Fairfield Bay Craftswoman Exhibit Wares on Londyn Kate

When Fairfield Bay resident Collene Halldorson first heard of Londyn Kate (, a new online boutique that features handmade crafts designed and marketed by women, she thought it was the perfect forum to sell her handcrafted quality jewelry for the holidays.

With small businesses serving as the backbone of the U.S. economy, Collene felt her one-of-a-kind handmade gifts would be attractive to online shoppers. She believes consumers are increasingly rooting for the local, little guy.

That’s why she was attracted to Londyn Kate, created specifically for female entrepreneurs. The boutique features a variety of unique gifts – for every price range – from artisans just like Collene. Shoppers can peruse these wares while sipping cocoa in their pajamas. To visit her store on Londyn Kate, go to

Collene hopes holiday shoppers will support women crafters and artisans like herself and purchase unique gifts. She also encourages other crafters to check out Londyn Kate, as it costs them nothing to post their items for sale. Potential sellers on Londyn Kate can learn more about the process by viewing this video:

About Londyn Kate Londyn Kate founder Kara Thomas envisioned a place where women could help women be successful. Because she knew an online community could be accessible to most women, Kara set out to create a virtual boutique, thoroughly researching what worked about online sales – and what didn’t. Kara launched Londyn Kate in October of 2012, and made it simple and affordable for vendors to join the site. With no fees to post, and a reasonable 3.5 percent commission fee only on items that sell, Londyn Kate offers a unique new community for women entrepreneurs. On Londyn Kate, shoppers can purchase one-of-a-kind gifts and help other women achieve their goals. Visit to learn more.

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