Updated: Aug 3
Comfort. Quality. Adventure. That's what Great Lakes Girl apparel is all about!
"We celebrate Michigan's unique natural resources and geography, and hope to inspire others through our passion for the outdoors and our love for the state of Michigan."
What inspire you to start creating your work and how did you turn it into a business? I love paddle boarding and I love Michigan. I designed my own shirt and people loved it so I started selling them in 2019. What do you love most about the creative process? Creating things that are personalized for people, things that they love.
What do you like least about the business side of creating and selling your work? Promoting and marketing, it's a lot of work.
What do you enjoy doing aside from creating? Any outdoor activity or sport. What are some of your favorite reads? Mostly health and self improvement books. How about music? I listen to everything, just depends on my mood.
Quotes you live by? -When life give you 100 reasons to cry, show life you have 1,000 reasons to smile. -She believed she could so she did. Any charities you support? Habitat for Humanity Any memorable places you visited that you really enjoyed? Grand Isle. Biked the island and camped on a bluff over Lake Superior. Puerto Rico. The rain forest and beaches were beautiful and people were so nice!
Any places around Detroit or the surrounding areas you enjoy visiting? Kensington Metro-park, Paint Creek Trail, and Downtown Royal Oak. Any fun facts about yourself? I have my masters in occupational therapy and was a division two athlete in basketball. You can see more from Abby of Great Lakes Girl online and at Yellow Door Art Market.