Monday, September 20, 2010

Motivational Monday Etsy Interview

It's Monday...and EVERYONE needs a little extra Motivation on Monday right?!

Well, here you go! Here is a fabulous Etsy artist interview that will motivate you to get off your computer and into that studio and work work work!

This week's artist is with Bambuca from And as an extra BONUS.. she was kind enough to offer this handmade bag as a FREE Giveaway item to one of you lucky readers out there!

All you have to do to win this lovely bag is 1. be a follower here on my blog. 2. Leave a comment here about your favorite item in her shop here. 3. (optional bonus) Send a tweet out into the twitterverse about this post! :)

A winner will be chosen randomly by Thursday!

Here is what Bambuca told us about herself~

I am From Scandinavia, followed my heart and now live in Texas.

I started to sew purses when I noticed how most times I came back home I had a new purse, and how the purse still wasn't THE one. I realized how it would make more sense if I made my own purse. It would be exactly what I wanted, and when it was hand-made it would have even more meaning and love in it.

Sewing my purses is like perfect therapy for me, it is my break from taking care of my baby, keeping the house up, my alone moment. I love it, I can totally sink in to my thoughts, clear up my mind and forget the rest of the world for a moment. When I'm finished with the project, I have something to be proud of and I'm happy to go on with the everyday chores.

Thanks for my husbands awesome support I was encouraged enough to share my passion with purses and start my shop Bambuca on Etsy last May. I do many custom-made orders and sell them through the facebook page as well as in Etsy among the already listed items. I love the challenge of a custom-order.

Etsy is a nice community and I've gotten tons of good feedback and felt so supported by other Etsians. My shop's facebook page is

Thank you Bambuca for taking time out of your busy life to share your story with us! Best of luck to you!

If you are interested in being a featured Etsy artist/crafter on another Motivational Monday.. please let me know!

Thanks for reading! xo


Christie Cottage said...

Cute handbag!

Thanks for posting on my blog thread. I hope you'll stop by and comment on my blog too!

tiffannysketchbook said...

this is my favorite item in your shop!

what part of texas? i'm a Texan too!

Deborah Julian Cat Art said...

Your purses are lovely. My favorite is the teal snap purse. Functional and pretty!

M.M.E. said...

What a gorgeous bag and a very talented artist. I really enjoy your blog and I can't wait to see what you post next.

s. said...

Im a follower! My favorite is the small pink coin purse, its lovely :)

Unknown said...

I am now a follower of your blog!

Unknown said...

This bag is adorable and is totally my style! But I also love this bag---
LOVE!!! =)

April said...

I'm a follower!

April said...

My favorite item is the Red and Brown Zipper Pouch ♥

Anonymous said...

My favorite is this one because it's just so elegant and classic!

EmKatCreations on etsy or
EmKat_Creations at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I follow:)

Anonymous said...

grey and pink zipper clutch is one of my faves:)

Christie Cottage said...

I thought I had already been to this post! LOL There I am post #1!

Have a great day, and please stop by my blog too

April said...

I also tweeted ♥

Dannibeth said...

Following your blog as Farnum Ink Studio

Dannibeth said...

My favorite item is the Knitted teal purse! It is lovely!

Dita Maulani said...

I am your blog follower now!

Dita Maulani said...

I hearted this bag on Etsy because of it's lovely colour combo

PrairieWindDesigns said...

Great interview!
This is my favorite item!

CelyFrenchie said...

Amazing giveaway, thanks !

I follow you :)

I love the Cream colored purse with one of a kind buttons, so classy !

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