{Meet a Member} Fianaturals Jewelry

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Fia is the talented artist behind Fianaturals Jewelry. After she received her Master of Fine Arts degree, she decided to start painting. She’s been at it for 10 years…oil on canvas and mixing materials like sand, raffia, recycled metal parts, calabash,dried leaves and seeds. Since childhood, she’s been drawn to beads and natural jewelry. The […]

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{Meet a Member} Herban Lifestyle

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Mary Kearns of Herban Lifestyle resides in the Washington, DC area with her husband, 2 children and pet rabbit. She spends half her time on her Etsy business and the other half  working for a consulting firm in the scientific review of cancer prevention programs. How did you get started in your chosen craft and […]

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{Meet A Member} Un lieu sur Terre

Un lieu sur Terre

I am Celyn Nicholson  from “Un lieu sur Terre” (a place on earth), but pretty PLEASE call me Lila! I was given that name by a good friend and I have been using it ever since! My husband of nearly 10 years, Peter, our two girls (5 and 8 years old) and I have been living […]

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{thoughts on shops} eyeing the 5seed shop

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  Hi nicies! I’m so excited to be here, sharing the April {Thoughts on Shops}. As we all know, there are so many important elements to crafting a fabulous business. Each week we’ll look at a few ideas that help to make our indie business shops as great as they can be! Today we’re visiting […]

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{Meet a Member} Dinner Time Chimes

Dinner Time Chimes

Dinner Time Chimes Erin Thompson of Dinner Time Chimes in North Carolina has been crafting wind chimes from silverware and garden décor from other discarded items for over 15 years. She is wife to Gavin, the other half of the Dinner Time Chimes team, and mother to an 8 month old little dude and a […]

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{Meet a Member} Yellow Finch Designs

Sailing In Blue Waters

Elizabeth Jacob from Ohio is many things. She’s a mom, wife, runner, reader, eco-friendly, wine drinker, latte lover…to name a few. She’s super busy with her three children and two Etsy shops, Yellow Finch Designs and The Vintage Letter. She recently discovered blogging and fell head-over-heels in love! She enjoys writing, creating, photography and spending […]

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{Meet A Member} Belle Terre

Avocado Lavender Natural Lotion

Belle Terre How did you get started in your chosen craft? I’ve had sensitive skin my whole life and struggled with finding products that didn’t bother me. After being quite frustrated with the (lack of) options available, we started making it ourselves. We gave some away to friends and family one year and they loved […]

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{Meet a Member} Karen Meyers

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Karen Meyers How did you get started in your chosen craft? I have been sewing since I was old enough to ask my mom to use her needle and thread and then her sewing machine. She told me I should wait until I was 12, but I couldn’t! I taught myself the sewing basics from […]

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Featured Member: Betsy and Bess

From BetsyandBess

Betsy & Bess Hello! My name is Elizabeth. I am the owner of Betsy & Bess. My mother taught me to sew as a child. My mother is a talented seamstress, and I would often help her with her projects, cutting out pattern pieces, covering buttons, standing perfectly still for what seemed like hours while […]

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