Sunday, April 6, 2008

Feature Artist Katz's Kreations

It only seemed natural to have a blog feature on a family member. My sister Nancy is Katz's Kreations......that is Katz like in Gates, not Cats. First I'll give you a little history about Nancy. Even as a young child she was very talented in many different fields. Growing up she was a ballet dancer and also excelled in Gymnastics and competed regionally through her high school and also through a private gym. Also in her high school years she was a half time dancer and participated in all the high school musicals. She especially loved her drama classes and started to think about Choreography. By the time of her senior year she was co-choreographer for the high school musical "Mame". During her college years she was a Baystate Bombadier Cheerleader. Baystate Bombadiers were a farm team for the Boston Celtics. Her love for the stage continued through college when she got her first starring role as Sandy in "Grease". After college Nancy took a break from her theatre to raise her beautiful Daughter but never left her heart. She started performing in local community theatres beginning with her role as Grace Farrell in "Annie". She was also in the cast of "A Christmas Carol" for 3 years in the late 90's for the North Shore Music Theatre where she currently works. Today she is actively choreographing and has been for the last 15 years. Below is a photo of Nancy and I.....me being on the right.


Nancy's creativity didn't stop with just the theater. She discovered that she loved making jewelry. She started off making items for herself and enjoying this as a hobby. Little by little family and friends requested items and she decided to make a small business because her inventory was growing. Her workmanship is impeccable and I feel her items are very different and unique. She learned about Etsy in her travels and introduced it to me. We've both been on this journey through Etsy together.












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Nancy is growing in her creativity. She is branching out in her shop by selling Candle Tealight Holders. She is designing her tealight holders with the process of Decoupage and also as a bonus, a matching ACEO. Please visit Nancy at KatzsKreation and discover all the beautiful pieces of handkrafted original OOAK items.

12 comments:

Dayna said...

great feauture! Sisterly love!

jstinson said...

A beautiful tribute to your sister! Love her well on earth. I have had to love mine in the Spirit World for the last two years. But the memories are great. We had shared sister run-aways annually and traveled a large portion of the world together!

Chauncey said...

I Love your feature on Katzie. She's pretty darn interesting and talented. And whats up with you guys being so pretty, too? Geez!

Rose said...

Great tribute to your sister! I had all brothers when I was growing up and so wanted a sister!

MagdaleneJewels said...

How nice to have such a talented sister, but you are just as talented in your art also. Really nice tribute to you sister and her jewelry (one of her many talents!)

joonbeam said...

What a beautiful feature, Bethy. I love learning more about Katzie's background, interests and talents beyond those we see on etsy. It's wonderful to see the both of you, too! Is that from this weekend? Can't wait to meet you in person.

Precious Quilts said...

Thank you so much for sharing the story about this wonderful sister's relationship. Katzie is certainly a talented lady and I love the picture of the two of you together... sort of underlines the love for each other!

thewildhare said...

You two are just the bees knees! It is so fun to read about Katzie, and great to see you both caring for each other. My sister and I are close as well, and I believe sisters are a true blessing. Great feature, Beth!

Jean Levert Hood said...

Beth, this is a great post, and makes me love her work even more!! Sisters are the best, truly a blessing.

Mrs.Kwitty said...

Awww--your love and admiration for your sister shines through--how lovely!! Her jewelry and cute tealight sets are wonderful!
Smiles, Karen

Judy Nolan said...

Beth, how nice to see a photo of you and your sister. Your love and admiration for your sister shine through this post. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it!--JN Originals

Brucenstan's Momma said...

I love Nancy, and I love this post. XO XO XO