If you’re searching for the proper stocking, take a look at these cute choices from artist Melodie Musick. Besides common grade faculty and highschool artwork courses, Melodie is generally self-taught however has beloved drawing and portray for so long as she will bear in mind.
She opened her Etsy store in 2019, beginning with portraits and tote luggage. When she got here throughout a jute stocking she thought is likely to be enjoyable to work with, she painted one for her canine, Trooper. After posting it on Facebook, everybody beloved it, and he or she really bought fairly a number of orders primarily based on that put up. So, she added it to her store, and it has grown from there — she’s now in her fourth 12 months of making and promoting the stockings and is happy with the shopper response. “It makes me happy when people are so excited about getting their stockings,” she says.
Melodie has spent her total life with animals. “I grew up with dogs, cats, horses, cows, you name it,” she says.
Her present pet is her canine, Trooper, however she loves cats, too. “I love their independence,” she says. “We all know they are secretly the owners and we are really the pets.”
One of her favourite elements of portray the stockings is seeing the pictures she’s despatched by prospects. “I love their names, their expressions, and I love knowing that they are so loved that their humans want a painting of them,” she says. “I wish every single animal could be that loved in their lifetime.”
See extra of Melodie’s enjoyable vacation stockings on her Etsy store RaeRussellDesigns and on Facebook and Instagram @raerusselldesigns.