Contributor post by Michelle of EviesToolEmporium
Please join us in welcoming Olena of Rainbow Smile Shop, our featured member!
Tell us about yourself.
My name is Olena. I live a beautiful country Ukraine. I am mother of a wonderful son, he was 1.3 years. I love to sew, knit, embroider and bake. I love vacationing with the family in nature.
When did you open your business and what make you decide to do so?
Tell us a bit about your products.
Multicolored fabric, threads, beads, love and magic is my art!
I make baby mobiles, toys, holiday decor and etc. My products is hand made from scratch, hand-cut, hand-sewn each item. I love what I do.
What inspires your work?
What are your future goals for the business this year? What is your dream for this business?
What makes your business stand out from businesses that sell similar products?
Tell us a bit about your work space. Do you have a separate studio?
Where can people find out more about you and your business?
I have a page on facebook. https://www.facebook.com/RainbowSmileShop
Why do you believe people should buy handmade, such as your products, vs. buying mass-produced products from box stores?
What have you learned since opening your business that you wish you had known beforehand?
I learned a lot of new and interesting. I poiviliya new friends. My business does not allow me to stand still.
Any advice for those thinking about selling on Etsy?
Do not stop, go to your goal. If something does not work, then try again. Be optimistic. At ETSY have teams that will help.
When you’re not working, what do you like to do to unwind and have fun? Do you have any hobbies?
My job – my hobby! Free time I spend with my family. I play different games with her son. We go as a family on nature.
If you would like to be featured, please go to the CIJ Etsy Forum and fill out the questionnaire. Please note you must be a member of the CIJ Etsy team to be featured.