They said have a little girl living inside all the women. I can't agree more. I think my mind just can't ignore something so cute and like from stories book, and this thing turn in to accessories, how cute is that. it's pretty hard not get addicted with them.
Look at behind this amzing designer name Noelia , how she start her journey to this adventure….
Since I was a little child, I have always loved crafts, painting, making my own necklaces and bracelets … But it was not until 2007, when I was studying my Psychology degree that crafting became a relaxing spare time hobby.
I have always felt inspired by beauty, nature, animals with a slow life philosophy. I always try to work with local suppliers and to use environmentally friendly materials.
Q: What's story behind your brand?
Truth be said, my brand came out naturally, it was not something I was looking for; it has continued growing little by little throught all this time, to become today my full time job, shared with my job as a photographer in The Jar of Dreams.
Q: Do you want to share your work place ?
I live with my guy and two beautiful adopted cats named Selva and Ikki; as it is a small apartment, my workplace is reduced to a corner of the living room. It has natural light most of the day, which is something I love. In a short term, I expect to move to a bigger house, and to have an entire room to stablish my workshop.
Q: What is your working schedule like?
I have not a stablished schedule, there are days I work from morning until late night, other days, if I have to go out to do errands or if I have plans with friends, I work at night … The great thing about being self employed, is that I can use the time as I please. But, I tend to work better at night, inspiration flows better at night. Besides I hate waking up early.
Lately I enjoy painting, t-shirts, mugs, pins, bodies, wedding toppers … it relaxes me much to work with brushes and colors. I also like carving stamps, modeling with polymer clay, working with natural stone, brass …
Q: Which piece is your favorite or sells the best?
I could not choose just one piece, but I love the Garland necklaces which actually happen to be a bestseller in my brand
I find inspiration in everything, nature, animals, beautiful things, magazines, movies, music, pinterest diving … many times my ideas come when I'm fully working on a project.
Q: Do you remember when you sold your first item and how you felt?
I remember like if it was yesterday, it was a handmade kitten shaped polymer clay brooch, it was sold the very same day it was published in the internet! That encouraged me to continue creating and improving every day.
The hardest is being a “one woman band”, having to deal with all aspects of my brand. Designing, finding suppliers, creation, photography, being in charge of social networking, online shopping updating, blog updating, answering e-mails, preparing orders, preparing packaging, making deliveries…
Q: Which part of working do you enjoy the most?
I enjoy the whole process actually, to develop the idea, create prototypes, photograph them … I also really enjoy the packaging, I love preparing orders with care and dedication.
Q: What it your next project?
My next big project is the creation of my own website, with a radical makeover. I am already working on the fall collection aswell.
Q: What kind of books do you like to read, and what kind of music do you like?
I like romantic and mystery novels, I really like Jane Austen. Picture books. I like Spanish music rock groups such as Pereza, Leiva, and while I work I like listening to relaxing music as Zee Avi, Lisa Mitchell, Lisa Hannigan, She & Him…
Q: If you were not a designer, what do you think you would be?
Besides designer, I'm also a photographer, the two things I'm passionate about. But I was not a designer or photographer, I would be a psychologist, which was what I studied.
Q:.If young people want to follow the same path as you, what would you suggest?
If you have a dream fight for it. If you have an original and different idea, trust in yourself and work hard. If you put illusion, love and work, you can achieve everything want.
I want to specaily thanks Noelia again to share so much good story with us, If you like her design please share this post and make more people find out amazing design around the world, thanks!