After Graduating from the Art Academy of Cincinnati Melissa wanted to continue to make sculpture. She has always loved making soft sculpture, and is inspired to make Huggable Art for all ages of art lovers. Also reusing materials in a new way is exciting and is better for our planet.
Always having a love of fashion, Valerie is inspired by beautiful fabrics and how they work together. She challenges herself to design contemporary and vintage-inspired handbags and totes by combining various fabrics, colors, patterns, and textures. Valerie especially loves creating her distinctive wearable pieces of art from cork!
Jill and Sharon's handcrafted unique pieces are strongly influenced by their desire to provide quality products with a minimalistic effect. With a focus on timeless designs, quality and craftsmanship they produce one of a kind bags, and belts.
Nature and fashion are what inspire Robyn. She is passionate about seeking out new and innovative textiles to create purses that combine beauty, quality and function. Robyn's hand bags are constantly evolving through new designs, profiles and features.