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Horse Farms and Front Pagers


I was so inspired by my recent road trip that took me through all the beautiful horse farms located in Ocala, Florida, that I had to create a handbag to celebrate this majestic animal. Ocala is a city in Marion County, Florida, USA. Marion County is one of the major thoroughbred centers of the world, with over 1,200 horse farms in total and about 600 thoroughbred farms. While driving by these beautiful farms I told my partner that I would love to have a home on a couple of acres with some horses. My partner, who grew up with horses, quickly made sure that I was aware of all that work that is involved with taking care of a horse and how much food they eat. It did not take me long to snap out of my day dream! 


Also, today my Wayfarer Purse in Chartreuse made it to Etsy's front page! It was created by an Etsy administrator using the search term "lime green."  I had so many of my Etsy friends write to me and let me know. Thanks guys! I feel very lucky to have meet so many wonderful people through Etsy.  :)

Comments

Kjersten said…
Love the horse purse! It's funny, I put a horse collage up on my blog today, too.
That is an amazing coincidence Kjersten!
Maureen Stevens said…
kudos to you! your work is adorable!
Mitsy / ArtMind said…
oops, I thought the new design was a different post but it's in the same one! Love how you styled the horse! Very pretty! Happy weekend, Elisa!
Leslie said…
This horse purse is lovely! and apparently horse theme is popular this week :-)
IKABAGS said…
Again I am :))
Yes your work is adorable Elisa
I am so happy for you ...
Congrats :))
See you madame :)

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