Jen's Dream Decor. Jen also works very hard to create beautiful magnet boards, jewellery holders, and other decorative items for your home.
Oh Canada: Of all the things that you sell, which item or style is your favorite?
Jen: I really love making my Photo Memory Boards the best. I have introduced a gathering technique which I do over double ribbons which really looks lovely and romantic.
Oh Canada: Where did you learn your skills?
Jen: I took a 5 year long night school program in Interior decorating which has helped a lot in the design of products and in fabric choice. A lot of the upholstery and sewing skills I learned in my previous life as a collector bear designer and maker.
Jen: What I really love is the feeling of timelessness that comes when you create, where you look up at the clock and can’t believe how much time has passed. There is simply nothing like it.
Oh Canada: If you could learn to use any new technique or material, what would it be?
Jen: The art of upholstery is something I admire and love to do in my limited fashion in my shop. I would love to do more and larger projects like headboards.
Jen: Yes, a lot of plans…I’ve become re-interested in decoupage and plan to make book ends and expand on my line of key racks and coat racks.
Oh Canada: What is your favorite thing about selling on Etsy?
Jen: I love having creative control and being part of this fabulous amazing group of talented artists.
Jen: Join this team (lol) seriously, joining a team to give you support and friendship is the best thing I ever did.
Oh Canada: What is your favorite thing to buy on Etsy?
Jen: Supplies, I can’t believe how fabulous the sources are on this site. It would take years to find all these products if I didn’t have Etsy. I also love to support the other members of my teams as much as possible.
Oh Canada: What is the number one best item in your shop right now?
Jen: I love this frame(see photo to the left), which was a rare and wonderful garage sale find.
Keep up with Jen and see what new discoveries she has made by visiting her Facebook Fan Page. You can also follow her on Twitter and drop by her shop to buy a beautiful, handmade treasure for your home.
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