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Mobile Sizing

Mobile Sizing

Despite the fact that dimensions are written in every mobile listing, written dimensions are often not enough to convey the size of a mobile. It's difficult to picture how a mobile might fit in your home or office since you can't see it in person before ordering it.  Although photos and videos can help, sometimes you may need more information to help you decide on the right size mobile for you and your space.  Small Origami Mobiles Nursery Sizing: The Small size is truly small, to the point where I used to call it the Mini Mobile.  It doesn't take...

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Etsy Design Award Finalist

Etsy Design Award Finalist

This autumn I got an email letting me know that my product submission for the Etsy Design Awards had made it to the finals of the competition.  At first I was skeptical, and thought the email was a phishing scam, but when I re-read it I realized it was real! I could not believe it! I had honestly forgotten about my submission, and I couldn't even recall the category I had submitted for.   I was reminded with the email that it was the Kids category that I submitted for and am a finalist for. I was beyond excited, but also very reserved...

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Podcast Interview

Podcast Interview

So excited and nervous to announce that Danielle’s podcast interview with me is now live! You can find it on your favorite podcast player or here through The Merriweather Council Website.  If you’ve ever wondered what I really went to school for, this is your chance to learn the truth! I’ll give you a hint - it wasn’t to study origami! I’ve experienced first hand the twists and turns that life can take, and the joy you have and challenges you face when you choose to do something that you love.Be sure to check out this episode of The Merriweather Council Podcast! The episode...

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New Normal

New Normal

Well, we are officially practicing "social distancing" now. For us that means the kids are home with me all day and I'm essentially homeschooling them - we started "social distancing" on March 13th.  Business had slowed down significantly at first, then exploded for two months, and now it's back to normal. The slow down helped give me time to get into the groove of homeschooling (definitely not a strength of mine!).I was concerned about the safety and health of my customers as well as myself when receiving packages in the mail because of this virus. The cases of Coronavirus or COVID-19 were increasing daily, and this...

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