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Quit Your Day Job: jolinne

Oct 5, 2010

by Mary Andrews

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Meytal Ron has been creative for as long as she can remember. While she used her creative skills in the corporate 3D design world and gained expertise in business, Meytal dreamed of taking on an even more artistic occupation. After setting up shop on Etsy, she’s now newly engaged and running two successful print shops, Jolinne and Honeyboo — a longtime dream she was able to fulfill with planning, saving, and a little ambition. Find out why Meytal is enjoying every single moment of her new career path and has no regrets in today’s interview.

How did you originally get into design, illustration and painting?
Well, my parents tell me that since I was born I had a paintbrush in my hand. I guess it is something deep inside of me; I’ve loved drawing, painting and illustrating as long as I can remember. Sometimes I feel that “Jolinne” is the child in me: I can see myself through her, the colors I use represent my feelings as a child and the things she does are things I did or imagined as a little girl.

Tell us about your previous working situation.
My professional career began as a designer for a high-tech company. I was a 3-dimensional graphic designer and built 3D virtual cities. Through the years I have changed companies and positions, gaining more knowledge and skills in digital graphic programs and designs along the way. It was an experience which helped me with my digital art skills that I am still using today.

In parallel I started inventing some art designs, and that’s how I came to create ‘Jolinne.’ Art was always inside of me. Even when I had to build 3D buildings, vehicles and other “engineering” things at my previous jobs, I always kept painting and drawing in my free time. As the years passed, I was getting to a point in my life when I had saved enough money to take my chances as an independent artist, but I didn’t have any clue on how to do it! Thinking about it, it is quite scary to leave a secure payroll and to start swimming on your own with no guarantee whatsoever!



What brought you to Etsy?

The story begins about a year and a half ago, as I was traveling in New York. My boyfriend and I were going to meet a friend and his wife for a drink. At first the friend’s wife didn’t want to meet us, but somehow changed her mind and decided to join in the last minute (and I’m so glad she did!). Meeting us for the first time, she was interested in what we do for a living and I told her about my job and my wishful thinking on making a living from my art.

She became interested with my art and, after I showed her some of my work, she was filled with enthusiasm, telling me I could display and sell it on websites. I had no knowledge in that area, so she was kind enough to email me with a list of potential worldwide handmade websites — and one of them was Etsy. When I first saw Etsy I was enchanted with the huge amount of beautiful items, and amazed that it was all handmade!

I had been planning on quitting my day job for a while, but it was very calculated and I made the leap only when I felt prepared. I got both of my shops in order and familiarized myself with suppliers, shipping materials, post office regulations, etc. I bought the best home printer I could afford, located high quality papers, and found a super-professional place to print my images on canvas. I did everything I could to be prepared for quitting my job and becoming independent. A year and a half later, I my wish came true. I quit my day job to be a full-time artist who lives her dream every single day.

What have been your most successful forms of promotion?
I am constantly reading and learning how to improve my Etsy shops. There’s always something new to learn.

  • I am dedicated to understanding SEO, I think it’s very important and I sure haven’t covered that area yet!
  • I use Twitter for both shops, Facebook, and a newsletter for “Jolinne” to get to know my customers, keep in touch with them and offer special deals.
  • Best marketing tip: List new items, re-list and renew.
  • Never stop reading and learning. There is a huge amount of useful information on the web. The Etsy Forums are also a great place to learn and share!

Do you have any business mistakes or regrets thus far?
I believe everything in life happens for a reason. It’s all about trying, learning and believing everything happens for the best. Even the mistakes we make lead us to a better experience. I haven’t invested a huge amount of money in promoting my work so far, so I was able to lead people to my art without any major expenses.

Walk us through a day in the life of Jolinne.

  • I usually wake up around 7 a.m., sit on the porch and enjoy 15 minutes of early morning air and my bowl of cereal.
  • I then get dressed, turn on the radio and my computer and begin my work day by communicating with my customers, answering convos, replying to emails, checking the Etsy Forums and blog, commenting on Facebook and renewing 1-2 items from my shops.
  • After I finish wrapping and packing new orders and getting them ready to ship, I go over my endless list of things to do and decide what to do first.
  • I spend the next few hours implementing that check list, working on my design projects,  and reading important things I’ve bookmarked that can help me market and grow my business, all the while constantly checking for new email — a habit I must get rid of!
  • Lunch and then my walk to the post office.
  • Only a few more hours until my work day is over and my boyfriend — actually fiancée as of a week ago — returns home from work. We then spend our evening together, eat dinner, talk, maybe go the gym, and watch TV. In our time together I try to stay away from my computer and only renew a few items and check for new convos and emails before we go to bed.


What do you enjoy most about not having a day job? Anything you miss?
For now I am enjoying every single moment. I love being at home and doing what I love. I have more time for myself (all neglected friends and family members, I will make it up to you), love the fact that I am my own boss, and have the ability to shape my business and lead it on my own terms. I enjoy my walks in the sun to the post office and being able to control the air conditioning at home (no more freezing workplaces and sweaters in the middle of the summer!). I can go on and on, because there really are countless little things I enjoy now that I didn’t before. To sum up, I am feeling free and grateful and that’s the most enjoyable feeling!

What’s the hardest part about running your own business?
I think the most difficult thing is marketing and knowing where and how to promote yourself to the right audience. I would like to have my art presented directly to those who would appreciate it. There are so many tools and ways to do it today that it can get really confusing and time consuming.

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give yourself or someone considering a similar path?

If I went back in time, I’d tell myself to have a business plan. Know and learn your target market. Be organized from the beginning with all finance stuff. If it’s in your heart and soul, do everything you can (legally, of course) to make your dream come true. Be prepared to work really hard, but enjoy every moment. Believe in yourself and never stop learning new things.

What can we expect to see in Jolinne’s future?
Jolinne (and now also Jovani — Jolinne’s’ new boyfriend) are my way to express my inner self to the world and bring some love and happiness to children thorough my colorful, amusing and whimsical designs. My new shop, Honeyboo, is the other side of me, which I’m expressing mainly through colors and positive thinking. It is designed to make people smile and feel optimistic. I would like to continue to grow and expand my business, influencing more and more people with my art along the way. The rest is still unwritten, and every day brings new and exciting opportunities.

Have any favorite Etsy shops we should know about?

Is there anything else you would like to share?
I would like to share with you some things I am so grateful for.

