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house rules football glasses - set of 4

by Patricia Carlin
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Glasses On The 50-Yard Line

Step up your defensive line and stock up on these spirited football pint glasses for your next football party. These humorous House Rules pint glasses will score big points with football fans and be the perfect sideline accessory at any game. Each glass is accented by black referee stripes and a golden oval displaying an image of a referee in action along with a hilarious "house rule" that is a twist on traditional football regulations. Now you can enjoy football year round - the way it was meant to be. Made in the USA.

House Rule #1: Rooting for the opposing team is a personal foul.
House Rule #2: Dip fumbles may result in loss of possession.
House Rule #3: No guest shall intercept another guest's seat.
House Rule #4: Extra points for getting your own refills.

Sold as a set of 4.

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6" H; 16 oz.
Hand-wash recommended.
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Patricia Carlin

Patricia Carlin

Patricia started out as an art director in Philadelphia, selling everything from potato chips to financial products. In 2001, a friend wanted help launching a glassware business. Patricia designed several product lines for the new venture.

"We couldn't afford a writer at first, so I wrote my own copy for the glasses," Patricia says.

Despite the August 2001 launch, the business did well, and Patricia found herself designing a range of tabletop products.

When Red Wheel Weiser Conari Press noticed the glassware at a gift show, they saw book potential. With their help, Patricia produced two books: "Glam Girl" and "Geeky Girl".

Patricia has explored many techniques in her illustration, but simple line drawing appeals to her most.

"For me paring things down to their simplest essence is always the best way to understand them," she says. "After I had my daughter I rediscovered the power these little sketches have to tell a story. Drawing was a fun way to communicate without language."

Patricia is inspired by Ikko Tanaka, Adrian Tomine and Diane Arbus. She has won many awards for her design work and is the author of "How to Tell If Your Boyfriend is the Antichrist: And if he is, should you break up with him?"

She comes from a long line of RockStar Moms, and aspires to that status on a daily basis. collection

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