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Monday, July 11, 2011

Week of 7/11/10 Featured Shop

This week I have chosen seashellsbyseashore.


Meet Lynette, owner of seashellsbyseashore:

I live on beautiful North Padre Island along the coast of Texas. I love spending countless hours on the beach year round- like the post man, you’ll find me out there in all kinds of elements- rain, wind, cold, and heat. I feel a little closer to heaven on the beach and near the sea.  The island life is therapeutic to my spirit, mind, and body. I was diagnosed last year with an autoimmune disease that has been reoccurring undiagnosed for over 10 years. I have turned my illness into my chance to expand my creative side, and create coastal artwork in honor of my love of the sea I hold so dearly. I also am a vintage girl at heart, as I once owned a second hand store for over 4 years, before my illness became too much to handle. I dream of once again owning a quaint, little shop by the sea where I can create, sell, and display my treasures- vintage and coastal inspired decor alike.

I try to use many upcycled and repurposed items in my coastal d├ęcor, and do my part to recycle and reuse.  I firmly believe that by using what the world has to offer already, we can make a difference in our children’s futures. I have 3 beautiful, talented children- and they share an eco friendly attitude in all walks of life. They have been leaders in their school and community, teaching others how to practice a spirit of discipleship.

Feel free to follow me on Twitter- Seashellsbyseashore is @LuckySeaBean,
and become a fan on Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/pages/Corpus-Christi-TX/Sea-Shells-by-Sea-Shore/158993574137543

I have a blog in progress at www.seashellsbyseashore.blogspot.com

I am a member of these Great Etsy Teams:

Team Christian Artists and Craftsmen - TeamCAC
http://www.etsy.com/teams/6207/team-christian-artists-and-craftsmen?ref=pr_teams

Christian Artists Promoting Shops - CAPS
http://www.etsy.com/teams/5694/christian-artists-promoting-shops-caps?ref=pr_teams

All Things Coastal
http://www.etsy.com/teams/6571/all-things-coastal

Inspired by Nature- http://www.etsy.com/teams/7155/inspired-by-nature