  • First I am thankful to Etsy — the founder, Rob Kalin, and all of the staff  for making such a wonderful site. It’s a worldwide stage built to allow any artistic soul a chance to present itself. Thank you for being so attentive to us sellers and buyers.
  • I am also thankful to my family and friends for their constant support, love, and help. I am truly blessed to have each one of you in my life.
  • And a special big thank you and a strong hug goes to all of you who buy, give feedback or smile when they look at my art. Thank you for making my heart smile and my dream come true.

Thanks to Meytal for sharing her story. You can see some of her work in the Seller’s Items below.

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323 comments

  • GeorginaKay

    GeorginaKay said 7 years ago

    What wonderful products! congrats on quitting your day job!

  • whichgoose

    whichgoose said 7 years ago

    CONGRATS fellow quitter :)

  • ViviansKitchen

    ViviansKitchen said 7 years ago

    Just darling. Plus, I am partial to little girls as I have two of my own. They rock!

  • ArcSquare

    ArcSquare said 7 years ago

    thanks for sharing this! :)

  • polkadotmagpie

    polkadotmagpie said 7 years ago

    Inspirational! Thanks for the glimpse behind the scenes of your shop.

  • vintagesse

    vintagesse said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous work! Congrats!

  • sonyarasi

    sonyarasi said 7 years ago

    Congrats!Very cute!

  • 5280bliss

    5280bliss said 7 years ago

    "live what you love" - so true :) congratulations!!!

  • KathyGDesigns

    KathyGDesigns said 7 years ago

    Your art work is adorable! I wish you much success.

  • 5280bliss

    5280bliss said 7 years ago

    "live what you love" - so true :) congratulations!!!

  • cynthiamurphy

    cynthiamurphy said 7 years ago

    absolutely sweet and beautiful creations. Congrats!

  • ArtisticIntentions

    ArtisticIntentions said 7 years ago

    Lovely story! Your work is very precious!! I wish you continues success. Thank you for sharing your story!

  • creativityismessy

    creativityismessy said 7 years ago

    Love your illistrations! Adorable!

  • maggiemaevintage

    maggiemaevintage said 7 years ago

    sweet!

  • SunshineSparrow

    SunshineSparrow said 7 years ago

    great work!

  • patchesnthings

    patchesnthings said 7 years ago

    Very enjoyable and encouraging article. Love her art!

  • CrazyBlueSpot

    CrazyBlueSpot said 7 years ago

    The illustrations are beautiful! I wish you much luck in your creativity! =)

  • mermadison

    mermadison said 7 years ago

    Great story, adorable work! Keep living the dream

  • spacejam

    spacejam said 7 years ago

    how cute!! love the article!

  • gototes

    gototes said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing your story and your items are just adorable!!

  • ozzana

    ozzana said 7 years ago

    An inspiring story and beautiful items!

  • boutiquenrfny

    boutiquenrfny said 7 years ago

    So cute And sweet

  • TheZestyDesk

    TheZestyDesk said 7 years ago

    Congrats on your engagement and success! I certainly know what it's like to work in a freezing office...I use a heater, blanket and sweater to keep warm all year round :-)

  • bylynnkrestel

    bylynnkrestel said 7 years ago

    sweet! thanks for sharing! i love your honeyboo line

  • VivaGailBeads

    VivaGailBeads said 7 years ago

    wow! Inspiring!

  • AMOLLIESBOUTIQUE

    AMOLLIESBOUTIQUE said 7 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your story. Your Items are so wonderful!!!!!

  • SillyBuddy

    SillyBuddy said 7 years ago

    Lovely story! So inspiring :)

  • FreshStitches

    FreshStitches said 7 years ago

    Such adorable work! Thanks for sharing :)

  • WhatIfPhotography

    WhatIfPhotography said 7 years ago

    Wonderful! A really inspiring story, and beautiful beautiful beautiful art. Congrats!!!!

  • bklynstitch

    bklynstitch said 7 years ago

    Congratulations! Great interview - very inspiring!

  • mattyhandmadecrafts

    mattyhandmadecrafts said 7 years ago

    Meytal, thank you for sharing. Very inspiring!!! Best wishes!

  • luminouskitten

    luminouskitten said 7 years ago

    Congrats on your success--you deserve it. Your work is lovely. I'm inspired to hang on to my own dream of quitting my day job! *sigh* Someday. : )

  • SylviaJanssen

    SylviaJanssen said 7 years ago

    Great! Thanks for sharing!

  • treasurebooth

    treasurebooth said 7 years ago

    That's so awesome! It was kismet that you went to dinner and met your friend's wife :) I love those kinds of stories--makes life seem so magical!

  • PhiaNicCreations

    PhiaNicCreations said 7 years ago

    Congrats! Beautiful Work. Best Wishes!!! :-)

  • niecynotes

    niecynotes said 7 years ago

    Congrats on your success! Very inspirational - especially as a designer myself. Keep up the great work :D

  • lorandherworld

    lorandherworld said 7 years ago

    very interesting

  • Pinkpjs

    Pinkpjs said 7 years ago

    Great advice & very positive - thank you!

  • CleanerScience

    CleanerScience said 7 years ago

    Congrats on your success! Very inspiring :)

  • FiligreeCreations

    FiligreeCreations said 7 years ago

    Wonderful story! Congrats!! :)

  • riskybeads

    riskybeads said 7 years ago

    Meytal, You rock. I'm so happy for you! ~Lori

  • KristinaandJenney

    KristinaandJenney said 7 years ago

    This article makes me happy!

  • Evajune

    Evajune said 7 years ago

    Congrats! Your art work is beautiful. It must be amazing to wake up every morning and do what you love.

  • hellogoodbyedesigns

    hellogoodbyedesigns said 7 years ago

    Congrats!! So amazing! A real dream come true!! Really inspiring! Really really lovely work! Well done!! XxX

  • lilabelledesign

    lilabelledesign said 7 years ago

    fabulous story, well done ;o)

  • NaturalAmber

    NaturalAmber said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on your continued success!

  • yinsteadofi

    yinsteadofi said 7 years ago

    great story and very inspiring!

  • KIMMSMITH

    KIMMSMITH said 7 years ago

    Beautiful artwork! Congratulations!

  • KettleConfections

    KettleConfections said 7 years ago

    Your prints are so cute, adorable, and pretty - congrats getting featured!

