Monday, November 30, 2009
Friday, November 27, 2009
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Thanks to HiddenTreasure for this gorgeous rainbow of handmade items!
You can view the treasury by clicking on the image below ... until it expires, of course!
Shop: BNdesign - http://bndesign.etsy.com
What kind of things do you make?
Mostly jewelry but also ACEO's. Most items are one of a kind, very colorful en made with all sorts of materials from all over the world.
How long have you been doing your craft?
Making jewerly for a few years now. That is making a much as I do now. But I have been creative since birth. When normal children went to football or some other sport I went to drawinglessons and pottery/ ceramics lessons.
When did you start selling & what inspired you to start selling?
2006. I graduated from Art Academy, I am an illustrative designer, and suddenly I spend more and more time making jewelry. So much that I had a big box full. I could never wear it all (or give it all alway) so I decided to try and sell it :)
Is this your full time job?
Unfortunately no. I hope someday! But at the moment I am working fulltime at a jewelry webshop and in my sparetime I am busy crafting and working on my etsy webshop.
What are your hobbies?
Well crafting of course! And just being creative, photography, illustation... But I also love to watch movies :)
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite color combination?
Purple with pink or lime or blue.
Which colors do you use most in your work?
Purple, pink, green, blue... I think every color but yellow, orange and red. But I even use those colors;)
What is your number one tip for success?
What do you think is the most fun way to promote?
Twitter, blog, etsy teams :)
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Here are some colorful, handmade items from non-members for you to enjoy.
(We hope that being featured on our blog inspires them to join our team!)
Sunday, November 22, 2009
NEW pink posie felted wool lanyard keychain from maddy and me designs....colorful felt disks pink orange yellow purple blue green red...bright fun texture
This one comes from Lynsey of SwirlyArts. Thanks Lynsey!
One website that you might enjoy playing around with is COLOURlovers, where you can create custom colors, palettes and patterns. You can use it to get colorful inspiration from other members or use it to inspire others by saving your palettes and colors right on the site.
You can even use the COLOURlovers site to create a custom Twitter design!
They also have a fantastic blog that highlights color trends in interior design and art, as well as basic tips and tricks for using color, news, and other interesting color-related articles.
Don't forget to check out the forums for color talk!
A small sampling of some of the awesome palettes created by COLOURlovers members:
A small sampling of some funky, colorful patterns created by COLOURlovers members:
Saturday, November 21, 2009
Don't forget to click, tweet, blog, and pass them on!
For more info on the team, you can check out the following links:
Etsy team page - http://team.etsy.com/viewteam.php?id=446
Forum thread - http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6355541
Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/groups/cicteam/
Tag search - "cic team" to find other members
If you're interested in joining, please e-mail craftingincolor[at]gmail.com and let me know that you would like to join, plus which e-mail address we can send an invite to. When we have received your application, a few of our members will vote to see if we will accept your shop into our team or not. You will be contacted about the results by e-mail.
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Friday, November 20, 2009
Orange: FREE SHIPPING - Summer Haze - Orange and Yellow Resin Necklace
Yellow: SALE/SALE/SALE----Large zipper pouch---Wise owls and mushrooms
Green: Green and White - Set of (3) Bangle Bracelets
Turquoise: Mandela earrings - Teal
Blue: Enchanted Shea Butter Lotion, Sweet Fruit with White Musk
Purple: Royal Purple Heart Pendant... a whimsical glitter resin pendant necklace ...handmade with love by isewcute
Pink: Slouch Hobo Tote in Michael Miller Geo Spring Fabric
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Lovely Autumn Tree by prettydreamer
Orange Leaves with Yellow Flowers Earrings by MistyAurora
Pumpkin Card by sweetmixcreations
handknit cocoa bean neckwarmer by maddyandme
Flowery Dangles in Rust by dinafragola
Sunday, November 15, 2009
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Red: Red Naugahyde Bunny
Orange: Sweet Treats Raspberry and Dreamsicle Slice Of Cake Soap
Yellow: Bird on a Branch Oval Wooden Magnet
Green: Happy Bunnies Resin Star Magnet (Glow In The Dark)
Turquoise: Teal teardrop swirl earrings
Blue: SALE- The Big Breakfast tote bag in blue gingham...
Purple: Lavender All Natural Perfume Oil by Body Language Soaps
Pink: Prima Ballerina Kitschy Earrings in pink
Friday, November 6, 2009
Orange: Orange kissed chandelier
Yellow: Toy Whistle Yellow
Turquoise: Santa Fe Earrings
Blue: EAT a Cupcake (aqua) - Scrabble Tile Pendant - Fun gift, party favor
Purple: Neck Art Pendant - Mona Lisa loves purple - Handmade art pendant using original artwork by Diana Evans
Pink: Pink Skull-Printed Gross-Grain Ribbon Ring
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
CUPCAKE - Keep Calm and Eat a Cupcake (brown pink) - Scrabble Tile Pendant by jessejanes
Handmade Large Cupcake Sparkly Stickers - Sweet Treats by DianaEvans
Lemon Cooler Vanilla Iced Cupcakes in Pink Cup Polymer Clay Charm Food Earrings by roscata
Sweet Treats Cotton Candy and Lemon Cheesecake Mini Cupcake Bath Bomb Set of 3 by AnitaCraftyCreations
Strawberry Cupcake - Sprinkles and Hearts Kawaii Necklace by tizzalicious
Birthday Cake Wishes Bath Bombs Set of 3 by KBShimmer