Mindy Bounds and her sister, Marlie, create gorgeous metal and wood pieces that will have you drooling. But when you hear the story of they got started, you’re going to love them even more.
Their mom’s death in 2013 ended their parents 44-year-long love story. Their dad, Don Bounds, was at somewhat of a loss as to how to fill his time. In 2014, with his overabundance of time and his love of all things wood and metal, he came up with the ingenuity and creativity for Metal Trends & Wooden Blends as a way to fill his time and to spend some quality time with his daughters or “girls” as he called them. In July of 2015, Mindy and Marlie’s dad was tragically killed in a car crash but he had taught his girls enough of his MTWB “bag of tricks” that they opted to continue the business to keep his special blend of creativity alive.