  • jolinne

    jolinne said 7 years ago

    Thank you all so so much! ♥ I hope my story inspires you to do everything you can to really "live what you love"! @treasurebooth - totally! I really believe that there are some things that are just meant to happen, and some people you meet along the way turn out to be your angels in disguise. She was meant to be there that night.. I'm sure! @TheZestyDesk - lol..you made me laugh :)

  • dreamyvintage

    dreamyvintage said 7 years ago

    Your shops are adorable! Congrats on the lovely feature :)

  • KMalinka

    KMalinka said 7 years ago

    Lovely artwork!

  • ClippieDepot

    ClippieDepot said 7 years ago

    Inspired :)

  • LNZart

    LNZart said 7 years ago

    truly inspiring! thanks for sharing your story!

  • MarKoosModernDesign

    MarKoosModernDesign said 7 years ago

    Someday I will quit!!! I swear it to myself everyday!! Thanks for the inspiration.

  • duncrafty

    duncrafty said 7 years ago

    I want to quit too! Thanks for sharing

  • EJPcreations

    EJPcreations said 7 years ago

    So inspirational! These articles just always make my day.

  • bedbuggs

    bedbuggs said 7 years ago

    Great Article and wonderful art! Thanks for sharing! ;)

  • sarahcoatsdesigns

    sarahcoatsdesigns said 7 years ago

    Love the article...very inspiring...thanks for sharing!

  • thebqe

    thebqe said 7 years ago

    Such a great story and I hope one day I can tell my story! Thanks so much for sharing it with us!

  • xoazuree

    xoazuree said 7 years ago

    What a great article very inspiring indeed and very cute too!! Congrats on your success Meytal!

  • DelicateDaisy

    DelicateDaisy said 7 years ago

    thank you for the inspiration and wisdom!

  • helenapuck

    helenapuck said 7 years ago

    Wonderful story. I love your work. Congrats on the engagement too.

  • AnnTig

    AnnTig said 7 years ago

    Very inspiring! Beautiful work!

  • LaraLeighDesigns

    LaraLeighDesigns said 7 years ago

    I absolutely love your wonderful art! Thank you for writing such a meaningful and inspirational article.

  • abbyberkson

    abbyberkson said 7 years ago

    Very sweet work, and an inspiring story! Thanks.

  • lterrill9

    lterrill9 said 7 years ago

    Wonderfully inspiring story! Thanks for sharing. Just darling!

  • LittleGrayFox

    LittleGrayFox said 7 years ago

    i can certainly relate to the office of extreme temperatures! I hate being stuck under A/C in the summer! kudos to you for making your dream a reality! your items are beautiful! much success in the future! :)

  • thedoggiehouse

    thedoggiehouse said 7 years ago

    so beautifuls and love the paints colors....

  • BoardwalkCreations

    BoardwalkCreations said 7 years ago

    Congratulations and thank you for sharing your experience with all of us. I think this is what we all aspire to become, very inspiring.

  • JewelrybyJac

    JewelrybyJac said 7 years ago

    I had already hearted honeyboo and now I hearted the other shop too! Such cute stuff, and it is always nice to know more about the artist. I will definetly be making a purchase at some point :)

  • HoldTheWire

    HoldTheWire said 7 years ago

    Congrats! What a lovely article!

  • tricotaria

    tricotaria said 7 years ago

    Now I know Jolinne, it became a favorite shop! Love your drawings, your art and your Quit Your Day Job story! Thanks for sharing!

  • SweetBabyJanesShop

    SweetBabyJanesShop said 7 years ago

    So inspiring. Thank you for sharing your story!

  • paintdcottage

    paintdcottage said 7 years ago

    nice article...very positive and helpful, THANKS

  • prendasbyenid

    prendasbyenid said 7 years ago

    So sweet creation!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

  • noyasilverjewelry

    noyasilverjewelry said 7 years ago

    beautiful !!! I loooooooooooooooooooooooove it :+)

  • SimplyByBex

    SimplyByBex said 7 years ago

    Very cute and beautiful artworks! Thanks for sharing your story to all of us :)

  • EverybodyElse

    EverybodyElse said 7 years ago

    Very cool to read about. I remember seeing your lovely work for the first time about a year ago and thinking it was just charming. So glad to see you making a success of it.

  • silverlaced

    silverlaced said 7 years ago

    I enjoyed reading your article! I hope someday I can share a similar story!!

  • eyespytreasure

    eyespytreasure said 7 years ago

    What a positive person you are and your art relects it. Good for you. Love the color.

  • betsyandbess

    betsyandbess said 7 years ago

    Inspirational! Thank you!

  • UneBelleVie

    UneBelleVie said 7 years ago

    Such a wonderful article! I love the positivity and genuineness- thank you for a truly inspiring piece!

  • TheSewingGin

    TheSewingGin said 7 years ago

    Thank you for sharing. So nice to hear about people living their dream. Enjoy your passion.

  • rozzie

    rozzie said 7 years ago

    Very sweet illustrations. Congratulations on the article!

  • OfTheFountain

    OfTheFountain said 7 years ago

    Yay! I quit my day job, too. (Not because I was financially ready to, but simply my other half got a new job across the country). What an inspiration to those of us that want to someday be able to fully support ourselves through our own means. Congrats!

  • SweetTeaNY

    SweetTeaNY said 7 years ago

    Very inspirational and helpful! I am in a similar situation and am just getting started on Etsy!

  • isewcute

    isewcute said 7 years ago

    Your creations are so fresh & inspiring! Keep doing what you love! It's great!

  • QuietStorytellers

    QuietStorytellers said 7 years ago

    What a positive voice. Thank you for sharing.

  • anitadrie

    anitadrie said 7 years ago

    Thank you so much for all the advice--what an inspiration!

  • klacustomcreations

    klacustomcreations said 7 years ago

    simply adorable work :)

  • CBMLphoto

    CBMLphoto said 7 years ago

    Excellent work!! Someday...someday ;-)

  • SusanKJewelry

    SusanKJewelry said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing your wonderful story. You are truly talented and inspiring.

  • debstgo

    debstgo said 7 years ago

    wow amazing congrats!

  • Mokkafiveoclock

    Mokkafiveoclock said 7 years ago

    Cute works. And nice story :)

  • DeniseUnlimited

    DeniseUnlimited said 7 years ago

    Your work is delightful. Hope to someday quit my day job, too!

  • craftpile

    craftpile said 7 years ago

    Way to go, Jolinne! Absolutely adorable makings!

  • CindyEllison

    CindyEllison said 7 years ago

    A dream come true! My favorite kind of story! Congratulations, Meytal, your work is so unique and adorable. May you have continued success with your business. Thanks for sharing your inspirational story.

