How did you come up with your business/shop name?
I love to create. Plus, while creating new things I love to have fun and joy! My business name is a combination of these 3 words.
Tell us a bit about your logo…
I only have a banner which I did. My designs are colorful & fun, so I want my logo to be clean & simple.
Please tell us about your shop and the items you sell…
I create & make handmade living pieces. Kids pillow covers, storage baskets, blankets, coasters and still working on new product lines…
My shop & products have changed, developed since I started my shop. I have tried out different products (painted wooden pieces, napkins, table runners, decorative pillows etc.). At the moment my main focus is creating for kids & teens which I think I am really good on it, since have a lot of experience with my 2 girls. I think my shop is now getting it’s unique style & identity, now represents me & my taste much much better.
Do you have a “Top Seller” or a personal favorite item?
I love all my designs but my favorite piece is my “Hello” pillow.
Where can we find your work?
Where are you based?
I am from Istanbul, Turkey.
Where do you get your inspiration?
My primary inspiration is my daughters. I love kids’ worlds.
What are you favorite books or blogs?
Oh, I love all kind of craft books, and I have lots of books, not only about sewing but on any crafts 🙂 Nowadays my favorites are Handmade Living by Lotta Jansdotter, Printing by Hand by Lena Corwin.
You cannot live without…
My sewing machine and my family 🙂
You’re not a fan of…
Rude & mean people.
We wouldn’t guess that…
I was working as a Senior HR Specialist till I became a mother, which is not a very creative job at all. But when I became a mother, I also became a very creative & practical woman
Do you have advice for other Etsy shop owners?
Work hard & be yourself! I have tried out many different products in order to sell. While trying, you see the time & effort you spent, if it sells or not, if you enjoy to make them etc… And finally you find the right products to focus on. Products that you love, that reflects your style & if you communicate them to your customers as you see & feel, then comes the sales…
One day, you hope to…
Draw my own illustrations & screen print them, hopefully not so far.
I hope you loved learning about LoveJoyCreate as much as I did,
and I sincerely hope you’ll check out more of her beautiful work!
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