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Gainesville woman carves out a niche with online crafts business
Country Barn Babe turns out items for sale on Handmade at Amazon
Laid off from her job while preparing for a wedding, Nicole Oliver of Gainesville decided to turn her pursuit of personalized decor for her own wedding into a business. With help from husband Jeff they have made Country Barn Babe a successful handcrafted rustic wedding and home decor business on Handmade at Amazon and Etsy.
Invention is the mother of necessity, they say. In Nicole Oliver’s case, it was Etsy. Fresh off a move from San Diego, the Pendergrass resident was planning her wedding when she was laid off at her dad’s company.