  • SummerSaylor

    SummerSaylor said 7 years ago

    Such a great interview. I loved learning more about you and your adorable work! Best of luck to you!!!

  • TheImmortalKey

    TheImmortalKey said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on your success--and your recent engagement. :)

  • betrendyandchic

    betrendyandchic said 7 years ago

    i love your work and design. ahhh, would love to learn this art of drawing

  • BingoBox

    BingoBox said 7 years ago

    Congratulations - Cheers !!

  • NoFrump

    NoFrump said 7 years ago

    Inspiring, as always! :)

  • TCaponePhoto

    TCaponePhoto said 7 years ago

    Wonderful designs and excellent article. So inspiring :) Thank you! *tracey*

  • StylesbyHolly

    StylesbyHolly said 7 years ago

    Congratulations to you!!!

  • myvintagecrush

    myvintagecrush said 7 years ago

    congrats! thanks for sharing, always good to hear from someone whos 'been there'. much continued luck!

  • HouseOfMoss

    HouseOfMoss said 7 years ago

    Such charming and uplifting work! Congratulations!

  • Sweetybird09

    Sweetybird09 said 7 years ago

    Wow this was such an inspirational article, I just love the art you do and will not go to your shop. Thanks Joyce

  • doingitherself

    doingitherself said 7 years ago

    Inspiring, thank you!! One day... one day..

  • gilstrapdesigns

    gilstrapdesigns said 7 years ago

    Great interview. Your interview was so encouraging to me and I love artwork.

  • SITCHBEADS

    SITCHBEADS said 7 years ago

    Really like your HoneyBoo collection, good luck and best wishes...

  • outdooreducator

    outdooreducator said 7 years ago

    Jolinne is very cute and I love that her name sounds just like mine, Jolen (sounds like Joleen). Cute!

  • secretjewellz

    secretjewellz said 7 years ago

    Love this article. Your work is gorgeous. All the best to you.

  • alltheflowers

    alltheflowers said 7 years ago

    Very nice! Best wishes...I wish to follow yor steps one day.

  • Parachute425

    Parachute425 said 7 years ago

    Continued success to you!

  • RocCityGirl

    RocCityGirl said 7 years ago

    This is a bit of inspiration to work harder at this! I'm new to Etsy and loving it. I have had one humble sale.....but it was soooooo exciting to make that sale. I can't imagine how gratifying it is to quit your day job to do something so fun, artful, inspiring and beautiful! Congratulations to you. I aspire to do what you do because Etsy is a blast!

  • ElvenWreathsJewelry

    ElvenWreathsJewelry said 7 years ago

    your stuff is so cute!! Thanks for sharing your story!

  • AutumnJo

    AutumnJo said 7 years ago

    Such an encouragement! Congrats and best wishes on your journey

  • kaniatobe

    kaniatobe said 7 years ago

    wow I love the colors and the style

  • Btanjerine

    Btanjerine said 7 years ago

    Thanks for a great post. Its all the motivation that I need!!!

  • treeoflifestudio

    treeoflifestudio said 7 years ago

    Thank you for the helpful tips!

  • simpledream2

    simpledream2 said 7 years ago

    Great story, inspiring. I'll be rereading this one.

  • hjmart

    hjmart said 7 years ago

    Great story! Absolutely LOVE your shop!!! And HUGE thank you for mentioning my shop and for appreciating my art!!! Thank you!!!!! :-)))

  • 12anglesart

    12anglesart said 7 years ago

    lovely and really inspiring!

  • bcraven

    bcraven said 7 years ago

    Very helpful, thank you!

  • LisaManuels

    LisaManuels said 7 years ago

    Such an inspiring article! Thank you! :)

  • redemptionart

    redemptionart said 7 years ago

    Thank you for your inspiration and advice..and congrats on your engagement! I do love your work and the foundational values that you build upon!

  • FrogsAndFairies

    FrogsAndFairies said 7 years ago

    Wonderful and inspiring story! thanks for sharing! :o)

  • shellsherree

    shellsherree said 7 years ago

    Such sweet illustrations! It's always grand to read about artists who are able to support themselves through their art. Thank you for the great tips, too.

  • nowonder

    nowonder said 7 years ago

    Meital congrats for being featured and getting engaged! I have loved your work since I first saw it over a year ago. Good luck!

  • Vocisconnesse

    Vocisconnesse said 7 years ago

    Very nice article! Congratulations! °V°

  • Emmamaha

    Emmamaha said 7 years ago

    Just noticed you were FS:) Wonderful illustrations and excellent customer service!! So well deserved.

  • ManInside

    ManInside said 7 years ago

    Great work, Great article, beautiful artist :) Love you!

  • FloweryDeer

    FloweryDeer said 7 years ago

    Cute stuff! Congras!

  • jolinne

    jolinne said 7 years ago

    Thank you all so so much!! ♥ @MarKoosModernDesign - That's the spirit! My best wishes to you :) @RocCityGirl - we all began with "one humble sale".. and then another one and another one and another... It's hard work but worth every minute! if it's in your heart and soul just keep going and making new stuff, give the best customer service you can and the sales will come... Good luck!! and many thanks to you! @hjmart - you are so welcome :) @ManInside - Thanks for all your help and support! Love you! ♥

  • sweetjane

    sweetjane said 7 years ago

    congradulations on your success! Great story, ENJOY!!! Congrads on your engagement!!

  • littlemissswan

    littlemissswan said 7 years ago

    Thank you so much for sharing your heart and your business with us... So encouraging!

  • ByronMorrisArt

    ByronMorrisArt said 7 years ago

    I've just started here, so thanks for the encouragement!

  • camamiel

    camamiel said 7 years ago

    Lovely work!

  • FindingFelicityLLC

    FindingFelicityLLC said 7 years ago

    I can't get enough of the QYDJ stories! Congratulations, and best wishes for continued success!

  • HappyDogGoodies

    HappyDogGoodies said 7 years ago

    What a wonderful, inspirational story! Best wishes for your continued success!

  • hottinroofneworleans

    hottinroofneworleans said 7 years ago

    Thank you so much for the inspiration!

  • villaylle

    villaylle said 7 years ago

    Congratulations! I'm a quitter too, and there's no way I could back! The freedom, the people you meet, the joy of being able to choose where & how to work... I'm addicted! :-)

  • noahbear1

    noahbear1 said 7 years ago

    Congrats on your engagement! I love your work and thanks for the advice!

