Our Gift Gurus – Meet The Creative Duo

Meet the Maestros of Gift Magic! Aunty Jane and Stephanie May, the dynamic duo behind the scenes at MakeItSpecialGift. Dive into their world, where every gift suggestion is crafted with love, warmth, and a touch of creative wizardry. Get to know the faces behind the magic, shaping your gift-giving journey with passion and a sprinkle of Southern charm.

Aunty Vivian: The Heart and Soul of MakeItSpecialGift

Howdy again, cherished friends! Allow me to share a bit more about the force of nature, the one and only Aunty Vivian, who’s been curating gift wonders for over two joyful decades.

A picture of Aunty Vivian giving a Mexican doll to a buyer in her shop.

A Gift Maven with Southern Charm

Aunty Vivian, a seasoned gift maven, calls Texas home sweet home. With over 20 years of donning the hat of a gift shop owner at “Montgomery’s Treasures,” she’s not just an expert; she’s a maestro in the art of thoughtful gifting. Every gift suggestion she pens comes wrapped in Southern charm and a touch of that warm Texas sunshine.

A Southern Belle with a Heart of Gold

Picture this: a confident, witty, and cheerful lady who greets each day with a smile. Aunty Vivian is not just your go-to gift guru; she’s a Southern belle with a heart of gold. Her enchanting persona adds a sprinkle of magic to every word she writes and every gift she recommends.

The Journey from Texas to the Digital Realm

In the summer of 2020, Aunty Vivian decided to embark on a digital adventure, bringing the charm of Montgomery’s Treasures to the online world. A bold move that turned out to be a rollercoaster of joy, surprises, and countless shared moments with all of you.

A Family Tied by Gift-Loving Threads

But, darlins’, the story doesn’t stop there. Aunty Vivian collaborates with the creative dynamo, Stephanie May. Their partnership isn’t just about gift guides; it’s a fusion of experience, creativity, and a shared love for spreading joy through the art of gifting.

Life Beyond Gift Suggestions

Aunty Vivian in her gift shop...

Aunty Vivian is more than just a gift guru. She’s a wife, a mother of three grown-up kids, and a cat lover. Her Texas roots run deep, but she’s not a stranger to exploring the world, having traveled a bit along the way.

Your Gift Guide Companion

So, as you journey through MakeItSpecialGift, know that Aunty Vivian is your companion, weaving stories into every gift suggestion. Whether you’re here for a birthday surprise, an apology gift, or just to sprinkle joy, Aunty Vivian is your guide, your confidante, and your friend in the world of thoughtful gifting.

Welcome to the heart and soul of MakeItSpecialGift – where every gift tells a story, and Aunty Vivian is the storyteller.

Meet Stephanie May: The Gift Enchantress

Howdy, lovely folks! Allow me to introduce the enchanting Stephanie May, the youthful genius behind the scenes at MakeItSpecialGift. At a sprightly 26, Stephanie hails from the picturesque city of Calgary in Canada. Now, don’t let the Canadian roots fool ya; she’s been soaking up the sunshine in the US for over six glorious years.

Stephanie May iconic picture when she first worked at a gift shop

A Gift Whiz with a Dash of Canadian Charm

Stephanie’s love affair with gifts started early – during her college days, she moonlighted in a charming gift shop, weaving her magic with each carefully curated suggestion. Trust me, darlins’, you can bet your last dollar on her knack for finding the perfect gift for any occasion.

The Tale of a Heartwarming Connection

Now, here’s the sweet twist to Stephanie’s story – she waltzed into our lives through none other than Aunty Vivian’s dear friend, who also happens to be Stephanie’s mum. It’s like a story out of a feel-good novel, where connections and shared love for gifts bring people together.

Stephanie May iconic picture when she first worked at a gift shop

Brains, Heart, and a Love for Literature

Behind those bright eyes and the warm smile lies a mind that’s sharper than a tack. Stephanie is a voracious reader, soaking in knowledge like a sponge. So, when she’s not busy crafting delightful gift suggestions, you might just find her lost in the pages of a captivating book.

Spreading Joy, One Gift at a Time

Stephanie’s heart is as big as the Lone Star State itself. Making people happy is her forte, and she pours that genuine warmth into every gift recommendation she pens. After all, for Stephanie, it’s not just about the gift; it’s about the joy it brings and the smiles it creates.

So, as you explore MakeItSpecialGift and stumble upon those whimsical gift guides, know that Stephanie May is the youthful enchantress infusing each suggestion with passion, creativity, and a touch of Canadian charm. Welcome to the world of gifts, Stephanie-style!