Our Business Highlighted (Vendors of the World)

I loved being contacted by Vendors of the World!  I loved being asked to be featured.  I love that their mission is to share the stories of the faces behind small businesses everywhere.  Brilliant!  And so appreciated! After learning a little bit more about me, their caption with my feature read: I am Amy Bierstedt from Boerne, Texas, the founder of @thefromscratchchick and I am a #vendoroftheworld. , I am most afraid of…

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National Handmade Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I created a national holiday, y'all!  Me! I proposed my idea, made its case, paid the processing fee, and waited. It was so exciting to hear back from them, that from now on, the first Saturday in April will always be National Handmade Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Because our time, sewing, pouring, sanding, making, our love, mixing, formulating, quilting, soldering, dreaming, our dedication, and our blood, sweat, and tears all needs to be…

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Hill Country Handmade Market

Just wrapped up the inaugural Hill Country Handmade Market! Organized by the ladies that run my favorite Boerne Handmade Market, this was a little branch off from that.  Their idea is that this market will be in a different location each year.  This year was just down the road in Comfort. Since we were in the back yard of the 8th Street Market, unloading and set-up was so easy and…

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Boerne Handmade Market!!!

I am still sore this morning.  And still SO thrilled.  Wanna shout from the rooftops how wonderful it was to see so many friendly faces and meet so many new people, to have sales like never before, to have a little helper who really wanted to be there with me! I guess the whole story of Boerne Handmade Market started for us in October of 2013, just three months after…

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Our Products in a New Store (Texas Highways Magazine Online Shop)

As long as I can remember, my dad has always had the Texas Highways Magazine in his stash.  These days, I'm following them (and their online shop) on instagram.  What better way to know what's going on in our beautiful state, find out about the coolest stops, see what new businesses are popping up, and learn about Texas makers?! The even cooler thing is- we've partnered with their online shop…

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