"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
All Willow + Burl Products are handcrafted in the Foothills of North Carolina using local + reclaimed hardwoods. Each piece is uniquely designed by the Willow + Burl team members Mark Beaver + his daughter in law, Melissa Beaver. Mark has more than forty years of woodworking experience + a contagious enthusiasm for new + complex projects! Melissa obtained a B.S. in Biology from Lenoir-Rhyne University + spent ten years in medical sales before going home to raise her children. Being a creative at heart, it did not take long for Melissa to feel the urge to create + build a business. In seeing the talents + excellent craftsmanship in Mark. she began her journey of woodworking under his guidance. All pieces are created start to finish by both Mark + Mel. You have a two man/woman team here, bringing you original wooden treasures for your home that can be passed down from generation to generation. We love connecting in this space. Send us an email or follow us on Instagram. We would love to hear from you!