About Us | Hat Boxes By L’Artisane Box

Debra Mangum of L'Artisane Boxes in Sonoma, California Debra’s love and creativity comes from her Mother and her inspiration.  Learning fashion design at Patricia Steven’s Finishing and Modeling School in San Francisco, captured Debra’s attention into fashion colors, textures for clothes. Capsulizing into fabrics has let her to receive wide recognition and acclaim.   L’Artisane Boxes® is a registered name and handmade-promotional, corporate, wine, wedding, lingerie, candy boxes. Packaging, display, custom design and gift boxes, just about anything else you can think of that can be represented in a gorgeous fabric covered box.

They are the manufacturer. period and “They Think Outside The Hatbox”.

Handmade in the Wine Country of Sonoma, and Burlingame, California, USA

You will see the love and passion in each one of their newly created L’Artisane Boxes — all boxes are handmade in Sonoma Wine Country and Burlingame, California USA and our wedding boxes and artist boxes come with a signed and numbered certificate. All Materials are bought here in the USA and some fabrics are imported from Provence, France and  Milan, Italy.

Debra has taken her journey from life and collected her experiences of being a fashion model years ago, and working in the Silicon Valley. By seeing her Mother’s hat box in her closet one day a very old French hat box she found a new way to ship her spa products (her other business) in a unique way.  PatchMeUpOrganics.com.  She enjoys color, designing and fashion. People working for L’Artsiane have backgrounds in designing cloths and enjoy fabric. Victoria Napolitano  is their Marketing and victual video person, magazines on the go and so much more…., hopelesslyromaticmedia.com and she is refreshing different and simply the best to work with, Debra states, ‘she has been on Fox TV and Radio and a delight to work with’. WE do well as a team.They  have luxury boxes with unbelievable craftsmanship, expert box makers that have been making boxes for years and perfected the almost perfect box, as they are each handmade.  They do not mass produce and each is one of a kind. With all who is on board, it is a creative team that works together— a family affair. Debra still make boxes on request.
Debra is looking forward in her up coming business endeavor for the year 2015.

Debra and Elizabeth has taken all life’s passion of love in a world of imagination, creating editions of inventive design: with wine boxes, decorative boxes, wedding boxes, wedding cake boxes,  hat boxes,  artist Giclee gift boxes, whimsical, holiday, and or custom box orders that range in most all shapes and sizes 3 inch to 25 inch-she quotes— “I have only just begun this journey and have the future to look forward” with all who has joined the group, with love and passion that goes into each box as we all enjoy making, how fortunate we are and that is why we love to give”. “Wait to see what is around the bend.” keep looking…

L’Artisane fabric covered hat boxes are simply stunning and made of high end-quality fabrics made here in California, USA. We search the globe to bring you the most striking fabrics and patterns available from vintage, classic elegant to crazy and wild prints.   Patch Me Up LLC® has been in business since 1998 and L’Artisane Box® since 2009 and is a division of Patch Me Up, LLC®, and started selling hat boxes years ago and now manufacturing their own fabric covered boxes. Both are Registered companies in the USA.

Through this journey Debra self-taught herself how to make hat boxes with a little help from her friends in California. She has shown others how to present and make a perfect fabric covered hat box, remembering they are all handmade. They have now hired professional people (one employee that has made boxes over 20 years) who is the Master Box Maker with the same committed desire and passion and has added to this company the finest workmanship in box making.  Another is a designer of cloths and loves working with fabrics and sales. With experience, expertise they now make a high end quality fabric covered box and Debra still enjoys making them herself. One big happy family Debra stated, ‘we enjoy creating boxes, though its difficult work we love making them, “the freedom of creativity as the fabric being a canvas has been a valuable lesson in growth.”

They have been reconized by many noted industry affiliates businesses and customers who have been in the business or a form of creativity for years and notice the quality of fine workmanship as their compliment; “They tip their hats off to them”.

They manufacture and construct all boxes from start to finish and do not dye their fabrics nor do the boxes have an odor.

The construction of their fabric covered boxes starting from materials that are used in the process of making a handmade box to the finishing touches are first class. With an in-house engraving machine to custom silk screening and hot stamps truly makes for that perfect fabric covered box.  Every box is exclusively handmade, in Sonoma and in Burlingame, CA As the Manufacturer and Owners they will work with you to make you a satisfied customer, a win-win situation and give you the best price and shipping, period.

Custom Hat Boxes Designed Exclusively For You

They can design a hat box and fabric exclusive for your business, friend or just for you and in most all shapes and sizes, as they do think outside the Hat Box. They have been in the press, many magazines, radio, newspapers, TV and won ribbon awards on their decorative boxes using boxes purchased from a previous manufacturer— we made the decorations—they made the boxes. The boxes we now manufacture ourselves are eco-friendly, use materials that are recycled and use only non-toxic adhesives in the process of making each box. Proud standing members of ‘Green America’, they firmly believe in and this is why they use only non-toxic glue in the making of each box-all cardboard material is recyclable. Years they have been members of the Organic Trade Association and try to use organic fabric as much as they can as they practice organic living in life.  

Our Commitment To Charity

L’Artisane Box® Division of Patch Me Up, LLC®, dedicates a portion of proceeds that go to the following organizations:

    • Organic Trade Association (Member)
    • Green America (Member)
    • PETA (Member)
    • Twilight Wish Foundation
    • Gesundheit! Institute
    • Go-Red
    • ASPCA
    • American Heart Association
    • American Humane Society
    • In Defense of Animals IDA
    • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
    • Team Inspired Liver Foundation
    • St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
    • Broadway By the Bay (Member)
    • BBB League (Member)
    • Auxiliary for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto
    • American Breast Cancer Association
    • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    • American Liver Foundation
    • American Cancer Society
    • Feeding America
    • Cancer Research
    • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society San Francisco
    • Burlingame Chamber of Commerce (Member)

and Sonoma Chamber Of Commerce
Kid Scoop/Newspaper and Education Program/Sonoma School District

They hope that their customers will feel they are participating in helping others when purchasing boxes from them. Portion of their proceeds go to all these charities listed above and they continue to add on more and GIVE as they pay it forward.

Serving the entire United States—for Wholesale Prices Call today:707-938-4946 or use the online contact form.  from Contact Us from home page click on the sentence; wholesale pricing and fill out form, they will call you back.

L’Artisane Box®…”We Think Outside the Hatbox”®


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