Here we go!
Our first store is Handmade Fun by a Dame Named Redd and the owners' name is Redd.
How did you get started: "I got started on Etsy because a friend of mine said it would be a really cool place to check out. I figured I was making all of this stuff anyways, so I might as well share!"
Her fave piece on her store:
That beautiful Sassy Silver Seahorse Cameo Brooch -->
JenniferTodd is a new store on Etsy, and its owner Jennifer Todd is a graphic designer.
How she got started:"I'm trying to parlay my design skills into a money making adventure; and unlike many other banner shops on etsy, I do have formal training in graphic design."
Her fave piece:
Matryoshka gift tag printable PDF template
Our next store is Life Art Designs.
How it all started: "I got started here because I was having to much trouble setting up a personal website on my own. This has given me a chance to figure out the ins and outs of an online presence."
Fave Piece in store:
Tomato Soup Red With a Sun Burst of Peach Bracelet
The owner of Darlenedecorates, Darlene started selling on Etsy when " I was doing a local craft show and one of the crafters explained etsy, I was hooked since then."
Her fave piece :
<-- Handmade natural LAVENDER Soaps
Fantasybeader is run by Heather.
Her fave item in her shop is:
Stunning Unicorn Seed Bead Earrings-->http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=16711807
Misty Ridge Designs is also a jewelry store!
Owner: Heather and a friend
How it all began: "I got started on ETSY because I had been shopping around here for a few months thanks to a referral from an artist friend. She suggested that I try to sell some of my jewelry here so i gave it a try."
Favorite piece of work:
Black Glass Pendant with Silver Swirls Necklacehttp://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=18848680
Great pieces of art! I believe this is a great way to meet all the great shops in Etsy and the artists that run them. These are the first six features from the 12 that I promised on the forums. The other six are up in another blog; I didn't want to make this one soo long! =D