We asked experts from a broad range of industries to open up to us about things they know about their industry but that we probably don’t and we’ve shared some of those responses below.

Vanessa Ryerse | Vintage Seller & Mosaic Artist

I’ve been an online vintage seller for almost twenty years and a mosaic artist for about ten years. I started making mosaics from the dishes that were too damaged to be sold in the vintage shop. I know that people love to think I just smash up dishes with a hammer or by throwing them “to get my frustrations out” and that they magically turn into beautiful mosaic art. A smashed up dish is just a mess, it’s not pretty or useful in a mosaic. Read more>>

Chizoba Onabanjo | Gift Curator

Most people typically do not consider gifting as a complex process and therefore are sometimes shocked when pricing comes up. Most people want a beautiful custom gift, but sometimes not ready to pay the cost. Custom gifting requires a lot of behind the scenes work, from gift design, to sourcing, to delivery, there is so much that goes on to achieve those pretty and thoughtful gifts. Read more>>