The beauty of offering vendors the chance to use our blog as a place to share stories or free write pieces, is that we get submissions like this blog by Lindsey from Meant Mgf. It takes time and courage to sit down & write one’s story, and we can’t wait to allow Lindsey to share her’s with you. Read More
As you can probably tell, we love sharing our vendors’ stories. With every struggle, every success, & every anecdote, we feel closer & more connected to both our makers and their small businesses. Anni of Magpie Mischief is no exception. Ever struggled with focus? Don’t worry, you’ll see we all do too.
My name is Nicole Rees and I am the owner of Francie & Co. My company focuses on the creation of fancy handmade children’s teepees. The most important thing to know about me is that I am family focused. This is reflected in every teepee I create in my sewing room. Read More
Why did you turn to your handmade craft into a business?
I have always had a love for creating; whether painting, decorating, crafting, or sewing. After the arrival of my daughter, I quickly realized that there was a lack of clothing that fit my style – I adore crisp lines, bold accents, granny chic, and a lived-in feel. Wanting to satisfy my need for a creative outlet, as well as give my daughter some cute clothes, I started making my own. This simple act started a desire to outfit others in my creations! Read More
With a commitment to quality and thoughtful design, David from SawAndMitre has always believed that there is a story and texture behind photographs that becomes lost when only viewed on a screen. Making “the finest frames for the finest photographs”, let David share with you a little two cents about his inspirations, challenges and success with his customers!
Back from a short maker break, we’d like to welcome back & introduce to you Stacy from Made Jewelry.
Made Little Rock shop is all about taking materials that seem ordinary and turning them into something extraordinary. From stones and rocks unearthed from the ground, Stacy’s jewelry is meant to remind us of the ever occurring beauty in our everyday.
Her piece of Wisdom Wednesday: don’t obsess & be miserable, be happy and inspired!
Take it away, Stacy… Read More
Well Handmade world, you’ve done it again! This week, we cannot wait to introduce you to Maggie Ball, maker & creator of Lily Cole Designs. Not only is she talented, Maggie enables her craft to tell stories through creating customizable posters to handwriting memories into pieces of art. It is only fitting to share her story with you today on Memorial Day as her newest creative journey encompases love letters written during World War II.
Read more & be inspired by Maggie and her creativity! We absolutely were.