Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wednesdays spotlight

Todays spotlight is:  PetalnPearlBoutique

Hi, Thanks so much. Our shop is PetalnPearlboutique and the birth of my little one Belle inspired me! She will be one in October and she is my first girl after two boys and I wanted to have some beautiful pieces for photography shoots with her so I started shopping etsy and I thought "I can do this" It really got my creativity flowing again since I have been working as a labor and delivery nurse for the last few years. Plus massage therapy, lactation counceling and birth doula, I had put aside creating with my hands for several years. Now the floodgates have opened! My friend Jen and I inspire each other and our daughters are our beautiful models! Here are a few pieces we love!

I'm especially psyched about my newest inspired items Barefoot Blossom (TM) sandals. I truly believe they are unique and adorable and could really take off!

Here are some of my favorite but if you have a minute you should check out the shop

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Etsy shop feature

Wednesdays Etsy shop feature is: Experience

1) I was inspired to start Experience Designs in the summer of 2008. It was then that I discovered Etsy, and I knew that I wanted to be a part of it. I had always enjoyed making jewelry, and when I saw the amazing resin works that various shops had, I started research immediately. Pretty soon I had watched all the Youtube videos I could find regarding resin work and the next time I went out to Micheal's and bought my first molds and other resin supplies. From there it was a whirlwind of experimentation and imagination to get where I am today.

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2) I want to go everywhere in the world! However, if I have to limit myself to one place I would have to sell somewhere in Europe. I've always been interested in traveling there, and there is so much to do and see regarding the art world.

3) I'm currently most proud of a resin necklace I made using white resin and little, pink candy spheres. Here is the link:

4) I am a student at the University of Georgia and I'm majoring in studio art with an emphasis in jewelry and metalworking. I have a feeling I'll never be done with resin, but pretty soon, my shop will be full of brand new designs made with metal! This is a really exciting time for Experience Designs. :)

Monday, September 12, 2011

Random Monday

So life has been tough, schools starting to kick my butt, and I feel bad for never updating my blog.  But I will try to more often.  I really need to make myself a schedule and keep to it.

Other than that, hope everyone is doing well :)

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Wednesdays Spotlight

I know, I have fialed horribly at keeping this thing updated.  But now I have two people to feature, one this week and one next week, hopefully this will keep me on track for a minute.

This weeks feature: Beanstergoods.
My name is Tina.
My business started about 5 years ago selling old college books. That turned into selling used books on Amazon. I now have shops on Amazon, Artfire, Ebay, and Etsy! I sell vintage goods, jewelry supplies, and handmade hemp jewelry.
I got my shop name from my childhood nichname Beanster. My father used to sing the song "Tina Beana Bo Beana Bannana Fanna Fo Fina" So I was Tina Beana also known as The Beanster.
I get inspiration from the past. I love vintage items. I love the 1960's and 70's fashion and music.

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