Meet carey lowe, artist and founder of the idea emporium

STEP INTO A WORLD WHERE IMAGINATION KNOWS NO BOUNDS, WHERE CREATIVITY WEAVES INTRICATE TALES, AND WHERE EVENTS BECOME UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEYS. TODAY, WE ARE THRILLED TO INTRODUCE YOU TO A TRUE WIZARD AND ARTIST, A VISIONARY WHOSE TALENT AND PASSION BREATHE LIFE INTO EVERY MOMENT SHE TOUCHES. MEET CARRIE LOWE, THE ARTIST AND FOUNDER OF THE IDEA EMPORIUM, A REMARKABLE FULL-SERVICE EVENT BRANDING, DETAIL, AND STATIONERY COMPANY.

A SELF-DESCRIBED FREE SPIRIT, CARRIE’S WORK REGULARLY GRACES THE PAGES OF ESTEEMED PUBLICATIONS LIKE MARTHA STEWART WEDDINGS. SHE IS A FIRM BELIEVER IN THE POWER OF FINE DETAILS, AND HER MISSION WITH THE IDEA EMPORIUM IS TO TRANSFORM HER CLIENTS’ STORIES INTO TANGIBLE, BESPOKE REPRESENTATIONS OF THEIR DREAMS. ORIGINALITY AND INNOVATION ARE HER HALLMARKS, AS SHE DRAWS INSPIRATION FROM HER MARRIAGE, INFUSING ARTISTRY, STORYTELLING, AND AGE-OLD CREATIVE PROCESSES INTO THE FOREFRONT OF EVENT DESIGN.

ONE CANNOT HELP BUT BE CAPTIVATED BY CARRIE’S METICULOUS APPROACH TO HER CRAFTS. EACH STROKE OF HER BRUSH, EACH DELICATE FOLD, AND EVERY CAREFULLY CURATED ELEMENT SHOWCASES HER DEDICATION TO PERFECTION. WITH HER ARTISTIC PROWESS, SHE ELEVATES EVENT DESIGN TO AN ENTIRELY NEW LEVEL, WHERE BEAUTY AND MEANING CONVERGE TO CREATE UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES.

TODAY, WE ARE HONORED AND PRIVILEGED TO HAVE CARRIE LOWE WITH US, SHARING HER INSIGHTS, INSPIRATIONS, AND THE ESSENCE OF HER EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY. PREPARE TO BE ENCHANTED AS WE DELVE INTO THE WORLD OF THIS EXTRAORDINARY ARTIST, WHOSE WORK IS A TESTAMENT TO THE POWER OF IMAGINATION AND THE MAGIC OF BRINGING SENTIMENT TO LIFE.

in this episode:

[02:37] ASHA’S BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE AT HER WEDDING WITH CARRY LOWE.

[04:27] CARRY TELLS US WHERE SHE GREW UP AND ABOUT HER CHILDHOOD.

[07:25] DOES CAREY FEEL LIKE SHE HAD DIFFERENT OPPORTUNITIES TO BE CREATIVE GROWING UP?

[12:01] HOW DID CAREY PLAY AS A KID?

[17:15] WHAT WOULD CAREY DO IF YOU HAD NO LIMITATIONS?

[20:17] “IT FEELS GOOD TO BE CHALLENGED AND PUSHED AND COMPETE AND BE TOLD, “HEY, YOU’RE DOING GOOD AT THIS.” – CAREY

[29:24] CAREY’S INNATE NEED TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYONE’S OKAY AND HOW SHE SHARES THIS LOVE.

[33:24] A VERY DIFFERENT TRANSITION FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO COLLEGE FOR CAREY.

[38:03] BEING THE BIGGEST ADVOCATE FOR SKILL-BASED LEARNING AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING.

[41:28] CAREY AS A BUSINESS OWNER THINKS ABOUT WHAT SHE WANTS HER GUESTS TO KNOW ABOUT HER CLIENT’S RELATIONSHIP AS THEY WALK DOWN THE AISLE.

[44:47] THE IDEA EMPORIUM’S PERSONALITY-BASED WEDDING DESIGN PROCESS.

[49:15] CAREY’S CURIOSITY ABOUT HOW HER BUSINESS WILL TRANSITION WITH SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE NEW MICRO-GENERATION.

[50:09] WE DIVE INTO THE CREATIVE PROCESS BEHIND GETTING THE IDEA EMPORIUM STARTED.

[55:52] CAREY MEETS HER HUSBAND AND THEIR MATCH IS THE INSPIRATION FOR THE IDEA EMPORIUM.

[01:05:15] HOW CAREY STRIVES TO BE A VERY INTENTIONAL PERSON IN HER BUSINESS.

[01:08:50] CAREY SHARES A SETBACK SHE HAS EXPERIENCED IN HER PERSONAL LIFE AND HOW SHE OVERCAME IT WITH SUPPORT.

[01:17:16] AND OVERCAME YET ANOTHER SETBACK TO HER BUSINESS.

[01:23:06] THE FAST FIVE QUESTIONS AND CAREY’S EXPERIENCE WITH MARTHA STEWART.

[01:29:24] WHAT WAS ONE QUALITY THAT CAREY HAD AS A YOUNG WOMAN THAT SHE DIDN’T APPRECIATE BUT LOOKING BACK SHE LOVES ABOUT HERSELF NOW?

about Carey Lowe

CAREY LOWE OF THE IDEA EMPORIUM IS A TALENTED ARTIST. SHE’S A STATIONERY DESIGNING, BOOKBINDING, MATCHBOOK CREATING, AND LETTER PRESSING GENIUS WHO CREATES THE MOST MEANINGFUL, CUSTOMIZED, AND SENTIMENTAL PIECES FOR WEDDINGS AND EVENTS. AT THE IDEA EMPORIUM, CAREY HAS MADE IT HER MISSION TO DESIGN GOODS FOR CELEBRATIONS THAT VALUE PERSONALITY, LOVE, AND SENTIMENTAL STORYTELLING. SHE SERVES HER CLIENTS WITH INNOVATION AND GENEROSITY.

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