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My first Etsy Sale!!!

Having joined Etsy in June 2009, I was beginning to despair of ever making a sale, when all around me others were selling with gusto, it seemed!!

Anyway, phew, it's happened at last and a parcel is on its way to my first ever Etsy buyer as I write. More prints have been added to the shop - from the golden oldie range, including a very twee kitty - sorry, but I've always been pleased with the accompanying bluebells, red campions and buttercups! Plus, there's a special offer on at the moment - buy one print and get one free! The only stipulation is that both prints be delivered to the same address. Orders can be for 2 of the same image or 2 different images. Please have a look and tell me what you think. Any feedback or advice is welcomed. Bye for now. Lesley x


  1. congratulations Lesley, I haven't sold much in my 'career' but it is always a thrill when someone likes your work enough to part with some money :)

  2. Yipeeeee!!! Of course you sold something - your work is beautiful. How exciting.

  3. Yay! Congratulations and salutations!
    That apple and butterfly is so wonderful.
    continued success


  4. Congratulations on your first sale. :-) It's such a GOOD feeling. :-)

    My favourite is the apple and the butterfly. Love that one.

    Fingers crossed for lots more sales.

  5. You must have been leaping around with excitement! Well done! I love the bluebells and campion. :O)

  6. Well done you!

    I like Etsy very much, it sometimes takes a while for things to sell but it is usually worth the wait.

  7. Dearest L, you are such a talented lady and I am sure this is going to be the first of many sales, you go girrrrl!

  8. Everyone - thank you, thank you, those good wishes mean a lot! Lesley x

  9. Congratulations Lesley, so deserved!

  10. ps. I voted for you in the Dorset Cereal blog award thingy xx

  11. Hi Carolyn, I'm checking comments early today - as it's a bit dark for painting just yet. The washing is out and has just received a drenching!

    Anyway, thank you twice, once for the good wishes and once for voting.x

  12. Congrats on your Etsy sale Lesley. I think it is quite hard to get going on Etsy to start with. I read the forums sometimes and it is a common problem until suddenly you are there. The thought of someone wanting to buy your work is a great feeling. Here's hoping for lots more sales to come your way.

  13. Hi Cathy, I have fingers and toes crossed for more, thanks for your good wishes. Lesley


    I am so thrilled for you, your paintings are lovely and you deserve to sell lots and lots more.


  15. Hi Helz, will pop over to visit in the next day or so, thanks for commenting. x


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