A self-taught sewist, Kristen runs her business, Milo and Molly, while staying at home with her two small children. Fueled by an endless supply of tea, she sews late into the night when the house is quiet, most often accompanied by her faithful poodle, Casey. Stop by and see her collection of bold modern accessories and home goods.
Alonda Baird-Juhasz, hue-savvy designer and owner of Designer Dwellings, believes in adding color to life. Her shop features bold and modern home goods and décor. Designer Dwellings has been featured in Coastal Living Magazine, Refinery 29 and Connecticut Magazine. When not in the studio you can find her on set decorating and visually styling photo shoots or on a road trip adventure with her husband.
Vanessa Felie juggles a husband and two blond pixies while running her burgeoning paper arts and crafts business, QueenvannaCreations. Her job and family inspire her to create crafty projects for holidays, vacations, and just for fun. From perpetual calendars to scrapbooking album kits and personalized gifts of all kinds, she looks to add a little flair to everything she makes and to put some extra fun into life.
Emily is an avid knitter and bunny enthusiast. Along with her husband, Kevin, she runs Get Baked, a bakery in her hometown of Windsor that features artisan baked goods, including gluten-free and vegan treats. Having spent several winters in Antarctica, Emily dreams of one day traveling the world with her husband and daughter.
Caroline Finnegan is a florist, landscape designer and farmers' market manager. She has been a part of the CT market scene for about ten years, running the West End Farmers’ Market in Hartford for the last four seasons, growing it into a thriving and vibrant farmers' market. Caroline is passionate about supporting those bold enough to create their own business path, and sees markets as the bridge between vendors and their customers. In her spare time Caroline fosters cats and kittens, is obsessed with making pottery, and will pickle or infuse pretty much anything.