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Meet The Maker: Jimmy Jackson, Owner of Flame Candle Co.

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Meet The Maker: Jimmy Jackson, Owner of Flame Candle Co.

We’re back for our third feature in our Meet The Maker series. This time, we’re talking with Jimmy Jackson, the co-owner of Flame Candle Co.—which is an Austin-local company. We love their candles—which are in constant use in home and office. Of course, their candles are available in our shop (restock +new arrivals coming soon because they’re awesome!).   As you already know, we have similar backgrounds when it comes to launching our own business. Can you share how and why you got started? Flame Candle Co. has always been something I was interested in creating because my true passion...

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A People Party Productions: #MEETTHEMAKERMONDAY SPECIAL EDITION W/ NEW ORIGIN SHOP

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A People Party Productions: #MEETTHEMAKERMONDAY SPECIAL EDITION W/ NEW ORIGIN SHOP

We're excited to speak with Jen of A People Party Productions to share more about my entrepreneurial journey, what it's like wearing many hats and tips I'd share with other creative entrepreneurs. We're huge fans of APPP's work in producing live events, curating pop-ups, creating content featuring the creative community and more. Check out our feature on their blog. A People Party Productions is a promotional business and creative marketing team that helps shops, brands and creatives "gain momentum and direction for their brand through meaningful connections." Learn more about the Abilene based business here.

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Meet the Maker Feature: Meagan Cook, Owner of Our Village

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Meet the Maker Feature: Meagan Cook, Owner of Our Village

Welcome back to our Meet The Maker series! This time we’re talking to the owner of Our Village—Meagan Cook. She’s a maker based out of Philadelphia that makes all-natural and plant-based skincare products.

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Meet the Maker Feature: Fredric Savhad, Owner of Soul Rebel

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Meet the Maker Feature: Fredric Savhad, Owner of Soul Rebel

    Today we'd like to introduce Fredric Savhad. He's the maker and owner of Soul Rebel which is a California-based jewelry brand (and a featured artist in New Origin Shop). How and why did you get started? Soul Rebel started in Baltimore, August 2012. I'll never forget because it was really hot that summer—ridiculously hot. It was right before I moved to Oakland. At the time I couldn't find jewelry I was interested in, so I decided to search Google in hopes to find a local bead shop for supplies so I could make it myself. Luckily,  I came...

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Voyage Houston Trailblazer Interview

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Voyage Houston Trailblazer Interview

         Image Credit: Celeste Boykins    Special thanks to Angela and the editorial staff at Voyage Houston Magazine for the opportunity to participate in the magazines series, The Trailblazers: Rewriting the Narrative, an opportunity to highlight hidden gems in Houston and surrounding communities.         I'm grateful for the opportunity to reflect on the creative and entrepreneurial journey that led to New Origin Shop. Check out the full feature here.     Read a snippet of the feature, an introduction to me, Sierra and my story.  So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why...

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