The Alma Company

Lately, we have been getting a lot of questions about what the name “Alma” means to us.

All of our products with Alma labels are items we design and make! Items made by an Alma!

Carlene Alma & Betsy Alma

Carlene Alma & Betsy Alma

And now that these items are beginning to pop up in shops around the country we thought it would be a great time to share a little history.

So who is Alma?

The family name started with my mother’s Grandma Alma. That name was then passed down to my mom, Carlene Alma.

She named me Betsy Alma, and I now have a 5 year old daughter named Charlie Alma.

Growing up, I never appreciated my name the way I do now. Looking back, I absolutely love being named after my mom. Her dad, my grandfather, is one of my favorite people, one whom I was lucky enough to have in my life, one of my role models and heroes.

Grandpa

Grandpa

I spent a lot of my childhood with him, hearing him call me Little Alma and my mom Big Alma. As soon as I found out I was pregnant with my first baby girl, I knew I wanted my own little Alma.

Because my grandfather is the main reason we are in the business we are, we knew we wanted to carry on his legacy – naming our brand Alma was a perfect way to do that.

 

 

 

Another reason it is so perfect? Alma means “soul.” We truly put our heart and soul into our business and the products we hand make.

Carlene Alma

Carlene Alma

Check out our new online store here for Alma products, new items added weekly.

Grand Opening- You’re invited!

We are so excited to see you soon in our new Grove City Location!

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After a busy few weeks moving out of our Short North location then setting up at The Springfield Extravaganza Flea Market, we are now in full swing getting our new Grove City location ready for our grand opening. Renovations are almost complete and we are slowly moving items in. Shipments of new clothing and accessories are coming in daily and we are also busy painting many one of a kind furniture pieces. In addition to our signature home decor, furniture and clothing, we will still be carrying Fusion Mineral Paint and Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint.

See you Friday and Saturday, July 8th & 9th from 10AM – 8PM at our Grand Opening.

3448 Park St.
Grove City, OH 43123

Mark your calendars and come out and see what we have been up to!!

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