Day 2 : The Nimbus Factory

First off, thanks for everyone who forwarded, facebooked, tweeted and texted yesterdays (Day 1) giveaway. I am in love with so many of Colleen’s photographs, I could never pick a favorite. Keep the entries coming.

Todays giveaway comes to us from the four creative gurus at The Nimbus Factory. A “dream come true,” this creative paper goods business endeavor is comprised of two designers (Phyllis & Claire) and two illustrators (Emily & Julia.) For each project the four ladies switch up the designer/illustrator partnerships in order to create new looks in their products/work…no stale designs here.

The four women are based all over the country (Cleveland, Cali & Georgia) but through their weekly conference calls, numerous emails and file exchanges they have been able to create everything from greeting cards, playing cards and wrapping paper to name just a few. Although currently this company is solely a paper goods company, the women assure me they plan to explore the ceramic and textile markets as well. Cheers to new goals in the new year!

I was excited when I actually had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Nimbus Illustrator and fellow Cleveland transplant, Emily. Her love of Cleveland and the arts was filled with excitement and passion. I couldn’t help but find an instant connection to her, plus we have the same ruffle coat which makes her double stylish!

I asked her where the name The Nimbus Factory came from and she simply articulated that “Nimbus” is a type of fluffy cloud, and clouds often represent dreams. Forming this art collective was a dream of theirs, hence The Nimbus Factory was born.

Today I am proud to welcome The Nimbus Factory to the thriving Cleveland art scene as well as offer one lucky reader TWO “Artic Animals” Holiday Gift Wrap Sets! (valued at $30) Each set includes 4, 20 x 26″ sheets of wrapping paper with these adorable little animal illustrations on them. Love, love, love! If I received a gift with this paper on it, I would do my best not to rip the tape. :)

To enter to win this giveaway, “like” them on their new facebook page and also tell us what product in their shop is your fave. There are so many cute ones, it may be hard to choose! (Please include your email. Winner to be drawn Monday, December 13th)

Thanks so much ladies. Congrats on the new business, we wish you continued success!