Maker Spotlight // Shop Manda Made

Ready to express yourself with beautiful and funky earring creations?! Amanda at manda made is sharing all about her business today! Be sure to find her on instagram to see her newest work, like a fun Halloween collection and so many beautiful and fresh design styles!

Let's get down to business!

What is your business, and when did you get started? manda made - a handmade jewelry business! Officially started March of this year, 2020!

Where are you located? Annapolis! but we ship all over the world 

What makes your jewelry and business stand out? Our style is eclectic and we exist to empower women (and everyone) to be funky & fearless! The business is all about being authentic, being transparent. It’s not always rainbows and butterflies and we find the beauty in that

Tell us a little about you!

Outside of creating and running your business, what is something you love to do? I love to thrift!

What inspired you to go into business with yourself? I believe in myself and my ideas. i’m my own best friend and i trust that no matter what comes my way i can tackle it (From BaM: YES! Love this mindset!)

Speed date round: What’s your favorite color, food, and animal?

Color/Pattern: I’m a leopard print fiend 

Food: Taco Bell

Animal: Sea otter!!!

What do you love most about running your business and creating your jewelry? I love how how FUN it is!! it’s trendy, moody, crazy, funny. it’s literally my personality translated into earrings. 

What's next for you and your business? Any goals you want to put into the universe? I would love to eventually take manda made full time and take ourselves on the road! I want to travel the states and share manda made with everyone. I’m always looking for fun people to collab with or stores to wholesale with!

How can people follow you? 

Instagram: @shopmandamade

Facebook: Shop Manda Made

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Meet the Authors

When Marlayna isn't diving into BaM projects, she's also a wedding photographer, and the photographer at UMBC! When she's not photographing, she loves to kick back and relax with her husband Adam and their two cats Zoe and Annie! And when they're not at home, they love to travel and try new beers, cocktails, and of course, delicious food!
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