Dr. Suzess Crafts, which sells a range of handmade gifts, is known for its Christmas lights, cookies and mince pies.
It also makes decorative jewelry and has created a range with craft-inspired labels such as “Darling and a Cup of Coffee” and “Christmas Lace.”
But this year the store plans to expand to other Christmas themes.
“It’s really about making it easier for kids to be able to make Christmas presents,” said Dr. Suess Craft owner, Jessica Stacey.
“Kids are always looking for ways to do things and it’s really important that they’re not discouraged or scared of doing things.
They can really be creative and be able get creative with it.”
Dr. SuESS Crafts was started in 2016 by Stacey, her husband and three other sisters as a way to get girls into the craft of crafting.
They said their sister, who works in a fashion marketing agency, inspired the idea.
“I just think we all wanted to be a little bit more creative and to make our own gifts and have fun with it,” Stacey said.
The family decided to take a different approach to making gifts this year.
“We wanted to make it more of a fun, easy experience and not to be restrictive,” Stacy said.
“We’re just trying to get more kids involved in the craft.
There’s a lot of creativity around Christmas and we wanted to help that process.”
The store has about 100 people working in its three stores, making about 30,000 Christmas gifts per year.
In 2016, the store sold nearly $200,000 worth of gifts.
The new location, which opened this year, will feature an open plan kitchen and a cozy indoor area for families and friends to share gifts.
It will also offer children a fun area to play.
The store will also be opening up for parties this year with an indoor patio for groups of six to 10 people, and a gift shop, craft station and play area.
“That’s going to be really good for kids who are interested in craft,” Stace said.
Stacey said it was hard to find a location in town that was open for Christmas.
“In this country, there’s really no way for kids in America to come to town for Christmas,” she said.
“If you’re going to come, it’s going be for the holidays and there’s a very limited amount of people who are allowed to come.”
The Staches say they’re looking forward to having a second store and hope to open it next year.