Tuesday, December 16, 2014

going postal...

have been at it for days, hand-numbering, hand-embossing, rolling, packing, printing labels and postage--up at 5:30 am daily!

we are shipping all over the world, Korea, China, Japan, Europe, Scandanavia, South America, Australia & the mighty New Zealand to name a few.

So many boxes of tubes leaving the Treehouse daily.

We are hopeful to have them ALL shipped by Thursday-

Thank you for your patience & support, we aren't Amazon, just a small team in the Treehouse.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

a Neil five-dollar bill for you & WISH shipping updates.

These are words to live by...

Neil Gaiman's spectacular New Year's wish illustrated by water-color master David Mack!

A 11" x 17" image printed right here in Hollywood, USA.

As all of the Neverwear limited edition runs, we will emboss with the official stamp and hand-number them.

A limited edition of 2000.

These were sold unsigned and for the first 3 days, we sold them them at $25.00. **WE ADDED TUESDAY because we are nice.

On Dec 2, 2014, midnight EST, they priced back up to $38.00, which is what we will continue to do with each print run in future. We like to reward the early-orderers with that 25%+ discount.

A portion of all monies collected will go to THE GAIMAN FOUNDATION, Neil & Holly's support of the art community--

The prints will be arriving to the Treehouse in LA on Tuesday or Wednesday, and will ship out immediately. Here is Drew getting the tubes labelled and prepped while I am out east.

They will ship by Dec 11-12, plenty of time for holiday arrival. if you are really concerned about time, please email me: neverwear@gaiman.net We will work out a plan.

I just finished my last show with the Black Keys, and while I will miss the touring terribly, it's time to tend the home gardens. Neil is beyond busy and I need to be off that tour bus to help him.

So! to thank you for all the support and to answer the people who were sad that they missed the pre-sale, here is a five-dollar-off code that you can enter upon check out: THANKY

It's a one-time use per person code, and can be used on anything on the site. Expires Jan. 1, 2015

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE NEVERWEAR SITE.

I'll leave you with Neil's wonderful New Year words:

May your coming year

be filled with magic

and dreams

and good madness.

I hope you read

some fine books

and kiss someone who

thinks you are wonderful.

and don't forget

to make some art-

write or draw

or build or sing

or live

as only you can.

And I hope,

somewhere,

in the next year,

you surprise yourself.

- Neil Gaiman

Thursday, October 23, 2014

grateful for good friends...& a happy All Hallow's Read!

it's been awhile.

I know.

i say that EVERY TIME.

your patience has meant a great deal to me while i have been on my various tours this summer. Soundgarden took me around Europe & to Tel Aviv while the Black Keys took me to New York City & all points in between. I just finished an ear-splitting week of rehearsals with Slipknot here in Los Angeles and I flew yesterday to Minneapolis to re-join the Black Keys.

(Truth be told, as much as I love a tour bus, it is getting tougher to leave…)

During all this, I have been working on the new Neverwear website and it's nearly ready.

Neil is in Europe on his very busy book tour.

In the meantime, we are celebrating All Hallow's Read, the scary-book-giveaway holiday that Neil invented and shared with all the reading world.

The talented Kate Laird came up with this design, which we have made into stickers and bookmarks.

I'm sending these out free to independant bookstores, for H'ween giveaways, tell me who your favorite indie bookstore is, I’ll send some their way—

if you want a sticker/bookmark set, including the lil’ trick-or-treating Neil bookmark, illustrated by Sean Von Gorman, please paypal me $1.00 to cover shipping etc. (just one teeny little dollar!) -- while supplies last!

the paypal address is: kitty9thlife@yahoo.com

please include your mailing address. (we do not sell or share these, ever) any questions: neverwear@gaiman.net

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Allan Amato's worthy Kickstarter!!

hello loves. just a couple of things to say, as it seems the TimeLords are tricking me out of my share of the clock lately:

1. I just backed the Kickstarter by Allan Amato! It is a worthy use of your time and dollars, an important look into the secret world of artists. Names like Dave McKean, Jon Schnepp (omg, METALOCALYPSE!!), Kent Williams, Grant Morrison, Barron Storey and Neil Gaiman.

loads of delicious rewards for very little moneys. Please support and share the good word.

LOOK HERE.

these are some of my favorite quotes on the project:

Amato creates faces like Donald Westlake creates prose: raw, biting and stark, with a sheen of cool.
-Thomas Jane

Allan Amato is a lot like a wizard: his photos take us places we’ve never been. This is particularly unsettling when you were the one in the photograph.
-Neil Gaiman

Allan’s photos are where science and magic overlap.
-David Mack

I can’t stand to look at myself unless I’ve been photographed by Allan Amato. His dazzling compositions and naked artistry are breathtaking. Plus, he makes me look thin. All right: thinner.
-Kevin Smith

me again, I am so proud of Amato-san for going out and tackling his dream job. Go get em, tiger.

so....

