Buy Handmade: Invest in People

Guest Post by Dondi Warren – Dondi Warren If you ever come across an original work of art or handmade product and ask, “Why is this so expensive? I can find something cheaper at #bigboxstore… ” Those large retail corporations can provide low...

Analyzing the Collection

Yes, I am a hoarder of sorts. I collect little bits here and there, I pick things up off the ground, I save dried flowers and dried bug bodies. Rocks, sticks and leaves, bones, broken china and tarnished silver. Rusty, crusty sometimes unidentifiable pieces of a...

Mindful Buying

Every once in a while it hits me: We’re on Main Street! On a recent lovely spring day, my husband and I were pulling weeds from our landscaping and putting out mulch. As I swept the stray mulch pieces off the sidewalk, it hit me again: How much more American can...

Being Thankful

South Main Creative has been open for a little over a month and I have so much to be thankful for! Sitting here early this morning working on long-overdue blog posts so we can get our website up and running, I had the pleasure of overhearing two ladies’ comments...