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We love creating hand-crafted hair sticks, hair forks and matching jewelry to show off the beauty of long hair! Our blog features our designs, different ways to put long hair up, as well as how to care for and grow long hair and features on other Etsy craftspeople.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Featured Etsy Artists 3 - Gifts, Etc

This week's featured Etsy shop is Gifts, Etc, a wonderful Etsy shop run by talented artist and craftswoman Katie. Gifts, Etc has an amazing array of papercrafts and also offer custom items. Here's our interview with Katie.

Tell us a little about your shop?
I sell handmade greeting cards, gift tags, business card envelopes and more. I also have some of my photography in my shop as well as some diecuts for scrapbooking.

What inspires you to create?
My son is my inspiration for anything I do. He's always so bright and cheery and I want that whole feeling to come across in my items. I do this by using fun, lively scrapbook papers and embellishments.

How did you discover Etsy?
By sheer luck. :-)

What were the first items you bought and sold on Etsy?
Hmm...the first item I sold was my Valentine's Day Gift Tags...on my very first day!! lol First thing I bought was a banner.

What are you working on right now?
Right now, I'm working on some brand new Christmas items! Yes, I said Christmas. :-)

What is your favourite item in your shop?
I loove my Hugs and Kisses card (seen to the right). My inspiration for this card was my amazing boyfriend.

What are your ambitions as an artist/craftsperson?
To continue making beautiful papercrafts that bring a smile to someone's face.

Anything else you'd like to tell us?
I'm having a HUGE Christmas in July sale, the entire month of July! Different specials each week. Stock up on your Christmas needs now!

Thanks so much for talking to us, Katie at Gifts, Etc! Our favourite Gifts, Etc item is these colorful Flower Power Business Card Envelopes. Check out Gifts, Etc this month and make this the year you really are prepared for Christmas!

Gifts, Etc also has a fabulous blog, check it out for more on Katie's work, contests and featured Etsians!


Patrizia said...

Cute! I love those gift tags. Good feature!

theysaywordscanbleed said...

nice feature!

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