Monday, August 1, 2011

Honey Willow Designs

In celebration of Buy Michigan Week, I’ll be highlighting some extremely talented Michigan Artists. Today is Marie from Honey Willow Designs.

1. Why and/or how did you get interested in making your products?
I have always had my hands in something creative since I was a child from drawing to handmade Christmas ornaments. Around the age of 20 I turned my creative eye to jewelry for stress relief. I began to sell on Etsy in 2006 under mlkpdesigns, but later became too busy with a full-time job, grad school, and planning a wedding. After getting married and graduating from grad school in 2010 things quieted back down and Honey Willow Designs was born in October. I felt I was a different person hence the creation of a new business for my wares.

2. Do you make/design the product or do other people help you?
I make and design all jewelry and hair accessories with the exception of some metal-work that is the brainchild of my husband, Mark. He is given credit in any listing he had a had in. Home and garden decor (coming soon) is a combined effort between Mark and I.

3. What is the favorite piece you have made and why?
My favorite piece are my raindrop earrings:

I just love the way they sparkle and remind me of rain cascading down which I find so relaxing.

Arent't these gorgeous earrings? And I really like her photo of them as well.

4. What are your other favorite Pieces?
My favorite pieces besides the raindrop earrings are:

These and many other wonderful peices are all available for purchase in her etsy shop:

Marie will be at the following craft shows, so stop by and see her wonderful work!

August 13 4pm-9pm- Avenue for the Arts Market in Grand Rapids 100 block of south division
September 10-11 - The Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival in Paw Paw

You can also find Marie Here:

Marie is also opening another etsy shop, stay tuned to find out more!

Have a great Monday everyone.

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