New store caters to local artisans
Opening a new business is never easy, but when Kimberly Lankford decided it was time to try her hand at running a store, she knew she wanted to do something unique.
“I wanted to open it to help out the local community,” she said at the Grand Opening of Artisan in the Mountains in Clyde.
The store is located in the same building at 99 Depot St. where Lankford’s grandmother operated a business for more than 53 years, but Lankford has brought new life to the 2,000-square-foot space, with plenty of room to showcase local aspiring crafters and artists.
Artisan in the Mountains gives local artists a place where they can display and sell their work, whether it’s crafts, handmade jewelry, woodworking, hand crafted leather, quilting or a variety of other skilled arts and crafts. The store also ...