Sturgis, Michigan — Five Lakes Coffee co-owners Paul and Jared Smith have announced the launch of a new NFT collection recently minted on the polygon blockchain and available at OpenSea.io The CoffeePunks NFT collection is a 10K piece collection of pixel art NFTs drawn by Paul’s son Gabriel and Jared’s son James.
Gabriel and James began drawing the pixel characters that became the foundation of the NFT collection on an iPad in early 2022. Paul brought the drawings to the office and said, “We’re going to make an NFT collection”. Marketing Director, Corey Kline recalls the announcement as unexpected and exciting. “None of us knew how to make NFTs. A few of us in the office had purchased NFTs, but that was the extent of our knowledge. As you can imagine, there was a lot of learning, research, and trial and error. We loved the retro look of Gabriel and James’ art and were eager to get started on the project”, said Kline.
During the project Paul and Jared served as creative directors and advisors, while Kline took the wheel with the layering attributes, coding, the smart contract, and minting.
Paul and Jared, proud fathers, are excited to share the NFT’s their sons created with the world and are pleased to announce that if you own a CoffeePunks NFT they’re going to send a free Five Lakes Coffee Trading Card NFT to your digital wallet and with that card, a code good for $100 of freshly roasted coffee or merchandise at FiveLakes.com. Currently CoffeePunks NFT’s start at about $75.
Google reviews show Five Lakes Coffee having 4.7 out of 5 stars. On Amazon.com, Five Lakes gets 4.5 stars overall and on Facebook, 4.8 out of 5 stars. What do the reviewers have to say?
Clare wrote “Always fabulous coffee and service”.
Michael says, “Best coffee shop I’ve been to from Portland to Miami, house roasted beans and absolutely the Pinnacle of perfected coffee”.
That’s just two of the numerous reviews that I found cruising the web.
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