MFen

MFen Designs

Oregon, United States · 6 Sales

MFen

MFen Designs

Oregon, United States 6 Sales On Etsy since 2012

Announcement   Why hello there! Welcome to Mfen Designs, specializing in handmade, one-of-a-kind, jewelry and art work. Every piece is as unique and special as you are!

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Why hello there! Welcome to Mfen Designs, specializing in handmade, one-of-a-kind, jewelry and art work. Every piece is as unique and special as you are!

Mythandra Fenner

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Mythandra Fenner

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Making Things and Keeping Swimming

How was MFen Designs started? Where did it come from?

Let's start at the beginning.
I was tiny tike living in mountains of snow, surviving off the land... Just kidding.

Well sort of.

I moved from a tiny mountain town in Idaho, with my husband and two kids, to Portland to go to college. I worked my booty off, completing my four year degree in three years, ending with an awesome GPA. I thought I was totally set. (Ahem) Right.

I graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Portland (I studied Advertising and Graphic Design). However, an exhaustive job search led me no where. I spent two+ years applying to everything I could find, from fast food jobs to industry positions and found nothing. I worked freelance on the side, but finding freelance gigs was taking over. And I was getting worn down by rejection letter after rejection letter. I was feeling pretty crummy, I had student loans out the wazoo, no income (from me) and no prospects. It was a struggle to function everyday. A battle raging inside of me, knowing I moved my family away from everything I had ever known to drown in debt because I wasn't good enough for people to hire.

Finally my youngest child started school. Aside from volunteering at my kids' elementary school, I was home. Alone. And going stir crazy. I've always loved to create things, always loved painting and drawing and just doing things with my hands. I stated really getting into making jewelry and painting, but I had so many pieces, I didn't know what to do with them.

So, MFen Designs was born.

I look at everyday as a blessing, and every experience as a lesson. I lived, I learned, and I grew. What more could you ask for? As that little blue fish from Finding Nemo says, "Just keep swimming."

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  • Mythandra Fenner

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    In my free time, (besides making jewelry), I write stories and poetry, practice amateur photography, sketch and chase my kiddies around. I’m a huge nerd, not the pocket protector and calculator type. I am slightly (ahem) obsessed with Harry Potter.

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Last updated on November 5, 2013
Why hello there! Welcome to Mfen Designs, specializing in handmade one of a kind jewelry and art work. Every piece is unique and never duplicated.

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