Hi, I'm vanessa

Birthdays, weddings and all the celebrations that are prepped in advance AND time all to yourself to unwind, relax and get creative.

Yup, you CAN have them both.

You’re a creative woman, and you’ve got  family to manage (fur babies totally count as family btw), work to do and events to plan for. Do you ever just need a little more time to breathe?

Oh, you’re in just the right spot, friend!

I’m Vanessa and I help busy women who love to add a handmade touch to their lives. 

I help them go from idea to execution, so they feel confident in their ability to give unique gifts, or create the event of their dreams, while showcasing their personality and style. 

I've been making things for weddings and events for almost 20 years. If it’s gotta do with DIY projects, stamping or event planning, I’m your girl. 

That’s where I come in.

If it’s gotta do with
crafting, weddings and events, 

I'm your girl

Most days you’ll find me curled up in my office, making artisan goods and doing all the marketing and Pinterest work for my other business, She's Got Vision.

I love serving creative women, and I believe we are better together. As a fellow creative woman, a busy wife and mama to two fur babies, I know how zany life can get. When we combine our strengths the impossible becomes possible.

I’m crazy about serving you as a craft instructor and as an artisan designer when you need unique gifts and decor, so you can make time for what matters – things like travel, naps and cups of tea.
Thanks for stopping by!

- Vanessa Shepherd


and my husband, Craig, loves to make me laugh 

I love to laugh

I have a serious side, and I can be a little shy, but once we get to know each other,

I’m chatty & an open book

Travel is a huge passion right up there alongside crafting, photography, and gardening;

I’m multi-passionate & it shows

in Northern Alberta, but I’ve spent a fair share of my life in the city – it’s how my Martha Stewart-esque roots took shape

I grew up in the country

I’m an overcomer living with a

grace, not perfection mindset

Already down to

or order goods for

take a class

weddings or events?

I'd love to help! See what I can do for you

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