Jaquilyn Shumate Photography, 2015

Andie Powers is the co-owner of Assemble Shop & Studio, a writer, and small business + brand consultant in Seattle, Washington. 

Andie is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in writing, literature and publishing. In 2009, Andie opened Assemble Shop & Studio, in the Phinney Ridge area of Seattle. Assemble's physical space integrated a gallery, a workshop studio, and a retail shop to host creativity of all kinds. After a successful three years, Andie and her business partner, Emily Grosse, moved Assemble online-only, in order to pursue global projects as well as local ones.

Andie's resume also includes marketing strategy work with corporate trend company and magazine, Look Look Inc., in Los Angeles, plus design and craft powerhouse Paper Source, out of Chicago.

Andie's writing credits include a staff writership on famed interior design and lifestyle blog, Apartment Therapy, freelance and sponsored contributions to blogs such as Red Cap Cards, Masha D'Yans and Ecka & Pecka. She is also a contributing editor to Seattle's Child Magazine and is the principal writer and designer for Assemble: A Well-Crafted Life. Her other published works include articles for Uppercase Magazine, The Bedford Reader (credited as Andie Wurster), and The Horn Book Guide (credited as Andie Wurster).

Andie lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband, Christian, her baby girl, Alice, and grumpy chihuahua, Grady. She is currently working on her first book, which is due to be released by Taunton Press in August of 2016, titled, Print, Paint & Ink: Over 20 Modern Craft Projects for You and Your Home.