Today I received a comment concerning my blog's header. I love this header - added it shortly after starting to blog. I found the 'noncopyrighted' image on another website and thought it wasn't a problem to use. You can imagine how terribly I felt when the comment was from the talented artist who created the image wondering why I hadn't credited her nor checked for her permission.
I quickly emailed Ellia, who turns out to be super sweet not to mention UBER talented. She graciously accepted my apology and was totally understanding. I can only imagine how it would feel to go to numerous sites to have people using your creations without crediting you or even worse as their own. By the end of the day, she even provided me with the new, improved header with the copyrighted image :) I changed the look up a bit to celebrate!
Now for the reallly IMPORTANT stuff - Ellia's company, greenbeanbaby art, is AWESOME. She creates all kinds of hand cut art - so much cuter and original than any Jolee's Boutique embellishment. You can check out her stuff on Etsy and be sure to check out her blog. AND THERE'S ONE OTHER THING......she's awaiting the release of her very own stamps through Stamping Bella!!! There was a quick preview of the stamps on this blog post - check it out and you'll definitely understand why I'm super excited.
So......I still feel terribly that I haven't given greenbeanbaby art the credit for all the time I've used her fab image in my header, and I'm very thankful for her understanding and generousity. I hope that you (the best readers in the universe) will check out Ellia's blog & etsy shoppe and stalk Stamping Bella for the release of her stamps.