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Christina Paino Ferguson and Michelle Paino are a sister duo from the south side of Atlanta. We base our shop out of Christina's home in Newnan. We currently sell necklaces, earrings, and aprons. However, we are in the process of adding bracelets, ornaments, and fabric birds. All of our products are handmade.

We come from a family of creative people. Much of our childhood was spent exploring the floral wonderland that was our grandparents' backyard. There was, however, one restricted area--the glasshouse. No children were ever allowed in the glasshouse. So of course, since we knew where the key was hidden we (the usually obedient children) snuck in. The glasshouse was filled with a menagerie of stained glass. It was our grandmother's stained glass workshop. Mesmerized by the colors, our creative inspiration was born. Since we spent so much time growing up at our grandparents' house, Norman…

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  • Joined September 8, 2009

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Beads, Fabric, Buttons

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About

Christina Paino Ferguson and Michelle Paino are a sister duo from the south side of Atlanta. We base our shop out of Christina's home in Newnan. We currently sell necklaces, earrings, and aprons. However, we are in the process of adding bracelets, ornaments, and fabric birds. All of our products are handmade.

We come from a family of creative people. Much of our childhood was spent exploring the floral wonderland that was our grandparents' backyard. There was, however, one restricted area--the glasshouse. No children were ever allowed in the glasshouse. So of course, since we knew where the key was hidden we (the usually obedient children) snuck in. The glasshouse was filled with a menagerie of stained glass. It was our grandmother's stained glass workshop. Mesmerized by the colors, our creative inspiration was born. Since we spent so much time growing up at our grandparents' house, Norman Herold and Imogene Peabody, we decided to honor them by naming our business after the Peabodys.

From a young age, we had a passion for art, design, and color combinations. We enjoy the process of making art as much as the final product, and have a constant need to try new things. We have each used a variety of traditional methods to create art in the past, but most recently we have been working with fabric and jewelry making. We look forward to learning about more avenues to express ourselves through our artwork. We hope to ignite that same joy and excitement in each buyer. We inspire each other. Each of us has a desire to create, but gain motivation and inspiration from the other. While collaborating and brainstorming, we feed off of each other's ideas. Separately we come up with good ideas, but together we come up with great ones.

We love all things vintage and retro. This love inspired us to repurpose many of these items. We enjoy putting a new spin on the old things in which we love.

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