Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Green Triangle Shawl... Item of the week

Green Triangle Shawl is one of the most beautiful items in my shop and on etsy as well :)

It is so cute and really unique. I love its colour, the best shade of green. And it goes so well with many pieces. It looks gorgeous with a night dress and also awesome with jeans.

This elegant shawl is made of cotton yarn, so it is the perfect thing for autumn.

For other lovely shawls and shrugs please check out my etsy shop...

Sunday, September 27, 2009

My Newest Treasury West: Special Teamt Weekend...

Here is my newest Treasury West: special teamt weekend...

I picked gorgeous items of my fellow Teamt Treasury members.

About SarajJohnAfana's painting, I really like the sadnes of the woman with an umbrella in a rainy day..

Fiveforty's Midnight Black Barcelet and jennydesign's Baby Ruche Bag are suitable with most of the clothings.

Mooshoopork's Pilgrims are my favourites. They are so cute. I have to buy them :)

My dear friend ixela's multi-colour pearls cell phone charm, I like the colour combination very much.

And with all of other stylish and cute items, I think this treasury have to be on the front page. I hope so :)

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Team Treasury Weekend Deals...

I offer 15% discount this weekend from Friday, September 25, through Sunday, September 27 as part of Etsy Weekend Deals.

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And if you are looking to get an early start on your holiday shopping, check out the weekend deals offered by my fellow TEAMT members. Simply search all items for TEAMT and start saving.

You can find my lovely friends' etsy shops below.

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I'm Back :)

Ohhh, it's been about 6 months I couldn't write.. :(
From now on, I'm gonna keep my blog updated...

Let's get started :)

Monday, March 23, 2009

One of my lovely customers

Roseanne, my dear customer...

She ordered me a shawl for her wedding and it was a pleasure for me to knit her wedding shawl.

She looks really amazing and beatiful in her wedding dress and with her husband. I hope she will have a wonderful and happy life..

Friday, March 13, 2009

Featured Etsy Artist... Jennifer Stuart... studio71design

Each month I will introduce one of my favorite Etsy artists..
First one is Jen, my banner designer. She is wonderful artist and wonderful seller too.You can find lots of information about her below.


Tell us a bit about yourself name, location, affiliations, personal stuff.

My name is Jennifer Stuart, but most of my friends call me Jen (or J-Stu). I spent most of my life in Houston, Texas. I moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma for college and have been here for the past five years. I graduated from the University of Tulsa with a BFA in graphic design last May and started freelancing through Etsy shortly after. I love what I do, especially working from home and being my own boss. And getting to be creative every day.

I currently live in the outskirts of Tulsa with my boyfriend Randy, our friend/roomie Jake, and my crazy puppy Chomper. All three of them keep me entertained on a daily basis.

Apart from creating things, what do you do?

In addition to designing, I also work part time for my mom and babysit one day a week. That's right, I get paid to spend my Thursdays playing with a three-year-old. We go to gymnastics, swimming lessons, sometimes grab a Happy Meal for lunch, play with Chomper, watch a little Dora, and then pick up her brother from school. Best. Job. Ever.

When I'm not working, I'm usually blogging, reading blogs, window shopping online, rambling on Twitter, or hanging out with the boys. I love traveling, but don't get to often enough. Most of my recent traveling adventures have been road trips to Kansas or Texas to visit friends and family. Randy's family lives on a farm, so visiting them is always a treat for this city girl. I'm hoping to make it to Europe this summer to visit my sister while she studies abroad. I would really like to make my dream of sitting on a beach in Greece a reality in the near future.

What first made you want to become an artist?

I don't know that it was ever a conscious decision. I have been drawing for as long as I can remember. Art classes were always my favorite in high school, and when it came time to choose a major in college, art seemed the obvious choice. Graphic design was the practical choice, channeling my creativity into a profitable career path. It turned out that I loved the combination of computer plus art, and I guess I'm not half bad at it, either. I'm just grateful I got some sort of talent, because I certainly didn't get any of my siblings' incredible athleticism (yes, I'm jealous).

Please describe your creative process how, when, materials, etc.

I consider my job ideal, because there really aren't too many materials involved, since I only deal with digital files. My focus is on custom design work, mostly identity projects for small businesses like Etsy shops. My goal is to take a client's vision and personal style and give her a brand image that she loves. I have a list of questions and preferences I get from each of my clients before starting the design process, and I try to take their needs and add my knowledge and eye for design to complete the process.

