Interview with Elizabeth Stewart, owner of a super-selling Etsy store
We adore featuring different online crafting stores we’ve recently fallen in love with. This time around we’re chatting with Elizabeth Stewart, the owner and operator of Keys and Memories on Etsy. With over 8,000 transactions and a 100% positive feedback rating, this super-selling Etsy shop features jewelry made from vintage typewriter keys. Customers of Keys and Memories praise this shop for its beautiful crafting and speedy delivery.
How did you get into your craft? When did you start?
I have always been doing some type of crafting since I was young, but I got into typewriter keys about 5 years ago.
What inspires your work?
Usually something from the past or a unique font.
When did your shop open?
I opened my Etsy shop in March of 2007.
How many hours a week do you spend crafting?
I haven't ever counted, but I don't read or watch TV much as I like to spend any extra time crafting.
What’s your personal favorite item in your shop?
What is one of your favorite online shops/sellers?
What's one important lesson you've learned about your craft?
Do not cut metal wearing flip flops! Keep looking for new ideas, and don't sit still.
Have a simple tip for others who do your craft?
Experiment! It makes you a better crafter when you figure it out on your own.
Do you have an official site or blog?
What's your favorite time of day to work?
Probably morning or evening.