Artist Feature: Abby Chapman, Raindrop Paperie

Abby Chapman, owner, creator and designer at raindrop paperie, makes handmade, meaningful greeting cards and paper goods out of Minneapolis, MN.  Ever since she was a child, Abby has been a creative individual whether it was through Play-Doh, scrapbooking, or making arts and craft projects.  With a background in art history and color theory, she… Continue reading Artist Feature: Abby Chapman, Raindrop Paperie

Artist Feature: Hadley Barrows & Megan Moore, Antler A

Megan and Hadley created a children’s book called Antler A featuring the alphabet and Minnesota/cabin items to represent each letter. We have the book available in both hardcover and paperback versions at Minnesota Makers. … They have been best friends since they met while working at at a running store in 2003. At the time,… Continue reading Artist Feature: Hadley Barrows & Megan Moore, Antler A

Artist Feature: Christa Tess Kalk, The Beadtique Jewelry

  Christa is the owner of The Beadtique Jewelry as well as Minnesota Makers. She was raised in a very crafty family. Her grandmother made seasonal and holiday crafts for every occasion and her mom does custom sewing and alterations. With these influences, there were always reasons to participate in some type of crafty activity. Early… Continue reading Artist Feature: Christa Tess Kalk, The Beadtique Jewelry

Artist Feature: Anh Nguyen, The Creative Quill

The art of quilling dates back to the 1300s when the quill of a bird feather was used to wrap strips of paper into floral shapes. Anh Nguyen of The Creative Quill is a self taught quill artist. She creates a multitude of images using the same techniques. The smallest strips of paper are rolled… Continue reading Artist Feature: Anh Nguyen, The Creative Quill

Artist Feature: Shelly Daood, Bound to be Creative

Shelly Daood, owner of Bound to be Creative, designs and sews reversible hats and accessories in her home shop in St. Charles, MN. With a strong passion for handmade, a love of fabric, and an entrepreneurial spirit, Shelly’s hats and accessories are made with function, style and colorful fabrics. Coming from generations of creatives, Shelly… Continue reading Artist Feature: Shelly Daood, Bound to be Creative