The California Crafters Club of Etsy (CCCOE) is a group of independent artists, crafters, & artisans from California who sell their wares on Etsy.com.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Hello, Spring

This week's challenge--show us something that makes you think of spring...

The Crafty Nana says:
I love making stuffed toys. These birds remind me of Spring when the birds return.
Birds, Stuffed Toys, Handmade
Handmade Stuffed Birds

We created our first custom "flower girl" necklace when a customer wanted something special to give the flower girl in their wedding. We played around a bit and eventually came up with this sweet heart, filled with a cute flower texture, and the flower girl's first initial. We painted the necklace to match the Spring wedding's colors and the bride was ecstatic! Ever since then, it makes us think of Spring blooms and everyone picks pretty pastels to be painted onto their custom creation.

Custom Flower Girl Initial Necklace - match to your wedding colors- 14" • silver plated chain • sweet and girly • granddaughter niece
Custom Flower Girl Initial Necklace

Fine Art print of a Dogwood Tree blooming in my native Kentucky in Spring!

Pink Tree. Oil Painting Print on Canvas Paper. 8" x 8". Housewarming Gift. Nursery. Spring Art.
Pink Tree

With spring comes beauty everywhere. The trees are turning green, flowers are blooming, and the sun is out. I wanted to make something to remind people that beauty is about perspective. A dandelion can be considered a weed, but if you look close, it is beautiful just like many things in our world :)

Beauty is about perspective - Entry Way Art, 8x10 Printable,  Home Decor Dandelion Photo, Dandelion Art Print
Beauty is about perspective - Entry Way Art

With Spring comes new life and the beginning of wedding season. I started making these boxes because I needed something for the jewelry and embroidered items I sell. So many people loved my packaging and suggested that I sell it - so I have recently made some of my specialty packaging available in my shop. As with all my work, I use recycled materials as much as possible. It is my goal to make things that are new and fresh from what would have been discarded. I think starting off a new life together in an eco friendly way is perfect. I hope you like it.

Wedding Cake Favor Box, Receptions, Bridesmaids Gifts, Bridal Shower, Eco Friendly Gift Wrap, Specialty box 123 cc tenx tt Steam jgt ocean
Wedding Cake Favor Box

What makes you think of spring?

4 comments:

  1. Wonderful post! All of these items are so pretty, perfect for springtime!

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  2. What a fun post. Definitely spring blossoms make me think of spring. In the trees and especially the first tulips and daffodils. And the desert flowers.

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  3. Wonderful post - love the theme! Thanks!

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