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My name is Kristin. I am a Mom to 2 girls who keep me very busy and a wife to my husband of 14 years. I began painting as a hobby and it grew and grew. I love to experiment with color, although blue is my favorite. :)

I used to work in Child Protective Services before I had kids of my own. Now I am trying to make a living with my art. This is me, working on my dream.

I began creating my vases in September 2010. I use a stucco and concrete technique, which I apply to glass vases. I am really drawn to the rustic stone look of my vases. When I sell them in person, I often get asked.. "what is this? Is this Ceramic? Is this pottery?" Neither! I am currently experimenting with other home decor, so I welcome you back in the future to see what is next!

I hope the love for…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 18
  • Joined September 20, 2009

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PAINT, concrete, wood, sand, Stucco

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About

Hi there!
My name is Kristin. I am a Mom to 2 girls who keep me very busy and a wife to my husband of 14 years. I began painting as a hobby and it grew and grew. I love to experiment with color, although blue is my favorite. :)

I used to work in Child Protective Services before I had kids of my own. Now I am trying to make a living with my art. This is me, working on my dream.

I began creating my vases in September 2010. I use a stucco and concrete technique, which I apply to glass vases. I am really drawn to the rustic stone look of my vases. When I sell them in person, I often get asked.. "what is this? Is this Ceramic? Is this pottery?" Neither! I am currently experimenting with other home decor, so I welcome you back in the future to see what is next!

I hope the love for what I do comes across in my shop and I hope you will find something that you will want to call your own or gift to someone you love.

Thank you for taking the time to visit my profile page and take care,

Kristin

Where you can find me elsewhere on the internet:
Blog: http://mysweetthree-kristin.blogspot.com/
website in progress: http://carriageoakcottage.com

You can find me in the February 2014 issue of Better Homes and Gardens, and the Spring 2014 issue of Sweet Paul Magazine, as well as featured in the Spring Market Report 2014 of Gatherings Magazine. Thank you to these publications, your support means everything to me!

