Breast Cancer Resources online:

Early detection is CRITICAL.
Breast cancer FAQ.
Ways to donate, here and here and here.

24 comments:

Debbie said...

I love all the pretty pink. I especially love that lovely pin cushion!

Blessings - Debbie

Courtney said...

oh...you KNOW how I adore cupcakes! that poster is just priceless. must.have.it. going to check it out now!

iloveupstate.com said...

OK, you've kicked my butt. I'm 6 months behind on having my check up. Will call now...

Have you ever been to Granny's Attic in Ho-Ho-Kus? I bought a couch from them via Craigs a while ago and am thinking about going to their store. Got any insight?

Jersey Girl in DC said...

Laura, thanks so much for sharing this! My Aunt is a breast cancer survivor and it's so great that you're reminding us ladies to get checked out. And pink just happens to be one of my favorite colors too :) LOVE that pink house!

- Jennifer

FrenchGardenHouse said...

Cute cute cute!! Love the Poster too (I have the original one at home with Keep Calm and Carry On)
Pink is cute! And thanks for the Breast Cancer Awareness.
xo Lidy

Lauren said...

Love the cupcake poster. I agree early detection is the KEY!! I have been going for regular yearly mammograms since I was 30 because my mother had breast cancer (she's doing great!) and just last week I had my 3rd mammogram in 5 months because they thought they saw something but they were not certain and I had to keep going back for more in depth mammograms. Sure enough, they have detected the tiniest few suspicious spots that I would not have been able to feel for a few years. I have an appointment with a specialist next week. I feel confident. :)

pve design said...

Indeed pink is the new black, I thought for sure that you would have pink flip flops over here at "shorehouse chic"

please sir said...

Lovely post - such a great way to spread your support.

Karena said...

Laura, so cute and thoughtful! Please takea look at my pink blog in honor of my cousin Sharon

sarah @ a beach cottage said...

love the first poster, well actually love it all

the pin cushion is gorgeous too!

oh yeah I'd love to come and makeover your bathroom, just not bring Mr BC with me, I couldn't go through that again roflmao

your $50 cuppa coffee made me feel much better about my episode yesterday

Sarah

Ms. Tee said...

I LOVE the "keep calm & have a cupcake"! That's the first time I've seen them. So cute! :)

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

Hi Ladies!

Thank you all for stopping by. I appreciate your stories, too. So many of us are affected by breast cancer pretty directly these days...I don't know why it's become so prevalent (really, right? I just don't remember being younger and hearing "cancer" so many, many times). Lauren, my lovely blogger friend, I’m confident too. :-) I am so glad for your diligence!

And, OMG – PVE you are so right! How could I forget pink flip flops?! October is a long month, so I think they’ll have to make an appearance!

I’ve really got my eyes on Keep Calm and Have a Cupcake. It’s also in Robin’s Egg blue…And, Santa, Christmas is coming…

;-)

-- Laura @ the shorehouse.

Aimee said...

I love the cupcake poster! What a fun take on the idea. Thanks for posting about our fund raising team. :)

iloveupstate.com said...

ok, got my appointment all set. I shall curse your name outloud as my girls are squished beyond recognition.

heidi said...

Yay pink! LOVE the poster.

Tina said...

Love the retro stuff.
Just had my first Mammogram last month and because I have a friend who has lost both breasts to this disease, but has her LIFE, Yeah God!, I do my check every month.
Keep spreadin' the good word
T

Michele said...

LOVE that Keep Calm Print... I have their 'Beauty is in the eye of the beholder' print...

Rue said...

Hi Laura :)

A lot of cuteness for a great cause!! I love that cupcake sign :)

I'm glad my advice on the dress helped. I always look everywhere and end up going back there. You have to share what you bought, even if you didn't buy one of theirs! ;)

hugs,
rue

Fifi Flowers said...

Great minds think alike... I'm doing a post about PINK and tying it in to a virtual walk for breast cancer... hoping to have it up by MOnday. I seem to be losing time these days... ugh!

Maureen said...

Great post... I love that Hostess Cupcake art - it brings me back.

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Excellent post. Jenny and Aaron were customers of mine way back when they were just starting out. I love their work. If you are ever in Atlantic Highlands and happen to stop in at the Flaky Tart (so worth the trip), check out the mural that Jen and Aar painted on the wall. Fabulous! Susan

dolcechic said...

Love the cupcake poster! Thanks for the great post on breast cancer research!

jenny holiday said...

Ohhh you absolute doll!!! Thanks so so much for the shout out!!! :)

I am hoping to organize a day trip up to Jennifer Paganelli's Sis Boom Winter Event this December! I'd love to rent a van for the day and maybe gather up some local blogger friends!! Maybe you'd wanna come? I have a list of some gals in the area, that we'd (me and Aaron) love to meet in person!

I'll keep in touch!

Ohh....I am on blogger now! Quite bittersweet. Darn AOL!

xoxo Jenny

Hooked on Houses said...

Love it! Both the pink stuff and the message. -Julia