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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Treasury, The Beatles and a little history

I don't know how many of you are familiar with making treasuries on Etsy, but I know when I first started on Etsy I kept seeing all these treasuries and my question was: How do you make a treasury?
I went through and taught myself, but boy it's harder than it looks to make a really good, Front page worthy treasury.

I remember my first one I made back in November--it took me probably 2 hours (this was before I thought OH hello-'right click' 'copy link source') Anyways I was pretty proud of myself, but it didn't get a lot of attention right away because I didn't have many followers/wasn't part of any teams etc--then suddenly I started getting all these views and comments and people were saying things like "great fp" and I was like 'What is a FP??'
I don't remember how I figured it out, but I went to the home page and WAHLAH- There was my name! So exciting!!I definitely wanted to make more, but the time was not working for me. And I didn't make any for a while until---Teams.

OK-so I mentioned earlier my love for the teams I joined and how it's really helped me get moving on Etsy, in a small amount of time. This week a participated in a song treasury for my Vintage Explosion team: My song- Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds (click to view treasury and check out some other great Vintage shops!) I chose an array of paisley, flowers, geometric patterns, diamonds and bright patterns for an overall psychedelic look.

Some fun facts I learned about the song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds":
-The Beatles claim that the initials of the title 'LSD' are merely a coincidence, that the song is actually named after a drawing Johns son, Julian drew of a girl in his class.(source)
-Lucy passed away in 2009 due to Lupus (Source)
-The skeleton of the earliest specimen of human life was named after the song, Lucy. (source)

Check out my fellow teammates Pinterest board to see all the other amazing treasuries that were created during this challenge!! Vintage Explosion Treasury Board

Have a great day!!


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