Thursday, June 7, 2012

Giveaway! - Dream Art (Ended)

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Another Thursday - Another Giveaway!
This weeks giveaway is from Dream Art who is giving away $20 Store credit! Oh, the beautiful possibilities!
Read ahead to learn more about this amazingly talented duo, and see how to enter for your chance to win! This giveaway is open Worldwide!

When did you start getting into crafting, and what did you start with?
Our names are Dmytro and Iuliia and we live in Ukraine. We love creativity and handmade things, because you can feel the inner world of the person who made them. We create hand-cut paper art silhouettes from a single sheet of paper with all of pieces interconnected. Our story begins from childhood, as children we took creative classes such as painting, drawing and paper craft. Though, growing up studying at a university we didn't pay proper attention to creativity, but it always lived in our hearts. Once, we created a greeting card with hand-cut elements for our friend's birthday. It was when we realized how much creativity has an important place in our lives. After that, we took a serious interest in paper cutting art and started our paper cut silhouettes.

Do you work outside of your Etsy shop?
Now we dedicate all our time and energy to growth of our shop and ourselves.

How did you learn about Etsy?
When we realized we wanted to share our art with other people, we started to learn about different ways to sell it. The most popular and handmade oriented marketplace turned out to be Etsy. Etsy gives us opportunity to connect with people from different countries and sell our works.

When did you start your shop?
We took interest in this craft about a year ago, after that we decided to create our DreamPapercut shop on Etsy and share our art with other people.

Where does your inspiration for your items come from?
All our works are created with love and soul and are inspired by nature, life and people who enjoy our craft. For inspiration we go for a walk to the parks and forests to enjoy nature. We also like meet with our friends and spend time talking and having tea. It helps us to relax and get new energy to create original works.

Is there a certain item with a story behind it?
All paper cuts in our shop are different and unique. Each has their own story, which brought us a bit of joy and happy moments of our life.

Do you have advice for any shops just starting?
You should listen to your customers and use their advice and requests but do not lose your own way.

Do you have a Facebook fan page?  

Any other info you would like to share?
Paper cutting is a very amazing process, at the beginning you just see a piece of paper and after spending several hours/days to cut, the paper becomes beautiful art work. Silhouettes for us are not just a sheet of paper. We put in our work- love, care, kindness, and happiness. We truly believe that people can feel the same emotions looking at our paper cuts.

Fun Questions to Get to Know You:

What is the furthest place you have traveled?
The furthest place we have traveled is the USA that changed our world view.

Which habits of other people drive you crazy?
The people in the world are different and they have different characters and habits, but their behavior mustn't influence on your emotional state and personality.

Do you have any pets? If so what are their names?
We have a cat called Lisa. Despite her being 14 years old, she is cute and likes playing with us.

What is your favorite food?
Our favorite food is a tasty one :)

* What You Can Win *

Winner will receive $20 store credit to use towards Dream Art's Etsy shop!
*Winner will be responsible for shipping cost- special cover materials to protect papercuts from damage are used.*
Giveaway is open worldwide!

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Lauren E. said...

I really like the Ship and Sherlock Holmes one :-)

marymichelotti said...

I like the heart tree

Jessica Miller said...

i like the couple with the bikes

beyondthewindow said...

wow. i love that heart tree!

Anne-Marie said...

I love these cutouts-- so wonderful! I esp. like the one with the boy and girl and the bike :o)

sandyandcosmo said...

I love the two little birds on the branch.

Marija said...

I like the picture of the mountains.

marija.majerle at gmail dot com

Leslie B. said...

I LOVE them all, but the birds on the branch are my favorite.

lesliexhope at

Kasie said...

I love the heart with branches cut out. Amazing!

gkuroda said...

like the pair of zebras

Mayla Moore said...

I like the tree heart the best!

Sarah said...

I like the child with the balloon!

Micah Rae Sanders said...

I'm in love with the couple hugging. It just feels like what I wish my love life was like, lol.

mojemakaze said...

my fav is the heart tree

Natalie - When Shutters Click said...

My fav is definitely the first with the kid and the birds =)

New England Quilter said...

Gorgeous work in a lovely shop! Thanks for another fun giveaway!

New England Quilter said...

The birds on the branch is my fave!

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