Friday, March 27, 2009
Etsy Chatter Featured Seller of the Week
1. Who is Jupita?
Jupita is an enigma! Oh, wait, no. I am a mother, a wife, an artist, a wanderer, an activist, an organ donor, and so much more.
2. What kind of crafting/art do you do? How long have you been doing it?
Doodle. Paint. Sing. Sculpt. Build. Create. Collage. A little bit of it all. I have been creating pieces of art (or what I call art) since I was a toddler. (Ketchup and Mustard renderings of Ronald McDonald count, right??)
3. Where do you pull your inspiration from?
My children. My caffeine addiction.
4. What is your favorite medium?
It is actualy a GRANDE thank you. Sheesh, you would think after all this time, people would KNOW the lingo.
In all seriousness, anything lying around. I love to take things destined for the circular filing cabinet (read: trash can) and make them into FUN works of art.
5. Is Etsy/your art your full time job, or just an on the side project?
Etsy is my play ground. I like the teeter totter.
6. How did you find Etsy?
Oddly, a Barista at STARBUCKS! She showed me a cute necklace that she had bought on Etsy.. I wandered in, became a buyer. After some convincing from others, I decided to sell my things here.
7. How did you become ADDICTED to Etsy CHAT?
I'm not an addict. I can quit anytime.. /msg heathenshearth I REALLY can quit. I SWEAR!
8. What is your favorite piece that you have done?
My favorite creations are my four boys! Sebastian, OThello, Maynard and Atreyu.
9. What is your favorite Etsy shop (other than yours)?
oooh. Well, here is where I get some of my Fix's: Soap: heathenshearth; Mexican Hot Cocoa: Suebeebuzz; random fun supplies: supplylounge; and TONS of others..
10.Tips for other Artists?
BE Original. Create something! Use your IMAGINATION!
11.Tell me a Secret about yourself.
Finding Nemo makes me cry.
12. Any parting words of wisdom? Questions? Comments?
Why haven't you sent me your used gift cards yet? hmmmm. I mean, come on go GREEN with me.
And for fun... A Giveaway!
Go to www.jupita.etsy.com and comment here with your favorite item. Next Friday we will choose a random comment and that person will win a CUSTOM Upcycled Gift card bracelet from JUPITA!