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Indie Spotlight + Giveaway: Joy Atkisson of Purely You Minerals

Joy Atkisson Purely You Minerals - Poor & Pretty

You might remember seeing Purely You Minerals’ lip gloss as one of my Friday Faves last week. Like you, I struggle with finding the perfect lip gloss and — even more of a hassle — the perfect foundation! So I’m happy to introduce to [Read on...]

Indie Crafter Spotlight: Alexcia Patterson of Make & Mingle

Make & Mingle Wesport CT - Poor & Pretty

Alexcia Patterson is the creative force of nature behind Make & Mingle, a retail store and studio in Westport, CT. It’s a vibrantly decorated space where you can get crafty with friends and peruse the abundance of unique trinkets and handmade gifts from bracelets [Read on...]

Indie Spotlight + Giveaway: Krissy & Dennis Maksymiw of Kleiner Eisbär

Kleiner Eisbar Freight Street Gallery Handmade Market

In keeping with my second resolution to be social, I’m so happy to introduce you to my new friends, Krissy & Dennis Maksymiw. They’re the husband and wife team behind Kleiner Eisbär, makers of hand bound notebooks & felted trinkets. I met the pair at [Read on...]

Indie Spotlight + Giveaway: Dierdre Sowa of Love in Bloom Designs

We are really closing in on the holidays, huh? Here’s a two-for-one Indie Crafter Spotlight & Indie Giveaway for ya! I met Dierdre Sowa, owner of Love in Bloom Designs, earlier this year at the UNCORKED!/Vagina Monologues event at the Charter Oak Cultural Center. She [Read on...]

Indie Crafter Spotlight: Rachel DeCavage of sugarplum USA

I met Rachel DeCavage at last year’s Brazen Betties Black Friday Indie Craft Fair, and immediately fell in love with her hand-sewn aprons, upcycled vintage skirts, and organic cotton tees. We became fast friends, and I continue to be inspired by her creativity, ambition, and energy. In a recession, Rachel [Read on...]