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About Us

index-element421.jpgAbout The Fairy Paintbox

The Fairy Paintbox is family-owned and operated in Delaware, USA. When you buy from us, you're supporting a Mom-run company. We pride ourselves on one-on-one customer service, great products, and superior artistry.

A Bit of History...

In 2005, The Fairy Paintbox began as a mural painting service. While a student at Penn State University, artist Emily Curran painted murals in both Pennsylvania and Maryland. Her major? English. Taught how to design, paint and draw by her mother from an early age, Curran chose writing over art school. Instead, she sought out a degree in English and creative writing. When everyone else was asking her, "What will you do with an English major?" Curran was busy building her seemingly unrelated custom art business.

During Curran's senior year, she took a design course that focused on fonts, website design, manual and book design. This course inspired her to take The Fairy Paintbox in an entirely new direction. Using what she'd learned, she laid the groundwork for her own brand and online presence.

After graduation, marriage and babies born, Curran naturally incorporated her English background and love of writing, fonts, lettering design, language and art into one business, transforming what once was a traveling muralist service into a studio-based business with an online storefront and customers worldwide. Her custom wood wall lettering and designer painted letters remain her top selling product.

With over 1700 fonts, many sizes and thicknesses to choose from, her wood and vinyl wall lettering products offer limitless possibilities to the customer.

As a mother of 5 and a lifelong artist, her talent for recognizing and creating imaginative and kid-friendly decor brings a level of quality and craftsmanship that goes unmatched. 

 

More About Artist Emily Curran

Owner Emily Curran is an established artist specializing in custom-made wood alphabet letters and signs, original acrylic fantasy and fairy tale art and professional face painting (www.DelawareFacePainting.com). Emily loves to share her love of art with clients, inspiring creativity in families and children. Her art has been featured in MTV's Television Show Teen Mom 2, The Baltimore Sun's Baltimore At Home Magazine, Green Harford Hall, Delmarva Now and The Smyrna-Clayton Sun Times. In addition to her art career, she's also an experienced freelance writer. Her writing has appeared in The Centre Daily Times, BLUE Weekly Magazine, A&E Television Network's Paranormal State Television Show Blog. She is currently a contributing writer for MetroKids Magazine's MomSpeak and she authors a Mid-Atlantic based family-friendly website at www.FourLittleMonsters.com. She is a proud member of Philly Social Media Moms.

 

 

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