Mystic Creations Soaps

Hi, my name is Amanda Goldsmith and I am the owner and creator of Mystic Creations Soaps. I make fun handcrafted glycerin soaps, bath products, and items to make your home smell wonderful. Established in 2001, my home has always been Washington County. I started Mystic Creations Soaps as an outlet for creative energy and…

Dodici Night Suites History

The Dodici Night Suites began with one apartment, located above Dodici’s Shop, now called the “Family Suite,” rented out by the night. Complete with two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, and living room, the Family Suite has hosted our guests since 2006. As our downtown square flourished with renovations, beautification, and new retail stores, demand for…

Creating with Fabric in Washington

My mother taught me to sew when I was still in grade school. I have always enjoyed creating quilts, potholders, embroidered towels, stuffed animals and more for family and friends. I use a Pfaff sewing machine, a Brothers embroidery machine and a Brothers serger machine. I use special software to create my own embroidery designs.…

The Best of Both Worlds

Living in Washington is like having the best of both worlds. You get the feel of the small town atmosphere, yet you are woven into a small beautiful farming community with lots to offer. Our beautiful Sunset Park is walking distance from downtown. Its character adds to the uniqueness of living in Iowa. The trees,…