Sunday, March 16, 2014

Featured Shop of the Week- Adore By Nat

I'd like to welcome this week's featured shop, Adore by Nat, and introduce you to Natalie, the person behind the pretty party supplies.

I am a mom to a 6 year old boy and a wife to a wonderful loving husband. I left my professional career in Human Resources when my son was born. Adore By Nat began when I started making handmade cards in 2004. It started as a way of supporting my cardmaking hobby.

My shop is my full-time job now. It has slowly evolved from just handmade cards to party decorations as well. I make favor tags, banners, cupcake toppers, door signs, napkin rings, teabag favors, invitations for any occasions such as wedding, baby shower, bridal shower, birthday etc.

The most challenging thing about having my own business is actually to tell myself to slow down and have a break. As a small business owner and artist, I wear many hats. Being my own boss, I have high expectations for myself. There are gazillions things I want to do and often times I feel that 24 hours a day is not enough. It is important to remind myself from time to time to seize the day.

My favorite thing to do is to travel. It is our dream to travel around the world. I love traveling more than shopping, lol.

I also an online business called Flirt and Flair Lingerie:
I personally hand-picked the products. If I don't believe in the products, I don't sell them. My collection is sweet, sassy, and chic.

I love what I do. I can't wait to get up in the morning and get back to work. I admit I can be a workaholic sometimes. Most of my orders are custom orders. I love the challenges that come with each project. I deliver what they have envisioned into something tangible. It truly makes my day when I receive sweet comments and/ or pictures of my work being displayed at their party. That what keeps me going.

I love custom orders! If you don't see it in my store, ask me please! I love challenges and I hate to say NO.

You can find Adore By Nat on Facebook, Storenvy, Artfire, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, Wanelo, and Amazine. Adore by Nat is generously offering one lucky fan a set of 36 Spring/Easter stickers, with free shipping worldwide. Please note, shipping may take 2-3 weeks depending on your location.

You can enter by using the Rafflecopter widget below. The only required entries are to like Violet's Buds & Adore By Nat on Facebook. Several optional entries have been added to increase your chances of winning. The giveaway starts 3/16/14 and ends at 11:59pm CST on 3/22/14. The winner will be announced on Sunday and have 48 hours to claim the prize by contacting If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be chosen.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Fine Print:  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.  Incomplete entries will not be accepted. Entrants found cheating, entering under duplicate profiles, or not following the instructions may be banned. By entering the contest you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.  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.
Would you like 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! 


  1. What a cool shop! Love custom party things, added to my watch list! And a great giveaway too - thanks for sharing!

  2. My favorite place to look for stationary and thank you tags for my shop. I really love her work. She's an amazing artist! <3

  3. I am a preschool teacher - I love the stickers! It would be awesome if I could win them for my students!

  4. I love her shop! I think my favorite thing is her stickers! They are so cheerful and fun! ♥

  5. I know Nat from her ArtFire studio and various promotion groups. Have always loved the fresh, cute look to her items. I love her stickers, especially the ones that deal with nature/animals. in fact, if I can ever get my rear in gear, I want her to design business stickers for me (: Thank you for sharing a great artist with us!

  6. This is great and Nat's party designs are always a hit. Bright pops of color that kids would just love to have.

  7. It's nice to know your "back story". I love when women are able to raise their children at home and have a creative life too.

  8. Love these favor tags with owls.


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