January 26, 2010

Featured Friend: Creative Custom Card Boxes!

A few months ago I got the opportunity to have lunch with someone I had been tweeting with for quite some time. It's always nice to put a face to the name and gain a new friend. Here's a little inside dish on Marni, owner of Creative Custom Card Boxes!

Name: Marni Gold

Business: Creative Custom Card Boxes

Website: http://www.creativecustomcardboxes.com

Location: NJ, but we ship worldwide!

Type of Vendor: Decor, Gifts

How Long In Business: 2 years

Work Style: I'm creative and introspective. I like to take my clients ideas and bring them to life.

Training: Research in crafting, eco-friendly materials and creative arts.

Favorite Color: I'm a big fan of any shade of pink!

Sports Team: Go NY Giants! (well, not so much this year but I'm a big supporter anyway!)

Languages: I'm a classically trained singer so though I speak English fluently, I also have training in Italian, French and German diction.

Favorite Foods: Chocolate and cheese. I'm simple.

Hidden Talents or Favorite Hobbies: As I mentioned, I'm a singer. I have my master's degree in education as well! I teach private voice lessons to students of all ages.

Home Town: Ridgefield, NJ

Favorite Place: Anywhere my husband is, he is the love of my life. (too sappy? lol)

Pets: We have a Shih Tzu named Gizmo.

Favorite Holidays: I really enjoy Thanksgiving and Passover...the holidays when families get together and eat great food.

Favorite Quote: "Do or do not, there is no try." -Yoda, Star Wars

Best Part of the Job: I love creating items that help people to totally personalize their event. Whether it be a baby shower, Wedding, Sweet 16, etc., our card boxes are custom made to the colors and theme of the party. I love working with my clients to bring their exact vision to life!

Thanks, Marni for letting us get to know you better!