Hazel Marie Ink - Michelle Astrauskas

Come out and see Michelle in person at the market at the Arapahoe County Fair.  
How did your business get its start?  
I’ve always had a passion for creating things on my own. What made me decide to make this a business was me wanting to design and make things for others and also being able to stay home with my daughter while providing for my family.
What sparks your creativity most?
Life in general! I want my designs to be relatable and memorable. 
What's the best thing about running your own business?  The worst?
The best, is loving what I do every day. The worst.. is I never clock out. 
What kind of music do you listen to while you create? 
 90’s Hip Hop and country. The Champion by Carrie Underwood. 
How has your business most helped you and/or your family grow?
It’s helped us grow by allowing me to stay home and raise our daughter, trials and tribulations, and overall just developing good relationships with customers.
Of all the products you create, which is your very favorite?  Which is a customer favorite?
I love creating designs for tees. I believe my designs for t-shirts are a customer favorite.
What are you looking forward to about the Market?
I love new experiences. I believe this event will help me reach a larger market! 
Mark your calendar so that you remember to catch Michelle at the Arapahoe County Fair.  You can also find her on Facebook.