beach plastic art greeting cards

New York, United States | 61 Sales


beach plastic art greeting cards

New York, United States 61 Sales On Etsy since 2016

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Amy Chen

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behind the scenes of selecting and arranging the pieces of beach plastic used to create the snowman greeting card design! snowman
me sorting through beach trash collected with a friend at Coney Island (NYC) on International Coastal Clean Up Day. we picked up 246 straws, 199 cigarettes, 185 styrofoam pieces, 168 bottle caps, 26 plastic utensils, + so much more. put_litter_in_its_place
up close and personal behind the scenes shot of the ghost net (fishing net) and bottle caps used to create the Christmas tree greeting card design christmas_tree
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A product line designed with the spirit of adventure in mind.

Hey there! I'm Amy - the Amy behind "amyventures!" I'm a NJ / NYC based graphic designer and photographer with an unquenchable thirst for adventure, a love for the outdoors, and a deep passion for environmental sustainability. I started developing "amyventures" in 2014 shortly after graduating from college as an Instagram account. It's become a visual journal of sorts where I share snapshots of my colorful view of the world - one that evokes wanderlust, wonder, and whimsy. This is my exploration of how I can translate that view of the world into product design.

In 2016, I released my first t-shirt and enamel pin designs. 2017 was a creative dry spell year where I released no new products. 2018 was the year I feel like I really struck gold. I started collecting trash and plastic off of beaches I frequent and launched my beach plastic greeting card line (in time for the holiday season)! I look forward to exploring this new and exciting medium. (More card designs SOON!) I hope that you'll join me for the journey. :)

INSTAGRAM: @amyventures / @shopamyventures

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  • Amy Chen

    Owner, Designer, Photographer

    I design all of the products you see in this shop, as well as shoot all of the photography. I also pack and ship everything - and love every second of it. Thank you for supporting this little business of mine!

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Last updated on Dec 5, 2018
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