Who: Heidi Carpenter
Where: Decatur, GA
What: Creative puppets
Why: Heidi Carpenter has lived in Decatur her whole life; she was born and raised here and graduated from Agnes Scott College in 1989. She took her first puppet construction class in 2003 and was hooked. Since then, Heidi has made and sold hundreds of puppets, performed regular puppet shows, and exhibited at festivals. You can find her selling at craft fairs, volunteering at Pine Lake’s Theatre summer camp, and serving as the Atlanta Puppetry Guild’s membership officer. Heidi also loves helping the environment by using recycled materials in her creations; she uses old foam and lost socks to make fabulous new friends!
When: Selling in Homegrown since 2012.