Tell us about your business.It all began after I was let go from my management job at JCP Dec 2012. I soon realized I didn't want to send another resume, work crazy retail hours, or ever go to an interview again. After a late night reading some blogs, I stumbled across a gals page who was doing a tutorial of covered button brooches and earrings. It was that ''Ah-Ha'' moment for me, because I loved fabrics, designing and jewelry. The next day I found myself sitting at our coffee table in the middle of my living room making earrings. Dec 31st, the clock struck 12AM and I posted our first 5 pair of earrings onto Etsy. The next morning I woke up to find our first few orders, and we've been going strong since, thanks to our loyal customers and supporters!
Tell us about your workspace, shop, or studio.Our workspace consists of two bedrooms, the lovely kitchen table, and sometimes the living room floor is covered in boxes!
What inspires you?People & Fashion!
What makes your business stand out?We are all about building relationships with our customers and creating top quality accessories!
What advice would you give an aspiring creative entrepreneur?Don't be afraid to step out in faith and give it a shot. If you don't try it, you'll never know!
What does American Made mean to you?People who are building their dreams and creating quality goods!
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NOMINATIONSJun. 17, 2015
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VOTING BEGINSSep. 14, 2015
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WINNERS ANNOUNCEDOct. 26, 2015
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AMERICAN MADE SUMMITNov. 7, 2015
Don’t miss our networking event and maker lecture series in New York City.Tickets Available July 2015