Buffalo Boss Babes: Buffalo Collective
Today's Buffalo Boss Babes are the creative duo Jillian Cannan & Colleen Dickerson from Buffalo Collective Studio. This studio is so cool and unique. They offer customized pallet parties so unlike other parties where everyone makes the same thing you can choose what you want to make!! These gals host DIY wood sign (pallet parties) and Apparel painting parties throughout Western New York. It give you the chance to create unique, rustic & shabby chic wood decor, pillows and apparel from scratch.They were so successful in their first year they opened a second location!! We chatted with Jill and Colleen about how they got started and more!!
What made you start or brought you to where you are today? Tell us your story and what makes you a Buffalo Boss Babe.
We were two stay at home moms who both wanted to do something creative while still being able to be home with our kids. Our space in South Buffalo became available and it was a no-brainer. We got into the space and just started to brainstorm and the rest is history.
What are your favorite things to do in the area (Buffalo and greater WNY)?
Eat, Drink & DIY
Tell me about your favorite collaborations or a dream collaboration?
We would love to collaborate with BuffaLOVE and Buffalo Love Birds
If you could have coffee with anyone in the world who would it be?
Jill- Britney Spears
What are your hopes, dreams, goals? Big or Small.
More locations, mobile and physical studio spaces, developing an ever evolving DIY business that withstands the test of time.
Tell us about your family a bit ( 2 or 4 legged ) ?
Colleen is a mom of 3, Evelyn 4, Quinn 2 and Rose 1 week.
Jill is a mom of 4, Teagan 7, Tessa 5, Smith 3 and Tinka 2.
Feel Good Five :)
Color: Jill- Pink Colleen- Purple
Food: Jill & Colleen- Pizza, or Jim's Steakout if we are skipping the dishes
Super Power: Cutting wood, cutting stencils, answering phone calls and emails- most important growing tiny humans
Animal: dogs, currently our new puppy Moji
Season of the year: Summa Summa Summa Time
Buffalo collective offers public parties so you can just grab your bestie and go, private parties for your whole crew, fundraisers and they will even come to you AND CLEAN UP!! (sign me up!) This is a great way to make something awesome and support your local girl gang! You can check them out on social or visit their site for more info! https://www.buffalocollectivestudio.com/
Until next time babe!
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