In doing so, Purcell made a leap of faith that she could balance her career as an asset manager for TDA Investment in San Mateo with a more creative but equally demanding role of owning her own retail shop.
“I have a fun, quirky side to me," says Purcell, who lives in Blithedale Canyon. "People think I’m sophisticated but I also have a part of me that’s out there. It's been fun showing off that side of me with this shop.”
Purcell will be doing just that with a trio of holiday events this month designed to showcase some of the artisans and creators she's worked with over the past year. Those events are:
The 411: Paula James shop hosts holiday events on Dec. 7, Dec. and Dec. 14. MORE INFO.
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