An Inside Look with Make & Mary, as Featured in Forbes

Forbes speaks to our founder about designing for the industry, being Latinx and her wild heart. Make & Mary founder Yvonne Perez Emerson is a wild spirited, Latinx woman with 30 plus years of experience in design and strategy. She’s an impressive entrepreneur with a CBD beauty and experiential brand that…

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Our Founder Talks to Forbes

The exciting part was being first and meeting other women who are also very passionate about the industry. I loved the camaraderie that was formed from our small group. There was a sisterhood with the ladies in the cohort that I will always appreciate.  YVONNE PEREZ EMERSON, MAKE & MARY…

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The Magic Of Calendula Oil

Calendula is one of our go to herbs! This medicinal flower is an essential part of our green cabinet and we think everyone should know how to make their very own calendula infused oil. Calendula has warming actions in the body and a long history in both folk medicine and culinary…

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Sweet Relief Print Making Workshop

There is nothing more satisfying than making prints. You draw, transfer, cut, apply ink, and print. It’s a pretty simple process. Things are not always perfect, but you can explore color, pattern making, and effects with different materials. Add a summer night and a little natural inspiration, and it’s nothing…

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Trailblazing Weed Women

We were honored to be featured in the Conde Nast Traveler all about weed women of Portland. This place really is magical! Make & Mary’s Emerson, who hosts yoga sessions and workshops in her hangar-like Tillamook Station studio. There is a BYOW (bring-your-own-weed) policy, and meet-ups have included hemp-flower arranging,…

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Medicine Man Pouches For The Mystical Being

We were first introduced to Bobby Aalbers through his work that his daughter Shaney Aalbers shared. Bobby creates everything from moccasins to motorcycle bags all crafted with attention and detail. He doesn’t create his work to sell, just to ease his maker soul. Bobby is cancer survivor. He was confronted…

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Natural Dying Workshop

This class was amazing! Fabric artists Chloë Hight lead our intimate class in the art of natural dying. We used plants foraged from our urban environment to create an array of dyes. Each attendant had two scarves—cotton and silk, and swatch books to record their findings. It was interesting to…

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CBD and Green Beauty

Hemp infused products can take one’s skin-care routine to a higher level through its powerful anti-inflammatory and stress relieving properties.

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Featured On Fox News Good Morning Oregon

We were honored to be asked to share our story on Green CBD Beauty with our local news station FOX 12. Founder Yvonne Perez Emerson talked about the benefits of CBD Beauty and Wellness with Molly Riehl. Local entrepreneur pioneers her way into budding industry: CBD beauty Ever since recreational…

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Breathing In The New Year

Written by guest writer, Melissa Baller Walking into the Make and Mary studio, I held a steady conscious breath as I felt some nerves trying to take over my emotions. This was my first group meditation experience and I was very excited, especially because this is an experience to help…

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