Thursday, January 6, 2011

An Interview and Giveaway with Little Pink Plum




1. What inspires you to come up with new designs?

I’m inspired a lot by nature and that’s why there's a lot of designs with leaves, trees, etc in my shop. I also like kawaii (cute) things too.



2. How long have you been creating?

It seems like I’ve been crafting with paper my whole life. When I was about 5 or 6 years old, my mom (who is Japanese) taught me how to fold a crane from origami paper and I became fascinated with being able to create things from paper. Now, using my button press to make fun accessories is the perfect way for me to create and also work with paper.



3. Where do you do your work? Do you have a dedicated area of your home, or?

I have a small table in the family room and a bookcase where I keep my supplies and paper, LOTS of paper!



4. Tell us about a goal you have for your business

To expand & have my products in boutiques, gift shops, etc.



5. What is your favorite album?

Oh I have so many favorites I can’t narrow it down to just one.



6. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Still living here in San Diego and still making cute round things on my button maker!



7. What is your favorite thing to do on a weekend?

It's great when my husband watches our 4 year old for a couple of hours so I can meet up with a girlfriend and go thrift/vintage store shopping or just talk over coffee at Starbucks. My husband and I are also teaching our son how to ride a "big" kid bike (with training wheels) so that's a favorite thing to do on weekends too.



8. Tell us about a new skill you'd like to learn

I wish I knew how to sew. I would love to be able to make the zipper pouches with cute Japanese fabric I see on Etsy.


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Look what you can win!



Any five pocket mirrors of your choice.

To Enter;

Visit Little Pink Plum and pick your fave item, and leave it in a comment.

To qualify for additional entries you can..

2. Follow Jan on twitter
3. Blog about this giveaway
4. Follow this blog on GFC
5. Follow Papercakes on Twitter
6. Put my button in your sidebar
7. Tweet this giveaway
8. Like Paper*Cakes on Facebook

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Simone said...

I tweeted:
http://twitter.com/#!/simonka_t/status/24928552516329472

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Meg said...

what a great giveaway! I love the Russian doll pocket mirror!

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Meg said...

I follow via gfc

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Grace said...

My favorite is the SPRING DANDELIONS mirror
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Crystal said...

Cute stuff!! I like the Set of Two Pinback Buttons - RED RIDING HOOD and the BIG BAD WOLF

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Crystal said...

blog follower(ginger)
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sweet lory said...

my favourite item is Pocket Mirror - EIFFEL TOWER POSTCARD

sweet lory said...

i follow you via gfc as sweet lory

sweet lory said...

i like you on facebook (lory loredana)
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liz said...

Gosh, lot of things i adore, but this one is the faviest http://www.etsy.com/listing/65104396/purse-hanger-hook-eiffel-tower-postcard

Much Thankies for the chance dear
Good luck for me and everyone :)

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liz said...

I follow you on twitter bird name doki doki co :)

Much Thankies for the chance dear
Good luck for me and everyone :)

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liz said...

I follow @littlepinkplum on twitter bird name doki doki co :)

Much Thankies for the chance dear
Good luck for me and everyone :)

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liz said...

I twit here http://twitter.com/#!/dokidokico/status/25161723254149120

Much Thankies for the chance dear
Good luck for me and everyone :)

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liz said...

Gosh ! I am so excited with this giveaway. I would like to participate in it.
Anw i am totally follower through Google Friend Connect name liz.

Much Thankies for the chance dear
Good luck for me and everyone :)

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Anonymous said...

I love Pocket Mirror - EIFFEL TOWER SCRIPT!
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Anonymous said...

I am a follower via GFC!
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rbailey1958 said...

I like the white flower peace sign mirror

http://www.etsy.com/listing/61516255/pocket-mirror-flower-peace-sign-white

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rbailey1958 said...

I like Little Pink Plum on twitter [pkbailey01]

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rbailey1958 said...

GFC Blog Follower

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rbailey1958 said...

I follow Paper Cakes & Paper Cake Finds on twitter [pkbailey01]

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rbailey1958 said...

Tweet Tweet

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gustosa giveaways said...

i like Pink and White Star Shaped Flowers
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@gustosagiveaway following jan on twitter
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gfc follower
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@gustosagiveaway following papercakes on twitter
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tweet
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blog post
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Ms Bubu said...

My favorite is the Russian Doll pocket mirror

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Ms Bubu said...

I follow Jan on Twitter (MsBubu26)

Ms Bubu said...

I follow on GFC: MsBubu

Ms Bubu said...

I follow PaperCakes on Twitter: MsBubu26

Ms Bubu said...

I put your button: http://msbubuandhergirlyness.blogspot.com

Ms Bubu said...

