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Brittany Zerkle
Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
United States
Hello there, I’m Brittany Zerkle, the owner and creative force behind BeeZeeArt.

It has always been a dream of mine to support myself with my artistic abilities. I discovered Etsy. In it, I found the tools I needed to express my creativity and share my quirky creations with the world. Thus, BeeZeeArt was born. Since then it has grown by leaps and bounds and my work can be found in every state in the U.S. and over 31 countries worldwide.

These days my focus is primarily on designing and producing stuffed animals and their patterns. I draw inspiration from my love of animals, my own personal plush collection, and the knowledge that something as simple as a cat image on the internet can brighten someone’s day. I try to find that perfect balance in my work that is cute, yet quirky, and sometimes even a little creepy.
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Fox Pillow 1 by BeeZee-Art
Fox Pillow 1
Soft and snuggly, this pillow plushie fox is an adorable critter just looking for love. Maybe if you're lucky, it will share its doughnut with you! Both sides of this plush toy are made from super soft minky. The front features custom printed original art while the back is a solid white.

Find all cute pillow animals here: etsy.me/1LRpSbR
This fox design also comes as a pin or magnet: etsy.me/1EDTTm4
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Pox Pillow 2 by BeeZee-Art
Pox Pillow 2
Soft and snuggly, this pillow plushie fox is an adorable critter just looking for love. Maybe if you're lucky, it will share its doughnut with you! Both sides of this plush toy are made from super soft minky. The front features custom printed original art while the back is a solid white.

Find all cute pillow animals here: etsy.me/1LRpSbR
This fox design also comes as a pin or magnet: etsy.me/1EDTTm4
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Panda Pillow 2 by BeeZee-Art
Panda Pillow 2
Is it a giant sushi or a tiny panda? You decide! Maybe if you're lucky, it will share its sushi and snuggle with you. This pillow plush is made from faux suede which has vibrant colors, a slight sheen, and a stain resistant finish all while being incredibly soft to the touch. The back is made from a soft and fluffy white minky. The image of the panda is original artwork created by me and custom printed just for you!

The faux suede version of this plush is limited edition. Once these are gone, it wont be produced again.

Find all cute pillow animals here: etsy.me/1LRpSbR
This sleepy panda design also comes as a pin or magnet: etsy.me/1BovFKL
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Panda Pillow 1 by BeeZee-Art
Panda Pillow 1
Is it a giant sushi or a tiny panda? You decide! Maybe if you're lucky, it will share its sushi and snuggle with you. This pillow plush is made from faux suede which has vibrant colors, a slight sheen, and a stain resistant finish all while being incredibly soft to the touch. The back is made from a soft and fluffy white minky. The image of the panda is original artwork created by me and custom printed just for you!

The faux suede version of this plush is limited edition. Once these are gone, it wont be produced again.

Find all cute pillow animals here: etsy.me/1LRpSbR
This sleepy panda design also comes as a pin or magnet: etsy.me/1BovFKL
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Dragon Pillow 2 by BeeZee-Art
Dragon Pillow 2
Playful and fun, this chinese dragon pillow plush is looking for someone to snuggle. Maybe if you're lucky, it will share its dumpling with you! This pillow plush is made from faux suede which has vibrant colors, a slight sheen, and a stain resistant finish all while being incredibly soft to the touch. The back is made from a soft and fluffy white minky. The image of the dragon is original artwork created by me and custom printed just for you!

The faux suede version of this plush is limited edition. Once these are gone, it wont be produced again.

Find all cute pillow animals here: etsy.me/1LRpSbR
This chinese dragon design also comes as a pin or magnet: etsy.me/1N3C1Ym
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Mica is at the avian vet getting x rays done. Doctor says it sounds like it was an immediate reaction to an irritant, likely a metal, and he is going to do x rays just to see. He says the medicine the emergency room have me was not a good choice, so we have some new medicine as well. Mica is acting almost normal today, just a bit more subdued. I’ve got a cage waiting for me tonight, I just have to go get it after Mica is done. I’m so grateful for everyone’s out pouring of support. I usually have a lot more saved up for emergencies, but it all went to my wisdom teeth earlier this month and car repairs. This is definitely one of those situations that kicks you while you’re down and if it weren’t for everyone being willing to support me and my bird, it could have gone much worse. Being able to afford his veterinary care and a cage is just an overwhelming relief. Everyone’s kindness really helped. It was very scary Sunday waiting and the kind thoughts and words helped me get through it without breaking down. So thank you, everyone, from the bottom of my heart. I’m going to get everyone their plush bats as soon as I can. If anyone needs help with a patten, let me know. I’m more than willing to explain as best as I can or answer any sewing questions. I’d really like to realease a free cockatiel plush patten within the month as well as my way of saying thank you to everyone who spread the word. You are amazing.

tumblr nlbbkzLKtJ1r922dro1 1280 by BeeZee-Art

At about 3:30, Mica fell off his perch and started regurgitating red/orange stuff and struggling to breathe. I got him to the vet ASAP, but they were unable to do anything further without an avian vet or better equipment. They kept him on oxygen for a few hours to help him breathe and sent me home with antibiotics for him.

When I got home, I had to take his favorite sleeping perch out of the cage to clean where he had been sick. Behind it, I found he has been chewing the paint off the bars of his cage. Combined with everything else, I suspect this is metal poisoning of some sort from the paint. This cage is an old cage, and came with him when I rescued him. I’m kicking myself for not noticing sooner.

That means I need to get him a new cage ASAP so he can be safe. For now I’ve covered the area as best as possible to restrict his access to it and I’m watching him, but he might find a new spot to chew.

On top of that, I would like to get him to an avian specialist Monday for further treatment. No place around here is open until then. For now he is eating, drinking, and moving about his cage normally, though he is still obviously having a hard time breathing it’s not as bad as it was. The vet said if he takes an extreme turn for the worst, it may be possible to get an avian vet to come in, though there is a huge fee for it.

I am making galaxy bats available for purchase in my shop. You can customize their fabric type, color, whether or not they get a gem, and the color of the galaxy print. If you want, you can really choose any color for the body as long as you are willing to have it be fleece and possibly not anti-pill.

The downside is that it will 2 weeks at the earliest to make these bats, possibly 3 or more if anything happens that delays me. And I am restricting Payment to Paypal so I can purchase a cage immediately online and pick it up in store.

I’m also making patterns only $5 from Craftsy (since they don’t charge a fee for listing or a % of sale fee like Etsy does). So now is a good time to get a pattern if you’ve been eyeing them.

I've put my cockatiel gryphon plush at a reduced price of $20, listed my pink axolotl and my galaxy minky axolotl for sale now rather than save them for ShutoCon.

This should be enough to cover the cost of a new, high quality cage, and hopefully the initial vet costs. I will be in a much better place after ShutCon next weekend for the rest of the vet bills. I just need the cage ASAP.

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AngoraART Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Omg! Everything is so cute on your page! :la:
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BeeZee-Art Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks! <3
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AngoraART Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
No problem! :la:
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BrightHeaven Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Student General Artist
thanks for the llama~
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LikaKinsky Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for fav! la in love Heart Love Llama Emoji-23 (Shyness) [V1]
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gpsc Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Happy birthday!
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RachaelsWireGarden Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015   Artisan Crafter
Happy Birthday! =] :hug:
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lulo223 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015
Happy Birthday!Have your cake and eat it too Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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BeeZee-Art Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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LucymonHU Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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                    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
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