• INTERVIEWS,  SHOPS INTL

    Shop Feature: Single Stone Studios

    Our Shop of the Week is Single Stone Studios, a design company that specializes in vinyl wall decals. The shop has been featured in popular design magazines like Better Homes & Gardens. What’s the inspiration behind your shop’s name? The name of our shop comes from the David & Goliath story found in 1 Samual 17. David, a small, young boy and unlikely warrior, picked up 5 smooth stones from the river on his way to face Goliath, a giant known for being a great warrior. David stepped out in his faith, armed with only a sling shot, flung single stone and defeated his giant. Hence the name Single Stone Studios…

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    Shop Feature: The Shabby Chic Cottage

    I am a big fan of the “shabby chic” styling, and this week I am happy to interview Gina, the owner of The Shabby Chic Cottage on Etsy. Let’s get to know how she got started in the business and managed to be a success. What’s the inspiration behind your shop’s name? I love cottage style, and my blog began before my shop, and it was the name that I chose for my blog. How old is your shop? nearly 9 months old. It seems like just yesterday I opened – it’s a whirlwind! What inspired you to start your own home business? My blog readers. I started my blog to share…

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    Shop Feature: Bird Wing Productions

    I’m happy to start the week with a new featured shop. Bird Wing Productions is owned by Haidee Soule Merritt. She personally creates recycled lamps, chandelier and customizable shades from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The story behind the shop name is so cute:) Let’s get to know more about Bird Wing Productions. What’s the inspiration behind your shop’s name? I have a publishing business called Bird Wing Press so the addition of “Productions” was just natural. Here’s the story behind Bird Wing: When my dog Henry was a puppy my husband tried to train him to retrieve ducks; apparently this is done by saving the wings off previously caught ducks that my…