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madelocalmonth: COLOR

about the maker behind the scenes color colorlove madelocalmonth maine designer maine makers morris + essex morris and essex morrisandessex purple silkscreen studio sustainable fashion

madelocalmonth: COLOR

         #madelocalmonth day 8: what’s my favorite color? ALL OF THEM! 🌈 but especially purple. 💜 I can’t resist the urge to make everything purple. Or violet, lilac, periwinkle, raspberry, mauve, maroon, lavender, heliotrope, grape, orchid, fuchsia, magenta, eggplant, amethyst, indigo, thistle, plum, every possible hue and shade of purple. Even my kids are dressed in purple, haha! 

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madelocalmonth: HELLO

about the maker creative life eliza jane curtis madelocalmonth mamapreneur morris & essex morris and essex

madelocalmonth: HELLO

Hello! 👋 Just introducing myself for #madelocalmonth... I’m Eliza and I’m the designer and printmaker behind Morris & Essex. That’s Sadie (7 mos) on my hip, and Hattie (almost 3 years) didn’t want to be in the picture so she’s hiding behind the mirror. These girls are a big inspiration for me... I’m grateful to be juggling creative work and parenting at the same time, even when it’s hard to fit it all in. My favorite parts of the day are: -drinking milky coffee in the shower. -quiet craft time with Hattie while Sadie takes a nap. -outings with the girls: children’s museum, farmer’s market, zoo,...

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