We are a kid’s shop and creative space located in Athens and Decatur, Georgia. We offer a range of well-designed and responsibly made products for babies, kids, families, and crafters of all ages. Here you will find books, toys, clothing, designer diaper bags, decor, heirloom gifts, artwork, craft materials and kits, and many locally made items. In addition to our shop we offer classroom space where we teach a variety of creative classes, workshops, and summer camps including sewing, knitting, printmaking, zine and drawing, flower arranging, craft business for kids, stop motion animation, collage, puppetmaking, superheroes, fairies & much more! Kristen Bach opened TREEHOUSE in 2010 with a vision to create a place where people in the Athens community and beyond would feel welcome and be inspired to make, create and live happy. Now, with her sister Kim Bach they are opening shop in Decatur with that same vision for the Decatur community. Stop in and say hello or visit our website!
THE OWNER, Kristen!
Kristen Bach grew up in Wisconsin and attended school for Drawing and Painting and Art Education. Close to a decade ago she moved South to Athens, Georgia where she has worked (and still works) for R.Wood Studio Ceramics
Following the birth of her daughter Maypop, AKA "Shop Baby" Kristen was inspired to open TREEHOUSE.kid&craft. She enjoys creating and curating a shop that inspires and promotes creativity and imagination. Kristen lives with her husband Josh, daughter, and their two dogs, Penelope and Willa. They chronicle their adventures at www.projectwe.tumblr.com
Kristen also takes lifestyle photographs for some of her favorite children's lines; Apple Park, Blabla Kids, Green Tones, and Luvaboo.