Hello! My name is Valerie. The "Lehn" name came from some ancestors from the region of Alsace-Lorraine. Between the French & German occupations, the reigning government would make residents change the spelling of their names. I was named Valerie Lane for my great great grandmother in whose burnt diary we found Lehn, Laine, Lain written in the margins! Not to mention the various Valerie's. The English last name Miller became Mueller and Millet.
Ever since I heard this story in junior high school, I began signing any art piece or writing Lehn and have kept the tradition all these years. So it seemed proper to open an Etsy shop called "Lehn's" for items I create which are primarily decorating photos, paintings, collages and mixed media wall hangings.
I have another Etsy shop called "My Mother's House" full of vintage collections,…
- Born on May 5
- Joined July 6, 2011