вторник, 2 октября 2012 г.

Preparation for giveaway.

I almost forgot.
I started to sell at Etsy  October 10 2011. My shop one year.
November 9, will be 2 years my blog.
I want to arrange a giveaway.
It now remains to come up with the prize and realize it. As you look for a prize in the form of a bunny, a rose or a peony, or better covers for something useful such as glasses or phone? I will be glad to advice. I will lead the a poll in the right column, I'd be happy if you vote.
You can vote until October 10, giveaway on November 9.

среда, 30 мая 2012 г.

вторник, 29 мая 2012 г.

Handbag-joke



Today I want to show an other bag - clutch, it will not go to the theater, the audience will be shocked.
Clutch took a few months ago and did not dare to show.


Is also made in the technique of Nuno felting. Closes with magnetic button.
The form of handbags can see for yourself how well it is very similar to the pants, as well as intended.



Here is a picture put in my shop on its seems to be in the style of Etsy.

Handbag Clutch and Black Iris


I  love irises, and recently saw for the first time a black iris and could not pass by, look what a beauty



I bought Iris, it well for a photo shoot of the new handbags



And some more photos of bags that have already flown away as a gift

Handbag made ​​in the technique of Nuno felting

вторник, 15 мая 2012 г.

SALE ! 15%







Every Wednesday in a blog Ukrainian team published by the  a 15% discount on goods from several stores.




I take part in this Wednesday. Go to the blog of the Ukrainian team and get a discount.









Butterfly Brooch



This beautiful butterfly brooch has been made from handcrafted felt. The butterfly is made in the technique of "felt glued" to the use of natural wool.



This butterfly is about 7cm from point to point at the top wings. It is 10cm diagonally from top wing to bottom wing.



The butterfly is very thin and lightweight.
Attaches to clothing with safety pins.



This butterfly can be purchased in my shop. 

среда, 11 апреля 2012 г.

