Our Team

 
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Taryn Nilsen

- CO FOUNDER -

Taryn, originally from Boston, moved to Jacksonville in 2008 and has yet to look back. She studied Graphic Design and Business at PBAU and Florida State College at Jacksonville and now lives in Arlington with her husband, three kiddos and her two pups.

Having always been creatively inclined,
Taryn sought a career that would allow her to combine her love for the community and her passion for art.  She loves people, plants, adventures of every kind, and a good book.
 

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Sara Flowers

- CO FOUNDER -

Sara is a native to Jacksonville with a history of all things crafty and several small biz start ups.  She has survived (and thrived) amidst her beautiful family comprised of her hubs and SIX boys! 

She loves old dusty and rusty things, sewing, carpentry, learning new things, visioneering, traveling alone (and with the fam) plus all the tiny details that take life from bleah to yeah! 

 
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Chelsea Donahue

- SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER -

Chelsea is originally from Southern Maine but has bounced around the south for the past seven years, moving to Jacksonville in early 2016 with her husband, daughter, two dogs and a cat. She has a liberal arts degree from Daytona State College and has been primarily a stay at home mom.

She grew up watching her father create iron sculptures and has always been drawn to photography and poetry. She enjoys finding off the beaten path adventures, taking beach walks with her black Lab, and exploring local culture.

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LIANNA NORMAN

-BLOG WRITER-

Lianna was born in Costa Rica but is a
Duval-til-we-die kind of gal and has lived in Jax for 4 years now. She is currently pursuing a liberal arts degree in journalism, with a minor in creative writing at the University of North Florida. She has dedicated herself to shedding light on all Jacksonville has to offer, and telling the stories of the people she meets here. She lives in Jax Beach and has two Boston terriers (severely overweight but severely cute) and in addition to writing for The Makery blog, is a local barista.  She adores great people, great coffee, and great stories.

 
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Yazi Davis

-PHOTOGRAPHER - 

This is Yazi (yeah-zee).
She is a photographer living in Jacksonville, Florida. She's obsessed with plants, sprinkles and strawberry ice cream from Dreamette. She considers herself pretty outgoing and little sassy too, and she'll always be down to grab ice cream and hear your story! 

Check out Yazi's genius at www.yazidavis.com