Julie Dye's Profile

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My name is Julie, and I live in St Petersburg, Florida with my musician husband, Will and my crazy cat, Tuesday. I have a BFA in Photography from the Ringling College of Art and Design, and an AS in Graphic Design.

My interest in paper began about ten years ago after I took a bookbinding class at art school. I immediately fell in love with the art form and continued to create books of all shapes and sizes for years. When I first opened my Etsy shop and began participating in craft shows, I was selling only handmade journals made with Japanese paper covers, but felt like I wasn’t reaching as large of an audience as I wanted. So I began coming up with ideas for other items I could create with the same beautiful papers I was using for my journals. In 2014 I took a metal smithing class and shifted my focus to jewelry. I now create many different items including jewelry and home accents accented…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 19
  • Joined December 10, 2008

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paper and metal

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Modern and dainty jewelry with colorful...

About

My name is Julie, and I live in St Petersburg, Florida with my musician husband, Will and my crazy cat, Tuesday. I have a BFA in Photography from the Ringling College of Art and Design, and an AS in Graphic Design.

My interest in paper began about ten years ago after I took a bookbinding class at art school. I immediately fell in love with the art form and continued to create books of all shapes and sizes for years. When I first opened my Etsy shop and began participating in craft shows, I was selling only handmade journals made with Japanese paper covers, but felt like I wasn’t reaching as large of an audience as I wanted. So I began coming up with ideas for other items I could create with the same beautiful papers I was using for my journals. In 2014 I took a metal smithing class and shifted my focus to jewelry. I now create many different items including jewelry and home accents accented with Japanese paper. The ideas just seem to keep coming! I love using my hands, and anything I can create with paper, metal and resin makes me smile.

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