Featured Artist: Emma’s Animal Creations

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Emma H, from Durham, NC is today’s featured artist!  Her tagline?  “Where Yarn And Imagination Collide” (copywright)  Check out her Etsy shop at EmmasAnimalCreations and read more about her right here at Promo Junkies:

How did you get started on Etsy?

I started my Etsy shop in April, and I honestly didn’t know what to expect. I had no idea on how to promote my shop/items, and I had no idea about SEO.

What was your inspiration for your shop?

I don’t really have an inspiration. I just wanted to make cute things 🙂

What is your favorite shop item from your own shop and why? 

This is my favorite item in my shop.

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I was so sad when he got sold! My little sisters were too, so I ended up making a replica of him. They called him “baby blue bear”.

Here are some pictures of the replica: www.ravelry.com/projects/brickgirl16/timmy-the-teddy-bear a little different, but still cute.

How do you unwind when you’re not creating?

Well, I do knit (I am not currently selling knitted items, so it counts as “unwinding”). Also, I LOVE to swim. The last time I swam was Oct. 1st, and it was FREEZING. I also like to bike (which I haven’t done in forever). 

List 3 of your favorite Etsy shops.

I love this shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/YouHadMeAtCrochet

And this one:  https://www.etsy.com/shop/SouthernElite

And last, but not least: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Yokoo

How would you describe your work style?

Relaxing, enjoyable, and fun!

If you could choose any one superhero power, what would it be and why?

I always wanted to fly 🙂

If you knew then what you know now, what would you do differently in opening your Etsy store? 

I would have added good tags to all of my items, taken multiple photos of my items, take my photos with the flash on my camera OFF, and added lots more items. And, I would promote my shop more, on teams on off of Etsy

Thank you so much Emma H for letting us dig deeper into who you are and what inspires you to create your adorable little creatures!   To our readers, if you know someone that should be featured here at Promo Junkies, please email us at promojunkiesetsy@gmail.com with a short description of who they are, where they operate, and what makes them something to brag about.

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