Our Story

2007

2007-03
March

April developed the concept of Studio Calico with Scarlet (a fellow scrapbooker) and commissioned Stephen for logo and brand development and Kennon for web development.

May

Hired first employee, Scarlet.

2007-05
2007-06
June

Studio Calico Opened for business.

July

First domestic and international kits shipped.

2007-07
2007-09
September

Moved from house to small office on E. 11th st.

October

Hired Second employee, Lorie.

2007-10
December

1,000 kits shipped.

2008

March

Expansion of office.

2008-03
November

Foster Conversation:
Greg: I think we might have something here.
April: Okay, I'll quit my job.
Greg: Okay, I think I'll keep mine.

December

First time published in a magazine.

2008-12

2009

2009-01
January

Manufactured our first product– map paper by Stephen & 10,000 kits shipped since opening day.

September

First wholesale release: Home Front.

2009-09

2010

2010-01
January

First CHA, debuted Anthology and Mister Huey's.

March

Moved to the barn at the house.

2011

2011-07
July

Began license agreement with Hero Arts.

October

Began license agreement with American Crafts & moved to office at bookstore.

2011-10
2011-11
November

Web 2.0.

December

First December Daily™ kit.

2011-12

2012

2012-01
January

Opened the Classroom: Photo a Day with Nicole Samuels

March

Hired the well kept thing, Matthew Wilson and 100,000 kits shipped since opening day.

2012-03
2012-06
June

Hit 10k likes on Facebook.

September

Launched card kit subscription.

2012-09
2012-11
November

Moved to Lovers Lane office.

2013

January

Launched Project Life® kit subscription.

2013-01
2013-02
February

8:03AM - First pot of Chemex coffee brewed…
8:07AM - Second pot of Chemex coffee brewed.

May

First Creative Team retreat: Camp Calico.

2013-05
2013-06
June

Hit 20k likes on Facebook.

September

Discovered why the proofing process exists.

2013-09
2013-10
October

Discovered holes in the proofing process.

November

Web 3.0: Mobile Responsive.

2013-11
2013-12
December

Featured in Inc 5000.

2014

January

200,000 member project images uploaded.

2014-01
2014-02
February

Studio Calico boxes shipped to 79 countries & hit 30k likes on Facebook.