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Meet the Maker: Organic Baby Goods

Welcome to another...

Meet the Maker Monday!

Today we are introducing Ann Marie Johnson - owners of Organic Baby Goods! You can find her goodies here!

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Chomp Supply: What's your favourite food? Why?
Ann Marie: Pasta. Because my husband isn't a big fan of pasta so it always feels like a special treat when I eat it.
CS: What's your favourite vacation spot? Why?
A: The pacific ocean because it always calms me.
CS: Tell us a bit about yourself and your family.
A: I'm married with two little boys. My husband is in the Military and we have been friends since high school. My boys are 3 and 14 months and keep me very busy!
CS: Describe your creative style.
A: I like to put things together on the fly and see how they look. I'm not great at planning out a design. Once I have it in front of me I will tweak it until it is just right.
CS: How did you get into crafting?
A: My mom is an avid quilter and crafter so I grew up crafting. Even though we may have different styles, and are better at different things, it is something we can always come together on.
CS: What was the first thing you ever made?
A: A quilt of course! It isn't my favorite thing to do but it is the first crafting project I can remember. It took me a few days but my dad still has it.
CS: What project/product are you most proud of?
A: My etsy site. I've put a lot of hard work and thought into making it something to be proud of.
CS: What does your current work space look like?
A: My husband does woodworking as a hobby and he made me a beautiful sewing/craft table. It's perfect and I love it.
CS: What does your dream work space look like?
A: My sewing/craft table overlooking the ocean.
CS: How do you balance work and home life?
A: I try and do most of my work at nap time or after the kids go to sleep.
CS: Where do you see your business going in the next five years?
A: I hope it continues to grow and I can continue to come up with new, innovative ideas.
CS: What advice would you give to someone looking to start their own small business?
A: Don't give up!
CS: What do you love most about Chomp?
A: Great color selection, with safe, natural beads.
CS: What would you like to see Chomp carry in the future?
A: Stroller clips

Thank you so much, Ann Marie, for taking the time to allow us to learn about the personality behind Organic Baby Goods! Don't forget to check out Ann Marie's shop and social media to see the beautiful pieces she creates!

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