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Purchase with Purpose

Purchase with Purpose

If you live in the Seattle area, you know the great work of Mary's Place which was established in 1999 as a day center for homeless women. When you purchase from Inspired Jules you are supporting women makers and helping with essential supplies needed by Mary's Place. 

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Transitions

Transitions

Let's face it - life is FULL of transitions. Like leaving the security of corporate work to start Inspired Jules during the global pandemic (I will leave that story for another time). This blog is shared with love & understanding to all of you out there who have children transitioning into adulthood.

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Symbolism and Energy of Objects

Symbolism of Objects

Objects have symbolism, energy, and often tell a story. This blog is a story from my Dad, and the reason he had a rock in his pocket for over 60 years.

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Maker Profile: Stephanie Benson, Stephanie Benson Designs

Maker Profile: Stephanie Benson, Stephanie Benson Designs

Stephanie was the first Maker I approached about working with Inspired Jules. Her talent is masterful, and the exclusive pieces she is offering here are truly transformational. You will be especially moved by her ‘Send Love’ necklace and inspiration behind its creation.

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Maker Profile: Angela Clay, Liberate and Lather

Maker Profile: Angela Clay, Liberate and Lather

I heard Angela on a podcast during the summer of 2020, while enjoying quiet quarantine in my backyard. I was moved by her dedication and passion of self-care products, and her attention to customers during such a difficult time in our history. Her beautifully handmade products are a welcome addition to our Inspired Boutique Box collections.

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Maker Profile: Susan Forker, joeyfivecents

Maker Profile: Susan Forker, joeyfivecents

I was immediately drawn to Susan’s work, the vintage components, and the social consciousness around her work. The sources of her inspiration shine through in her finished products, and I have no doubt will be felt by those who wears her jewelry.

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Maker Profile: Catherine Lee, CreativeLee

Maker Profile: Catherine Lee, CreativeLee

I have personally known Catherine for over 20 years and am thrilled to have her join the Inspired Jules Community! Catherine’s work is perfection from the detailed artistry in her wire-wrapping, to her commitment of using only high-quality fine metal and gemstones. Her pieces are truly heirloom quality to be enjoyed for generations.

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Maker Profile: Pei-Pei Lu, Designs by Pei-Pei

Maker Profile: Pei-Pei Lu, Designs by Pei-Pei

Pei-Pei’s story reminds us of the hidden talents in all of us, and the importance of putting energy into things that light us up. Design, detail, and exceptional quality are what you can expect from any piece in her collection. You will feel inspired wearing anything designed by Pei-Pei!  

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Maker Profile: Dawn Ronfeld, Dhérèse

Maker Profile: Dawn Ronfeld, Dhérèse

I was first inspired by Dawn’s entrepreneurship and further by her impact as a teacher, navigating all the challenges of remote learning while growing a business during the pandemic. I am proud to be one of her early supporters in the US.

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Maker Profile: Jenni Tissell, Weathered Soul Jewelry

Maker Profile: Jenni Tissell, Weathered Soul Jewelry

When I first saw Jenni’s jewelry, I got butterflies looking over her work. She tugged at my heart with a style that connects to my family roots and memories I love. Her unique handcrafted jewelry is a direct reflection of her cowgirl spirit. Jenni is a delight, and you will feel a kick in your step wearing her weathered soul creations.

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