Etsy’s April 2012 trends

From Etsy

  • Easter: With Easter Sunday falling in early April, now is the time to state any expedited shipping and local delivery/pickup options clearly within your item descriptions to take advantage of last-minute sales.
  • Spring: Bright spring colors, fashion, spring cleaning, outdoor activities, seasonal holidays and spring breaks.
  • Earth Day: Falling on the 22nd this month, Earth Day celebrates the environment and all the things we can do to be kind to the earth. Think in terms of reclaiming, recycling, upcycling, eco and environmentally friendly solutions, planting, conservation and energy savers.
  • Gardening: It’s spring planting time. Consider indoor, outdoor and urban gardens, tools, aprons and gloves, plant markers and signs, containers, vertical solutions, heirloom seeds and composting.
  • Fashion: Spring looks that can transition into summer — think light layers and bright accessories. Take advantage of spring break and vacation season by offering your lines of swim, beach and resort wear now. Tagging Tip: Try adding the term “fashion” to appropriate items to reach a broader shopping audience.
  • Weddings: Wedding season is in full swing; determine how your line of goods could expand into wedding offerings and tag accordingly if appropriate.
  • Prom, Parties and Glam: Party-style dresses, vintage frocks, and the glamourous accessories to complete the perfect look. Also trending: makeup, false eyelashes, nail polish and stickers, and hair pins.
  • Mother’s Day: April signifies the start to Mother’s Day shopping. Think in terms of gift ideas incorporating personalization. Other popular gift categories include cards, vases, bath and spa sets, jewelry, fashion accessories, smartphone accessories, edible gift sets and creative takes on family portraits.
  • Intro to Graduation: College and university graduations take place in early to mid-May while high school ceremonies usually take place in early to mid-June. Think in terms of keepsake gifts, personalization, milestone achievements, and innovative ways to present cash gifts. Don’t forget about those end of the year gift ideas for teachers, too.
  • Seasonal Escapes: Offerings for seasonal destinations: spring breaks, resorts, beaches, cruises, and ski excursions, along with appropriate luggage, travel gear, fashion, and gadgets.
  • Birthdays: April’s birthstone is diamond; star signs include Aries and Taurus (March 21 – April 20: Aries, April 21 – May 20: Taurus).
April’s Trends:
  • Gardening: Planters, vertical solutions, tools, garden markers, heirloom seed varieties, compost bins, terrariums, bird and bee houses.
  • Gadget Accessories: Innovative gadget cases, docking stations, speakers, amplifiers and accessories, especially geared around the iPhone 4S, iPad and Kindle Fire.
  • References to Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Mad Men & Alice in Wonderland — all trending in pop culture. Think in terms of symbols like arrows, birds, wizardry, magic, enchanted forests, rabbits, whimsy and mid century modern fashion and decor.
  • Vintage Fashion and Decor: With the return of Mad Men‘s season 5, expect to see inspired vintage collections trending once again.
  • Weddings: Engagement rings, both handcrafted and antique. Vintage, retro and rockabilly references, photobooths and props, fan programs, Mad Libs, personalized wine labels, fingerprint guest books, DIY decorations, and creative takes on the little details from save the dates all the way to favors.
  • Nails: lacquers, polishes and stickers.
  • Infinity Styles: Rings, scarves, bracelets & necklaces.
  • Sports: Time for baseball season, hockey playoffs and golf: The Masters! Think in terms of teams, colors, and sportsmanship.
  • Organization and Storage: Spring cleaning! Fresh solutions for getting organized.
  • Personalization: Gift ideas with monograms, initials, text, numbers, zodiac, constellations, portraits, custom labels, stamps, fingerprints and family trees.
  • Cottage: Chic decor and accessories.
  • Home: Window curtains, drapes, shower curtains, bedding and hardware.
  • Fashion: Spring basics and accessories, lighter layers, leggings, and bright colors.
  • Culinary Trends: DIY culinary kits are on the rise. Classic cocktails, homebrewing, beer and wine accessories, herb infusions and kits, garden to table.
  • Designer Vintage: Authentic fashion, collectibles, bikes and auto accessories.
  • Letters, Numbers, and Symbols: Large vintage signage, letterpress blocks, monogram housewares and typewriter keys.
  • Natural History: Woodland forest themes and animals, birds, owls, squirrels, hedgehogs, chipmunks, bunnies, butterflies, feathers, nests, eggs, acorns, leaves, trees, branches, woodgrain, and natural colors.
  • Lockets, secret hiding places, skeleton keys, arrows, diamonds, paper cuts, silhouettes, fortune cookies, wishbones, constellations, fortune telling.
  • Large scale vintage and handmade paper maps, botanical and anatomy charts.
  • Upcycled lights, lamps, exposed bulbs, and chandeliers.
  • Vintage cameras, especially Polaroids with film.
  • Bike caddies, baskets, and creative accessories.
  • Embellished, painted & customizable shoes.
  • Video game-inspired references
  • Writable chalkboard surfaces
  • Designed Fabric Yardage
  • Wall and laptop decals
  • The little black dress
  • Mermaids
  • Ear cuffs
If you make items that fit well with the themes outlined, try stocking up and listing them in advance to take advantage of potential shipping deadlines and site features. Do you already have items in your shop that match? That’s great! Revisit those items to make sure your tags, titles and descriptions reflect keywords that shoppers might be looking for during this time of year. This is also a great opportunity to revamp your item photography. Check out some great how-to’s on item photography to get started. For those who enjoy making treasury lists, we’ll be looking to highlight lists that interpret these themes in a creative and cohesive ways. Please tag your treasuries accordingly.
Upcoming Dates to Remember
  • April is known as: International Guitar Month and National Poetry Month (U.K.)
  • April 1: April Fools
  • April 2: Children’s Book Day
  • April 5-8: Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta
  • April 4: Ching Ming Festival (Hong Kong)
  • April 6 – 14: Passover
  • April 6: Good Friday
  • April 8: Easter Sunday
  • April 11-15: Pictoplasma Festival, Berlin. 
  • April 12 – 14: Grand National (U.K.)
  • April 17: Tax Deadline
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • April 23: St George’s Day
  • April 25: Anzac Day (Australia)
  • April 27: Freedom Day (South Africa)
  • April 27: Arbor Day
  • April 30: Queen’s Day (Netherlands)
  • April 30 – May 4: 2012 Australian Fashion Week

воскресенье, 8 апреля 2012 г.

