CarolineBuswell

Caroline Buswell

Ashburn, Virginia | 93 Sales

CarolineBuswell

Caroline Buswell

Ashburn, Virginia 93 Sales On Etsy since 2015

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Welcome to my Etsy shop, I am delighted to share my original works of art and archival Giclée prints with you. My work is inspired by the natural world.

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Last updated on Sep 27, 2018

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Welcome to my Etsy shop, I am delighted to share my original works of art and archival Giclée prints with you. My work is inspired by the natural world.

Caroline Buswell

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About

Finding inspiration in daily farm life, the friendly nature of animals, and the love and laughter of my children.

I grew up on a small horse farm in North Carolina and I loved riding and showing my Quarter Horse, Goldie. I looked forward to the moment when my chores were done and I could unleash my creative side. I spent countless hours painting and drawing (mostly horses), all the while sowing the seeds of a lifelong passion for art along the way. When I was sixteen, I spent my summer at the North Carolina School of the Arts and was introduced to classical drawing and painting techniques. After high school, I left the family farm and horses to pursue my BFA in painting and drawing. While in college I worked for the art department, my main professor, and an Asian-American Art Gallery.

After college I discovered graphic design and worked in printing, publishing, e-commerce, illustration, and teaching. I eventually left the workforce to stay at home with my young two children, as I wanted to fully enjoy the years of snuggles, play dates, and make-believe. The desire to create never subsided, and spent I many hours drawing my kids. During this time I launched my line of chic and environmentally friendly greeting cards, Fresh Cut Designs, LLC, on Etsy (now: etsy.com/shop/carolinebuswell). Whenever possible, I attended life drawing, workshops, and classes to expand my artistic knowledge and abilities.

Once during a play date, a friend asked me if I had any interest in riding horses again. I was a little hesitant at first, for I thought that part of my life was over. However, I agreed to go with her and all of our kids to the barn. The smell of leather, hay, and the soft velvet of a muzzle was all it took to bring me back to my childhood. Reconnecting with horses and farms was pivotal for my growth as an artist, as I feel like I’m now creating the body of work I was always meant to. Being in a pasture is the most peaceful place on earth. It doesn’t matter if it’s with a horse or with an easel, for both feel like home to me. I find the symphony of crickets to be the perfect accompaniment for painting light falling across a barn. The beauty in everyday farm life, the friendly nature of animals, and the love and laughter of my children continue to inspire me.

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  • Caroline Buswell

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    I am a formally trained artist with a BFA in painting and drawing who has a passion for good design. I get just as excited about drawing the figure as I do about swatches and kerning.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 25, 2018
Welcome to my Etsy shop! I am delighted to share my eco-friendly greeting cards archival Giclée prints, and original works of art with you.

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I want you to be absolutely, 100% happy with your order and my products. If you are dissatisfied with the product for any reason, please convo me with the issue and I will gladly take steps to resolve the issue. If you would like to return the product, I won't be offended. Please ship the item back to me within 90 days and I will refund original purchase and shipping price.

If the carrier looses your shipment (oh no!!!), I will gladly resend the package to you at no additional charge and will refund the cost of shipping to you. Same goes if the package arrives in worse shape for wear (did the driver back over my package?).
Payment
I accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and Etsy Gift Cards.
If you ever need to cancel an order, no problem. Just convo me and we will stop the order and return your payment.
Shipping
Shipping is additional to purchase price of items and I use USPS flat rate. A tracking number will be sent out at the time of the order.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please convo me for wholesale pricing or for having my products on consignment.