It's a beautiful time of year! Are you attending a wedding this season? Are you a bride or groom preparing for your special day? Woo-hoo! A toast to you! Whenever the celebration, Olson House has gift ideas for engagements, bridal showers, weddings and more. We also have a wedding gift registry! Explore all of the options we can provide during this exciting wedding season.
Who is a mother figure in your life? We have felt nurture, been given wisdom and felt a warm embrace from many people in our lives. These people are our mothers, friends, sisters, aunts, grandparents and sometimes even dads (cheers to single fathers!). To help celebrate these special people in our lives who carry us with strength and care, we have rounded up some of the best gift ideas from Olson House for Mother's Day.
Meet Nick Pennington, the friendly face behind Sugarhouse Leather Goods based here in Milwaukee, WI. Nick picked up leather good crafting as a creative outlet inspired to take the creation of leather goods back to a traditional artisan approach. Rather than relying on the precision of machines, Sugarhouse Leather products are hand-cut and hand-stitched, yielding subtle imperfections that make each piece unique. He makes leather goods ranging from wrist cuffs to journals and bar accessories all for sale at Olson House. Read about his process and favorite thing to do in Milwaukee in this feature!
Meet Emma Daisy Gertel, a maker, illustrator and designer living in Milwaukee, WI. We admire Daisy's curiosity in navigating the world around her and how her experiences have shaped her artwork. Undertones of identity with a celebration of femininity as strength are characteristic of her work—created with playful charm in an attempt to bring joy and connection to others through beauty. Select originals and prints of Daisy's work are available to buy at Olson House. We talked with Daisy to learn more about her work and lifestyle.
Big White Yeti is a well-known and beloved Milwaukee brand for good reason. The candle brand is lively and fun, not to mention, incredibly well-made. Big White Yeti candles are produced with 100% soy wax, pure fragrance oils and undiluted essential oils, and cotton wicks. That's it; pure, long lasting candles that the owners take pride in. The wife & husband duo behind the successful brand are Katie Daley Weiss and her husband, Cody Weiss who each exude enthusiasm for the local community and the entrepreneurial spirit. We love keeping Olson House stocked with Big White Yeti candles and connected with Katie to get the inside scoop.