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Etsy Take Five Tuesday: Fresh Prints for Spring!

March 29, 2011

It’s time for fresh prints today that I’ve pulled together from Etsy sellers… And by the way, I’m not sure how it is in your part of the world but here it’s a fantastic sunny day and I’m feeling very Spring-like! It will be 70 this weekend, which is somewhat tropical for this time of year here, so I plan to go out and enjoy the warm air and sunshine at some flea markets. As for this week though, I’m not going to see the light of day except through my office windows because I’m working non-stop. I’ll tell you more about that in my next post. But first, it’s Etsy time! Yay! Here are some delicious prints from Etsy sellers this week that I’m liking, what do you think? These are all very springy aren’t they?

Etsy Take Five Tuesday: Fresh Prints for Spring!

One Little Bird Studio in Greece wrote to me weeks ago but I’ve been a bit behind on email since I taught a class that wrapped up last night. I’m finally catching up on emails and One Little Bird prints really stood out as lovely!

Etsy Take Five Tuesday: Fresh Prints for Spring!

Kinrisu is a sweet etsy shop belonging to an illustrator who lives and draws from her home in Paris. Her shop means golden squirrel in Japanese.

Etsy Take Five Tuesday: Fresh Prints for Spring!

Violet May mixes vintage characters with fresh dots in bold colorways for a nice mix of subtle and strong.

Etsy Take Five Tuesday: Fresh Prints for Spring!

Polymorphia is a shop owned by artist Crystal Jackson in North Carolina with prints and paintings that pack a lot of flash and color!

Etsy Take Five Tuesday: Fresh Prints for Spring!

Sarah Ahearn is an artist living in Massachusetts and soon-to-be author of an creativity and art journaling how-to book, Painted Pages, that I can’t wait to buy and read because I want to support Sarah – she’s a sweetheart and we’ve known each other for what seems like forever, at least in internet years! I’ve not talked about her art in a while so I thought to include her today in my etsy round-up. Love ya Sarah and good luck with your first book, it’s going to fly off of the shelves!

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29 Comments

  • Reply City Chic - Jamie March 29, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    Oh these are lovely and perfect for Spring! I must say I am jealous of your weather. Here in MN it is still below average and we are in the 20’s in the morning! brrr! Enjoy the sunshine!

  • Reply laura trevey March 29, 2011 at 2:58 pm

    All wonderful… I especially love Sara’s loose painting style.

  • Reply Gem March 29, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    I need those One Little Bird prints in my life… stunning.x

  • Reply Mindi March 29, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    The Violet May prints are my favorite :) These are all so pretty!

  • Reply Esti March 29, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    Violet May’s work always makes me smile :)

  • Reply Melissa de la Fuente March 29, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    All so, SO lovely and spring-y! :) I love them all and off to check out the shops….ah, enjoying the spring weather by visiting flea markets sounds so heavenly….I can’t wait. So great, for Sarah….I will be sure to keep an eye out for her book.
    xo
    Melis

  • Reply Leanda March 29, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    Thank you dear Holly. Do so hope you will have a moment to get a breath of spring air :) x

  • Reply Marianne March 29, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    Love these prints! Gorgeous!

  • Reply meenal @ maison marigold March 29, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    beautiful finds, holly..love them all..i would love to have a few of these on my walls!! xx meenal

  • Reply Katrina Foulkes-Taylor March 29, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    My daugher loves art, there are some great ideas here, thank you this should keep her busy!

  • Reply Tina March 29, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    It’s totally cold and not friendly outside right now! It’s almost April….seriously East Coast, get your act together!
    All these prints are warm and lovely! I adore One Little Bird Studio!

  • Reply sandra lund March 29, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    I love the “one little bird” prints – so beautiful :-)

  • Reply Christine March 29, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    i am loving these prints, holly! and so jealous of your warm weather :) it’s slowwwly warming here on the east coast of the US!

  • Reply Hazel March 29, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    I think I love Sarah Ahearn the best— water colors are so pretty!

  • Reply Jo March 29, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    I couldn’t help myself, just bought 2 one little bird prints :)

  • Reply escapade March 29, 2011 at 5:12 pm

    Violet May’s beautiful pieces are so fun + playful, they definitely feel like Spring to me :)

  • Reply hena tayeb March 29, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    Each artist has a great style. My favorites are Kinrisu and Polymorphia

  • Reply Sara March 29, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    I like everything in this roundup!! My favorite is polymorhpia…bookmarked her shop and hope to return and purchase something soon!!

  • Reply Lauriana March 29, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    I love Violetta May ‘s work!

  • Reply Jenny March 29, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    Love Polymorpha!!

  • Reply thejoyofcolor March 30, 2011 at 12:04 am

    Great selection of prints, They sure have the spring spirit
    hard to choose but i like Kinrisu work

  • Reply Alexis March 30, 2011 at 12:56 am

    I love Sara’s work! So pretty. And you are lucky to have such lovely weather! Where I live, it’s turned into the Oregon Coast this week.

  • Reply Luna March 30, 2011 at 9:48 am

    Wow – what a beautiful selection – you have totally invigorated myt ired eyes after a long (long) day. Many thanks to you! :)

  • Reply Marlene March 30, 2011 at 10:18 am

    Ooooh how beautiful! I most like the print by onelittlebird… *sigh*

  • Reply lalalandart March 30, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    How many beautiful artists!
    We love Kinrisu in particoular way!

  • Reply sarah*ahearn March 30, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    sweet sweet holly ~

    thanks so much for including me in this collection of spring prints! ah… makes me wish it truly felt like spring here in new england… but apparently there is an april fools day snowstorm on the way! ah! (i bet you don’t miss this weather!)

    i love what you’ve pulled together here… so pretty!

    thanks also for the kind comments from other readers here! : ) totally made my day!

    i so appreciate your mention of my book too! i’m so excited and can’t wait for may! then it might really feel like spring!

    enjoy the sunshine!

    thanks again! xo *s

  • Reply Leo March 31, 2011 at 11:24 am

    I particularly like Sara Ahearn’s work. It is lovely!! Another one of my Etsy favorites is Fena Arts-so spring like, colorful and original.

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/FenaArts?ref=pr_shop_more

  • Reply roberto | vinilos decorativos April 5, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    That´s a good , very femenine and warm selection.My favourite is the first “one little bird”.

  • Reply Jessica May 3, 2011 at 10:27 pm

    lovelovelove these colors!

    Such gorgeous prints & so very creative:) Lovely break from the gray day here in Ohio :/

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