Saturday, August 20, 2011

Blog Feature: Patty Schaffer


When you first get a glance at Patty's designs you're immediately drawn to the color and orginality. Patty started designing her Etsy shop PS It's In The Details in September of 2008. She is a stay-at-home mom with a degree in Graphic Design and Etsy was the perfect fit for her. Patty could do what she loves while still being home with her children.




Patty truly gets inspired by paper and all its pretty patterns. She worked part time at a scrapbook store a few years ago and would literally get so excited when the new orders would come into the shop. It was like Christmas when she opened the boxes of new product! She keeps an inspiration notebook as well. Patty rips out images from magazines that inspire her and tapes them into her notebook. Maybe a color combo strikes her as pretty, or a technique someone used. Anything at all that sparks an idea. She uses those ripped out images as a springboard for her own designs.




In addition to designing her beautiful paper products, she also loves photography and is known affectionately by her family as Paparazzi Patty. She also loves gardening. Patty grew up around her family's greenhouse business and has always had a love of flowers. She enjoys working her herb garden and planting container gardens and perennials. Patty lives on seven acres and has dreams of lots and lots of gardens filling her yard someday!




Patty's studio is nestled in a corner room. She has lots of supplies stuffed into drawers and closets. Patty hopes to one day have her own separate studio built.



Patty is generously offering these Strawberry Lemonade Collection Trees to one of my readers. Just leave a comment for a chance to win. The winner will be announced August 29th.

25 comments:

ZudaGay said...

Adorable shop! I love the candy corn garland!

SeaShellsbySeaShore said...

Such cute and happy items. I
They just make me smile.

MYSAVIOR said...

The first thing that hits you when you open her shop is all the wonderful color. I LOVE her paper trees.
Thank you Mechelle for bringing her shop to us.

♥♥♥
Sue

Julie-ann Bowden said...

Your ice creams and lollies much more yummy than the real ones! There beautiful!

Miss Kitten said...

I adore the use of buttons always such inspiration for me :)

Red_Lucky_Mouse said...

Petty's design? I like it!
But...
:) I'm not from America. Can I join? :)

Kitty Cat said...

I really like the simple designs but the variety of patterns used.

I blogged about the giveaway (http://30plusmeansgrowingupordoesit.blogspot.com/2011/08/gimme-gimme-its-all-free-2.html)

catalinakim at gmail dot com

Monica said...

These are so cute and would make awesome decorations for my little girls birthday party.

Thanks!

Amber said...

All of Patty's crafts are so cute - she has a real talent and a great eye! I'd love to win these adorable trees - they would be perfect for scrapbooking or a poster collage!
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

the trees are so beautiful!
thanks your the chance! =)

uk7ss@yahoo.com

Lynda said...

These are so great! Thanks!

Lmr3683 at hotmail dot com

FoxyCoutureDesigns said...

I just adore your work! LOVE LOVE LOVE the ice cream cone with all the buttons!!! :D

Anna Vincent said...

Love the ice cream cones with buttons..... i would love to be creative like this...must just admire others creativity instead!

Anonymous said...

cute!

jcwga@hotmail.com

Lydia Madara said...

Love everything found in the PS It's In The Details Shop! From the ice cream cones, the trees and the brilliant colors found in her artwork. I would live to have one of every color ice cream cone in a garland!! Thank you for the chance to win the trees:)
lmadara@ptd.net

Lee said...

Such cute items! thanks for sharing.

Serenap95 said...

P.S. It's in the Details is officially one of my favorite etsy shops. There are so many adorable items. Everything is way too precious. I would absolutely love to win as there are so many things I could do with these trees.

serenap95@hotmail.com

christy said...

fun giveaway!
yanuzo at hotmail dot com

TeenaBugg38 said...

wow these are so so cute!!!! Thank you so much for a chance to win...such a fun giveaway!!! And I am totaly gonna steal that ice cream cone idea!!

Grace said...

Awww, the trees are so pretty :) I love the colors :)

kiddo said...

I love this shop!

kiddomsg at gmail dot com

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥Kat F.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• said...

The shop is filled with such lovely things. Thanks for the opportunity to win the beautiful trees.
fastkat at gmail do com

jakiesmom said...

wow great items
NANNYPANPAN AT GMAIL.COM

goliathzz said...

I love these trees! I hope I win!

darlingcupcakez@gmail.com

TopHat said...

I hope I'm not too late for a chance! They are so cute!

hrfarley at gmail dot com