LAB x Minny & Paul Creative Kits - The Partnership

We are so thrilled to announce our new line of hands-on creative experiences called "Creative Kits" in collaboration with our friends at LAB! Each kit highlights a Minnesota based business and features their product in the kit. 

Photography by the talented BethCath. 

LAB

LAB is a local business in Minneapolis offering creative and business workshops. Their diverse classes in both disciplines provide endless tools and resources to a range of levels, with the main goal to inspire and connect creative individuals in the community. LAB also offers their space for private events and space rental. 

The Creative Kits - The Process

Strong community partners and friends, it was only a matter of time before we collaborated with the talented women over at LAB. Combining our strengths, we landed on the Creative Kits. A few months ago, we sat down with LAB to brainstorm what sort of modern DIY style boxes would inspire our audiences while simultaneously connecting people to the Minnesota maker community. After throwing around some fun ideas, we moved ahead on three kits to start the collection. LAB curated and sourced all of the goods, designed the beautiful co-branded logo featured on the boxes and crafted the instruction guides. Since we have the building, packaging and shipping chops, we're handling the delivery. We are so proud of this project and excited to see the creations our customers make!

Retreat

Featured Maker: Troo Products

The Retreat Creative Kit has all of the supplies you need to make relaxing bath salts and a sugar scrub - because everyone deserves a retreat from the everyday hustle and bustle. You will be spa ready in under 30 minutes. In this Creative Kit, we feature Minnesota based business Troo Products. Their passion for organic skin care is powered by small batch, handmade essential oils.

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On-The-Go

Featured Maker: Merchant Leather

The On-The-Go Creative Kit has all of the supplies you need to make a keychain and a leather coin purse. You will be out the door and "on the go" in less than 45 minutes. In this Creative Kit we feature Minnesota based maker, Merchant Leather. The coin purse is an original design and the leather they use is the best top-grain, vegetable tanned leather.

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Adorn

Featured Maker: A MANO

The Adorn Creative Kit has all of the supplies you need to make a beautiful wall hanging. In about an hour, you’ll be adorning your walls with this cutie. In this Creative Kit, we feature Minnesota based artist A MANO. They create decorative and functional pottery, and their handmade ceramic bead is the perfect finishing touch to make this wall hanging extra special.

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