Maureen Anders and Adria Ruff, who met in their kids’ preschool, took their DIY business AR Workshop from one location in Pineville to 77 franchises across the country – in 20 months. What’s their secret?
In this era of global marketplaces, there’s something special about giving a gift that was locally made. Here are the first markets and events of the season for created-in-the-Carolinas goods, offering more than just holiday-specific stuff. We’ll tell you about more in coming weeks.
What: One of a kind and everyday jewelry. Earrings, brooches, necklaces and bracelets using a sterling silver, brass or copper base and adorned with a range of nontraditional materials such as paper, plastic, tin cans and powder coating.