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Q&A with Local Companies: Sophy Lakshmanan at Miss Paper Craft

Services or products you offer: Paper quilled jewelry that’s lightweight and wearable all day long and craft kits.

What you enjoy most about your profession: Creating products for everyday use brings me joy.

Fun fact about your company: All my products are primarily made of paper.

You started your business, because: I wanted to share my love for paper quilling with everyone. For almost 10 years now, I’ve been using the technique to make handmade gifts for friends and family. Seeing people's expressions upon receiving their jewelry fills my heart every single time. I want my customers to experience the same joy in giving a handmade gift crafted with paper.

Most memorable experience as an entrepreneur: Meeting and interacting with customers at local craft fairs.

First job: A chartered accountant in India.

Favorite local restaurant: Mylapore.

Favorite small business: Glass House Garden.

Favorite food: South Indian dosas and boba tea.

Last big purchase: Cricut machine.

When not working, you can be found: At a stationery store.

You love living here, because: Everything is close by, and the four distinct seasons are each uniquely beautiful. 

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