Sunday, November 3, 2013

Featured Shop of the Week- Little House of Crafting

Our featured shop this week is Little House of Crafting, owned by Toni Conn, who has a collection of fun geekery items. Read about her shop, and then enter the giveaway below.


Little House of Crafting came about in early 2013 when my friend, and partner in crime, Lilly Inverse of Lilly Inverse Designs began making and selling art in Artist Alleys at anime conventions. I decided to join in the fun and created a line of pinback buttons. Later, I added perler/pixel art (also known as drawing with plastic) and now offer pinback button designs in magnet form!


The most challenging thing about having my own business is definitely marketing. You can make the best products in the world but if nobody knows about them then you can't share them with anyone! Keeping up on the Pintrest and Wanelo shares as well as staying involved with my fans on Facebook and Twitter takes a lot of time but I wouldn't trade it for the world.


My favorite color is green, as evident by my logo and store colors. My favorite way to network is definitely Facebook. There is so much out there! In my spare time, I like to relax while watching tv shows with my husband.


The most time consuming item to make in my shop is the Dragonite perler (below). The impressive 11"x11" beastie consists of almost 1,900 beads and takes about two and a half hours to complete!


Toni is celebrating National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, by helping to raise money for The Offices of Letters and Light. The Offices of Letters and Light organizes events where children and adults engage in  the creative endeavor of creative writing. Events consist of NaNoWriMo, NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program and Camp NaNoWriMo, during which NaNoWriMo can be completed in the summer months as well. You can read more about her fundraiser & project here









Little House of Crafting can be found online at Storenvy, Facebook, TwitterBlog, DeviantART, Etsy, Pintrest, & Tumblr. This week only, all Violet's Buds blog readers will receive 20% off their purchase in Little House of Crafting's Storenvy shop using the code VIOBDSRDR.

Little House of Crafting is generously offering the chance for one fan to win one pinback button or magnet of their choice from the Little House of Crafting Storenvy shop. Shipping will be free!





You can enter by using the Rafflecopter widget below. The only required entries are to like Violet's Buds & Little House of Crafting on Facebook. Several optional entries have been added to increase your chances of winning. The giveaway starts 11/3/13 and ends at 8pm CDT on 11/9/13. The winner will have 48 hours to claim the prize by contacting violetsbuds@hotmail.com. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be chosen.


a Rafflecopter giveaway




 Fine Print: This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Participants are providing information to Violet's Buds. Your information will not be sold. Violet's Buds is not responsible for any computer or website malfunctions during the giveaway. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. By entering the contest you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. You may not reside in Belgium, Norway, Sweden, or India according to Facebook rules. International players may enter but may be responsible for the shipping if they wish to redeem their prize. If you are not willing to pay shipping, do not enter. Prizes do not have cash value. There will be no returns/exchanges on any of the items. Violet's Buds is not responsible for featured shops who do not follow through with prizes.
 
Want to have your business featured on Violet's Buds blog? Click here to fill out the application for Featured Shop of the Week. This program aimed to give fellow businesses added exposure, and to introduce our fans to your products!

3 comments:

  1. I love the Firefly buttons! I know some lucky friends who might be getting these for Christmas!

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  2. I'm in love with the Keep Calm and Geek On.!!! says A Geek In Glasses!! -Steph Nericcio

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