Monday, July 23, 2007

Featured Artist of the Week

This week's artist makes very unusual and cute greeting cards. This week we are featuring

Here is our interview with the artist, Haley:

Describe what you make?

I mostly make poodle-themed greeting cards. I take famous and well-known paintings and recreate them with poodles as the stars.

What mediums do you enjoy working in most?

I like working with anything 2 dimensional. Especially paper and various drawing and printing medias.

How long have you been creating craft?

I've been doing crafts since at least high school though just as gifts and not for purchase. I recently started my own business focusing on greeting cards.

How did you get started?

After a lot of thought and planning to make sure that this would be a fruitful adventure, I draw up a few designs and opened shop on my own website. I found Etsy a couple of months ago and I thought it would boost my sales.

Where does the name of your shop come from?

I wanted to make my name broad enough to add other items besides just greeting cards at some point but I wanted people to realize that everything I make is handmade and unique!

What would you most want people to know about your work?

I love making it and I love that its theme is poodles. They are wonderful and aren't as prim and proper as everyone seems to think!

What words of advice do you have for other artists?

Keep making art daily and promoting yourself to become known in your local area, however you decide what that is. Make art about what you love. There's some people out there who will love your work just as much as your love creating it. You just have to find them!


Go over to her shop
or her website! You will find some very different cards!

And while you are at Etsy, come visit us at

1 comment:

Deb at the Bunker Studio said...

Very nice, professional blog. I read through your craft show tips and enjoyed them a lot, you have some great tips.
I just started my blog a couple days ago and have a lot to learn about blogging to say the least ;)
Glad you posted yours on Etsy so I could find it.
Stop by my Etsy shop if you get a chance,