Two friends with a desire to create a shopping destination in their rural midwestern town of Effingham, Illinois is what started it all.  Salina Vahling (left) and Joanna Davies (right) decided to fill the shopping gap and create a store offering not only locally handmade and made in America items but also stylish and custom home goods and gifts.  Goods that previously could only be found out of town or online.  

Fast forward to August 2017 when Joanna took over full ownership of Fresh Digs as Salina decided to focus solely on her Etsy shop, The Dezign Shoppe.   

Fresh Digs is proud to continue to be a place to find curated local artisan items like furniture, soap, essential oils, jewelry, magnets, patches, art prints and loads more.  Goods made by people who live nearby.  If you like to get together with other people then be sure to check out the Events and Classes pages.  Custom services include upholstery, furniture painting and home consultations.  

To get to know Joanna and her style a little better, take a peek at her What's Inside edition:  Joanna Davies 

As always, thank you for choosing to support your community by choosing to shop locally.