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NeW YoRK StORe ! ! !

15 Sep

What’s that you say ! ? ! RUBYASSATA has a new store in NYC ? ! Do tell !

It’s true ! Check out the grand opening of Su’Juk tomorrow night in Brooklyn ! Expect awesomeness and new Rubyassata treats !

Fresh Alvin Cases ! !

New wallets ! !

Bowties for all !

Stop by Su’Juk tomorrow night and high five somebody new !

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GLitter MAKes the WorLD a BriGHTer PLACE!

24 Jun

Yep, that’s a homemade glitter iphone case. You know you wanna make one.

I woke up and said to Courtney, “We must glitter my phone case!”  and so we did.

We taped off the inside and made this handle to have full glitter control.

This chunky 1970’s glitter of my great grandmother’s was just screaming to be used.

First , you coat the top of the phone case in glue and smother with glitter. I wouldn’t use Mod Podge, maybe spray adhesive? We used Mod Podge (see below). You just need the glitter to stick. Then you mix two-part high gloss resin together and pour over. It takes about 2 days to dry and then BAM, glitter iphone magic!

Wahwaaahhh. . . about a week later it tore off. It was fun while it lasted. (I bet it was the stupid children’s grade Mod Podge.)

WoRDs WitH BeNJi HugHeS.

11 Jun

Alisha hit the jackpot last week when she found these gems. She took these photos on my birthday in 2009 when we barely knew each other ! CRAZY ! I also had the opportunity to catch up with Benji Hughes yesterday and this is what he had to say . . .

It’s been a while since Benji has visited Wilmington. He claims to be doing a lot with JBRN(jam band recovery network). He says, “They do really good work. A lot of people need help after being exposed to years of jam band music. They repair broken unicycles and sandals.  Also- JBRN sends out groovy vibes when people get wigged out.”

Of course I had to ask what his dream man bag would look like! “I haven’t ever thought much about man bags. I guess a bag that looks like a fish would be pretty cool. Made of a softish yet durable fabric.”

I also learned that Benji would never donate his body to science or let us make bags out of his skin.

I heard on the streets that Benji is working on a new album but he offered no information. He did tell me he would shower in Wilmington. That’s fresh.

Come play with us on June 14th and 15th for a time you will never forget! Tickets can be purchased at Gravity Records, Edge of Urge or The Calico Room. Online tickets can be found over at Freakerusa !

FaThEr’S DAY ! !

3 Jun

Father’s Day is just around the corner and RUBYASSATA has just what your dad needs !

How about a Tiny Wallet ? ! ?

OR a fancy new bow tie ?!?!

Jump on over to our ETSY to pick up something today ! We will even wrap it up for you !

BEnJi HuGHes.

26 May

Do you have your party pants on ? !

2 magical nights in June . Sponsored by all of your local favorites including RUBYASSATA ! This show is not something to be missed. We guarantee your heart will explode with glitter ! That’s a promise…

ST. VINCENT ! ! !

23 May

Have we told you before how much we are in LOVE with St. Vincent ? ! ?

Well, we are ! She’s playing tonight at Cat’s Cradle in Chapel Hill and we hope some of you are lucky enough to go. Mourning over the fact that RUBYASSATA can’t attend, we found these awesome videos from her recent tour. We hope you like.

She’s been documenting her whole tour because the fans asked for it !

What a babe . . .

Talent.

Check out all of her tour videos here .

HoBO PaRTy .

21 May

The Rubyassata studio has been super busy making hobo bags again ! It’s been a while . . .

Super favorite prints .

straps on straps on straps .

We’ve changed the top for a more equestrian look ! (I see a toe…)

New tiny wallets are in the works as well ! Find them on ETSY very soon ! ! !