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Etsy Seller Interview Series-FiredEarthHomeArts

Updated on May 19, 2015

1. When did you open your shop?

"I opened my shop on Jan 21, 2015."

2. What do you make?

"I make wood burned products. Cutting boards, coasters, and now my own homemade beeswax wood butter."


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3. What is your favorite item in your shop?

"My favorite item is

4. What is your biggest challenge?

"My biggest challenge is getting my name out there. Promoting is difficult when there are thousands of other Etsians and crafters selling their beautiful products."

5. Where are you from?

"I am from Schenectady, NY."


6. Why do you love Etsy?

"I love Etsy because it gives people the ability to showcase there handmade products. The internet now allows crafters to show off their talent."

7. Tell me about your shop

"My shop actually almost happened by accident. I have always loved art, went to college for fine arts, but always knew I would never be able to make a living out of it. Just this past year, I was looking for handmade gift ideas for my boyfriend for Christmas. I discovered wood burning on Pinterest. I decided I would try it as he loves to cook and loves to hunt. I wood burned a deer cutting board for him. After a lot of encouragement I opened shop after wood burning cutting boards."

9. What kind of craft would you like to learn next?

"I would LOVE to learn how to knit. I know how to sew, but knittting is a whole different story. I have always admired knitters."

10. What's in store for the future?

"I hope to continue my wood burning art and making art to make others happy. I enjoy what I do and hope to share my passion and make others want to learn any kind of craft they are interested in."


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      FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

      Those cutting boards are gorgeous.