Idaho Falls couple open business for customers to connect over coffee and crafts

IDAHO FALLS – A local woman is celebrating the grand opening of her new coffee shop and DIY craft store in Idaho Falls.

Brandi Erickson of Idaho Falls is the owner of AR Workshop and The Nice Spot, two separate businesses at 395 Lindsay Boulevard.

The AR Workshop is a franchise offering a variety of home decor and boutique items and allows customers to enroll in classes to create their own projects. The Nice Spot gives customers a place to hang out while they enjoy a cup of coffee, soft-serve ice cream, flavored soda, homemade biscotti, muffins or other snacks.

There is also a section of The Nice Spot that highlights local art and books. Take a look inside in the video player above.

Erickson, a mortgage lender at Idaho Central Credit Union, tells both shops are a labor of love involving multiple members of her family.

“My husband, Michael, is a realtor at Voigt Davis. We’ve used what we’ve learned from our current careers…

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