News From The Shop — small business

Introducing Sweet Grace Jewelry

Posted by Lora Lee Yelverton on

Introducing Sweet Grace Jewelry

Being a small business owner and maker I know the trials and tribulations of starting a business and trying to make it grow and reach a wider audience. I know that sharing other small businesses products and posts help them reach a wider group of people and helps their business grow. I firmly believe in helping each other, especially women owned businesses. 

My sister in law Shelby travels all over the USA with her husband and furbaby Mia. While he's off working hard at what he does Shelby and Mia adventure around the town taking in the new sights. Recently there were stops in California, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Louisiana. Using these adventures as inspiration she will later sit down with a table full of assorted colors and textures and shapes of bead and creates beautiful hand beaded jewelry. She has a beautiful gift for putting these vibrant colors and textures together that I simply do not! It amazes me! I love watching her work. 

 

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Fear Has NO Place Here

Posted by Lora Lee Yelverton on

Fear Has NO Place Here
So every time I start thinking about how maybe I should just quit all this nonsense and do something “useful”. I look back at where I was 5 years ago. I look at the custom work I created for people and I remember why I do what I do. Why I work non stop every single day. Why I wear my body out physically to create just one hand hammered piece. Why I continue to push and learn new techniques to better my skills and creations. I remember that I have a passion. I have a love for life that needs to be shared. And in sharing that passion, maybe, just maybe it will inspire one other person to keep following their dreams.

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