Featured Gallery: Be My Valentine

Have you bought your sweetheart a valentine?




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Post-holiday Art Supplies

I’m still in holiday mode and will be till my daughter returns to school in January. But the blogging (and creating) must go on! One of the things I look forward to most is the post-holiday shopping for art supplies. I always get a few gift cards to my local arts and crafts store. Here’s a snapshot of this year’s post-holiday art supplies. The magazine was actually a gift from my Christmas stocking but the rest I bought. Strathmore Windpower Series is my favorite watercolor paper. I’ve tried a few other brands and always go back to Windpower. The brush is a watercolor mop made by Cotman. This brush has been on my “buy list” for months but they aren’t cheap. Thankfully, I had a 50% off coupon begging to be used. The last little nugget is a tube of Winsor & Newton Artists’ Watercolor – Indigo. Good watercolor isn’t cheap either, so I often buy one tube at a time when I have limited funds.

Now it’s your turn. I want to know what art supplies you received or bought this holiday/post-holiday season. Is there something you like to stock up on during the sales? What was your favorite artsy gift this year?


Team EBSQ-Etsy: Must Have Monday

This week it’s all about Loooove – Loooove – Loooove (in my best Beatles singing voice) What better way to share the love then to put together a heart-felt Must Have Monday. Kisses!

Two Hearts, One Love Print by Rebecca Salcedo


One Of A Kind Handmade Journal by Elis Cooke


Love, Hugs, And Kisses Fairy ACEO by Sherry Key


This is just the tip of the iceburg of the fantastic art available for purchase on Etsy by the talented EBSQ pool of artists.  You can find more loved filled art by searching “Team EBSQ Hearts” on Etsy. You can additionally see more “Heart Art” by searching “Hearts” on EBSQ.  Be sure to drop by our featured artists portfolio on EBSQ!: Rebecca Salcedo, Elis Cooke,  and  Sherry Key.

As a special treat this holiday EBSQ has a Valentine themed art gallery: Be My Valentine! From there you can send out happy love vibes to all your friends and family on Facebook and Twitter, then share it further to your heart’s content with Stumble Upon, Delicious, and Digg.

Team EBSQ-Etsy is currently holding polls for the showcase themes for the rest of the year. So if your an artist or a patron, please come by and put in your two cents of what you would like to see!! Polls close on the 9th! Can’t wait to see the results! 😀

If you would like to opt into Team EBSQ- Etsy just drop by and join up on our team page!

~Kris Jean, Mod Team EBSQ-Etsy

Team EBSQ-Etsy Featured Friday Showcase: Mother’s Day Gifts

This month Team EBSQ-Etsy is proud to honor Mothers. We have a great selection gift items and original art about that special lady Mom.

Mother and Child nude fused glass platterLITTLE KITTY DAYDREAMS ABOUT BIRDSShade GardenBIRD and BUTTERFLY OOAK Wire Choker Necklace HAND MADE PENDANTGolden Daggers Bracelet

Pearl Heart, and Swarovski Motion Earrings OOAKWhite Calla Lily Flower on Powder Blue original painting art EBSQSALE Mother of our Souls OOAK Altered Recycled Art Doll - ON SALE NOWRemembrances, by Carolyn, EBSQTULIPS IN FULL BLOOM

ON SALE NOW - Organza and Found Object Charm Necklace ORIGINAL HAND MADE Pendant July's Garden GateDAFFODILS IN APRILOriginal Art Botanical Hot Pink Wine Cup Wild Flower Painting EBSQ Kris JeanThe Paisley Gerbera BY Alma Lee, TEAM ESBQ

Stained Glass Iris Modern Floral by, Alma Lee TEAM ESBQCyclamen Original Art Pop-Tanical Painting by Kris Jean TEAM EBSQOu LALA Bracelet

These brilliant works of art are brought to you by: Shawn Marie Hardy, Beth Fiedel, Theodora Demetriades, Kris Jean, Alma Lee, Beaded Heron, Carolyn Schiffhouer, and Dawn Thompson


June Schedule:

May 2-8 Theme suggestions

May9-15 Theme Voting

May 16- June 2 Theme  Posting

June 5th Showcase Runs

108 stores and growing strong! If you have an Etsy store and are a member of EBSQ in good standing – come by and check us out! We have month showcases, and featured items running every week! Get listed today!

Kris Jean, Mod Team EBSQ-Etsy

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