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In 2006 after spending 13 years in the Corporate Travel industry I decided to become a full time stay at home Mom to my beautiful daughter and help my husband start up his vehicle graphics business. I soon found I still needed something that I could call my own, express my creative side and also feel that I was contributing something to our family income.

I started out making signs at first as gifts for friends and family, then in 2007 Signs by Jen was created and I begin selling my family established signs on another online site, I discovered Etsy in late 2007 and fell in love with the idea of a site that catered to the selling of handmade items and opened my Etsy store in January 2008. It was a slow start those first couple of years but I learned a lot, added many more sign designs and now have turned what I used to call my "little hobby & creative outlet" into a business…

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  • Joined December 19, 2007

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SignsbyJen
handmade wood signs & home decor

About

In 2006 after spending 13 years in the Corporate Travel industry I decided to become a full time stay at home Mom to my beautiful daughter and help my husband start up his vehicle graphics business. I soon found I still needed something that I could call my own, express my creative side and also feel that I was contributing something to our family income.

I started out making signs at first as gifts for friends and family, then in 2007 Signs by Jen was created and I begin selling my family established signs on another online site, I discovered Etsy in late 2007 and fell in love with the idea of a site that catered to the selling of handmade items and opened my Etsy store in January 2008. It was a slow start those first couple of years but I learned a lot, added many more sign designs and now have turned what I used to call my "little hobby & creative outlet" into a business that I now spend time on everyday and enjoy every minute of it and the freedom it gives me to be with my family, work my own hours!

I still help my husband with his business which has also grown into a very successful business and volunteer at my daughter's school weekly but FAMILY always comes first.

I look forward to what the future hold for Signs by Jen!



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