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Sparkling in Plymouth
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Pretty Mitten Designs are now available at Kathleen Design in Plymouth. The true gem is the proprietor/designer, Kathleen McKay, whose interior design work has been featured in Hour Detroit. She's also a just a warm and lovely person.
The Container Sends a Message Too
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I love beautiful ribbon and packages. I deplore waste and excess packing materials. With those boundaries in mind, our packaging is designed for safe shipping, a simple but pretty statement of our brand, and a little flair. I think this fine grosgrain ribbon is particularly lovely. If the packaging from Pretty Mitten Designs says to you: "This is something special and you're something special too," with simplicity and a bit of elegance, then it's doing it's job.
Where Do Charms Come From?
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Have you ever heard a musician describe how he or she "woke up with a song" playing in their mind? For me, jewelry designs often arrive in much the same way. The idea strikes -- and then out comes the paper and pens. After the first rough sketches and some planning and measurements, next comes the formal artwork. The best part is when the "idea" materializes into the final designs. Easy enough to say -- but it's a step by step process which helps nudges a design "idea" along to an actual piece of finished jewelry which can be shared...