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The Full Story


Embracing the gift of empowering young female entrepreneurs is not just a mission, but a personal journey close to my heart. As an accomplished entrepreneur who has navigated the intricate path of success, I am impassioned about paving the way for aspiring young women to realize their entrepreneurial dreams and escape the "normal career path", to one less traveled due to the times of uncertainty and the unknown. My own trajectory, rife with challenges and triumphs, serves as a testament to the unwavering determination and resilience that define the essence of female entrepreneurship. Now, I am dedicated to championing and promoting the rising generation of young women in business, enabling them to flourish and leave an indelible mark on the entrepreneurial landscape.

Handcrafted by Layla

"The mission at Handcrafted by Layla is to redefine elegance through meticulously crafted handbags that blend exceptional artisanship with timeless style. The dedication to curating a collection of exquisitely designed handbags, each a symbol of sophistication and individuality is our pride and joy. Committed to quality and authenticity, aspiring to empower individuals with accessories that not only complement their style but also celebrate the craftsmanship of God's given artistic ability. With every design, our goal is to inspire confidence and elevate the everyday, making a statement that transcends trends and embodies enduring beauty."




The vision of Handcrafted by Layla is to transform handbags into personalized, wearable masterpieces, reflecting the individuality and stories of their owners. Envisioning a bespoke experience where customers collaborate with a skilled artist to bring their visions to life on a canvas handbag. Through this personalized painting service, we aim to create cherished, one-of-a-kind pieces that resonate with the essence and style of each individual. Our vision is to turn every handbag into a canvas for self-expression, allowing our customers to carry not just a bag, but a unique reflection of their personality, passions, and aspirations."

-Layla Peterson, Owner, Master Artist

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