Emily Housey has been painting since she could remember and it was always what she loved to do most. Housey grew up in White Lake and attended Notre Dame Preparatory High School in Pontiac, Michigan. Three days before the start of her Junior year, her family moved to Naperville and everything changed.
As the new girl in a new school, drama found her quickly. Housey sat alone in the art room every and ate lunch by herself. In February, she was invited to Alexa's birthday party. Housey knew that everyone was bringing $100 Lulu Lemon leggings and name brand clothing. This was more than a party to her, this was making friends and fitting in. Instead of a $100 gift, Housey bought a $5 paper-mache letter "A" and painted a giraffe on it because she knew Alexa loved giraffes. Alexa loved it because what Housey gave her said:
I know you
I pay attention to you
You matter to me
Everyone saw these letters and immediately started requesting them for their birthdays, father's day and graduation. To this day, Alexa is one of Housey's best friends.
Housey Designs was founded to change It is not the thought that counts,
but it is the thought that matters.
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The "Pent House" is what we call our executive team. These women are in charge of overall operations and marketing
Emily is a Senior at the University of Missouri studying journalism strategic communication with an art direction. She started Housey Designs in 2017 as a senior in high school with the goal of creating a boutique design agency in Chicago. Housey Designs is structured with the values of creativity, high-quality work, and personable execution. Every design is created by hand specifically for each customer giving them a professional piece of art creating their vision. Emily has been involved in the arts her whole life. Her biggest influences have been her parents, Ian Haldimann, Sandra Lewallen and Dick Locher.
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