03 May Small Business Week Spotlight: Campbell Creek Artisan Shops
April 29 through May 6 is national Small Business Week. To celebrate, we’re highlighting some local small business owners/entrepreneurs.
Business Name: Campbell Creek Artisan Shops
Business Address: 509 Wabash Avenue
Business Website: We can be found on Facebook at Campbell Creek Artisan Shops.
How many years have you been in business: Campbell Creek Artisan Shops opened in October 2017. However, the artisans in the shop have honed their skills over several years. Collectively the artisans have more than 35 years of experience.
Tell us about your business and what you do: Campbell Creek Artisan Shops is a venue for local artists to display their wares. Everything in the shop is homemade and local within a 3 county radius. Our shop is unique in that we provide a place for our community to purchase locally made, high quality, one of a kind products. We are currently featuring 12 different artisans ranging from all natural soaps, lotions, bath bombs, soy candles, and beard oil, to fudge, woven linens, jewelry, paintings, gourmet dog treats, blended teas, pottery, as well as paper crafts and blacksmith items.
A complete list of our vendors: Campbell Creek, A Bunch of Bags, Family Fudge, Hallie Hound Barkery, Prestige Adornments, Muddy Jeans Pottery and More, Drop Paintings, Tea of Terre Haute, Toadily Homemade by Carolyn, Nathan Pence Designs, John Bennett Blacksmith designs, and Knitting by Ellen.
Do you have any advice for someone starting their own business? Take things slowly and let your business grow as it will. So many times people want to jump into a running a business because they think it is easy and it will make lots of money right from the start. The truth is running a business is hard work. It is a commitment that you are making to yourself and your family, but it is also a commitment that you are making to your community as well.