Thursday, January 14, 2010

Introducing Our Featured Artist for Jan. 15!!

Today's artist is someone I have known for quite a while and I am feeling SO blessed to have her featured here! She is so amazingly talented and she is one of the nicest people around. I have had the honor of getting to know her for a the past few years. You are going to LOVE her post and first it's time to get to know this amazingly talented artist!!



Hi there! My name is Tessa Ann. I live in beautiful Bend, Oregon with my adorable husband, Steven of 11 years. We hope to have a family soon, but now have 3 furry-babies. My husband is amazingly supportive of my crazy need to create. I grew up being surrounded by crafty women. My Grandmas, Aunts and Mom all were very creative in their respective talents. I dabbled in many crafts throughout my life, really enjoying scrapbooking, drawing and sewing. I stumbled across polymer clay in my local craft store and picked out a few colors and forgot about them for some time. I needed a special button for a project and I just wasn't finding what I wanted in my button stash. My husband had the brilliant idea to put that polymer clay I had purchased to use, and make my own button. Well, that took some trial and error, before I had a button that was functional and could be used on my project, but a lot was learned in the process ;) I started my Etsy shop after such wonderful feedback locally about my little button creations. Etsy has been an amazing place to get my little business going.

Here is her blog: http://www.tessaann.blogspot.com/
You must check out her etsy shop: Tessa Ann

I asked Tessa Ann to share with us a few of her FABULOUS buttons! I have had a chance to work with them and I must say they are the best. I just ordered some beautiful winter buttons! Here are some of her yummy buttons:






Just wait until you see her amazing post.. and here it is!

4 comments:

  1. LOVE those yummies, tessa! :)

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  2. Congrats Tessa! I thought about you the other day, wondering what you were up too! I met you at the scrapstore in Bend a couple times. Congrats on being the featured artist! Your buttons are incredible! I'm now following your blog on google reader!

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  3. Her buttons are ADORABLE! And not only is Tessa Ann a great scrapper and talented artist, she is also a beautiful person!

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  4. Oh my goodness those buttons are beyond adorable! I'm off to check them out! I love the book you made too. Thanks for the inspiration!

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