We are Serli & Linda, two childhood friends and mothers who have partnered up and started Fairy Tale Accessories. We started our journey with hand knit headbands and cup cozies about a year ago. We created a fund called "Bands for Hope" where we set aside a portion of proceeds of the handmade headbands & cozies in order to help us make and donate headbands for kids with cancer.
The first year, we were able to donate 80 headbands to the oncology floor of Children's Hospital of Orange County. From the very moment we began our business, we knew we wanted it to be a philanthropic operation which would positively impact the lives of many others, as well as ours.
Our Bands for Hope Fund is back and this time we hope to be able to make and donate even more than last year! We are setting aside 30% of each headband sale to assist us in our goal! We will continue on our mission and strive to make a bigger impact with each effort.
We then expanded our business with fashion jewelry and handbags. We continued to use proceeds for causes such as, Oklahoma Relief Fund, sponsoring 6 children with autism and other disabilities by making care packages with goodies and treats (scavenger hunt in a box) for Easter and shipping to them because their parents could not afford to, sponsoring 5 children with autism and related disabilities by shipping school supplies during back to school time because their parents could not afford to, donating products from our store to sponsor the first annual Delta Chi of Ohio University dodge-ball tournament to benefit the Jimmy V Cancer Foundation, as well as other causes we have contributed to.
Time...so may ideas and so much to do yet so little time. Linda works full time and has a son, I (Serli) became a stay at home mother after having my twins who are now 3 yrs old. We meet two nights out of the week and work until late hours of the night. To take pictures of our products we meet over the weekends and make the best of our photo shoots with 3 kids running around. Trying to juggle between children, keeping up with household chores, keeping up with social media and site maintenance, can all be challenging but worth it.
In the chaos of life we don't get to spend much time as friends, so our favorite thing to do when we take a break from it all is to go somewhere and have sushi together and spend some time venting and laughing.
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