Nov 06, 2019
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.
Oct 16, 2019
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.
Oct 02, 2019
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.
Sep 30, 2019
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.
Sep 18, 2019
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.
Sep 11, 2019
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.
Jun 26, 2019
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.