When they were young, each of my three daughters played for hours creating handmade products that they displayed and "sold" to each other in their elaborate stores set up in our basement. My youngest daughter, Jessie, has recreated an adult version of her childhood "store". She has a real-life venue to sell her products in her fort and field etsy shop and fort and field web site. She also maintains a blog. Her sister, Lisa, who is a graphic designer, helped her create her "brand" by designing her logo and business cards and has mentored her in the art of packaging.
Now, her sister Heather, who is a children's book illustrator, has come on board by designing a line of toppers for Jessie's striped straws that she sells in her etsy and online shop. These photo collages show a teeny tiny sampling of what she offers.
Jenny, over at Hank + Hunt (abbreviated to represent her sons Henry and Hunter), recently stumbled upon Jessie's shop and in her words "me plus fort & field = kid in a candy shop." Jenny interviewed Jessie asking her questions such as why she started a shop, where she gets her inspiration, etc. It's a must read! My three daughters make their momma proud... for use of their God-given talents, their ingenuity, and perseverence... yes, but their support of each other most of all.