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Behind the Scenes....The Team at Confections

Posted July 25, 2011

Behind the Scenes of Confections

One of my favorite things is to look behind the scenes.  I love to know how things are made and what is the story behind it.  As a designer I am always love to find out how others in my field find their inspiration, what makes them tick so to speak.  So I thought it would be fun over the next few blog entries to share with you who makes up the Confections team.  And apparently I am going first…..

What is your position at Confections?

Owner / Designer

Where were you born, and where do you live now?

I was born in NYC.  I have lived here in Memphis almost 13 years. 

Family?

I have been married just about 16 years and we have three children.  2 in middle school and 1 in elementary school…it is never boring or dull at my house.  And just to make sure of that we also have 3 dogs.  All pound puppies that we rescued.

What is your favorite hobby or sport?

Running!  Always has been and if I am lucky always will be.

What is something you always keep in your car?

My iPhone charger.  This ties in nicely with my obsession of always having my phone with  me.

How long have you worked at Shara’s Paperie / Confections by Shara’s Paperie.

We opened the shop in October 2004 and started Confections in December of 2008.

What are 3 things you keep on your desk?

Iced coffee

A range of flair pens in all colors

Lots of cute note pads

What is your favorite product from the Confections line?

Our new pillow cases, they are so bright and colorful…soft and machine washable!

What is your favorite color combination?

Too many to choose from, they seem to change daily.

What is your favorite type of product to design?

I love the melamine plates, bowls and soon to be released trays.

What is your favorite thing about working at Confections by Shara’s Paperie?

The fun of creating something new everyday.