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Distinctive handcrafted items

Ashland, Oregon · 30 Sales


Distinctive handcrafted items

Ashland, Oregon 30 Sales On Etsy since 2013

5 out of 5 stars

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Note from shop owner Thank you for visiting StrebeDesigns. I am taking a short break for personal time.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Sep 18, 2016

Thank you for visiting StrebeDesigns. I am taking a short break for personal time.

Betsy Strebe

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Betsy Strebe


Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
Artisan Petals Design

Artisan Petals Design on Apr 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Just as beautiful as it looks in the photo! Thanks very much for the prompt and professional transaction, quick shipment, and thoughtful packaging. What an ideal seller--I'll be back for more!!!

D. A.

D. A. on Mar 22, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

This is totally awesome!! If I'm going to carry a pill box I decided I really wanted to have something unique. This is a one of a kind and boosts a notably creative design. The size is perfect for what I need. The box holds quite a few pills, yet it is little enough to fit in my pocket without showing. Furthermore, it is completely comfortable. I don't even notice it. The case is made from a strong metal, and the clasp is very sturdy - a huge feature that is necessary to avoid the spilling the pills into one's pocket. It is with full confidence that I recommend this seller's products!

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A day without creating is like a day without sunshine

I have been producing art since I was a small child. I was fortunate to have a nurturing art teacher who early on encouraged me and taught me about color combinations, perspective, and most importantly encouraged me to go with my ideas.

I am retired from the technology world. Although I love painting and handcrafting I chose to make computer science my profession. Throughout my decades of working, however, I always managed to be involved in at least one artistic endeavor.

For several decades I painted in acrylics, in an impressionistic style. I took many years of art classes and studied with well known artists. My artwork had been displayed in many solo and group shows and I am honored that my work is also in many private collections.

Several years ago, my daughter started working with polymer clay. I would visit her and we would have the best work sessions. It was so much fun, being together and creating. The rest, as they say, is history.

I love working with polymer clay and, since retiring, have added it to my repertoire of creative passions. I prefer to blend my clay colors to make them richer and more vibrant. I have taken several workshops, devoured books on both polymer clay and wire wrapping (another passion) to bring to you what you see in my shop today. I read and see new and exciting things everyday that can be done with polymer clay. I love taking that information and applying my own twist. I keep a notebook handy to jot down ideas as they come to mind.

Proud member of the Polymer Clay Artists Guild of Etsy! To see more outstanding polymer clay art, search PCAGOE TEAM on etsy and check out our website at


Shop members

  • Betsy Strebe

    Owner, Designer Creator Photographer Shipper, Curator Customer Service Marketer

    I do it all with a little companionship from my furry assistants: design, create, photograph, curate, list, market, ship and provide personal customer service! I make that guarantee on everything in my shop.

  • Gemma

    Owner, Assistant

    I keep stuff from rolling on the floor, or sometimes help it get there!

  • Heidi

    Owner, Assistant

    I like to sit on Mom's lap while she is creating.

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