I have been included on these fine blogs:
http://www.sweetpeachblog.com/journal/2015/2/20/carriage-oak-cottage.html
http://thespohrsaremultiplying.com/family-and-friends/surfing-sunday-8-03/#axzz39MWAexx1
http://www.coyuchi.com/the-naturalista/ombre/
http://brokeandchic.com/up-your-decor-cred-with-these-5-pieces-from-brika/
http://heartandsundry.com/2014/05/07/you-dont-send-me-flowers-but-when-you-do-gimme-a-nice-vase-too/
http://www.copycatchic.com/2014/07/copy-cat-chic-room-redo-sunny-entryway.html
http://www.meetyourmood.com/2014/06/pimp-your-june-in-hemlock-green-and-freesia-yellow-PANTONE.html#more
http://brokeandchic.com/up-your-decor-cred-with-these-5-pieces-from-brika/
http://kleinspace.com/post/77159552011/memories-and-vases
http://www.thisbusylife.com/2014/02/06/etsy-round-up-valentines-day-goodies/
http://styleathome.com/decorating-and-design/colour/winter-decor-pretty-pastels/a/54133/6
http://aclosetintellectual.blogspot.com/2014/01/shopping-for-spring.html
http://www.sheknows.ca/home-and-living/articles/956391/etsy-casual-vases
http://lmandbc.com/print-shop-you-make-me-happy-when-skies-are-gray/
http://beforeitsnews.com/green-living/2013/07/color-trend-in-home-decorating-yellow-is-the-new-black-2448490.html
http://www.refinery29.com/2013/12/58643/pantone-radiant-orchid-home-decor#slide-13
http://www.flowersinmay.com/blog/category/Things+We+Dig
http://www.kiwitinicreations.com/blog/radiant-orchid/
http://skyejuice.blogspot.com/2013_12_01_archive.html
http://mathewsmanorweddings.wordpress.com/2013/07/02/summer-wedding-trends-colorful-ombre/
http://boyswithbanjos.com/2012/09/things-were-inspired-by-this-week-28/
http://www.girlsofto.com/2014/01/08/refresh-your-space-with-radiant-orchid/
http://www.styleathome.com/decorating-and-design/colour/winter-decor-pretty-pastels/a/54133/6
http://www.coyuchi.com/the-naturalista/ombre/
http://www.houzz.com/photos/7368433/Beach-Sand-Letter--E-by-Carriage-Oak-Cottage-rustic-accessories-and-decor-
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2014/pantone-color-of-the-year-radiant-orchid/?ref=fp_blog_title
http://styleathome.com/decorating-and-design/colour/winter-decor-pretty-pastels/a/54133/6
http://norskblue.blogspot.cz/2013/12/carriageoakcottage.html
http://www.mespetitesmainsmagazine.net/2013/12/14/inspiration-pantone-2014-radiant-orchid/
http://www.randomcreativeart.com/2013/12/friday-feature-color-indecision.html
http://livingoffloveandcoffee.com/etsy-favorites-14/
http://www.oasislandscape.com/blog/transform-your-homes-holiday-decor/
http://interiorcomplex.com/living-room/lilac-love/
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/dipped-and-dyed/?ref=fp_blog_title
http://www.glossyblonde.com/2013/07/etsy-love.html
http://www.rikkekroeger.dk/2013/07/gode-nyheder/
http://www.penelopeandpip.com/finds-carriage-oak-cottage/
http://thesoho.blogspot.com/2013/07/branch-out
http://bettyconfidential.com/2013-7-3-home-design-think-pink-6-tips-to-decorating-your-home-with-pink-plus-a-ridiculously-glam-diy-project/
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/diy-gifts-fathers-day/?ref=fp_blog_title
http://6thstreetdesignschool.blogspot.com/2013/06/etsy-summer-roundup
https://brightnest.com/posts/pretty-in-pink-6-design-rules-for-pink-decor
http://bikbikroro.blogspot.sg/2013/04/lookie-look_13.html
http://www.ivillage.com/home-decor-ideas-spring/7-a-532154
http://blog.ordinarymommydesign.com/2013/03/favorite-etsy-finds-32513.html
http://moncy3.blogspot.com/2013/03/featured-artist-kristin-from.html?showComment=1364140899605#c586735698292162466
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/trend-watch-spring-2013-with-etsys-mary-andrews/?ref=fp_blog_title
http://kayemkayshop.blogspot.com.au/2013/02/colorful.html
http://comfyheaven.blogspot.com/2013/02/friday-favouries-white-on-etsy.html#.USDW2aWsiSo
http://alwayswearyour-invisiblecrown.blogspot.nl/2013/02/the-one-with-last-minute-valentine.html
https://brightnest.com/posts/turn-a-fallen-branch-into-a-crafty-creation
https://brightnest.com/posts/take-a-walk-on-the-wooden-side-decorate-with-faux-bois
http://mechantdesign.blogspot.fr/2012/12/a-neon-xmas.html
rebekahleighmarshall.blogspot.co.uk
http://www.completely-coastal.com/2012/12/beach-sand-ornaments.html
http://baumundboden.blogspot.com/2012/11/love.html
http://www.casasugar.com/Monaco-Blue-Decor-25589421
http://imsovintage.blogspot.com/2012/09/monday-shopping-list.html?showComment=1347277457924#c238384739336594879
http://quinquabelle2008.blogspot.fr/2012/09/colorer-son-quotidien.html
http://frankie.com.au/blogs/bits-and-bobs/dip-dyed-branches
http://kivalophotography.com/2012/pemaquid-point-wedding-maine-wedding-photography/
http://blog.emiliaceramics.com/2012/07/13/decorating-trend-alert-stripe-painted-vases-for-every-style/
http://www.ellamasters.com/2012/05/weekly-wish-list-3.html
http://6thstreetdesignschool.blogspot.com/2012/03/etsy-pastel-roundup.html
http://savedbysuzy.blogspot.com/2012/03/etsy-finds-green-and-west-elm-feature.html
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/get-the-look-pastel-revolution/
http://101thingsilove.blogspot.com/2012/02/litany-of-love_24.html
http://nookandsea.com/2012/02/14/etsy-envy/
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/get-the-look-decor-the-nomadic-home/?ref=fp_blog_title
http://www.houzz.com/photos/466139/White-Vase-Filler-Decorative-White-Wash-Branches-by-Carriage-Oak-Cottage-traditional-accessories-and-decor-
http://nfallondesignstudio.blogspot.com/2012/01/friday-finds.html
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/all-that-glitters-the-history-of-shiny-things/?ref=fp_blog_title
http://decoraideas.tumblr.com/post/13446837646/un-punto-de-gracia-con-macetas-hand-made
http://www.etsystalkers.com/2011/11/why-is-pool-not-open-are-we-there-yet.html
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/get-the-look-decor-rustic-cohesion/
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/get-the-look-decor-well-worn-comforts/
http://www.etsystalkers.com/2011/11/why-is-pool-not-open-are-we-there-yet.html
http://6thstreetdesignschool.blogspot.com/2011/05/etsy-vase-roundup.html
http://myhobbyshopblog.blogspot.com/2011/08/interview-with-artbykristin-etsy.html
http://poetesswug-thewugsbackyardblogspot.blogspot.com/2011/09/ooooo-what-you-can-do-with-little.html
http://etsyfix.blogspot.com/2011/09/art-by-kristin.html

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