No advancement for Scott in Martha Stewart contest
September 26. 2013 10:47AM
Two local businesses were part of a national competition hosted by Martha Stewart and the editors of Martha Steward Living.
The 2013 American Made contest spotlights local artisans and supports American-made products.
Rebekah Scott Designs, based in rural Valley Springs, was nominated in the design category. Scott has been handcrafting purses for more than a decade and started sewing at the age of 4.
Beresford-based Irish Twins Soap Co., founded by Erin Nelson, was nominated in the craft category. Nelsonís products are all natural and made with essential oils, herbs and botanicals. They are sold at area retailers such as Hy-Vee and Pomegranate Market.
Neither business advance in online voting to the finals.