  • TwoRosesNC

    TwoRosesNC said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing. I did not plan to quite my job a "heart attack" did that for me. I do Love being home and painting when I want to (which is most everyday) Love your work ;-)

  • LittleWrenPottery

    LittleWrenPottery said 7 years ago

    Great article, I love your typographic prints! hope theres many more successes for you to come.

  • recycledwares

    recycledwares said 7 years ago

    those little girls are so adorable, what cute faces.

  • GarageGypsy

    GarageGypsy said 7 years ago

    Thank you for the inspiring article. It was like reading a vote of confidence. xo

  • baconsquarefarm

    baconsquarefarm said 7 years ago

    Lovely shop and "To Live What You Love" is so true, happy you quit job and now enjoy working from home, great story, wish you continued success as well. :)

  • theonutmegotree

    theonutmegotree said 7 years ago

    so cute

  • Hazelillustrations

    Hazelillustrations said 7 years ago

    thanks for boosting some confidence :)

  • drawcity

    drawcity said 7 years ago

    Lovely article, love your positive energies!

  • Greatrthingz

    Greatrthingz said 7 years ago

    Beautiful! Love your shop, and thanks for sharing your story!

  • skrocki

    skrocki said 7 years ago

    Her artwork is adorable!!!

  • ArtnRoses

    ArtnRoses said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing your story.. it's so inpiring - and I love your stuff! :)

  • ourfrontyard

    ourfrontyard said 7 years ago

    Jolinne is wonderful! The best of luck! You are an inspiration!

  • ShanghaiLove

    ShanghaiLove said 7 years ago

    Cute~~!!=)

  • LizzyBdesigns

    LizzyBdesigns said 7 years ago

    Wonderful story!!!!!

  • Ch7tina7

    Ch7tina7 said 7 years ago

    What beautiful art! I too am looking forward to supplementing my income enough to "quit my day job" and have very day free to do what I love. Here's to your continued success!! ~Christina @ 7stars

  • underanewlight

    underanewlight said 7 years ago

    Really a very inspiring article!! Meytal your work is great and I love it! Thank you for sharing your encouraging thoughts.

  • lorenabr

    lorenabr said 7 years ago

    Lovely :)

  • DanielleMarieRose

    DanielleMarieRose said 7 years ago

    Very motivating and inspiring! Congrats on your success and happiness!

  • CounterFitCakes

    CounterFitCakes said 7 years ago

    It's interesting to hear how people love certain things from an early age! Beautiful work!

  • BambuEarth

    BambuEarth said 7 years ago

    ♥

  • ManInside

    ManInside said 7 years ago

    Totaly Love you!

  • AlpineAngel

    AlpineAngel said 7 years ago

    yay ! im a newbie and reading stories liek yours keep me inspired and looking foreward to a fabulous etsy future , thankyou !

  • DesiCloe

    DesiCloe said 7 years ago

    Lovely stuff! So sweet and cute! ♥

  • PassionFlower27

    PassionFlower27 said 7 years ago

    I love how inspiring and uplifting you are, going for your dreams and never having a regret, all while managing your own personal life and a fiance! I have always had a passion to create new things whether it be a painting a sulpture or something I just don't know what they are. I have ALWAYS loved photography and it has been a great passion of mine. I believe my best investment has been my SLR camera where I have control over my images, although I will use whatever I have my hands on, even my phone. I have never believed this could be something that I could do for a living. I went to school for Landscape Architecture and I love the creativity part and drawing up new things, but I really hate the idea that if you REALLY want to be a landscape architect you need to work in a firm... I HATE that idea I am not the person who can dress up in a suite everyday and work from an office. I went into the profession so I could be outdoors. And photography gives me that option to be as free as I want to be and create what I want to create without anyone else telling me how to do it, what to do, or creating on a budget. Your story has helped inspire me and I hope some day I can be where you are. Thank you.

  • FabricGalore

    FabricGalore said 7 years ago

    Fantastic artist!! Love your story thank you for sharing. :)

  • ialbert

    ialbert said 7 years ago

    Lovely article and very inspiring. All the very best .

  • jabjewels

    jabjewels said 7 years ago

    Aswesome job. Great article.

  • ornamentalprojects

    ornamentalprojects said 7 years ago

    ooo!!! how cheery! am headed over to your shops right now :) way to go jumping in and taking a huge risk! those who risk don't fail...

  • PaintedHorse

    PaintedHorse said 7 years ago

    So talented and inspiring! Thank you for sharing...

  • BCmillions

    BCmillions said 7 years ago

    Awesome! Lovely stuff!

  • Twinsjewels

    Twinsjewels said 7 years ago

    Lovely products. Congrats on quitting your day job!

  • susiepainter

    susiepainter said 7 years ago

    nice work!

  • zelmarose

    zelmarose said 7 years ago

    Taking risks rocks!

  • SweetCreationsShop

    SweetCreationsShop said 7 years ago

    Congratulations in your new endeavors. You are a very talented person, and your art is so beautiful and meaninful. thank you for sharing your wonderful story.

  • CinnamonInk

    CinnamonInk said 7 years ago

    From someone at the beginning of all of this- I feel inspired! Thank you for sharing :)

  • tatimaia

    tatimaia said 7 years ago

    Thank you very much, Meytal, for sharing all this inspiring stuff! I was really needing some inspiration. :) Hugs from Brazil, Tati

  • tatimaia

    tatimaia said 7 years ago

    Thank you very much, Meytal, for sharing all this inspiring stuff. I was really need some inspiration for keep doing my art. Hugs from Brazil, Tati

  • todi

    todi said 7 years ago

    Great Article! Congratulations.

  • kittylinnington

    kittylinnington said 7 years ago

    Inspiring! Thanks so much :D

  • KristyLynnJewelry

    KristyLynnJewelry said 7 years ago

    What a great article, very inspiring! Thanks for sharing and best of luck!!!

  • adorebynat

    adorebynat said 7 years ago

    congrats! Your works are not strangers to me :-) Always admire the cute girl, Jolinne!

  • cbelrunart

    cbelrunart said 7 years ago

    Wow I'm so inspired! Live what you Love spoke to my soul! Thank you Thank you Thank you!

  • cbelrunart

    cbelrunart said 7 years ago

    Wow! I'm so imspired! Live what you Love! Thank you Thank you Thank you!

  • lalalandArt

    lalalandArt said 7 years ago

    Congratulation! your works are so cute and inspiring! Your story is interesting and an example for all! Thank you for sharing it!

