When the giant stuffed-walrus in the sky closes a door, it opens a window, hands you a cupcake, and throws you through it
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Me and the OMG Friends!™ are spending the weekend in Southern California, and like true tourists, we must take lots of photos!
This was the first time they'd ever seen a plane. They were pretty impressed:
They stopped for a minute to enjoy some smooth jazz piano in the airport terminal:
Checking departure times:
Not surprisingly, they had ZERO interest in airport food. I don't blame them:
Once we were in the air this li'l guy started to not feel so well:
Awww! Poor puking piggy!:
My friend Amy, who participated in the early OMG Friends!™ kit prototyping, posted these fantastic photos of her cat and OMG Bunny!™.
Check out the entire photo set here: http://www.reallyhandmade.com/general/omg-friends/
Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on October 9, 2011.
Aug 25, 2011 - Oct 9, 2011 (45 days)
Cute-Army Private: A great big “thank you!” from the OMG Friends!™, your name and rank on the Wall of Troops on the cutearmy.com website (coming soon), and iPhone campaign wallpapers (ok, the wallpapers are actually free and ready for immediate download, so go get ‘em! There's a link further down the page with the incentive photos) :D
Cute-Army Private First Class: Cute Army campaign retrospective ebook: a comprehensive collection of images and stories about the campaign and all that went into creating it. It’s a pretty awesome li’l book if I do say so myself. :) Plus everything above.
Cute-Army Corporal: One OMG Friends!™ craft kit (randomly selected), plus everything above. Please include a few extra dollars for shipping. :)
Cute-Army Sergeant: Two OMG Friends!™ craft kits (randomly selected, but they won’t be two of the same), and an official Cute Army pin back button, plus everything above (excluding additional kits from previous level). Please include a few extra dollars for shipping. :)
Cute-Army Command Sergeant Major: Complete set of OMG Friends!™ craft kits (3 kits - you’ve successfully collected them all! :D ), and an official Cute Army membership card featuring your actual real personal name that people call you! Oh my! Plus everything above (excluding additional kits from previous levels). Please include a few extra dollars for shipping. :)
Cute-Army Second Lieutenant: Six OMG Friends!™ craft kits (2 complete sets! Give them to your friends!), and a special 4x6 “THANK YOU!” campaign group-shot photo-print, plus everything above (excluding additional kits from previous levels). Please include an additional $5-$10 for shipping. :)
Cute Army First Lieutenant: Twelve OMG Friends!™ craft kits! (4 complete sets! Give them to more of your friends!), and an official printed certificate of Total Awesomeness, plus everything above (excluding additional kits from previous levels). Please include an additional $10-$15 for shipping. :)
Cute-Army Captain: TWENTY-SEVEN (27) OMG Friends!™ craft kits (9 complete sets! Give them to a whole bunch of your friends!), and an extra special limited edition handmade OMG™ critter (bunny, piggy, or owl) made by yours truly. Limited edition critter will feature special materials and colors, and perhaps something like a top hat or monocle or something else ridiculous; each will be totally unique. Plus everything above (excluding additional kits from previous levels).
Cute-Army Major: I will custom design an OMG™ critter of any animal you choose, and will send you the beautiful handmade felt pile of cute that is born! Could be your favorite animal, a pet, a friend’s pet, any other animal you choose, or a lobster. Plus everything above (includes 27 craft kits)
Cute-Army Colonel: I’ll personally bake you some freakin’ delicious cookies shaped like cute stuff and overnight them to you! (US only... but if you're outside the US I'm sure we could work out something else ridiculous, like a cute cookie made of baked polymer clay, which might actually be more fun!) Plus everything above (includes 27 craft kits)
Cute-Army General: I hope you have a lot of room and insurance, cause you’re getting a giant 19” OMG Critter of your choice (Bunny, Owl or Piggy) and a delicious bar of chocolate to boot! Plus everything above (includes 27 craft kits)