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Artist Story: Lisa & Dorthe of Rascal Remedies

Artist Story: Lisa & Dorthe of Rascal Remedies

We are two friends with a true love for all things natural and over 20 years experience combined creating natural products and skin care lines. Having kids ourselves and knowing the amazing benefits of essential oils, we wanted to create a wellness line that would give children the opportunity to try (and enjoy!) natural remedies safely.

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Artist Story: Tayler of Midnight Paloma

Artist Story: Tayler of Midnight Paloma

Midnight Paloma started really organically. I owned a small boutique for years and kept seeing amazing brands coming out of Vancouver. Having been in the beauty industry for so long it just felt like a natural transition to start my own line.

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Artist Story: Shari of True Naturals

Artist Story: Shari of True Naturals

Nature always inspires me and I think essential oils are amazing. My family was dealing with so many skin sensitivities, so I started making my own face cream free of fragrance and chemicals that our skin wouldn't tolerate. The business quickly grew from there.

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Artist Story: Tania of JUNCO design

Artist Story: Tania of JUNCO design

I love birds, and I found out that juncos are sometimes considered to be symbols of movement and change in your life, as well as a sense of playfulness and adventure. This felt perfect for my business name ...it also aligns with my creative process: I transform photography from my travel adventures into vibrant, textural and often playful digital art. 

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Artist Story: Susanna of Oh Susanna Makes

Artist Story: Susanna of Oh Susanna Makes

I’ve been crafting for as long as I can remember. I love making things. I love working with my hands. I love the idea of my creations being out there in the world and the thought of people deriving joy from them is so meaningful to me.

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Artist Story: Jeremy of Konisa Studio

Artist Story: Jeremy of Konisa Studio

What is the story behind why you started your business?
The story of Konisa began after I graduated from Industrial Design. After a year of focusing on launching my grad project into production, I shifted my focus to working on what I really wanted to do: create handmade local wood products, sustainable projects and authentic design innovations.

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Artist Story: Yulee of Hunter & Trove

Artist Story: Yulee of Hunter & Trove

I have always been a maker, a creative, and a lover of entrepreneurship. The name Hunter & Trove signifies the journey of finding and hunting for the simple and beautiful things in life that bring joy.

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Artist Story: Lana of LanaBetty

Artist Story: Lana of LanaBetty

I started LanaBetty because I needed more. I was a fresh college graduate and had recently entered the workforce but felt I had fallen short. I was used to the overwhelming and fast pace of university. Deadlines. Events. Working tirelessly into the evening... every day. I started LanaBetty to challenge myself, to learn new skills, and ultimately to make beautiful jewelry for others to feel good about themselves too.

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