Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – December – Julie Burkett – Store – Baked Alaskan Designs

This is a blog post from Jen captain of Deadhead Art Alliance Team on Etsy. I really enjoyed reading Julie Burkett’s story and seeing all the fun pictures…

The Deadhead Art Alliance

dhaajuliebannerWho am I?   Julie  ( not at all tempted to use sarcasm)  Burkett.

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I’m a free form and traditional style bead artist whose life and home is the

Goldstream Valley in the heart of the Interior of Alaska.

I am a wife,

mother of 6 and co­-owner / creator at Baked Alaskan Designs on

Etsy.  I am an active member of the Deadhead Art Alliance team and a leader on the

Working Artists Promotion team on Etsy.  I create Grateful Dead inspired Steal Your Face barrettes

and keychains as well as intricately beaded mandala hair barrettes and

other accessories out of very small beads.

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My shops philosophy…

I can’t make you think,

but I can craft things that allow you to feel beauty and

that which lies within.

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dhaajulie10My creative process usually begins with a color palette that strikes my fancy,

for instance I’ve made 3 barrettes based…

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