Biggest perk of freelancing: not working on someone else's schedule. I am not a morning person. I work a lot in the afternoon and best at night. Some days I work twelve hours straight. But I can also take a spontaneous afternoon off and make up for it on the weekend. I have a weird schedule sometimes, but it works for me.

Biggest perk of working for Etsians: insane number of requests for something *cute* - oh how I love all things cute! I was made for this.

Name your top five books, movies, songs/musical groups, and web sites besides Etsy.

(Let me just say, this is very difficult for me and subject to change at any moment. I am fickle and indecisive.)

Books: Catcher in the Rye, Go Ask Alice, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Eat Pray Love, any and all design books and magazines (I read most of those books in high school but they've stuck with me as favorites. Sadly, I don't make enough time to read much these days. More blogs than books. I should change that.)

Movies: Wedding Crashers, Juno, Slumdog Millionaire, Junebug, and a tie between The OC and Nip/Tuck on DVD (not movies, I know, but guilty pleasures that definitely belong in my faves)

Music: Garden State soundtrack, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Citizen Cope, Weezer, John Mayer

Web Sites: my daily blog reads (links are on my blog), Flickr, Twitter, PostSecret, stumbleupon (maybe not an actual website, but I'm a little addicted)

What advice would you give to artists who are new to Etsy?

My best advice is to make yourself unique, take quality photos, and let your passion show in your work. I hardly consider myself an expert in a position to hand out advice here. I think great customer service and truly loving what I do have both contributed to my success on Etsy thus far. I would definitely recommend patience; success doesn't happen overnight.

How do you promote your work?

I think my best advertisements are happy clients who tell their friends about me. I also have made many Etsy friends through blogging and Twitter. I've done very minimal advertising through Project Wonderful, but I think personal connections and satisfied customers are the best ways I've keep business coming in.

For Jen's Etsy shop please click...

For her blog please click...

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Butterfly in Red...

You can find print screen of my newest treasury "Butterfly in Red..." on left.

Red is one of my favourite colors and I really love butterflies on accessories.

On this lovely treasury, I have picked gorgeous items from great artists BreathtakingBeadzzz, YouniquelyChic, VintageFiligree, ShapeYourWorld, Columbina, TheGlassCrafter, Papertreats, DetailsDelights, katrinchen, BibBon, dreamalittle7, ColorBoxDesign...

For taking a look at this wonderful treasury or buy one of these unique and cute items please click...

just enjoy it!!!!

Sunday, March 8, 2009

2009 Spring Colors - 1

Pantone Inc. published Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2009.

Regarding to the report, "Spring traditionally evokes a sense of freshness and new beginnings, with sprouting shoots and blossoming flowers that inspire designers to breakout of the winter doldrums. Bright colors return to the top 10 list for spring '09,as designers incorporate vibrant pops into their collections, yet temper the vibrancy with deeper, translucent or neutral tones."

You can find 5 of top 10 colors of spring '09 below with their descriptions written on the report.

On comming days I will launch my spring collection with these spring colors :)..

"Palace Blue, a favourite among designers this season, takes a steadfast, classic, spring navy-liketone and makes it sparkle. Paired with just about any color in the report, it offers many intriguing spring combinations."

"Taking purple in a lighter direction, Lavender presents a softer, more summery hue, extending the mystical aspects of purple available last fall."

"As yellow continues to make its mark on the world of fashion, tangy Super Lemon brings a fun, optimistic outlook to the palette."

"Its luminosity is determined to evoke a smile and attract the roving consumer's eye. Taking a cue from its lemony neighbor, friendly and approachable Salmon Rose also conveys an optimistic outlook. The subtlest of oranges, Salmon Rose is flattering the most complexions and beautiful with summer glow."

"Think sensual and seductive Fuchsia Red for clothing, as well as lipstick and nail polish selection, this spring. With its blue understones, this cool red is a real show-stopper, adding a sense of elegance to the palette."

Saturday, March 7, 2009


I'm finally a blogger! Since I started my business one year ago on etsy I knew I should have a blog but I just never sat down and set it up. Well, now I have. :)

Please stay tuned for lots of trendyknitting news as well as a lot of other fun stuff, news about fashion and trends, knitting and crochet tips, news from other etsians etc...

Loves from beautiful Istanbul...