Who are you? Sherri Baldy, My-Besties
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Where are you?
When did you first start drawing/designing seriously?
I sold my first works of art in the 4th Grade, so that was it for me I was a forever artist.
What was the first product you ever had for sale?
How many people work with/for you?
We are a small family based company that is run from our farm… www.Urbanfarmdiva.com We have over 150 from staff to designers.
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What’s your guilty pleasure ?
Loads of Chocolate, Cafe Mochas every morning !
What job did you have BEFORE you started drawing/designing for a living?
I have always been a artist in one fashion or another, Makeup artist for Ester Lauder, Designing clothing for the Country Music Awards, Illustrating Books…Creating and licensing my art for years, as Doll, Figurines, greeting cards and more and now many years in the crafting and scrapbooking.
What’s your favorite color?
What was your favorite subject in school…?
What’s your favorite horror movie?
Jeepers Creepers …. 🙂
When no one is listening…. do you sing in the shower?
Yes often 🙂
What is your most popular item in the store/shop?
My Besties digis and Coloring Books on Amazon.com XO Mybestiesshop.com
What’s your favorite craftroom/business supply or tool that you couldn’t live without?
Pencil and eraser!
Which decade do you think had the best music?
50’s 60’s and 70’s ..Sorry couldn’t pick just one…
Have you ever been on a blind date…. and if so.. was it fun, or a nightmare?
No, but I have had a Nightmare date before …Haven’t we all 🙂 LOL
What’s your favorite hobby when you want to relax?
..Draw, Color, Gardening, Cooking!
What’s the one song guaranteed to have you shaking your booty anytime, anyplace ..anywhere?
“Miss Otis Regrets she is unable to Lunch today!” Bette Midler
The Night Before Christmas
What’s your favorite event, or holiday of the year?
Hummmm that is a hard one I love them all… But I would have to say a Mix between Christmas and Halloween!
Do you secretly watch WWE wrestling when no one is around?
NOPE Never! LOL
If you were offered a trip to the moon, would you go..and if so .. which of your images/products would leave on the moon??
Don’t like to fly or heights, but I would ask someone to take a Messy Bessy Bestie and put it on the moon!
If you were a classic car…. what would you be?
Hummm I love so many, but a Thunderbird convertible would be so FUN!
How long does the average design/art work take from concept to final product?
From start to finish if I color it in takes a full day! If I am just drawing, I can whip them out! 🙂
Big Eye Big Head Dolls Charlie Sue
If your parents had named you something else… what would you have picked?
Charlie, Loved that name for a girl when I was a kid 🙂
When you are working, what is the view from your window like?
… I see the back side of our farm… Our Barn, Gardens and horses and across the valley..its very peaceful .
What do you love most about all the people you meet through your work?
I have been so Blessed to meet so many amazing wonderful and talented people with my work! I just feel so very Blessed and Thankful! to have the opportunity to work with them and have them create with my work it is truly wonderful!
Which drawing/product are you the most proud of in your collection?
Hmmm another very hard question, I am so thrilled that My Besties have be made into so many things, Stamps, crafting products, figurines, Dolls, Fabric, Back to School products and so much more …BUT that said I am so over the moon to say that Oprah Winfery has one of my Dolls that was hand made by me …Commissioned by Mark Victor Hansen Author of “Chicken Soup for the soul! He came to me and asked me to design and make a Doll for Oprah for him to give her for Christmas .. so that was pretty exciting when she had it on her show …
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