Our next Christmas Feature comes from Langley, BC, MLG Creations is a handmade custom design business. They make everything from Wood Carved home decor to Clothing IE: Candles, Stained Glass, Ornaments, home decor, Car decals, and personalized clothing. Melissa is the Owner and Creator of MLG Creations, who is also a wife and mother of 2 beautiful children.
MLG Creations makes a large variety of products and Melissa tries to incorporate recycled materials as much as possible, some times these materials are found on family walks by the water or in the woods, anything that can be salvaged she tries to use. Melissa had always dreamt of having her own business, so she started slow doing it in her spare time but has since been able to leave her full time job and just work on her business.
Owning your own business isn’t without challenges, Melissa describes the hardest part being trying to balance work and home life when the busy season of Weddings and Christmas come around. But being able to create her own schedule and not miss family events, and to be available to anyone who is sick in her family means the most to Melissa. Melissa’s advice to other business owners is to never give up, even it seems like you’ll never be successful keep pushing!
Melissa’s small business offers pick ups from her home in Langley, or other spots ranging from Mission, BC to Burnaby, BC. You can also find her at Winter Wonderland Christmas Bizarre on December 9th at the Shannon Hall in Surrey, BC from 10-4pm.
So what is Melissa’s families favorite Christmas tradition takes place on December 1st, when they hall out all the ornaments, and set up the tree enjoy hot cocoa, wine and Christmas carols. Melissa’s business is a caring family run business that takes pride in each item they hand make especially for you, she does her best to bring all your visions to life. So remember when you shop small this season, you are supporting a family in your community, so give this business some love, like them on Facebook, and follow them on Instagram.
Since most of Melissa’s items are customized she has decided to thank our readers by giving 20% off to our blog readers, just use Monsterz20 when purchasing your items for 20% off code will be good until December 24th 2017, so be sure to check her out.