Katie is the founder and lead designer at The Uncommon Creative Studio, LLC. She started the business fresh out of college, and she has kept it rooted in one of the things she loves most, her home state of Minnesota. Her passion to serve others and to live out her calling is infectious, and her drive and creativity are truly Uncommon!

Q&A Time!

The Uncommon Way

What makes you Uncommon?

  • I am uncommon because I am more than what the world is calling me to be. I believe I can change this world for the better even in the smallest, most minute way. I see things in life, the workforce, and in business that I want to change and through this calling I know I will. I was born to do this and I have faith in knowing the Lord will lead this studio, to serve others and to spread joy.


What is your favorite quote or bible verse?

  • Romans 8:28 “And in all things, God works for the good of those who love him, who are called according to HIS purpose”


Favorite means of transportation

  • Plane… I LOVE airports… it’s a weird obsession!

Favorite outfit

  • Jeans, tshirt, converse all stars, and baseball hat

What city would you most like to live in?

  • Anywhere there are dirt roads, farm fields, and fresh air! Country living for sure!


What was the best year of your life and why?

  • I have been blessed with 27 great years so far but a year that sticks out to me is 2012, my senior year of college where so many fun memories were made, I graduated and started this journey of business ownership. It was the biggest leap of faith I have taken to date!


The Good Stuff

What makes you laugh the most?

  • Jerry Seinfeld stand up comedy, the show Friends, and my sister Janie… we have this weird sister connection that I can’t explain.. Some of my favorite memories are with her laughing at things that wouldn’t be funny to anyone else!


What is your nickname?

  • Kate, Kates, Kakie, Bird, Bubs, Driver, Marge, and Barls… depends who I am with ;)


What was the best compliment you’ve ever received?

  • That… “I have a servant’s heart” and  “I thought of every detail”


Introvert or extrovert

  • Extroverted Introvert… is that a thing? I LOVE being around people and I can chat with the best of them but I also like time by myself

Tell us a little more about yourself:
It all started when I was five; I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up. I said, “artist!” ... probably because at the time I liked to color. But ever since then, I have been working to live out that childhood dream. That dream has brought me to opportunities I could have only imagined. I chose the small town life over the big city, but I work all across the Twin Cities. I love Jesus, gluten free donuts, and bass fishing. I march to the beat of my own drum, drive a truck (her name is Betty), and wear cowboy boots. Paper crafting, soft home styling, and gift wrapping are my passion! I also love to serve and help others!