Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Shop Feature: Crafts Names and Things

Hand Sewn Art Journal

 This week's shop feature is Crafts Names and Things by Shemi Dixon. The shop specializes in junk journals, biblical names photo plaques and so much more.  I love the pastal colors she  uses in her work. Read  below to find  more about  her shop.
1. How did you come up with the Name of your Shop
My shop name was inspired by all the crafts I enjoy creating. My name Shemi which means name in Hebrew and I enjoy finding out the meaning of other people names. I also love paper and books. I owned over 300 books. Books hold the world and it's opened to my though a book, I can explore a new culture, understand my interior self, experience the joys and pains of others. I get so excited transforming a disregard book into something new and beautiful.

2. Tell us a little bit about your shop and what you think makes it unique?
I create Biblical Name and Photo Plaques, Junk Journal Kits, Fun Jewelry and so much more . I enjoy creating beautiful and unique gifts that bring joy to others.!! I’m so excited to get to share my love for Crafts and handmade items in a creative and meaningful way.
What's unique about my shop is my faith is infused into every creation. I want every item in my shop to a creation of love and bring joy and blessings to others.

Hand Painted Greeting Cards 
 3. What is your favorite item at the store and why?
My favorite in my shop ( it's difficult to pick just one) is Junk Journal Kit. It's my favorite item because it's so personalized to every person. You make your junk journal kit into what you are inspired to create, may art or travel, ideas or grateful journal. It's full all sort cool, fun stuff. The Kit includes a recycled hand painted card board cover with yarn and bead closure, buttons, 20 blank page (notebook paper, vintage book pages, drawing pages, card stock ,etc.), envelopes, greeting cards, magazine stickers, rubber bands, string/yarn, handmade washi tapes, paint yourself bonders and tags, and booklet about how make a junk journal with journaling ideas

4. What inspires create your products?

My shop is inspired by my faith in god, my desire share and inspire others.

5. Where can we find you?
My facebook page is
and etsy stop is www.

6. Do you have any coupons or discounts for us?

Yes 10% off entire purchase.

Framed Biblical Name Plaques 
 7. What advice can you give for other sellers out there for their shop? Make item you love and you will draw people to you.
Ask lots of questions. Read and research about etsy and what works and do it. Finally reach out to others. Etsy Sellers want to help other shop owner succeed. I have meet some amazing people.

Now some fun facts about you

8. What is your Favorite Food?
Pizza. With every thing on top. EMMM

9. Describe us one positive event in your life in your life that you felt was a miracle to you or that you knew the Universe was there watching over you.

The biggest miracle in my life is my relationship with Jesus Christ. When was 21, I attended a series of powerful talks that change my life. I heard for the first time in my life god loved as I was with all my weakness, mistakes and sins. I was a beloved daughter of God. I didn't have to be good or perfect, god never judged me. And my life has never the same since I heard that good news.

10. What is your favorite vacation spot and why
My favorite vacation spot is Mexico city, mexico. I love the people, they were friendly and generous.