I BELIEVE LIFE'S EVERYDAY MOMENTS, BIG AND SMALL, SHOULD BE CELEBRATED. I CREATE PRODUCTS AND OPPORTUNITIES THAT HELP YOU DO THAT.
Winnie Jean is an art studio and lifestyle brand founded in 2009 by Stephanie Creekmur, a girl who loves paper, all things southern and who still believes in the handwritten note.
Based in Loveland, Ohio, Winnie Jean offers one of a kind patterns and illustrations and sells paper and gifts for the celebrators of life. Our style is heavily influenced by Stephanie’s southern heritage and small town upbringing. She is passionate about creating beautiful things and knows the greatest joy is found when you show love to others. We hope that passion is evident in everything we do.
"SHE WHISTLES WHILE SHE WORKS, LOVE TO ENTERTAIN, AND BELIEVES EVERY DAY IS SPECIAL AND MEANT TO BE CELEBRATED."
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Born southern in Nashville, Tennessee and raised in a small farming town in southwest Ohio, Stephanie has a penchant for a slower pace of life and products made in the good ol' USA.
While attending The Ohio State University, she discovered her love for designing paper goods. She knew then she did not want to spend her life keeping up with the Joneses or climbing any corporate ladders. She wanted to create a life for herself that would allow her to follow her dreams and give back to others.
Stephanie resides in Loveland, Ohio with her husband Jeremy and their two dogs, Dixie and Fisher. The couple is expecting their first child in May 2017.
Photo by Lenae Photography
WHO'S WINNIE JEAN?
From our founder, Stephanie: "Winnie is what everyone calls my grandmother, Winifred. I have always linked my love for stationery and sending cards to her because she is the first person I remember doing such a thing. I hold on to her letters because one day I won't be able to hear her words but I will be able to read them. Jean is my momma's middle name (after my Grandpa Gene!) and she is how I learned to celebrate the small things. Growing up I would always find love notes in my lunchbox, a new shirt on my bed just because and I still get Valentine's Day care packages. These two ladies mean so much to me and have shown me how to have fun and love big. I hope to spread that message with every Winnie Jean order."
MY CORE VALUES
- Be a light in the darkness and share Jesus' love.
- Take an exuberant approach to each new day.
- Celebrate my smalltown lifestyle and southern heritage.
- Be a social butterfly.
- Leave whitespace for what matters most - family & friends.
- Surprise and delight.
- Be honest and provide open communication.
- Show love to everyone and give back.
- Deliver a unique and quality spin on every day items.
- Be creative, never stop learning and keep dreaming big.