  • swallownest

    swallownest said 7 years ago

    I like the respect you show for balance. So many features are on artists who work all the time. What fun is that! That's why we can't wait to work on our own. Wonderful designs as well. Good luck to you.

  • michellearnold

    michellearnold said 7 years ago

    I love reading these stories. Thanks so much for sharing and I, too, am glad you seek balance in your life. Well done!

  • LittleBirdsBoutique

    LittleBirdsBoutique said 7 years ago

    Adorable work and lovely article!

  • studio3ten

    studio3ten said 7 years ago

    very inspirational........thanks! :)

  • WonkyArtGirl

    WonkyArtGirl said 7 years ago

    Great and inspiring story. I especially like your "honeyboo" shop.

  • TheScrapBasket

    TheScrapBasket said 7 years ago

    Thanks so much for your inspiring story! I needed that today!

  • BurntShadow

    BurntShadow said 7 years ago

    What a wonderful story and presentation of your beginnings. Congratulations! It does take time to really promote your product. Unfortunately I don't have very much of that luxury. Love your work.

  • lindakirstencole

    lindakirstencole said 7 years ago

    Great to see how other artists run their business. Sounds like you are doing everything right. Keep on moving those brushes.........it's wonderful!

  • KathyHyatt

    KathyHyatt said 7 years ago

    Great article! I love your artful spirit and the shops you mentioned. The painted shoes are great! Anyway, congrats to you!

  • KellyMDesign

    KellyMDesign said 7 years ago

    Such beautiful work and how incredibly uplifting! It is so true about how hard it is to market yourself! I haven't had the success that I have hoped for on Etsy but have done quite well at craft and art shows so I still have hope in this becoming my "day job"! Thank you so much for sharing!

  • PursesbyLaura

    PursesbyLaura said 7 years ago

    Love your work and your article. Thank you so much for sharing and inspiring!

  • 2ndtimevintageshop

    2ndtimevintageshop said 7 years ago

    Super article with helpful ideas!

  • jmijewelry

    jmijewelry said 7 years ago

    I would love to get back to brushes. Am doing jewelry and have for a decade but new to Etsy. This was really refreshing to read.Love your artwork. Thanks for sharing and inspiring me. Congrats.

  • MAGGIESPRIDE

    MAGGIESPRIDE said 7 years ago

    those girls are adorable! I wish I could draw!

  • srzimmartist

    srzimmartist said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work! Great story.

  • notquitereal

    notquitereal said 7 years ago

    Very cute designs! I am re-inspired <3

  • FaerieMajikk

    FaerieMajikk said 7 years ago

    Wow, Congratulations on Quitting your day job and on your recent Engagement. This definitely makes me strive for just that little bit more each time, I do really need to get my butt into gear and save up for a printer, so much more versatility to printed items! Thankyou!

  • Katexpressions

    Katexpressions said 7 years ago

    Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts and perspectives with us! It is very encouraging. Congratulations on your engagement! I hope your new life together will be as blessed as your business has been and much more! God Bless!

  • Shogoldjewelry

    Shogoldjewelry said 7 years ago

    I fel in love with your designs! Regards from Germany!

  • tammyann343

    tammyann343 said 7 years ago

    Love all of the positive words. We do not think about what we say; negative words bring negative feelings and positive words bring positive feelings.

  • seawillowherbs

    seawillowherbs said 7 years ago

    So cute!!! Love your shop!!

  • lizdezign

    lizdezign said 7 years ago

    Thank you. I enjoyed reading your very positive and inspiring story. I especially appreciate your sharing the things you are grateful for. Great designs!

  • beebeeandme

    beebeeandme said 7 years ago

    what an inspirational read!

  • brendastreasures

    brendastreasures said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing. I am new at ETSY and your information was very helpful.

  • MAISGIFTS

    MAISGIFTS said 7 years ago

    Being your own boss is the best thing ever. You've given me great inspiration:) Continued Success.

  • CloudLoveBaby

    CloudLoveBaby said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on being able to live what you love!

  • HandPaintedPetals

    HandPaintedPetals said 7 years ago

    Congrats on your dream coming true. To me, the really cool thing you did was plan, save and wait until you felt confident. Lot of us creative types get impatient and make that jump too soon, so it's inspiring to read about someone who did things *logically* and soundly :) Best wishes for your future; your bf-now-fiance is a lucky guy!

  • karenflanart

    karenflanart said 7 years ago

    Art to make anybody smile ; ) love your work

  • twwd2008

    twwd2008 said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on your success! Very inspiring to me!

  • Decaldecor

    Decaldecor said 7 years ago

    Wow, what an inspiration you are. Love you shops! Good luck and God Bless you

  • twigandleafbotanical

    twigandleafbotanical said 7 years ago

    nice interview--and gorgeous art!

  • martainmexico

    martainmexico said 7 years ago

    congratulations to follow your dream! your example is an inspiration for all that want to make the same ! thank you so much! love your work!

  • lilyanewyork

    lilyanewyork said 7 years ago

    your work is a little piece of sunshine. congratulations on past and future endeavors and thanks for the inspiration.

  • ArtWithCharlene

    ArtWithCharlene said 7 years ago

    that is wonderful. Your work is beautiful. I hope I get to follow that path.

  • shinythings1

    shinythings1 said 7 years ago

    we all have a time and a place. you are so right, if we do what we love and put that love into our work others will love it to. congratulations to youre success

  • heidibg

    heidibg said 7 years ago

    Wonderful and well deserved. Just starting on selling prints myself so this is especially interesting. You're very talented.

  • FISHeFISH

    FISHeFISH said 7 years ago

    really enjoyed your insight... thanks

  • mockingbirdart

    mockingbirdart said 7 years ago

    Any advice on approaching retail shops to stock your work?

  • museumshop

    museumshop said 7 years ago

    You go girl. Great art works.

  • ezliving

    ezliving said 7 years ago

    every interesting ! Thank you for sharing.

  • LetangStudiosJewelry

    LetangStudiosJewelry said 7 years ago

    Congratulation for your success!! It takes a lot of courage to drop everything and follow your dreams... Best of luck!

  • SandyGirlsBeachShop

    SandyGirlsBeachShop said 7 years ago

    I love love love your cute little drawings. How adorable! Keep up the beautiful work! Best of luck to you and your future. Congrats on the engagement too! Sandy

  • negra223

    negra223 said 7 years ago

    Wonderful, inspiring story!! I am so happy for you, following your dreams and making them come true! Congrat's on all.. Wishing you much happiness!

