Who are you ?
My Name is Heidi Arrowood and I am the Owner/Illustrator of 2 Cute Ink
Digi Stamp Club
Where are you ?
I live in Southern IL with my husband, 2 dogs ( German Shepherd and Chihuahua) and fish 🙂
When did you first start drawing/designing seriously?
Back in 2010 I decided to start drawing with an intent to create some type of business/freelance work. But I have been drawing since 5th grade!
What was the first product you ever had for sale?
let’s see the very first image I would have to say is “Cat Knit” digital stamp ( which i think still is one of my favorite designs today!
What’s your guilty pleasure ?
I love Swedish flop cake! which you can’t get really anywhere lol ( favorite childhood guilty pleasure) now would be angel cream filled donuts 🙂
right now I think is…If you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain. -Dolly Parton
What job did you have BEFORE you started drawing/designing for a living?
I use to work for the Bradford Exchange
What’s your favorite color?
If you got offered a weekend in a haunted house/castle etc.. would you say yes?
lol ha ha i couldn’t do it! I would be too scared! that reminds me when we went to the smokey mountains we went though this haunted castle, which I didn’t think was going to be scary and yes it was!
What is your favorite piece in the whole store?
I really Love My doodle digital stamps. Let’s see i would say Octopus doodle
Who is your inspiration/muse?
Let’s see I am inspired by anything and everything! I love to participate in monthly doodle challenges which gets my juices flowing with an inspiration word everyday. ( Doodle a Day- @ellolovey and 365 Doodles- @JohannaFritz on instagram)
How many people work with/for you ?
Just me and I have 5 Design Team Members that make card/papercraft samples.
Name your favorite cartoon?
Hmm…How about favorite cartoon movie? Monsters Inc 🙂
What was your favorite subject in school…?
Biology I had the best teacher, Mr. Brusa
When was your last REAL vacation and where did you go?
oh gosh I would say last real real vacation was back in 2001 when I went florida with my aunt/uncle and cousins lol.. though I just recently went to the smokey mountains with my mother/father in law and husband which was pretty cool too!
If you suddenly changed careers and went to work at Disney…what character would you want to be?
Anna from Frozen! I love her hair, outfit and personality!
When no one is listening…. do you sing in the shower?
oh yes! lol
What is your most popular item in the store/shop?
Owl You Need Is Love digi
Who was your first celebrity crush…and have you drawn them?
Ha ha my first celebrity crush I think was Thomas Ian Nicholas when he played in ” Rookie of the Year” ha ha I never drew him but I did write him a letter ha ha… and then there was justin timberlake back when he was with Nsync.. i was obsessed with Nsync and Justin.. made banners drew some caricatures Oh and managed to score front row seats at an Nsync Concert way back when! ha ha
If you weren’t doing what you are doing now…. what job would you have?
I am not sure …something from home, and something creative…..maybe jewelry business?
How long have you been in business?
Well I started back in 2010 but I have done different things, not just digital stamps.
What’s your favorite craftroom/business supply or tool that you couldn’t live without?
Right now it is my iPad! I ink all my digital stamps with it so it is a must have 🙂
When you get the midnight munchies… what do you grab?
cheese its lol the four cheese kind lol
What do you love most about all the people you meet through your work?
I love that people can take my artwork and make it their own little pieces of art 🙂
Show me the drawing you think most closely resembles you physically or personality-wise
well I created this digital stamp called “Heidi and Cosmo” Based on myself and my chihuahua cosmo.. lol doesn’t really look like me but maybe the hair and the version with glasses lol
Which decade do you think had the best music?
I love the oldies station- 50’s, 60’s and 70’s!
How long does the average design/art work take from concept to final product?
It depends it can take 1-3 hours
What’s the one song guaranteed to have you shaking your booty anytime, anyplace ..anywhere?
Right now “Can’t Stop The Feeling” by Justin Timberlake 🙂
Which drawing/product are you the most proud of in your collection?
I think Snowman Couple because I love the overall drawing, line widths and concept 🙂
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