Lunch Surprise

I'll tell you a little story :))

One day bunnies gave the fox a huge egg. 
Fox already has his eyes from their sockets came out of this unexpected gift. Fox was going to eat, lick, drool dripping ...

But the foxes did not know, eggs was whith a surprise.






Fox pulled the rope, and cracked the egg, and from there ... no chick started to hatch ... and something green with a long nose ....




Fox had seen his lunch and turned to stone :))

Fox shocked, rabbits happy :))

A leisurely lunch went to a nearby river.


Moral: Look what you're going to eat, or lunch can eat your, or what other moral, what you prefer :))

четверг, 22 марта 2012 г.

Bunny Rescue in red pants with lifebuoy

In my Etsy shop a new rabbit. 
Rabbit in red pants will save you from sorrow and grief !
This is one of my Needle felted bunny rabbits - rescuer!

He is needle felted from fine peach carded wool.
No wire armature . Eyes is made from polymer clay. 

 His sandals made ​​of paper rope and cardboard, painted with acrylic and decorated with rope.


I have made her with a lot of love and time.


This bunny is just 6 inches long (15 cm) with ears. 






понедельник, 5 марта 2012 г.

My article on etsy russian team Blog

My article on etsy russian team Blog  about a concert of Tarja Turunen that took place in Kiev, Ukraine is  here.




On February 2nd, 2012 my husband and I attended a concert of Tarja Turunen that took place in Kiev, Ukraine. Tarja is a famous Finnish singer with an opera voice - a mezzo-soprano. She is an ex-vocalist of Finnish symphonic metal group Nightwish. She arrived in Kiev with her farewell tour «What Lies Beneath».

So, it was unforgettable. The energy of Tarja and her musicians immediately captured the audience and held it until the end of the concert. And it's not only due to, without the slightest exaggeration, the wonderful voice of Tarja, who seemed to sing not only with her voice but also with her whole body, but also for the musicians, their performance on stage. It was evident that the whole group got great pleasure from playing. The drummer, guitarist and bassist created granite-tight sound, that was complemented colorfully by the cello of Max Lilja (ex-Apocalyptica). His «cutting like a knife» passages, sometimes souned more like guitar solos than the sound of the cello. Keyboardist Christian Kretschmar, almost invisible behind the huge number of musical instruments, helped by synthesizing cosmic atmosphere, softening the overall sound picture, and lending even more fairy-tale feel to the voice of Tarja.


In addition to songs from the last two solo albums, Tarja sang the famous «Bless the Child» from the old repertoire of Nightwish. When the audience heard the first chords of the song, it burst into a complete ecstasy, and rightfully so since the song sounded just as good as when performed by Nightwish.
A few words about the audience - it was very diverse: grey-haired older folk, businessmen, young people with long hair, gothic-style girls and middle-aged ladies. They were all brought together by their love of Tarja’s music.


The concert was a complete success, it was a lot of fun and we had an unforgettable time, and memories of it will last until the next Tarja 's visit to Ukraine.

And when it happens again I'm so going to that concert ...

четверг, 16 февраля 2012 г.

Happy Easter bunny with Easter basket



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My new needle felted toys - Happy Easter bunny with Easter basket.


The Easter bunny has brought Easter eggs in his basket!

He is needle felted from fine beige carded wool.


No wire armature. Eyes is made from polymer clay.

I have made her with a lot of love and time.

This bunny is just 4 1/2 inches long (11,5 cm) with ears.


Easter basket was made of a mixture of wool merino and
 carded wool.



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