Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Member Spotlight: Revival Vintage Design
Name: helga shepherd
Location: los angeles
What kind of things do you make?
Eco friendly pillows, animals and accessories
How long have you been doing your craft?
forever I used to be a dress designer in the UK
When did you start selling and what inspired you to start selling?
May 2009, I moved from UK and needed a new challange, I love vintage and wanted to preserve some of the beautiful fabric that just gets trashed.
Is this your full time job?
yes as well as looking after 3 kids , 2 cats , one dog, oh yes and a husband
What are your hobbies?
not much time for hobbies, but love gardening, music, watching sport, good books, cooking, and generally being creative I want to learn to paint and maybe sculpt
What is your favorite color?
turquoise, it always makes me smile
What is your favorite color combination?
turquoise and cerise pink
Which colors do you use most in your work?
As I work in vintage it is what ever I find, but love the really bright 70's prints the ones that really hurt your eyes/
What is your number 1 tip for success?
Keep going do not give up it takes time !!! and keep trying new ways to promote
What do you think is the most fun way to promote?
I love the forums you meet such great people. and I tweet which is fun now that I have learn how it works.