Tony & Candace Nelson, PuzzleTwist®

Tony and Candace Nelson have teamed up with local artist to provide unique jigsaw puzzles with a twist. Their brand is called PuzzleTwist®. Each puzzle they produce has a common twist where the image on the box cover is slightly different than the jigsaw puzzle you’ll assemble. The intent is to make the overall jigsaw… Continue reading Tony & Candace Nelson, PuzzleTwist®

Artist Feature: Lizzie Renville, Poco a Poco Jewelry

Lizzie Renville self proclaims that she was raised “green” by Hippees and she has always been delighted in creating green art.  It was something she did as a child and something she continues to do with her business. She enjoys the challenge of designing and creating jewelry from items that might otherwise end up in… Continue reading Artist Feature: Lizzie Renville, Poco a Poco Jewelry

Artist Feature: Michelle and Laura, Mom and Me Candles

Michelle and Laura are a mother-daughter duo who make up Mom and Me Soy Candles. Simply put, they enjoy spending time together working towards a common goal of producing a pleasing, environmentally responsible, and natural candle. They started making candles six or seven years ago when Mom (Michelle) approached Daughter (Laura) about a Community Education… Continue reading Artist Feature: Michelle and Laura, Mom and Me Candles

Artist Feature: Cristie Young, Golden Gurl

Cristie Young started “The Golden Gurl” in 2014 in her one bedroom apartment. She was working full time in software customer management and needed an outlet to let her creativity fly. She created her first product, called the sequin hanger. She doesn’t sell them anymore – but it was the gateway into her creative soul… Continue reading Artist Feature: Cristie Young, Golden Gurl

Artist Feature: Angie McGuire, Muddy Mouth Cards

  While the Muddy Mouth card section comes with a warning–“read at your own risk”–we often hear people in that section laughing out loud as they go through the cards. They are a huge seller and when you want to say what Hallmark won’t, these are the go-to cards to send! Angie grew up in… Continue reading Artist Feature: Angie McGuire, Muddy Mouth Cards

Artist Feature: Julie Petit-Thomsen & Sarah Strauss, JS Rawhide

Julie and Sarah are an aunt-niece duo who partner to craft unique, leather bracelets.  Julie is an interior designer, and Sarah is a Spanish teacher. Together, they enjoy the freedom in the creative process by choosing colors and textures of the leathers and designing patterns and styles of the bracelets. They select and import quality… Continue reading Artist Feature: Julie Petit-Thomsen & Sarah Strauss, JS Rawhide