La De Da Jewelry
By Kayli Corbin
Photos Kimberlee Miller
A rainy day in a sleepy ocean town has a special sense of nostalgia for almost all of us. Wandering the shops and window browsing is accompanied by the soft roar of the ocean as mist fills the air. Angie Sebolt had recently sold her business and was getting some much-needed rest and recuperation in the form of a family vacation to the Oregon Coast.
She stumbled into a quaint gallery and found her way to a back room. A large wooden box was filled with splashes of color and shapes. Beads of all variety ran through her fingers as she became hypnotized, searching for anything that caught her creative eye. As she searched, the shop owner started a conversation that quickly progressed into a discussion of the future and what it would hold for this recently open entrepreneur.
Each day of her two-week vacation was spent sharing stories, experience, and tools with the owner of this shop. When it was time to head home, Angie had gained more than a new friend. She had grown a passion for what would develop into an incredibly successful business venture and something that truly brings her joy.
La De Da jewelry started in the shop that day and has now been a staple at the Capital City Public Market for 20 years. Angie has a studio in Garden City, in the rapidly developing Live-Work-Create District. She prides herself on high-quality and unique products with a specialty for customer service. She strives to thrill each and every one of her customers with delightful experience from picking product to meeting the artist.
When La De Da began to make its way to the mainstage of Boise creativity, beading became all the rage. Bead shops were popping up on every corner. Angie shares, “Now I have many friends that are jewelry designers, and many have come to me for advice, which I happily share. We are all unique in our approach to design and my belief is ’There is plenty to go around for all of us!” No need to be nasty or competitive! I have come to love helping other women find their dreams and to follow their passion, just as my Oregon Coast Angel had done for me!”
Four years ago, Angie met the love of her life, Matt. He showed interest in her design and began crafting his own line of beautiful leather totes and bags. Together they renovate vintage trailers and channel their collaborative creative
expression into their remodels. Their passion for aesthetic and crafting beautiful things made it easy to know this was what they were meant to do. The pair continues to explore new mediums of creative expression and have more projects on the horizon.
La De Da Jewelry is the embodiment of “do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life”. Her passion and creative ability pair to highlight some of the most unique hand-crafted jewelry Boise has to offer.