Mixed Media Art, Altered Books, Bookmarks and Jewelry

Croton-on-Hudson, New York · 110 Sales


Mixed Media Art, Altered Books, Bookmarks and Jewelry

Croton-on-Hudson, New York 110 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars

Announcement   Original Mixed-Media Art, Altered Books, Journals, Bookmarks, Mixed Media Jewelry


Last updated on Nov 26, 2016

Original Mixed-Media Art, Altered Books, Journals, Bookmarks, Mixed Media Jewelry

Robin Larido

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5 out of 5 stars
Vicki Puckett

Vicki Puckett on Jan 25, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Robin came through as always! This Artist really puts her love and special talent into her Art. Her jewelry and collages are very unique. I feel very special when I wear her jewelry🌹💞🌹

Amber Eldringhoff

Amber Eldringhoff on Dec 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This is everything it said it would be!!!! My daughter is a book worm and will absolutely LOVE this bookmark! It is so cute and amazing work!!! Seller got back to me very quickly with questions I had and it shipped very quickly. Will definitely be using this seller again! :)

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I'll be adding this lovely mixed media assemblage pendant necklace on sari silk ribbon to my shop.
Lovely Fabric Rosette Door Hanger Ornament. Shop #RebeccaAndRobin


Self-Taught Mixed Media Artist and Crafter

I am a mixed media artist, sewing enthusiast, and all around creative person. I love to make altered books and journals, quilted wall hangings, assemblages and shrines, collage art on canvas, decorative pillows, paper bead earrings, brooches, decorative mirrors and other home decor items. I also do scrap-booking and love to bake. I make all of these different things because I have a passion to learn new techniques and new art forms. I love to experiment with new and different materials, but try to incorporate re-purposed and upcycled materials into my projects as much as possible.

I majored in Fine Arts at Brooklyn College, with a concentration in Oil Painting. One of the courses I took was Art History which included not only art, but architecture as well. I was inspired by all of the incredible art and architecture of the Victorian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. I am also inspired by nature and Japanese design. You will see from my work that I love to include flowers, birds and butterflies in my creations. I also studied Graphic Design at the School of Visual Arts and Art Mosaics at Westchester Community College Center for the Arts.

Besides selling my handmade wares in my Etsy shop, which I opened in 2010, I create handmade gifts for my family and friends, as well as for donation to charities. Encouraged by people's thoughtful, kind words about my talent and creativity, I decided to try selling my arts and crafts items at holiday bazaars and craft fairs. I opened a second shop in 2013, in collaboration with my daughter, Rebecca to sell handmade, one-of-a-kind decorative pillows, pillow covers, wall hangings and fabric ornaments.

I have had the honor and privilege of having my work published in the Summer 2009 and Summer 2011 issues of Somerset Studio Gallery Magazine. This year, I was approached by the editor, Brianne Martin, to submit an article about my Traveler Shadowbox Assemblage for their Winter 2016 issue.

I am the team captain for the Northeast Etsy Artists Association. We are a group of artists and crafters from New York's Hudson Valley region who host local pop-up store events and craft fairs.

Like me on Facebook: www.facebook/RobinsArtAndDesign and

Follow me on Instagram: @robinlarido


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  • Robin Larido


    I am a stay-at-home mom of a beautiful daughter named Rebecca. I design and create original mixed-media artwork, altered books, wall hangings, pillows and decorative items. I have a degree in Fine Art from Brooklyn college.


Find RobinsArtAndDesign at the following upcoming markets!

  • Mother's Day Artisan Fair

    Bethel Ossing Nursing Home,

    Ossining, NY

    May 6

    The Bethel Foundation, in collaboration with the Northeast Etsy Artists Association, presents their fifth annual Mother's Day Artisan Fair. Shop for high-quality, handcrafted gifts for Mom from local artisans and designers. Fifteen artists from the team will be on hand to sell their handmade wares of jewelry, accessories, skincare products, home decor, giftware and much more. The event will take place at Bethel Nursing & Rehab/Springvale Inn, 67 Springvale Avenue in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. For more info contact Robin Larido, team captain,

  • Holiday Market Fundraiser

    Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave

    Ossining, NY

    Nov 25

    The Northeast Etsy Artists Association is holding a Holiday Artisan Market Fundraiser. A portion of sales proceeds to benefit the Friends of The Ossining Public Library. The Friends help the Library in many different ways. Members support cultural and fund-raising programs and represent the Library at community events. Come out and shop on Small Business Saturday for beautiful and unique handcrafted gifts for everyone on your list!

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