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One of My Creations at the White House!


Last week I got a surprise email from a very sweet customer letting me know that one of my creations made it to the White House! She and her daughter pictured above,  participated in the 2009 Easter Egg Roll, a White House tradition since 1878. Yes, that's a Pesky Cat Designs creation that she is carrying across her shoulder!  The Easter Egg Roll is an annual family event to hunt for and race Easter Eggs on the White House Lawn while enjoying storytelling and a visit from the Easter Bunny. It was the largest public event held in the White House since President Obama greeted guests in the Blue Room after his inauguration. See the White House Easter Egg Roll videos here


This photo is from the website http://www.whitehouse.gov/EasterEggRoll/

Comments

Pop Champagne said…
oh my gosh that is soo exciting!! I'd frame that letter for sure! Congrats :)
Kjersten said…
Fun! Awesome post too. Love both pictures!
That is amazing Elisa. Wonderful news. What an interesting story. Congratulations!!!!
feyzadem said…
wowwww Elisa , congratulations ..
I am so happy for you really really really , greatttttttt !!!!
Hi from lovely Paris :)))
how amazing! that's such a sweet photo too :)
Laura Trevey said…
just found your blog! how cool... at the White House :)
Laura Trevey said…
thanks for commenting on my work... make sure you check out my personal blog at www.lauratrevey.blogspot.com

for your complimentary watercolor!
ArtMind said…
Héhé, supercool! I thought I was about to see the first lady with one of your bags! Now that would be out of this world! :) Congrats!
Elisa said…
Yes ArtMind, that is what I thought of when I first recieved the email from my customer. he he
I think it was so sweet of her to send me the photo. Glad everyone is enjoying it!
Gwen Paja said…
Wow!!! You definitely get bragging rights on that one!

Gwen
http://gwenmade.etsy.com
http://gwenmade.blogspot.com
Leslie said…
Nice of her to send you this pic - fun post.

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