  • fashionL

    fashionL said 7 years ago

    Love your shop!!

  • ArtisanSoapSpa

    ArtisanSoapSpa said 7 years ago

    Oh wow! I love Jolinne. She is beautiful and reminds me so much of my 3 yr. old grandaughter Makenzie. Thank you for quitting your day job and sharing some of the most beautiful and captivating art with us! I am hearting your shop for future shopping reference. Makenzie and Jolinne are going to become friends this holiday season. Blessings~

  • loneblackbird

    loneblackbird said 7 years ago

    thanks for sharing your inspiring story!

  • dizydesigns

    dizydesigns said 7 years ago

    Love this! Thanks for sharing your story.

  • runawaywombat

    runawaywombat said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work and colors. Great to hear the success stories.

  • KelleyQuigleyDesigns

    KelleyQuigleyDesigns said 7 years ago

    Your success makes it easier to keep on truckin'.. Thanks!

  • KelleyQuigleyDesigns

    KelleyQuigleyDesigns said 7 years ago

    Your success makes it easier to keep on truckin'.. Thanks!

  • ClaireCaudwell

    ClaireCaudwell said 7 years ago

    Truly inspiring. I am going to take this advice and impliment it to my own work to get organised!

  • FiredEarthEtc

    FiredEarthEtc said 7 years ago

    Dreams do come true, congrats! Inspiring for us newbies.

  • Dryw

    Dryw said 7 years ago

    Your work is very beautiful!

  • jeanettegibson

    jeanettegibson said 7 years ago

    Live What You Love.. wow.. inspirational and a reminder to be incredibly grateful.. Thanx!

  • Caragh11

    Caragh11 said 7 years ago

    It was great ot read your story

  • forKMZ

    forKMZ said 7 years ago

    Jolinne is so adorable and pretty

  • MamiMadeIt

    MamiMadeIt said 7 years ago

    Congrats to this fab interview!

  • cgpjewelry

    cgpjewelry said 7 years ago

    Awesome~Beautiful stuffs~ & Thanks for your inspiring story!

  • Classicreproduction

    Classicreproduction said 7 years ago

    "Have a plan". That is excellent advice.

  • ManInside

    ManInside said 7 years ago

    Good Morning Love!

  • MirandaGould

    MirandaGould said 7 years ago

    Beautiful and inspiring! THX!

  • Lunarianart

    Lunarianart said 7 years ago

    Lovely art and great advice Jolinne :) I will take it onboard! keep up the great work X

  • bobbidiboo

    bobbidiboo said 7 years ago

    How inspiring! I love reading what your day is like!

  • CheriesArtsnCrafts

    CheriesArtsnCrafts said 7 years ago

    Awww....so sweet! I love your story and your faves are cool too!

  • BumperStickersnmore

    BumperStickersnmore said 7 years ago

    That's a great story, congratulations, I love hearing how people have been successful here on Etsy.

  • knittingmomma

    knittingmomma said 7 years ago

    What a wonderful story - thank you for sharing.

  • HappenstancePaper

    HappenstancePaper said 7 years ago

    You're an inspiration! Thank you for sharing

  • thehauntedstudio

    thehauntedstudio said 7 years ago

    This is a great article - I wish you the best and thank you for sharing.

  • HawkoonCreations

    HawkoonCreations said 7 years ago

    How cute! Congrats on being able to do what you love full time.

  • HighlandInspirations

    HighlandInspirations said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing your story. Very inspirational.

  • BeyondStitches

    BeyondStitches said 7 years ago

    Love meeting the beautiful face behind the amazing art!!! I've been admiring your work for a while now. Love Jolinne and the beautiful bright colors!!!

  • AliVStudio

    AliVStudio said 7 years ago

    Precious!! Your story gives me hope! Thanks and congrats!

  • RiverRed

    RiverRed said 7 years ago

    I always love to read about success stories. It's true it is a passion, love and hard work that make it all possible.

  • jewels50

    jewels50 said 7 years ago

    Great advise !! I will be back to visit you and look thru your shop.

  • IsabelleKnits

    IsabelleKnits said 7 years ago

    Very pretty and adorable illustrations Jolinne. Congrats for your success. I hope to be an independent seller like you one day.

  • Fussiepanda

    Fussiepanda said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing. You make me feel I can do this. Yes, I think I will succeed doing just what I love.

  • jewelrybyirina

    jewelrybyirina said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on your Etsy success and your engagement!!! Thank you for sharing!

  • warlordofnoodles

    warlordofnoodles said 7 years ago

    Splendid! love the character, she would make for a very nice doll, actually.

  • chocpatch

    chocpatch said 7 years ago

    Love your work and your story! Congratulations on your engagement! You are an inspiration for many of us who are trying to make that transition. :)

  • jolinne

    jolinne said 7 years ago

    Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you all soooo much! I'm so excited reading all of your comments!

  • CraftsByBabz

    CraftsByBabz said 7 years ago

    Today something wonderful will happen...thanks for sharing joline!!!

  • JamiesArt

    JamiesArt said 7 years ago

    Thank you so much for sharing your story! It is very inspiring!

  • Stitch1TwistToo

    Stitch1TwistToo said 7 years ago

    Thank You,

  • gnormyle

    gnormyle said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing and best wishes for your continued success!

  • LilsMonsters

    LilsMonsters said 7 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your story. You will continue to succeed with your awesome attitude! Truly inspiring.

  • laceydu

    laceydu said 7 years ago

    YES! I am sitting in a freezing office in 2 sweaters and it's over 90 degrees outside! I have hope of quitting this office stuff one day too, THANK you!

  • TrendyTrimmingsByTT

    TrendyTrimmingsByTT said 7 years ago

    Not only is your work beautiful your story is very inspiring. Thanks for sharing it with us! I am sure you will continue to soar to new heights with your artwork!

  • BeautifulHello

    BeautifulHello said 7 years ago

    Thanks so much for sharing! Your interview was very encouraging. I'm a new mom, designer, and artist, and love crafting my business. It's great to hear encouraging comments of success from someone else. It can happen!

  • That70sShoppe

    That70sShoppe said 7 years ago

    Great article and such cute work!

  • ThePaupersCastle

    ThePaupersCastle said 7 years ago

    Inspirational and motivating, thank you!

  • ThistleFinchGallery

    ThistleFinchGallery said 7 years ago

    Thank you for your insight. I will keep my head up and keep trying. Thank you for your inspiration!

