In the last couple of months I have been working through some changes with in Frippery House.
I started to realize at the end of 2016 that I didn’t really like the direction things were headed. For one thing, I really wasn’t enjoying making the same design the exact same way over and over, it was taking the joy out of it for me.
I also noticed that when people ordered these designs off of Etsy or FripperyHouse.com the transaction was fairly impersonal and lacked the connection I was hoping for when I began FH.
You see…jewelry is really just something pretty…frippery…not essential to life, frivolous. But, it holds amazing potential to connect us to each other.
Most of my personal jewelry has a story. It reminds me of someone, some place, some moment, or some emotion. It has the power to connect with me in a moment and touch my emotions; to send my heart moving in a different direction than it was just moments earlier.
This is the true beauty of jewelry, the potential it holds to draw us out of our current situation or circumstances and point our hearts in a different direction.
This is why I make jewelry, because I want to enter into your stories, to create for you pieces that evoke emotion; things that remind you of something, some one, or some place. And that you walk away knowing you own something special. And, when someone asks you about your unique piece you then get to encourage them through telling your story.
I also want you to walk away knowing that your purchase benefitted someone other than yourself, and to connect you to the amazing works of love God is doing around the world through His people. The goal is to leave you feeling confident both in your purchase and through your purchase.
Frippery House desires to create handmade jewelry that connects, encourages, and inspires.
Phase 1 of the transition has already begun, as some of you may have noticed. I have begun posting one of a kind and small run designs for sale on Instagram and Facebook. This is a great way for me to connect with many of you, and simply share with you the things I create as inspiration hits me! I absolutely LOVE working this way, and I hope you enjoy seeing my work this way.
Phase 2 is a transition away from Etsy and a complete overhaul of FripperyHouse.com…which is in progress.
This is the part I that benefits you most immediately. I need your help transitioning my discontinued inventory into your hands.
Starting Wednesday 2/22/17 you will receive 25% off your ETSY purchase with coupon code INSPIRE. You will have to be quick, because I only have 1 or 2 of each design available on Etsy.
But, if you miss out on Etsy, don’t worry; I’m clearing out FripperyHouse.com as well.
All discontinued designs will be marked 20% off and designs I will continue to carry will be 10% off, no coupon code necessary.
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Katie…the girl rocks! My most beloved piece ever!!! So unique and feminine, has reminders so gorgeous… To pause.stop.be still…talk to others and my Jesus! My family is on this delicate bracelet! Even my favorite color! God knew & her heart was in it! I will fight like a girl… And have sweet victory.. She gets me! Love her.Peace & Joyremains.shannon
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