JJ Heller

Where did you grow up? 
I was born in  Long Beach, California. I grew up in San Jose, California.  (San Francisco Bay Area)

Where is home now?
Franklin, TN - by far the friendliest town I've ever lived in.

Who do you live with?
My husband, Dave, and our two little girls, Lucy and Nora.

What does your workspace look like?
I have a little desk up against a big window in the upstairs guest room. There’s a guitar hanging on the wall, and the light in that room is pretty at almost any time of day. 

Who is your favorite artist?
Patty Griffin. I love the way she paints a picture with her lyrics.

What inspires you?
Music that makes me feel something… CS Lewis… my children.

What is your favorite piece you have created with Bel Kai?
I love the necklace with song lyrics from my song, "Your Hands."

If you weren’t creating music, what would your dream profession be?
I’d be a stay at home mom who also runs an etsy store where I can sell cute little girl clothes that I make.

What is your favorite snack?
Pretzels and Nutella

How would your best friend describe you?
Creative, sensitive, thoughtful

Is there anything else we must know?
I love dark chocolate and have a small obsession with Pinterest.

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