Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Wednesday Etsy Feature - DelightfulDeceits!

Starting today I shall be featuring another Etsy artist each Wednesday. The first artist I'd like to introduce you to is Becki from DelightfulDeceits.  She has a wonderful selection of greeting cards, tags, prints and more.

Read on to learn more about Becki!

>>> Give us a little background about yourself

HI! I am a 28 year old stay at home mom. I have an 8 year old daughter and have been married for 8 years. I have always been artistic, either acting on a stage, painting, drawing, singing ect...I became fascinated with jewelry and creating unique pieces. A friend introduced me to scrapbooking and from there my creative mind desired to create unique and fantastic greeting cards. I started off making them only for family, but every family member said I should sell them! There are not many crafts I do not do I enjoy creating no matter what it is.

>>> What do you create?
Many things, Jewelry, hair accessories, keychains, magnets, greeting cards, art, digital photography, and altered jewelry boxes.

>>> What type of materials do you like working with?
I create many things and use a vast array of materials. I always use high quality materials in anything I create.

>>> Is this a full time or part time venture?
Full time, I do not work outside the home, therefore i spend most of my time creating things. I come up with new ideas all the time.

>>> How to you manage your time?
I manage my time very strictly. I am writing a book, manage two shops, and one blog. I also manage a household. I blog three days a week. I spend two days a week creating new items. I spend most late evenings promoting my shop. Three days a week I focus on writing a book.

>>> What is your favorite item in your shop right now and why?
I have so many favorites in my shop. I have two shops as well so This is my favorite from my art/card shop: Vintage Tatoo - Mother Card - Funny

This is my favorite from my jewelry and accessories shop: Grandmas Broach Barrette

>>> What are your goals for 2009?
My main goal is to reestablish my shops and regain traffic. I would absolutely love to sell many items, but my main goal is just to reestablish.

And just for fun...

>>> Favorite color

>>> Favorite food

>>> Favorite music
Depends on what I am doing I am well rounded musically
Current favorites include
Celtic folk music
Lilly Allen
MOdest mouse
Black eyed peas
Kate Nash

>>> Favorite movie
Currently Role Models
All time
Bram Stokers Dracula