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Welcoming Jenn from Dragon and Butterfly Designs!

Andrew Russo

Welcoming Jenn from Dragon and Butterfly Designs!

Hi I’m Jenn from Dragon and Butterfly Designs. By day I am a bookkeeper, and let me tell you there is nothing creative about accounting (okay, so maybe there can be creative accounting,but it will get you in trouble) as an outlet for my creativity I started making jewelry. I am a visual designer (you should see my workbench) I have my supplies spread out and I mix and match until something beautiful emerges. People ask why I chose the name Dragon and Butterfly Designs, it’s because some days you are the butterfly--light, airy and sparkling and some days you...

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Welcoming Jasmine Rogers from MiShots!

Andrew Russo

Welcoming Jasmine Rogers from MiShots!

Hello there! My name is Jasmine Rogers and I live in Norton Shores, Michigan, located in Michigan's beautiful West Coast. I married my husband in 1999 and have 3 beautiful daughters. I work part time as a foot reflexologist (Reflexology by Jasmine in Grand Haven), and I have fun with my camera in my spare time (MiShots). My love of Michigan photography began at a young age. I've always loved taking pictures! However, after a very quick move to and from Florida (literally a 4 month stay) I returned more in love with my home state than ever before! I...

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Welcoming Left-Handed Branded!

Andrew Russo

Welcoming Left-Handed Branded!

LEFT-HANDED BRANDED is... Scott Tallenger aka “The Marquis De Guac,” “Scotty Avocado,” and “Scottstradamus” is a Left-Handed, Right Brained, Resourceful Human (but an HR Nightmare), Digital Immigrant, Retro-sexual, Photographer, Fashion Designer, Skateboarder and all around idea guy. I am inspired by function, utility and avocados. When I make accessories, I use all up-cycled materials. When I make clothing, I use sustainable fabrics (and if they are not sustainable, they at least have to make me laugh). - Scott Tallenger, Founder of Left-Handed Branded

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Welcoming MondayHues!

Andrew Russo

Welcoming MondayHues!

Hello! My name is Shena and I am a 24 year old maker living outside of Sandusky, OH. I am currently an Occupational Therapy Assistant student as well as a Guardsman in the Air National Guard. The program I am in is very studious therefore I am unable to hold a full-time job at this time. Since moving to this area 3 years ago, I have taught myself how to crochet and knit which has completely kept me sane! My absolute favorite items to make are scarves! Scarves are so versatile and make a great gift for anyone living in the...

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