When Dennis and I started dating, I got a DBA for my purse business that encompasses my crafty side as well. I’ve made scarves and blankets for over 10 years and cornbags for over 6! Never would I realize that 4 years later I would be adding something to my inventory that would take off so well.
A friend of mine was always painting wine glasses and did a beautiful job. I bought quite a few sets from her…and she made quite a pretty penny off me as well. One set was for my parents for their 45th anniversary. When we gave their glasses to them my 94 year old Gramma was there with us…at the time she was 92. She said, “I want a pretty glass too.”
I responded with a chuckle because I knew gramma would get good use out of a glass like that and, “Ok Gram. I’ll have her paint one for you too.”
Shocked, Gramma said, “NO! I want YOU to paint my glass!”
Trying to argue with your 92 year old grandmother is not easy especially when she’s insisting that she knows you can do it if you just try. After a few rebuttals and me trying to convince her that I don’t know how, I gave in.
I painted this for my grandmother
I had no idea that I had any talent, or that I would actually enjoy doing it. But once I started, I fell in love! It’s incredibly relaxing and really helps with my shaking!
When people started seeing my designs they started coming to me with ideas and I started taking orders. I do multiple sizes including: shot glasses, stemmed and stemless wine glasses, pint glasses, [...]