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Why buy local?

DAY 6 – SUOMI 100 & SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL

Support your local and shop small is most certainly something you have heard before. So why should you? Are the small biz owners just greedy with their bigger prices and slogans about happy dances? Let me share a little light on all that and what’s that about. Continue reading Why buy local?

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Dare to be more TODAY

DAY 5 – SMALL GIFTS THAT MAKE AN IMPACT

Do you ever feel like you could use a little pep talk or a little push to feel a bit better about yourself? I certainly do! And when I mostly work alone at my studio, it somehow makes a huge difference when someone, actually living person, says something nice. That’s the feeling I was trying to capture, when I came up with the colorful gang of brooches and earrings I have in the shop. Continue reading Dare to be more TODAY

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LumiWAU – the story so far

(ADVENT CALENDAR DAY 1 – THE ORIGIN STORY)

LUMIWAU – THE STORY SO FAR

LumiWAU is a fun, colorful and creative Finnish design brand, founded in 2013. So today, my little biz is already more than 4 years old. A lot has happened in the 4 years and I’ve come a long way to become the small biz owner and entrepreneur that I am today, and the same goes for LumiWAU. So let’s do a little recap on how it all started and what the journey has been like. Continue reading LumiWAU – the story so far

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The girl behind the brand

HI!

Let me introduce myself a bit. I’m Lumi, almost 30-year-old designer from Finland. I live in Vantaa, close by our biggest airport or a 20 min train ride from Helsinki, the Finnish capital city. I live in my grandma’s old apartment with my tiny fam, which includes my cute and fluffy mini dog Milli and my boyfriend or bae or significant other or what evs you might want to call it. Milli is certainly our little fur baby, a spoiled rotten little puppy.

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