2. Neverwear.net has been down since i was on tour with Soundgarden this last month. It has been caught in a sticky net of webbing and so now the universe forces me to FINISH the upgrade I started. Please stay tuned, and I hope to have it up shortly, in a new form. email with any questions! (neverwear@gaiman.net)

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Stan Sakai auction and some overdue catch up...

oh-so-behind in nearly everything, it's a catch-up day here in treehouse.

i have been out and about, two trips across country to help my Boss move house. (& what a fine home he has moved into, see his fireplace photo here ...)

Came home to this in the mailbox, a gift of gratitude that touched my heart: a signed 1975 Barry Smith print, The Enchantment. Thank you, dear author boss, so much~

Also was at SXSW with the almighty Soundgarden, doing a few shows. Incredible shows, I should say. They did the entire Superunknown album front to back on a rooftop overlooking Austin!

If interested, you can read my interview w/hot new band The Missing Letters here on my Furrytiger roadie blog.

I have also posted thirty (count 'em 30!)free things, in my continued Swallowing Diamonds project-- go get 'em, tigers. Click HERE.

also while i was with Neil, I had him sign a gorgeous piece of art that Al Davison, at Astral Gypsy painted for the Stan Sakai auction.

I also included a signed-by-Neil and sublime artist Michael Zulli, limited edition print of In Relig Oran.

to visit the auction and help lend your support to the wonderful Stan Sakai, please CLICK HERE.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

items #49- #51: Addams Family trade paperback from 1965 + Batman/Nightmare

been such a busy kitty, here's a little diamond catch-up.

Some people have been saying they don't want to deal with ebay or that they want to buy things right away- so I am trying this little experiment.

I am working on the new website, but the Neverwear site is still up and running. Let's utilize the Kitty's Treasures section, under "secret magic"...!

item #49:

Oh, how we love Charles Addams.

LOVE him.

one year for Neil's birthday, we gave him one of the Charles Addams New Yorker cartoon prints, the one where they are about to pour boiling oil down on the carolers, you know the one!

This is a trade paperback, something I have had since a little kid.

It's a first printing from 1965, not in pristine condition, because I read and re-read as a kitten!

I love the descriptions on the back cover.

My life for you, Gomez...I always felt like I was a Morticia.

I will throw in some scary lil' Neil trick-or-treating bookmarks by Sean Von Gorman.

BUY IT HERE.

items #50 and #51: two beloved 100% cotton tshirts here for the discriminating human.

official Warner Brothers Batman tshirt from the 90's, in a girly (slim cut) size large.

from Henry Selick's masterpiece: NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, a Sally tee, where she is surrounded by little glittery purple roses, also in girls size large.

BUY THESE TWO SHIRTS HERE.

I have also put up another of the Neil mugs on ebay, it's only at 99 cents-- Go get it, tiger.

Friday, February 14, 2014

items #42 and 43: "concrete shoes, cynanide, TNT!" FREE TICKETS!

playing catch up on hearts day.

this "swallowing diamonds" project has been so much fun and it's putting me in touch with humans I may never have had contact with.

this package, bursting with sticker-love, came to me from a previous winner on the blog- the lovely three-names Anthony.

even his choice of postage stamps: spot on!

a geniune moment that made me stop and hold my little red velvet heart in my hand... or as my British production manager used to say:

I got a tear in my glass eye.

So, I was remiss in posting yesterday, I was still in German guitar god heaven.

I got to spend a day on the Michael Schenker tour, he and his band of merry pirates played at House of Blues on Sunset. Epic evening. UFO has the ability to put me right back into my eighth grade room. Lights out in London!

Today's diamonds will be a pair of FREE tickets to see Back in Black, an AC/DC cover act, on Friday, Feb 28th.

AC/DC, I am such a Bon Scott girl. I do find myself humming "dirty deeds done dirt cheap.." far too often. (neckties...contracts...high voltage)

While in Australia, last year about this time, we went to the big AC/DC owned Cherry Bar, meow!

please only take these if you can use them. to win, tell me your favorite AC/DC song!

Reminder: ONLY TWO DAYS LEFT IN MY GIANT TOUR SWAG AUCTION. guitar picks, backstage passes, tshirts...

meanwhile, tonight, Husband is taking me to the very romantic oceanfront spot MOONSHADOWS in Malibu. (yes, the place where Mel Gibson had his meltdown...) May your hearts all be chocolate!