From lawyer to business owner, Kalyn Chandler didn’t wait for the perfect time to make a career change — she took the leap and followed her dreams, no matter where they took her.
Founder, owner, and creative director of Effie’s Paper: Stationary & Whatnot, Kalyn created a lifestyle brand that presents cool and on-trend accessories for fun at work, stylish travel, and a chic daily life. But her path to this point had a lot of pit stops, including a 10-year stint working at a law firm (where she never intended to even practice law in the first place). But finally she transitioned out of law and took some time to figure out what she REALLY wanted to be when she grew up (a question that plagues us all, no matter our age).
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GIRL, don’t be shocked (I’m well aware this is unpopular opinion), but if you’ve followed along with me for a holiday season or two, you likely know I’m not a huge holiday gal. But that doesn’t mean I don’t support YOUR holiday obsession! And though I refuse to buy into the heightened purchasing pressures that go hand-in-hand with the holidays, I do recognize it is a beautiful time to show appreciation to loved ones by gifting them something special.
But how often do you actually gift something special?
Because time, money, and lack of creative ideas frequently get in the way of REALLY showing your appreciation, I’ve curated a collection of EMPOWERING, meaningful gifts you’ll give excitedly this season (and they’re gifts that support small or female run businesses too)!
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