Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Profile: Eleanor from "Onefineday Handmade"

Name: Eleanor
Stall Name: Onefineday Handmade
What are you selling at Sew & Tell? Paper, cards and handmade Pretty Things

Q. What is your craft / creative outlet of choice?
A. At the moment it is all about finding beautifully made things, our little shop is filled with the work of crafters, designers and illustrators sourced mainly from within Australia and New Zealand.

Q. Who is your craft idol?
A. My YiaYia (grandma) and all of the talented crafters whose work brings our little shop to life

Q. Who taught you to craft?
A. My Yia Yia

Q. Who or what inspires you to be creative?
A. My kids, you have to be creative everyday

Q. Which talent would you most like to have?
A. To be able to make beautiful sculptural paper art

Q. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A. At the moment-not having a sore neck!

Q. What is your greatest fear?
A. Fears are usually secrets

Q. What is your current state of mind?
A. Sleepy

Q. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
A. Giving birth

Q. What is your most treasured possession?
A. My Grandmas engagement ring and her collection of enameled eggs

Q. Where is your ideal place to live?
A. Here

Q. Favorite holiday destination?
A. Greece

Q. If money were no object, where would you take off to?
A. Paris or New York

Q. Can you tell us about your best vintage find?
A. A pair of round toed black heels with little gold bows on the heels which I found in Amsterdam and a pair of turquoise and silver earrings from an antique shop in Athens.

Q. What is your favourite thing to cook for your friends?
A. A pot of chai

Q. What is your motto?
A. Hmmmm….

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