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The Container Sends a Message Too

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The Container Sends a Message Too

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.

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MITN ST8 Plates

MITNST8

MITN ST8 Plates

The new "Mitten State" license plates started as a sketch.  Here's a close up from the beginning of the design process.

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Where Do Charms Come From?

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Where Do Charms Come From?

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...

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Featured Retailer: Dancing Eye Gallery of Northville

Featured Retailer:  Dancing Eye Gallery of Northville

Our jewelry has been a popular item at the Dancing Eye Gallery of Northville for several years now.  The shop's vibrant owner, Theresa, says that when customers are looking for a unique gift that is made in Michigan, we have the "go to" gift ideas.  The mitten motifs and Petoskey stones are big hits too.   Since our jewelry spans popular price points, we have the perfect "little gift" as well as wonderful Sterling Silver and gemstone options.   When you add in the fact that the "From MI Heart" line specifically helps support Michigan non-profits, what's not to love?...

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Perfectly Presented!

Perfectly Presented!

Our new jewelry cards say a lot -- without saying a lot.  Our Mitten Pretty logo evokes the outline of the State of Michigan.  A purchase "From MI Heart" is handmade, presented with charm, and helps do a lot of good.   Nice!

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