  • craftsbykash

    craftsbykash said 7 years ago

    Thanks for the story.

  • houseofistria

    houseofistria said 7 years ago

    thank you so much for this inspirational post, and a big congratulations on the engagement! I got married a month ago, so do get in touch if you need a hand with anything! :) God Bless House of Istria xx

  • SpackleTheGap

    SpackleTheGap said 7 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your story. It is so inspiring to me :) And your work is amazing! Cant wait to shop your stores!!!

  • Rosalinart

    Rosalinart said 7 years ago

    I like your story, I agreed it is a lot to learn but I am Enjoin it, I fall in love with your art

  • TheCustomQuill

    TheCustomQuill said 7 years ago

    thank you for the inspiration!

  • rakshniyavintage

    rakshniyavintage said 7 years ago

    Hoorah for an Israeli Etsian feature!! I feel very proud :) Mazal Tov Maytal

  • KnuttinButYarn

    KnuttinButYarn said 7 years ago

    I love your designs. Makes me wish I had a little girl to decorate her room in your designs. Thanks for sharing.

  • ShirleyArt

    ShirleyArt said 7 years ago

    Great article - beautiful work!

  • Morninglightglass

    Morninglightglass said 7 years ago

    Thank You for sharing!!! I LOve how Posative you are.. You are an Inspiration!!!

  • TheVintageHatShop

    TheVintageHatShop said 7 years ago

    An inspiration! Thanks.

  • TrashTurnedTreasure

    TrashTurnedTreasure said 7 years ago

    Live what you love! So positive - love your attitude!

  • ShinyRockDesigns

    ShinyRockDesigns said 7 years ago

    She is sooo cute! I want to hug her. I have two little girls and I would love this art in their room. Good luck - your success is inspirational.

  • paperscrapsbyjen

    paperscrapsbyjen said 7 years ago

    Very inspirational. You're art is wonderful! Good work and good luck!!

  • melissahand

    melissahand said 7 years ago

    New to Etsy. Thanks for the tip to renew. Hey, you could use some new jewelry! Have a great day!

  • lucyingels

    lucyingels said 7 years ago

    Thank YOU for the inspiration!

  • artworksbycarol

    artworksbycarol said 7 years ago

    Marketing IS teadious.I'd rather be painting!

  • MariesJewelryshop

    MariesJewelryshop said 7 years ago

    I love your illustrations. Your children are adorable! Thank you for your inspiring article!

  • Skinplicity

    Skinplicity said 7 years ago

    Good luck and Good work!

  • BelieveJewelrySupply

    BelieveJewelrySupply said 7 years ago

    Your work is so lovely! No wonder you have been so busy with your Etsy shops!! Glad to hear you are making it happen for yourself! :)

  • LittleCabinCreations

    LittleCabinCreations said 7 years ago

    inspirational!

  • kelliejdesignsboutiq

    kelliejdesignsboutiq said 7 years ago

    What great illustration, Jolinne is adorable! Kudos to you!

  • LauriesOriginals

    LauriesOriginals said 7 years ago

    So inspiring, your work is precious!

  • CarolJoyFashions

    CarolJoyFashions said 7 years ago

    What a lovely and positive interview! I feel so wonderful after having read this!

  • chariT

    chariT said 7 years ago

    Nice article! Love your shops! Esp. Honeyboo! Going to visit now!! :)

  • piratejayne

    piratejayne said 7 years ago

    Your art is like a warm hug. What a beautiful gift you share with the world.

  • LOL2

    LOL2 said 7 years ago

    Inspiring and and really neat artwwork!! Continued success!

  • Just4MeBooks

    Just4MeBooks said 7 years ago

    Your art is beautiful! I'm new to having my art online. Where do you think is the best place to find your target audience?

  • Vintagefix

    Vintagefix said 7 years ago

    Thanks so much Meytal for those inspirational words. It was a real blessing reading about the things you are thankful for at the end. Congrats on the engagement, and may you have much success in your amazing shops!

  • allysonjames

    allysonjames said 7 years ago

    What special designs! I'm a fan!

  • magicpin

    magicpin said 6 years ago

    Oh my god .. I love these stories soo much !! They make me dream ..... My wish would be to become a full time artist too ... who knows.. perhaps some day ..

  • FairyWhisperArt

    FairyWhisperArt said 6 years ago

    Your work is adorable. Well done xx

  • soulexposed

    soulexposed said 6 years ago

    I hope to do much of the same thing you're doing, very soon! I'm still in the planning stages but reading your story is so inspiring; thanks for sharing with us!

  • oldyellowhorsegifts

    oldyellowhorsegifts said 6 years ago

    Great artwork ! If you decide to give your little girl a pet or friend in some of your new prints could I recomend a little white pony or better yet a pony with wings? She is too adorable!

  • Soundbitecards

    Soundbitecards said 6 years ago

    WOW !! your work is awesome, and your story is very inspiring

  • KylieKissedDesigns

    KylieKissedDesigns said 6 years ago

    Your art reflects the beautiful happy positive person you are! Inside and out! ;)

  • oui2reveille

    oui2reveille said 6 years ago

    Thanks for all the inspiration and encouragement!!

  • molgallery

    molgallery said 6 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your experience with us.Very helpful. Congratulations of being engaged !!!

  • JansJewelryOrganizer

    JansJewelryOrganizer said 6 years ago

    Thanks for sharing your story and your advice. I'm just getting started and need all the tips I can find! Frequent renewing of listings is a great idea.

  • mobijo

    mobijo said 6 years ago

    Fantastic story, you are living so many dreams doing this and are a stunning inspiration! Thank you.

  • KylieKissedDesigns

    KylieKissedDesigns said 6 years ago

    I look to your shop and this article and more so often for helpful guidance. You are so fabulous Meytal! I LOVE your ART and how wonderful YOU are as a person!!! :) (Thank you!)

  • personalgifts

    Feon Davis from personalgifts said 5 years ago

    Your truely blessed to have such as gifted images such as this. Keep it up. And I love cartoon graphics and illustrators such as this myself since i was child.

  • kKnittedFashion

    KniTtEdFasHioN KniTtEdFasHioN from kKnittedFashion said 5 years ago

    I read with admiration. grat....

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  • Danijaydesigns

    Dani Jay from DaniJArts said 3 years ago

    Your designs are so beautiful. I just started my shop on Etsy. Your story is really helpful for me. You are such a gifted person.

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