Meet Laura, the artistic woman behind Watercolors by Laura L. Trevey and her new shop, L and L Designs. Laura paints "bright, bold, and beautiful" watercolors. Her original and limited edition prints are sure to catch your eye. She has partnered up with a friend for her new shop, where her paintings are transferred onto fabrics to make beautiful custom items from pillows to tea towels.
Stay tuned for a glance into Laura's life and a chance to win a piece of her lovely artwork for your very own!
What inspires you?
Beauty all around me! You just have to open your eyes to the world...
Where do you call home?
I've always lived in Virginia ~~ and love it! I love the change of the seasons...
Name something unique to where you live.
It is not far from the beach!! I love the ocean ~~
Share an interesting fact about yourself.
When I get in bed at night, I am already excited about coffee in the morning!
What made you decide to open up shop?
I love to paint, and share it with others!
When did you first learn to paint?
As a child...
Name your favorite thing about selling handmade.
The people are amazing, and I have my watercolors worldwide ~~ Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Greece to name a few!
Do you have a day job or sell on Etsy full-time?
I paint and promote my Etsy shop full time.
Many of your watercolors are filled with beautiful flowers. What's your favorite bloom?
I love looking out at a field of beautiful wildflowers!! Black eyed Susan's catch my eye too!
Share with us a favorite Etsy purchase or shop.
I love Cindy Spangler's jewelry shop! Very unique...
List a few of your most favorite pastimes.
Painting, painting, painting!
What is your most prized possession?
My children ~~ all three of them!
New Red Crab Pot Holders - Perfect for the 4th of July!
What are three of your favorite foods?
A good summer tomato, avocados, and blueberries!
Thank you, Laura, for sharing your love of painting with us! Stop by her blog to learn more...
Laura is generously offering a $20 gift certificate to either of her lovely shops! This will cover the cost of one of her fabulous prints (example) or you can use it towards the purchase of something else.
Tell us what your favorite color is! I'm sure you can find it in her shop. ;)
To enter, please leave a comment on this post with your answer, name, and email address or Etsy username.
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Contest ends Sunday, July 5th at 11:59 pm EST. Winner will be chosen by traditional drawing and will be announced Monday, July 6th.