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Rae of Light Photos

I'm 29 years old,and live in Joplin, MO. My work pays homage to subjects and life left unseen or forgotten. They demonstrate the passage of time and the beauty of unaltered minimalism. What started as a way to slow down and take pleasure in nature, swiftly turned into a perpetual zeal to capture the unobserved spirit of daily life.
While examining these pieces my aspiration is that individuals take a moment to look at the details and observe the charm and enchantment our world has to offer.
My images are a blend of archival digital photography and film. I have been pursuing the creation art through film for three years and am self-taught.
I am also the owner of the cutest Bassett hound out there. His name is Ralphie and he's still getting over the click of the camera.




Pink Pups Designs

My name is Pam, shop owner of Pink Pups Designs on Etsy.  I started my shop in January 2011 after making banners for some friends, and got great feedback! I create most of my items in the evenings after I get home from my day job.  I would love for Etsy to become a full time job for me.  I started just making banners for anything - weddings, showers, birthdays, sporting events (like the Superbowl), holidays, etc.  Now I am working on expanding the products I offer to include confetti, favor tags, centerpiece decor, cupcake wraps and toppers, and signs. I always welcome custom orders to change colors, designs, or wording on my products! I want my customers to be happy with the products they purchase from me.

Eskimo Pillows
Hello everyone, my name is Angie and I am a stay at home mom to two darling kids. Ava is 2 and Ethan is 4 months. Living in the Arizona desert I am always trying to figure out new ways to keep my family and I cool. My car seat coolers are the perfect answer to keep my little ones car seat buckles cool while we're out and about running errands. I am so happy I don't have to hear my little girl scream "HOT, HOT, HOT!" every time I put her in her car seat after spending a couple hours shopping.

Here is the link to my shop:
my Facebook:
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I am a full time teacher, with a Masters degree in administration. So, for fun I craft. I have crafted as long as I can remember and my first love was paper and glue. I could be entertained for hours. As a teenager, I had a natural attraction to anything made of glass. It could be glassess, stem wear, sculpture, I had to reach out and touch it. My mother was constantly telling me to stop. So for my 21st birthday my parents gave me a single lesson on lampwork beads. Since then I have been reading books and teching myself to make glass beads and jelewary. My love has only grown for glass, I own three sets of dishes and at least 4 different styles of everyday  drinking glasses. Which is way to much glassware for my husband and I.  Currently,  I have been inspired by bright yet simple designs and pok a dots!  Being that I live in the South, I am beginning to play with ribbion in my jelwary designs too! My shop on etsy just opened, so I am new to the business world and am looking to network and promote!



cheeky curves said…
Bassetts are lovely
Eskimo Pilows said…
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Pam said…
Thanks for the feature! Be on the lookout for new items being added in my shop!
RaeoLight said…
Thanks for this lovely post. you can also use the code IHEARTU for 10% off the next print order
great and unique glass gift ideas are given here..
i like this post..thanks for this.

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