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The Personal Touch of Barb’s Metal Magic

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Every time I sit down to talk with someone for this blog, I’m never quite sure what story I’ll hear or what story I’ll share. Yet, I’m always entranced by everyone’s story and amazed by all the fascinating people living here in Portland. It was the same with Barbara Brosh of Barb’s Metal Magic. Barbara’s got a pretty neat story. …

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New Refined Basics: Handcrafting Beautiful Jewelry to Wear Every Day

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There’s no doubt about it. Natalie Barela of New Refined Basics is very talented. She designs and creates contemporary, minimalist handcrafted jewelry that you’ll want to wear every day. In fact, that’s her goal: to create beautiful, basic jewelry that works easily into any wardrobe, yet will last and be worn for many years. Creating Simple Beauty: Natalie is an …

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Discover Your Style With Linda Diteman Design

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Linda Diteman’s gift as a freelance graphic artist is her ability to create designs that express the personality and style of her clients. She loves helping her clients discover their brand through the design process and creating the logo or design that ties it all together. Linda Diteman Design offers a full menu of services, including logo design, branding, business …