I blogged about this giveaway: http://msbubuandhergirlyness.blogspot.com/2010/09/giveaways.html

Ms Bubu said...

I like Paper CAkes on FB (Stephanie Gauthier BUjold)

Ms Bubu said...

I tweeted the giveaway: http://twitter.com/#!/MsBubu26/status/25522946428641280

Thank you!

Jennifer @ What Would Jen Do said...

i love the eiffel tower mirror

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Jennifer @ What Would Jen Do said...

new GFC follower
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Mnewton1985 said...

I love the advice from a caterpillar pocket mirror

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Brina said...

My favorite item from her shop is the Vintage Birdies on a Branch mirror. So cute!

Brina said...

I am now following this blog on GFC.

Anonymous said...

I think the Pocket Mirror - Black Bird on Yellow is to cute!

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Anonymous said...

Following your blog!

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Anonymous said...

I follow via GFC as malkatz.

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Anonymous said...

I "like" Paper Cakes on Facebook.

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Anonymous said...

I follow Paper Cakes on Twitter.

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Anonymous said...

I follow you on Twitter.

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Anonymous said...

Tweeted on my giveaway listing- http://twitter.com/#!/giveawaygirlie/status/25736183887695874

Lyudmila said...

I like the Pocket Mirror - Cutie Bird On Pink http://www.etsy.com/listing/65644895/pocket-mirror-cutie-bird-on-pink
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Lyudmila said...

Follow this blog on GFC = Lyudmila
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Lyudmila said...

Like Paper*Cakes on Facebook = Lyudmila Sizova
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Lyudmila said...

I added your button in my sidebar http://ludmilochka.blogspot.com
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Lyudmila said...

I tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/Ludmilochka/status/25915351384465410
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Lyudmila said...

I blogged http://ludmilochka.blogspot.com/2011/01/pocket-mirrors-giveaway-ends-17111.html
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Alicia C. said...

My favorite item is her Solitary Tree pocket mirror
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Alicia C. said...

I am a GFC follower
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Alicia C. said...

I follow littlepinkplum on Twitter - amccrenshaw
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Alicia C. said...

I like you on Facebook
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Alicia C. said...

I follow you on Twitter - amccrenshaw
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Rosa-kreattiva said...

i love http://www.etsy.com/listing/65482027/pocket-mirror-bunny-foo-foo-pink
ciao
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Rosa-kreattiva said...

i like you on facebook (rosa forino)
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Jasmine1485 said...

My favourite item is the 'Set of Six Magnets OR Pinback Buttons - CUPCAKES (PINK) - 1.25 inches'

Kate1485 at hotmail.com

Jasmine1485 said...

I'm following Little Pink Plum on Twitter (@NTFancy)

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Jasmine1485 said...

I tweeted about it:

http://twitter.com/NTFancy/status/26140828351074304

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Jasmine1485 said...

I'm following via GFC as Jasmine1485

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Jasmine1485 said...

I'm a fan of your page on Facebook (Kate Ryan)

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Jasmine1485 said...

I'm following you on Twitter (@NTFancy)

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Laarnie said...

i love everything with owl and japanese girl stuffs. they are so cute and adorable. owl is one of the lucky charms here in japan.

Laarnie said...

i love everything with owl and japanese girl stuffs. they are so cute and adorable. owls are lucky charms here in japan.

CerenaLeigh said...

LOVING the ruby red slippers/wizard of oz mirror and the owl ones! They're all adorable.



Cerena Leigh
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CerenaLeigh said...

I follow your blog via GFC-same as email name

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CerenaLeigh said...

I follow you on FB (Cerena Hammond)

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Vanessa said...

I love the white rabbit purse hook! <3 gorgeous maximum!! And cuuute!

Ms. M said...

my favorite item is
Pocket Mirror - PLUM BLOSSOMS.

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CinnamonLaine said...

I like the floral cat pocket mirror: http://www.etsy.com/listing/64992492/pocket-mirror-floral-cat

Salleefur/Jesslyn/Jesster said...

I think my most favorite favorite is "FLORAL CAT" (followed closely by Dragonfly, Family Reunion, Asian Flower Garden and Zen Flower Black - oops I guess that makes 5!)

I Etsy hearted both the shop and my favorite pocket mirrors. They would make such lovely gifts!

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Salleefur/Jesslyn/Jesster said...

Public Follower via GFC
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Salleefur/Jesslyn/Jesster said...

I LIKE/fan PaperCakes on Facebook
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Anonymous said...

I love the deer with the big blue bow!

Christy said...

Pocket Mirror - OWL ON DECO TREE (BLUE)

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