Alisa Kiskis Bartel's Profile
When I began this store it was a hobby. At the time, I was a new mom with two little babies and was still digesting my dad's young onset Alzheimer's diagnosis. Starting my Etsy shop was my only opportunity to feel like myself but I didn't have the time necessary to run a successful business.
After adding one more little one to the mix, several moves, my dad passing and founding a fundraiser that raised over a half a million dollars for the Alzheimer's Association; I am finally able to put my full heart into Creation by Kiskis. The past several years I have taken as many silversmithing classes as I could hunt down, I have refined my quirky yet sentimental style and have watched Etsy evolve from something few knew about to a website everyone knows about!
My path to a full-fledged business was long and bumpy, but all the best things are…
- Born on January 1
- Joined December 27, 2007