Friday’s Featured Artist & Some Holiday Cheer

Merry Christmas everyone! Oh….. it’s MARCH? I guess mother nature didn’t get the memo since she’s dumping BUCKETS OF SNOW in my front yard. I hear the weather is really nice and sunny elsewhere in the world. But not here. It’s snowing. Three days ago was the official First Day of Spring and it’s freaking SNOWING. So I figure I might as well spread some holiday cheer and wish everyone a Merry Christmas (or Hanukkah or Kwanza or whatever your preference may be). Because after all, we all know that the holidays are basically the only thing that make such crappy weather bearable. Oh, and finding new handmade artist we adore. That also helps.

In case you don’t feel like going out and getting another tree to put in your living room, allow me to brighten up your day by introducing you to Cathy from PosyPop. Find out more about this wonderful artist and her creations by reading the interview below. (Oh, and feel free to tell me what awesome weather you are having where YOU live in the comments below. Feeling envious once and awhile isn’t such a bad thing as long as it reminds me we aren’t all humming Deck the Halls.)

Can you sum yourself up in 3 sentences? Give it a go!
I’m a stay at home mom, a wife, an Etsy seller, and the organizer of my local moms group. I am an Etsy addict, because not only do I love to sell my creations, but I buy way too much too! I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, creating jewelry, crafting, and watching films from the 30’s and 40’s.

Locket Necklace - $30

Tell us about what you sell:
I sell vintage inspired jewelry…rings, earring, bracelets, necklaces. I often use vintage components in my items and I have a great time hunting for those little treasures.

Cuff Bracelet - $17

What is your favorite thing about creating/collecting?
My favorite thing about creating is the whole process, from finding components, to listing and selling my items on Etsy. It something I can say I really enjoy and I do it because I love it.

Where do you find your inspiration?
My inspiration comes from anything from old films, to ideas and colors that just pop into my head when I look at a vintage jewelry component.

Owl Earrings - $17

Do you have any selling tips or tricks for other online sellers?
Have clear photos, thorough descriptions, and ship quickly. I can’t stress enough how important photos are.

Where can we find you outside of your shop ?

www.facebook.com/PosyPop
www.posypop.blogspot.com

Do you have a coupon code for us?
MBD10 for 10% off

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6 thoughts on “Friday’s Featured Artist & Some Holiday Cheer

  1. Rose March 23, 2012 at 10:43 am Reply

    So sorry about the snow! Hopefully it won’t last long. Nice feature today. The turquoise in the cuff bracelet is a gorgeous shade.

    Link up your Friday Feature with me!

  2. Cathy March 23, 2012 at 11:20 am Reply

    I can’t thank you enough for the feature :) You’re fabulous!

    • MegansBeadedDesigns March 23, 2012 at 11:45 am Reply

      You’re welcome Cathy! Thank you for sharing your beautiful jewelry with us!

  3. Mari Hill March 23, 2012 at 11:55 am Reply

    I live in Austin,Tx we had about 5 minutes of snow 3 years ago. People ran out of offices and restaurants to look at it. I was from Okla where we only get 3-4 months if lucky of good weather.

    I love your blog and jewelry.

  4. Trina (Trina's Clay Creations) March 23, 2012 at 4:29 pm Reply

    Cathy’s jewelry is beautiful, love those earrings! Thanks for introducing her!

    Hope your springtime weather begins SOON and the snow goes away!! The weather here was so strange this winter. I live in Michigan and we hardly got any snow… Very mild winter for here. And even though it’s March, we should still be having cold temps, but we’ve had a few days where it reached nearly 90 degrees! Unheard of here, for this time of year.

    Off to visit Cathy’s links!

  5. MyAmari March 25, 2012 at 5:25 am Reply

    Great feature and I am loving that flower cuff bracelet!
    We moved from UT last year and snow is one thing I don’t miss. Hope the weather warms up for you soon!

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