When did you start working at Beads & Brustrokes?
1994. I sold crafts on a consignment basis at the original Country Bumpkin store  since 1989 (*Beads & Brushstrokes was formerly known as Country Bumpkin). Kris asked me to work for her because I was in the shop so often! 
Where are you from? How long have you lived in Charleston?
Oklahoma. I've lived in Charleston for 33 years.
What is your favorite medium for creating?
Beading with gemstones.
What is your favorite color? 
What is your favorite gemstone?
Too many to choose just one.
What is your favorite part of working at Beads & Brushstrokes?
Working for a wonderful friend, Kris. I also love meeting new customers and learning new techniques.