My mom and her sister have always collected stickers, along with greeting cards (and other things, of course.)
Recently I’ve branched out into creating stickers with the vintage images I use in my Etsy store, and I’m having so much fun with it!
It took a while to get the right sticker stock, and program to make them. Usually I use InDesign, but this time went with a program by Avery, who makes the sticker stock I’m using.
Right now I’m staying with a simple 1.5″ round sticker for my designs, but at some point might branch out to do kiss-cut stickers, which will require the purchase of something like a Cricut machine. I need to evaluate how they do in my market before making that leap.
But for now, I’m really enjoying the process of putting my images on sticker stock, and the only problem is deciding which ones to do first!
Tonight my husband and I are attending a meeting at the Kentucky Horse Council, so I’ve been working pulling together a group of horse themed greeting cards to donate to the door prizes. One of my favorites of these is a lovely card by artist Aleardo Terzi, from a vintage postcard, circa 1918. In it we can see a young woman holding the bridle of a white horse. It’s available as a card, print, bookplate, or fabric block in my Etsy store now:
Two more Treasuries! It’s always such a pleasure to be included in a creative Treasury on Etsy, not the least of reasons is that it encourages me to seek outside my box, as it were, and discover things I might not find otherwise.
Today my wonderful Cowboy Couple card is included in this Treasury: Rodeo, which is full of all things Western.
And my New Moon Bunny fabric block is included in an eclectic group titled Monday Loves:
Several more Treasuries to tell about on Etsy today. The first is titled “you saw the whole of the moon“, and is filled with unique items with a lunar theme, including my Bunny Moon fabric block:
The second is titled Horsing Around, and is filled with wonderful horse-themed items, including my Gertrude Kay Boy Rides Fairy Horse fabric block, from a vintage book illustration:
It’s always a privilege to be included in Treasuries on Etsy, thanks so much to those who think my items worthy of same!
Have several attractive Treasuries to show off today, all of which include one of my cards (natch.)
The first is Angels Among Us . . . which has a host of angelic images and items, and a sad undertone. It’s worth the trip over to check it out. The curator included my card based on a vintage real photo image
The second Treasury I was lucky enough to be featured in is Falling of the rain….. which included my Frogs with Umbrella card:
The third is Voyage Dans La Lune (A Trip To The Moon), which includes my very popular Bunny Moon card:
Thanks to you all, and keep up the good work!
Today not one but two of my cards have been featured in a Treasury on Etsy, so I am feeling doubly blessed! The Curator is thinking about selling herself on Etsy, and made a Treasury of some of the items that have inspired her to bring her own art to the site soon.
Here are the two cards I was lucky enough to have featured by her:
A fun mermaid image by artist Willy Pogany
And a lovely work from an illustration by Jane Mary Dealy.
A fun Treasury on Etsy today features one of my cards, a lovely image by artist Roy Best. The Treasury has a fox hunting theme, if you’re into horses and riding to the hounds, stop by and check it out! Here’s my card, you can find it in my Etsy Store: