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Sisters closing business to prioritize family

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MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — After 22 years, owners of a family-run craft mall decided to shift their focus on their family members, even when it means closing the business permanently.

Daisy Lane Scrapbooking closing

Karen Briles and her sister own Daisy Lane Scrapbooking and Craft Mall in Mattoon. Karen said she and her mom started a craft mall business in Effingham. Then, when they saw an opportunity to buy Daisy Lane, they asked Karen’s sister who was working in insurance at the time to join the business.

Daisy Lane is a family-owned business that has over 12,000 sq. ft. of scrapbooking supplies, craft supplies and home décor products.

“The three of us owned it up until a couple of years ago when my mom got sick,” said Karen. “It was a beautiful partnership.”

Karen stated that her mom got diagnosed with Dementia and now she requires full-time care at home.

“That is the main reason for…

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