Saturday, March 27, 2010

Interview Day 21: Good To Go Eco

Name: Erin Powell and Judy Evans
Business Name: Good to Go Eco
Location: Indianapolis, IN

What do you make? We make an eclectic variety of unique, handmade eco-friendly gifts such as iPhone sleeves, cup cozies, pin cushions, and gift wrap to go. Many of our items are made from upcycled materials.

How did you learn your art/craft? Judy was raised creating with an active involvement in 4H sewing, photography and painting programs. Judy received her degree in fashion design and passed down her creative skills to Erin. Erin received her degree in Art Eduction. As a mother-daughter team, both have created everything from fine art to graphic design to gift items. Some skills were learned through formal eduction in the arts and some were self-taught as the mood and need arose.

Where do you get your inspiration from? Inspiration comes in many forms. Everything from daily life, nature, Decor8, Anthropologie, fellow Etsians and Erin's daughter, Isabella provide visual and functional ideas.

Do you have a "real world" job? Erin is a Product Specialist for Fusion Alliance, an Indianapolis IT company. Judy is a full-time grandmother and fine artist.

Your five favorite things: Family, Creating, Everyday Beauty, Decorating and Repurposing

Who are your favorite artists/crafters? Love the entire Etsy community! One of my favorite regional artists is Dolan Geiman. And of course, Holly Becker, of Decor8 has just a fabulous aesthetic!

Where can we find you?

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