Hello creative folks! This week in ‘Crafter in the Spotlight’ an ardent crafter, Meera Salva shares her story about her arty-crafty journey with us.
Meera was enthusiastic about art and crafts since her teen years but took up serious crafting just a few years back. As Meera says, crafting is a stress buster for her and she loves to try out different forms of art and craft.
Read along to find out Meera’s favourite craft forms, her arty-crafty wish, craft essentials she can’t live without, how she describes her style of crafting, what she enjoys most besides crafting and more. Also, catch glimpses of a step by step project by Meera. Don’t forget to leave your loving comments for her.
Rashmi Closepet M.D Itsy Bitsy : What are your favourite craft forms?
Meera Savla :My favourite art forms are decoupage, mixed media, and Scrapbooking. But, I love to explore different art forms. It’s a stress buster for me!
RC:If you are granted an arty-crafty wish, what would you ask for?
MS: Unlimited Craft Supplies for free……!!
RC:How did you come to know about Itsy Bitsy?
MS: Through a crafty friend of mine.
RC:Tell us about your most exciting shopping experience at Itsy Bitsy.
MS:When I came to know about the store at Kurla, I visited just to see what products are available but I ended up with big-time shopping!
RC: What craft products attract you the most?
MS:The products which attract m the most are Resin, Varnish, Crackle Paste, Crackle Medium, Chalk Paints, Gel Medium.
RC:What is your ideal crafting time in a day?
MS: At night after my daughters’ sleep.
RC: What are your ‘Can’t live without’ craft essentials?
MS: I just can’t live without ‘Colours’!
RC: How long have you been crafting?
MS: I am crafting in my teens when I was about 18-19 years old. But, started doing it professionally from March 2017.
RC: Which 3 words describe your crafting style the best?
MS: No Copy Paste!!
RC:Any inspirational tips for newbies and craft enthusiasts?
MS: Never underestimate yourself. Never give up, just go on creating and shape your dreams.
RC: Any tips for fellow crafters to help them organize their workspace better.
MS: Drawers of different sizes help to organize things better.
RC: What inspired you the most in your creative journey?
MS: Patience….just create what you imagine…don’t rush as if in a race!
RC:According to you what’s the best way to overcome a creative block?
MS: Things created with ‘Passion’ will turn out the best!
RC:Why do you think people should continue with ‘Handmade’?
MS: Handmade itself speaks a lot. It is made with time, effort, creativity and enthusiasm…that makes all the difference!
RC: Other than crafting what do you enjoy the most?
MS: I truly enjoy playing with my kids.
RC: Which are the product categories you check out most often for new arrivals?
MS: Stencils, colours, and mixed media products.
Here is a step by step project by Meera Savla
Many congrats Meera for being the CRAFTER IN THE SPOTLIGHT – ITSY BITSY!!
You will receive Rs.500/- Itsy Bitsy gift voucher & a Crafter in the Spotlight badge, which can be proudly displayed on the side bar of your blog and other platforms. Looking forward to many more creations, Happy Crafting!