new arrivals at uncovered artistry nonprofit boutique

I’ve got some excellent news! Uncovered Artistry— the nonprofit I founded with my sister five years ago that sells the work of domestic abuse survivors– has NEW ARRIVALS! They’re a while in the making, but I am so proud of the new styles we have up. Our products– all handmade items– are made by domestic abuse survivors… with the exception of these newest additions.

The new arrivals were actually made by volunteers at various events the Uncovered Artistry Project has hosted throughout the years. Participants made the designs using new and recycled jewelry pieces and graciously donated them to the online boutique. And now, I am very happy to say that many of them are up for sale online.

And keep your eye out…there’s more on the way, too!

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So what is the Uncovered Artistry Project and boutique?

It started with a simple equation. 

Art + Entrepreneurship = Empowerment. Add a couple business-savvy ladies and a serendipitous grant from Projects for Peace, and you’ve got yourself Uncovered Artistry Boutique. We’re a little shop built on the belief that business fosters empowerment in all its flavors (financial, personal, emotional, et al.). Our little piece of this cyber world sells the creative work of domestic and sexual abuse survivors, individuals who, more than most, benefit from the uplifting effects of art and business. Our roots are planted deep in Midwest soil, yet our reach extends to all those with an Internet connection and a penchant for joyful shopping. Shop the boutique today.

Cheers!

Sarah

This post is #82 of the #The100DayProject. For more updates on my progress, be sure to follow me on Instagram and look for the hashtage, #100DaysofMiaPrima

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vintage accessories at the gibbson girl

I am very excited to announce a new category at The Gibbson Girl‘s vintage clothing Etsy shop: jewelry + accessories! Today, I posted over ten new vintage accessories items, including hats, bags, pocket squares, and belts. I’ve posted photos of some of my favorite items below. Which one is your favorite?

60s Patent Leather Purse

60s Patent Leather Purse

Vintage Handkerchiefs + Head Scarves

Vintage Handkerchiefs + Head Scarves

80s Prom Clutch

80s Prom Clutch

Vintage Shawl

Vintage Shawl

70s Leather Belt

70s Leather Belt

80s Handkerchief

80s Handkerchief

Vintage Cozy Socks

Vintage Cozy Socks

Lots (as in 40+!!) of new clothing items will be popping up within the next week as well– so keep your eyes open!

Cheers!

Sarah

This post is #17 of the #The100DayProject. For more updates on my progress, be sure to follow me on Instagram and look for the hashtage, #100DaysofMiaPrima.

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