“I got to know (Lost & Found Owner) Nichole through a mutual friend but I wasn’t making anything at the time that she contacted me,” Courtney said. But that didn’t stop her. Creativity, after all, is sometimes inspired best by a blank canvas.

“I just experimented. I hand painted signs. Then I started looking for different creative outlets,” she said.

Eventually, felt flowers caught her eye. She looked them up on Pinterest and clicked the follow button on some Instagram pages. Then she found one Instagrammer that did videos teaching others how to make the flowers.