Julie Simpson's Profile

About

Hello and thank you for checking out my shop here on Etsy! I appreciate your interest. I'm Julie and I am a proud Iowan, even though I haven't lived there for 29 years! Iowa has remained a huge part of who I am. I believe that my can do anything attitude has come from my upbringing in the fine state of Iowa.
I am a mother to two creative children, Isabel and Julian and married to Billy Kirsch, another creative soul for 27 years. I started my own wholesale bakery business 8 years ago and recently sold it. I am proud of the business I built from nothing to a viable and well know local wholesaler of baked goods.
I love the thrill of the hunt and I re-purpose items that have been cast aside to create something that is useful and beautiful. I don't like waste and worry about our growing landfills. I like finding new uses for stuff that may have seen better days. I love working with beautiful fabrics and one of my…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 13
  • Joined December 24, 2011

Favorite materials

fabric, both vintage and new, old furniture and chalk paint

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About

Hello and thank you for checking out my shop here on Etsy! I appreciate your interest. I'm Julie and I am a proud Iowan, even though I haven't lived there for 29 years! Iowa has remained a huge part of who I am. I believe that my can do anything attitude has come from my upbringing in the fine state of Iowa.
I am a mother to two creative children, Isabel and Julian and married to Billy Kirsch, another creative soul for 27 years. I started my own wholesale bakery business 8 years ago and recently sold it. I am proud of the business I built from nothing to a viable and well know local wholesaler of baked goods.
I love the thrill of the hunt and I re-purpose items that have been cast aside to create something that is useful and beautiful. I don't like waste and worry about our growing landfills. I like finding new uses for stuff that may have seen better days. I love working with beautiful fabrics and one of my favorite places to be is a fabric store. Yarn shops turn me on as well. I guess that would be a tactile sensibility. I am all about keeping things simple, there is no need for complication.

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