We would open the huge Sears catalog with such anticipation and awe, turn a page and we would all try to be the first one to put our finger on the item on the page that we wanted. We would shout “I borrows this!” and so on.
We had our first ever pop-up sale with Brett Meech from Conifer Shop. Brett is a gifted young man with a great style sense, who brings in containers from Europe and India. We were very excited to host him in our little shop.
Many of us these days are concerned for the environment. With that in mind, we have formulated some beautiful bar soaps, dish soap, lotion, laundry powder, and soy candles under the name of “Jane” for our shop.
Our little shop has been opened now for two weeks; and what a two weeks it has been. It is a labor of love and we have met the loveliest of people, sold lots of wonderful things, and we’re already re-ordering.
I have five words that guide all my actions… they are beauty, simplicity, order, grace, and whimsy. The prefix to these words is “to bring about.” I may not always succeed in this, but those words are my true north.