April 19, 2024
A few of Surfside Succulents’ creations on sale on-line. Picture credit score: Display shot, MakerPlace by Michael’s

Finest mates Brad O’Brien and Vanessa Pompeo had been on very totally different profession paths earlier than their long-term ardour for creating lovely issues led them to discovered Surfside Succulents.

On a mission to be a go-to floral various, they first offered their creations regionally at weddings, occasions, installations and farmers markets, earlier than establishing an internet retailer 4 years in the past.

The duo nonetheless handcrafts every Surfside product, described as “artfully designed succulent preparations and presents,” regardless of rising demand.

Then they joined MakerPlace by Michaels, a brand new market devoted to supporting and serving to handmade artists develop their companies. Now they are going to be featured in a San Diego retailer as a part of the crafting retailer’s in-store MakerPlace pilot program.

They are going to be out there from 11 a.m. to three p.m. Saturday, making their Michael’s debut within the Clairemont retailer, giving consumers the prospect to interact with native handmade artists. 

MakerPlace is an internet market for handmade items, lessons and how-to’s.

Michael’s, based in 1973, is headquartered in Irving, Texas, and has 1,290 shops in 49 states, with greater than a dozen in San Diego County.