Personal Profile: Shelley Christner

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Name: Shelley Christner

Occupation, location: co-owner of The DIME Store, designer and creative director of Home Again, Home Again

Website: and

Birth date and place: March 10, Dallas

Family: husband, Vaughan; children, Nancy, 26; Stiles, 24; and Callie Shea, 22

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: connecting with makers and customers.

My business philosophy is: do what you love, love what you do.

If I could, I’d be a: I’m happy just being me.

I’m so sick of: impatient drivers.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: my mother, my grandmother, “Bigmom,” Ruth Bell Graham and Corrie ten Boom.

My hobbies are: Decorating, gardening, cooking, hiking and traveling.

The last book I read was: The Greatest Gift by Ann Voskamp.

I wish I knew how to: draw and paint.

My worst habit is: overthinking things.

Nobody knows I: have an engineering degree.

The person I most admire is: my husband, Vaughan.

My guilty pleasure is: chocolate macaroons from Ravelin.

I drive a: Subaru Forester

I’d like to be driving an: Audi A4 Cabriolet

My favorite restaurant is: Hannah’s Off the Square

I’m happiest when: I’m with all of my family.

I regret: that I was not able to go to art school when I was young.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Spend a month or more in Hawaii.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: to have all three of my children living within its confines.

When I retire I plan to: spend summers in Colorado, travel and play with my grandbabies.

Community activities: member of Denton Main Street Association, advisory board member of SCRAP Denton and member of Denton Bible Church.

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