March 12, 2021
Share Your Story: Kevin and Kaia

Father-daughter team nurtures the love of stationery.

With so many retailers and makers facing similar challenges right now, we encourage you to Share Your Story and help other independent retailers and creators in the industry.

Kevin and Kaia is a father-daughter business based in South Dakota. Kaia Smith is a 15-year-old with a creative, artistic nature and together with her father, Kevin Smith, began this small business to nurture and grow her love of stationery.

Kevin and Kaia

“Creating and growing our business has been an awesome experience for both of us,” shared Kevin Smith.

Kevin and Kaia

He explained during the past year in this challenging climate, he and Kaia focused on selling its products via the website and the business has been very active on the social media platforms. Its card, sticker and postcard offerings are also available at six brick-and-mortar locations.

Kevin and Kaia

Kevin and Kaia

“Something that our retailers have liked is the custom designs we put together for them, and the fact that we don’t have minimums on how many products they order,” emphasized Smith.

Kevin and Kaia

Kevin and Kaia

For more information, visit

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345


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