Meet Lindsay Ponta, the creator behind the Shrimp Salad Circus blog. This seasoned blogger is mostly known for her DIY projects, but you'll also find hand-lettering, cooking, baking, and photography on her blog. Her goal is to show everyone that creativity can fit into their lifestyle no matter how busy you are and perfection is definitely NOT a must when creating. Introduce us to you. Hi there … [Read more...] about Meet the Maker: Lindsay Ponta
Set the tone for the new school year and create an inviting space for your new students with your classroom decor. Need inspiration? Here are the top classroom trends for the 2019-2020 school year. Classroom trends: Bright Storage and Organization Every teacher knows that organization is key to running a classroom smoothly. The trend this school year is for bright and colorful storage. Items … [Read more...] about 2019-2020 Classroom Trends
Home for the Holidays is a pop-up boutique store located in Lakewood, Ohio. The shop is exclusively open leading up to Christmas so you can buy unique handmade gifts during the holiday season! The store offers a carefully curated collection of handmade and small batch goods from makers in and around the Cleveland area. With many carefully selected local brands and businesses helping to supply the … [Read more...] about Independent Business Spotlight: Home for the Holidays
Meet Staci Egan. This instructor and designer was looking for a creative way to feed her soul - she found it with jewelry. Since starting Contempo Jewelry in 1999, Staci has been featured in a variety of publications and loves working with imperfections because they give each piece of jewelry a unique character. Read on to learn more about this freshwater pearl and semi-precious stone jewelry … [Read more...] about Meet the Maker: Staci Egan
Darice loves #indieretail and we are thrilled to support Independent Retailer Month every July. This month is designed to encourage shoppers to support local businesses and to help celebrate indie retailers. Consumers who shop local will help create more sustainable towns and communities. There are so many great reasons to celebrate independent retailers! What Is Independent Retailer Month … [Read more...] about July is Independent Retailer Month!
Studio How-to is an up and coming shop that not only has your crafting needs covered but also teaches you how to craft! Sarah Nemeck opened her shop: Studio How-to in Cleveland Heights in 2017. Described as a modern shop for knitters and stitchers, her shop is all about fiber crafts and teaching you how to make them. Her mission is to help people find their passion and creativity and the joy of … [Read more...] about Independent Business Spotlight: Studio How-To