Featured Member: Ojamiya

Ojamiya How did you get started in your chosen crafts? I’ve been interested in Japan for years and I admire the Asian cultures for their resourcefulness and minimalism. Learning about and sharing the crafts and bento making is just a natural extension. How do you make your craft or etsy store eco friendly? I’m learning […]

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Featured Member: Oblue

Oblue How did you get started in your chosen craft? I started my business (officially) in August 2009. Before I was knocking pieces up for friends and family and things kind of starting moving on their own. I have an artistic background with a degree in Fine Art (specializing in painting and textiles) but had […]

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Featured Member: Lalipourie Designs

Lalipourie Designs How did you get started in your chosen craft? I was first introduced to telephone wire for art projects at my very hippie parent-coop elementary school called Charquin Alternative Program in Hayward, California. I started off creating bird sculptures and other figures before gradually creating bracelets and hair ornaments. Since then I’ve perfected […]

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Featured Member: Glue and Glitter

Glue and Glitter How did you get started in your chosen craft? I actually got started making jewelry, and then back in 2005 a friend taught me how to sew. It was like something clicked, and suddenly all I wanted to do was sew! I haven’t looked back. How do you make your craft or […]

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Featured Member: Paper Disciple

Paper Disciple How did you get started in your chosen craft? I started folding origami in kindergarten. I had a really cool teacher, and she showed me how to do a lotus flower. From there, I grew on an exponential curve to get where I am today. Later I discovered Etsy, and the rest is […]

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Featured Member: Fabula

Fabula How did you get started in your chosen craft? I was born and grew up in Russia, where we learn sewing, cooking and making things at school. I was always making my own accessories and clothes (there wasn’t much in shops in the USSR!). When I moved to Ireland 12 years ago, and couldn’t […]

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Featured Member: Picky

Picky and Elsjeboer How did you get started in your chosen craft? The egg of my creativity and resourcefulness for reconstructing clothing and creating items from found objects has been an intrinsic part of me as long as I can remember.  The children’s clothing aspect of this specifically came about with the birth of my […]

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Featured Member – Pierogi Picnic

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Pierogi Picnic Pierogi Picnic is an upcycled line of eco-friendly clothing and accessories that blends an urban edge with vintage charm. Assembled in the home studio of artist and activist Lydia Krupinski, this line of fun fresh products inspires the average fashion fiend to go beyond commercial consumption and buy green handmade goods. We caught […]

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Featured Member: Herban Lifestyle

Shop: Herbanlifestyle.etsy.com Website: Herbanlifestyle.com Blog: Herbanlifestyle.wordpress.com How did you get started in your chosen craft? About ten years ago, I subscribed to an aromatherapy-of-the-month club kit to make with my daughters. Each kit included raw ingredients and recipes, and it was so much fun that I began creating my own formulas and researching the properties […]

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