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My name is Liza. I live in beautiful Bend Oregon. Like many of us here on Etsy, I am one of those people who finds that creating something is just the best feeling in the world!

I graduated from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco and started, what I thought would be my career in graphic design, just to find out that it was too much business and not enough creating! So, I started a really fun greeting card business with sales reps all across the US. They did the selling and I did the creating! I ended up taking a break when my daughters were born, but soon my need to create caught up to me and I started painting my own furniture. That soon led to a new business of painting furniture for children and adults, along with some smaller items like clothespins and magnets. Every time I would have a show, I had people coming back for more magnets and clothespins.....so, here I am…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 28
  • Joined September 13, 2010

Favorite materials

wooden objects, acrylic paint, varathane, glitter

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About

My name is Liza. I live in beautiful Bend Oregon. Like many of us here on Etsy, I am one of those people who finds that creating something is just the best feeling in the world!

I graduated from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco and started, what I thought would be my career in graphic design, just to find out that it was too much business and not enough creating! So, I started a really fun greeting card business with sales reps all across the US. They did the selling and I did the creating! I ended up taking a break when my daughters were born, but soon my need to create caught up to me and I started painting my own furniture. That soon led to a new business of painting furniture for children and adults, along with some smaller items like clothespins and magnets. Every time I would have a show, I had people coming back for more magnets and clothespins.....so, here I am selling clothespins, magnets, and every now and then, a small piece of furniture, as well as my greeting cards here on Etsy, and I'm loving every minute of it!

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