Handmade Felt Flower Giveaway CLOSED

 

Getting to know Monique (greenviewlane)

Where are you from?

I live in Portland, Oregon with my husband and three kids (6, 3 and 3 months). I have a BFA in studio art and was a professional illustrator for 15 years. Currently, I am a stay at home mom. I get to watch my kids throw fits, punches and sometimes a cute little smile my way. It is well worth the it even though my heels have been replaced for flip-flops and my Bug for a Minivan.

What items do you carry in your shop?

Currently I carry all felt flowers as a supply for other crafters and hair accessories made with these flowers. This month I will also be adding supplies of rolled organza flowers and these flowers as brooches, hair accessories, shoe clips and pendants.

How did you decide on your shop name?

It is the street we live on.

How did you learn to make your flowers?

I was making some paper flowers for a wall hanging for my daughters room. They were these beautiful burgundy rice paper flowers that were coated with varnish. It the end they looked like real flowers and were just stunning but they took FOREVER. One night while sitting down to do my last batch for the project, I decided to see how fabric would turn out using the same technique. Felt was the first thing I grabbed. It was much more fun that the paper.

Do you have a blog, twitter, or facebook page?

I have a blog but I do have to say I haven’t put anything on it yet and doubt I ever will. I have three young kids. Need I say more?
My twitter account is: http://twitter.com/greenviewlane
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100001027474543

Anything else you would like us to know?

I saw Etsy in Dwell magazine when my oldest was just an infant. At the time, I went to the site and thought it would never fly because it was too hard to navigate and no way people buying handmade would turn commonplace. I could absolutely kick myself! But I love to create and I hope that I am able to keep on doing this for as long as possible.

I also do stamped polymer clay ornaments starting in July through the holiday season. These are my best sellers by far. I will make a shop announcement but you can also look for them in July on Etsy at http://www.etsy.com/shop/mbuster

Happy Crafting!

Buy It!
You can go to HERE to purchase Moniqu’s Felt Flowers !
Win It!
 
ONE of my lucky readers will win a 7-pack of any custom color combination!
 
Mandatory Entry….Go to greenviewlane and tell me what you which set you would choose and what you might use it for!
 
Extra Entries
 
1. Purchase an item from greenviewlane (5 entries, 5 separate comments)
 
2. Blog about this leaving a link to this giveaway as well as a link to greenviewlane (3 entries, 3 separate comments)
 
3. Heart (favorite) greenviewlane etsy shop
 
4. Follow Monique on Facebook and/or Twitter ( 1 Entry Each Method)
 
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9. Enter Brandy’s Giveaway at Giveaway Blogdom
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Contest will close on Wednesday May 19th at 11:59 p.m. MST and the winner will be chosen via Random.org and notified via e-mail. Giveaway is open U.S. only! No P.O Boxes Please!

Winner will have 48 hours to reply to my e-mail. If I do not hear back from the winner than another winner will be chosen!

**This was not a paid post and my honest opinion was used. The opinions are solely my own and may vary from others. Thank you, Monique (greenviewlane) for supplying the product(s) for the review and giveaway

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