Sunday, May 18, 2014

The Artist Behind The Etsy ~ The Feathered Nest


Being a part of the Etsy community, not only as a seller but as a customer, I have come across many talented individuals.  With this series, I hope to introduce you to some of these creative people, finding out where they find their creativity, and a little bit more about them.

This week I’d like to introduce you to Dawn of Sew Many Roses a/k/a The Feathered Nest.  Dawn also has a blog called The Feathered Nest.

What a wonderful honor! Thank you so much Kathy for the opportunity to share a little about myself here on your blog. I've been blogging now for over seven years at The Feathered Nest. I couldn't believe how many friends I made and how much I had in common with these new friends! Soon after starting my blog, I knew I wanted to open my very own Etsy store to sell my artwork and creations.

Precious Leather Baby Shoe Pincushion Embellished with Vintage Buttons, Antique Lace and Trim FREE SHIPPING

For as long as I can remember, I have loved creating beautiful things. The blog was the perfect place to share this creativity with others and Etsy was the perfect venue to sell my wares. What a wonderful journey it has been too!

I soon realized that I should put together tutorials to share how I have created several projects. Taking photos of each step of the process, with written instructions included, was another great way to share creativity. These tutorials have been a staple to my Etsy store. Each one is presented in a downloadable PDF format and priced very reasonably. The beautiful thing? These tutorials are perfect for beginners as well as advanced artists.

PDF Nest Baby in a Jar Tutorial no shipping cost

Some people like to protect their trade secrets when it comes to creating. Not me. I want to share how I do it so others can experience the wonderful feeling of creating something beautiful!

PDF Bird Nest Assemblage Tutorial no shipping cost

My Etsy store is a perfect venue to sell my tutorials as well as any other little thing I may whip up! Plus I occasionally add little treasures that I've collected over the years. My stash is ever evolving and sometimes you just have to let things go!

Sweet Elf Fairy Shoe Ornament Tutorial

Thank you again dear Kathy. You are a sweet, creative friend and I so appreciate being featured on your blog.

Thank you so much, Dawn, for sharing your story and your creativity.  It is always a pleasure to see the beautiful things that you create!  You can visit Dawn’s Etsy shop here and her blog here.  


NanaDiana said...

Dawn is SOOO very talented, Kathy. I love all her creations. Thanks for featuring her here...hope others find her blog, too- xo Diana

Anonymous said...

Dawn has lovely creations! Her items are so romantic! I love the silver sugar bowl in her shop! Thanks for featuring her Etsy shop today!

BECKY said...

Just love Dawn's creations! Such a gifted lady!!
Have a lovely week, Kathy!

The Feathered Nest said...

Thank you so much sweet Kathy!!! I'm so very honored to be featured on you blog ~ you are the BEST!! hugs and love, Dawn

Ordinary J said...

Love those journals..

Dorthe said...

Dawn is a wonderful artist and dear friend, -I have followed her blog for so many years, and love her creations, of which I have some in my home, purchased in her Etsy shop. Also her tutorials are so wonderfully explained and photographed - yes I love Dawn and her beautiful creations, very much.
Greetings from Dorthe

chateau chic said...

Dawn's creations are so sweet and lovely!
Mary Alice

Linda K. said...

Dawn ' s soul and personality comes out in her creativity. She is truly a wonderful person and has the talent to inspire all of us!

Queen Bee Cottage

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Kathy, Love this feature! Dawn is an amazing talent and her creations are wonderful. Such an inspiration.
Have a great week!!

Okio B Designs said...

I love Dawn's blog and Etsy shop. Her work is amazing!


Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Dawn certainly has some beautiful things!...

Vee said...

Dawn is one creative and talented gal and one of the most generous bloggers in Blogdom. I own a number of her tutorials and they are just as she describes...easy to follow and well described with quality photos to show things clearly. I have purchased a number of the sachets and have always been impressed with the quality of her work. I also own a peat pot creation that I adore...won that one in a giveaway. Thank you for featuring Dawn today!

Paper Profusion said...

A lovely tribute to Dawn - I absolutely love her creations. Nicola x

farmhouse-story said...

lovely creations! thanks for sharing dawn, kathy!

Jann said...

Dawn is amazing-I've been following her blog for years now. She is generous, talented, and very sweet. Her creations are always beautiful.

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