Created by mastermind and artist Karen Justice, the Wild Jungle Chick card line is an "expression of love and laughter." Karen believes that in order to become enlightened you have to lighten up. Her alter ego is a hormonally altered chicken with an attitude. The chicken has overcome her fears and with her feet firmly planted, she is reinventing herself and daring to live life to its fullest… and by the way is not aging gracefully.
The mission of Wild Jungle Chick is to use humor to make life happier. Humor overcomes depression and stress. Many people are going through tough times right now. Laughter provides an instant vacation. For that reason, Karen locates many of her characters in the tropics. Her cartoons help people see love, laughter, and happiness in everyday life. She believes all the worlds a stage. Instead of getting too wrapped up in life’s drama – people can learn to appreciate the comedy.
Prior to starting Wild Jungle Chick Inc, Karen was a prominent accessory and fashion designer. Her diverse background started in 1976 when she pursued her passion and began Tail Feathers Fashions LTD in Vancouver, Canada. The romantic and feminine designs drew critical acclaim from some of the world's top fashion editors, magazines, newspapers, and television shows.
In 1984, after a painful divorce, Karen used her animal designs as the foundation for the jewelry line, Tigre Lis Enterprises. The designs were sold to upscale retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, amongst other boutiques throughout the US. The company opened offices in Canada, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, and Paris. Tigre Lis has appeared in some of the world's top international fashion magazines such as Vogue, Marie Claire, Women's Wear Daily, Women's World, Seventeen Magazine and Family Circle.
Then in 1997, Karen authored the self-help guide "Barracuda in Bunny Slippers: A Survival Guide" where she teaches it's never too late to start over. Karen shares how she made multiple businesses successful and overcame a great deal of personal hardship. She also exposes how average people can become extraordinarily successful by starting businesses with very little. Conquering obstacles by setting goals effectively is another lesson she teaches. Self-promotion is a necessity for success; therefore, Karen reveals to us how to use it to get ahead. Additionally, revealing how to "survive shark attacks," she teaches how to use that criticism to create irresistible attraction.
Karen's multi-talents in writing, painting, her zest for living, her lifetime passion for animals and her ability to see through failure has brought her continued success. Furthermore, her light-hearted nature, down to earth disposition, and even-keeled temperament has helped her remain grounded. Karen believes we are in this life together. What we do in some way affects others. She believes smiles are contagious and one of the nicest things we can do daily is to pass one on.
Now take a vacation, kick back, and appreciate Karen's humorous designs by visiting www.wildjunglechick.com. You will find more than just greeting cards though. Karen expanded the brand to include magnets, t-shirts, and prints. Designs have been featured in various hotels, specialty gift shops, resorts, and catalogs. And coming soon to the website is the Chicken's blog. It will include a Q and A since she has become a legend in her own mind and has an opinion or two on everything. Join the chicken's world by visiting www.wildjunglechick.com.