Barry Kilbane's Profile

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NameAboveNames is a small family owned business specializing in that unique personalized gift. Our name is two-fold: it reflects our specialization and gives credit to The Name Above All Names, our Lord Jesus Christ.
We began our business back in 2001, mostly through eBay and local craft shows. In addition to our line of standard items we make many custom one-of-a-kind items. We began on Etsy in November of 2009. We only tried a couple of items on Etsy during the 2009 Christmas season. We did well and should have stayed focused on Etsy, but that was the time that we were transitioning from Rhode Island to Texas.
When we began we had only 5 kids and now we have 7. Some of them are old enough now that they actually help us create some of our items. The Melted Crayon Art was my 16 year old daughter's idea and she actually does all the backgrounds for them.
As anyone raising children today knows, any extra…

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  • Born on November 5
  • Joined November 11, 2009

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NameAboveNames

About

NameAboveNames is a small family owned business specializing in that unique personalized gift. Our name is two-fold: it reflects our specialization and gives credit to The Name Above All Names, our Lord Jesus Christ.
We began our business back in 2001, mostly through eBay and local craft shows. In addition to our line of standard items we make many custom one-of-a-kind items. We began on Etsy in November of 2009. We only tried a couple of items on Etsy during the 2009 Christmas season. We did well and should have stayed focused on Etsy, but that was the time that we were transitioning from Rhode Island to Texas.
When we began we had only 5 kids and now we have 7. Some of them are old enough now that they actually help us create some of our items. The Melted Crayon Art was my 16 year old daughter's idea and she actually does all the backgrounds for them.
As anyone raising children today knows, any extra income that comes in does not go to waste. And this is absolutely something that is a joy to make. Bringing your own or someone else's ideas to life is a fascinating thing.

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