Our mission is to be used to bless others, not only by providing the best quality products that make a difference but by empowering and showing the love of God through work and collaboration.
Handmade To Empower
True Story. Elohim + Nim started as an online boutique for women. We focused on curating a selection of clothing and accessories. As we celebrated our second year and life happened. I had taken the business on alone. God granted me a business and I left him out of it and started to feel the weight of doing life alone. I had a fire for people and I wanted to be part of the change but had burned myself out by thinking I could do it all alone. For my sanity and the sake of the business, I had to step back and put it all on pause.
those who build it labor in vain.
Unless the Lord watches over the city,
the watchman stays awake in vain.
It is in vain that you rise up early
and go late to rest,
eating the bread of anxious toil;
for he gives to his beloved sleep."
Months went by as I reconnected with God and found the person he had created me to be. The fire for people was lit again, but this time I wanted to focus on one particular group, women. After months of trying with no results, I let it go, I gave it all up to God. One day on one of my many trips to Honduras I was introduced to the ladies in El Naranjo, La Ceiba. A community with many needs and little hope was not the place I expected to feel such warmth and peace, but God works in mysterious ways. What started as a simple idea to empower these women by teaching them new skills, turned into something so beautiful. Every trip would consist of bringing supplies for the ladies to practice and try new ideas to see what they would pick up naturally. We ended up making earrings.
As I got back to the States, I realized that it was going to take more than just teaching these ladies skills to make a difference. That day I knelt down and had a serious talked with God. I knew it was a privilege to help these women out and be part of the change. I knew that this would not only make a difference in these women's lives but my own. Later that day I grew the courage to approach Meredith from Sweet Baton Rouge (best place to work, btw) with some of the styles the ladies had practiced. That day Meredith offered to feature the earrings in her Lagniappe Box, and ta-da! God had provided a way. This first order not only made it possible to make a difference for these women but also their families. I got to be part of a blessing, and I finally understood that God's plan was way better than what I could do alone. I just needed to let go.
So shop freely and remember that women handcrafted the curated selection of products available on our site. This entire site is a product of fantastic collaborations with some hardworking women who are business owners and badasses. If you'd like to connect and collaborate with any of them check out our Female Power page to get to know them and how to communicate with them.
So Cheers for being the hands and feet of God wherever we can <3
Hi! I'm Nimia.
I am the owner and creator of Elohim + Nim. I am 27 year old with big dreams, a small budget but an even Bigger God. I have a supportive Husband who's my rock as I ride this entrapenural rollercoaster and a Pitty who gives me puppy breaks that keep me sane on the long draining days. I have been blessed with some amazing family and friends who have been my support system through it all. I share more on my faith, life, and travel on my personal blog.