GILBERTSVILLE PA – Amy Konop (at prime) loves creative imagination and hates waste. That mixture led her through 2016 to include as a local organization that saves quality household furnishings and delivers customized refinishing so they can be reused and re-purposed. Her initiatives so far have gained good opinions from customers and purchasers throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. Now it’s prompted her to start internet marketing on the internet.

And she’s inviting like-minded colleagues to the undertaking.

Furniture 'Up-cycler' Opens Online Artisans Market

Konop’s small business, Amy’s Upcycles LLC, with a Gilbertsville postal tackle late final month opened the e-commerce-based “The Shop at Amy’s Upcycles.” It is supplying her custom made furnishings and solutions for sale, as properly as a selection of connoisseur edibles from Molly’s Nuts (previously mentioned at remaining) in Harleysville, and photographic canvases from Rick Blanco Images (higher than at proper) in Limerick.

1 of Konop’s restorations

Other artisan suppliers are currently being sought as properly, for what Konop envisions as an online regional great crafts boutique. She hopes to present “local unbiased sellers, bringing the very best in house decor and indulgent products and solutions to advertise the pleasure of life’s straightforward pleasures.”

Craftspeople to be involved already have, or will have, their possess web sites from which their items are offered. The change? “The Shop at Amy’s Upcycles” can develop their profits possible, Konop believes.

She relocated her business various several years back to the Pottstown location from out of state, Konop reports, and as a consequence is “keenly knowledgeable of the issues of setting up and endorsing a tiny organization.” The Shop is “designed to aid community artisans and companies via cross-promotion and internet marketing, extending the reach of a one artisan or business enterprise,” she mentioned.

Its “artisans and companies (are) committed to supporting one particular a different and the community. Alongside one another we are more powerful,” Konop pledged. Purchasers won’t offer with intermediaries, possibly. “All orders are fulfilled and serviced by the unique vendor, enabling customers to interact with the product or service professional,” she extra.

These fascinated in what Konop has began can access her by e-mail at [email protected], by cellphone at 610-850-1948, or by postal company at Amy’s Upcycles, PO Box 462, Gilbertsville PA 19525.

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