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Magic Markings Art by Cathie Carlson celebrates life's greatest moments with handmade custom keepsake gifts for engagement, wedding, new home, birth and holidays. These treasures are created with love and care in my studio on the east coast of Virginia.

For eight years I taught art to kindergarten through eighth grade students then took what I knew and loved into a fresh direction and began an after school and summer art program called Magic Markings Art. A short while later I opened my Etsy shop under the same name.

Through Etsy I have been able to combine my lifetime love of art and creating into a full time job. My staff and I work diligently to fulfill custom orders and to keep our customers happy. We hand build much of what is in the shop from slabs of wet clay, individually stamp the letters, sketch and paint custom portraits, and continue to…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 2
  • Joined December 23, 2008

Favorite materials

paint, canvas, clay, surfing and beach images, creativity, great music, happy colorful laughter, sand between my toes

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Custom Gifts by Cathie Carlson

About

Magic Markings Art by Cathie Carlson celebrates life's greatest moments with handmade custom keepsake gifts for engagement, wedding, new home, birth and holidays. These treasures are created with love and care in my studio on the east coast of Virginia.

For eight years I taught art to kindergarten through eighth grade students then took what I knew and loved into a fresh direction and began an after school and summer art program called Magic Markings Art. A short while later I opened my Etsy shop under the same name.

Through Etsy I have been able to combine my lifetime love of art and creating into a full time job. My staff and I work diligently to fulfill custom orders and to keep our customers happy. We hand build much of what is in the shop from slabs of wet clay, individually stamp the letters, sketch and paint custom portraits, and continue to design new products to keep Magic Markings Art fresh and exciting.

It is our hope that these custom keepsake gifts will continue to help celebrate life's magical moments for many, many years.

Please feel free to visit me at ~ http://instagram.com/magicmarkingsart - where I post images of our work in process, art and bits of the beach life that my family and I share and love.

Live, laugh, love, and create.
Cathie Carlson

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