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A few questions with....Melissa Gondek of Small Company Artworks

A few questions with....Melissa Gondek of Small Company Artworks

Today, I'm chatting with Melissa Gondek of Small Company Artworks,  who makes the most amazing sculpture; my favorite piece is the "Everything Here Belongs To Me" cat sculpture because, of course, cats! Does the name Small Company Artworks have any special meaning? My small figure sculptures are intended to bring personality and love wherever they go.  My husband actually suggested the name when I was starting out since he said I'm making "a little art to keep people company." It kind of stuck, and now I can't think of it any other way. What inspired you to start your company? As I like...


#thescentformerlyknownasadele

Melissa Gibson

#thescentformerlyknownasadele

I made the decision a while ago to change the name of our Adele fragrance a while ago; when I originally named it, I just loved the name, it fit the scent to me. Over the last six years though, we've grown and changed direction many times as any small business does and the name started to bother me. It felt like the fragrance was never mine, plus we were getting tons of visitors to the site looking for a fragrance created by the singer and it was starting to hurt our Google ranking. People would come to the site, look...


ready, set, Summer!

Melissa Gibson

ready, set, Summer!

I'm so excited to announce we'll be at Grand Bazaar NYC as part of NY Handmade Collective's ready, set, Summer on Sunday, May 6th! Located at 100 West 77th street (at Columbus Avenue) the event is from 10am-5:30 pm and will feature over 180 local vendors, including 40 members of the NY Handmade Collective. It's the perfect time to do some Mother's Day shopping, pick up something special for yourself or just enjoy the beautiful day! Hope to see you there! xoxo, Melissa


Welcome to the Callio Family!

Welcome to the Callio Family!

This week, I'm so excited to announce our fragrances are now available at Basil Rose Boutique! Located in Newtown, CT at 71 S Main Street, Basil Rose Boutique is owned by Amy Polinsky. It showcases clothing, accessories, home goods, and beauty products; the perfect mix of everything you need! If you are in the area, please support this amazing little shop! Until next time! xo. Melissa


A few questions with...Beth Schillaci of Inner Child Home

A few questions with...Beth Schillaci of Inner Child Home

This week, I'm chatting with Beth Schillaci of Inner Child Home Fragrance. Her candles are a must-have for anyone that loves candles and wants to experience some truly amazing fragrances. Does the name Inner Child Home have a special meaning?My first business was a web development company, and while I have always been very serious about my work, I like to have fun in the process. I try to live by the Jimmy Buffett line “growing older but not up”. Taking time to play and embrace what it means to be a kid at heart has been very helpful to my...