{Thoughts on Shops} Kanelstrand Photography – surreal photographic prints from Scandinavia!

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For this week’s Thoughts on Shops we take a look at the gorgeous and totally stunning surreal fine art photography shop of Norwegian photographer Sonya Kanelstrand. Sonya says, “in a fast-paced world, where little attention is paid to the favorable effect that art has over people’s imagination I am offering a piece of inspiration to […]

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{Thought on Shops} A Peek at What Our Team Members are Doing Sooo Well and Some Tips, too

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I had to move this month’s Thoughts on Shops to fall because the featured shop closed for the summer – I hope she is sitting on a  beach somewhere right now, drinking margaritas and howling at the moon. (the thought of this makes me totally jealous although I do howl at the moon once in […]

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{Thoughts on Shops} Takes on the Amazing Shop of Aloha Aina – Soul Role!

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Soul Role is the incredible handmade, organic and eco-friendly apparel shop of Nancy Campbell of Hawaii (formerly of New Jersey- which gives me some hope that I might get out of Jersey one day, too). Nancy’s goal is that customers connect with her deep aloha aina (love and respect of the land) in her products – […]

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{Thoughts on Shops} – Fianaturals – African Eco Friendly Jewelry With Natural Beads

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This month we take a peek at the amazing Fianaturals. Fianaturals is the gorgeous African eco-friendly jewelry shop of the amazing Fia of Brooklyn. Fia is a mum, jewelry designer, painter, teacher & organic gardener. She makes beautiful, natural jewelry from sources around the world! Fia’s banner is perfect! It evokes the exotic continent of Africa […]

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{Thoughts on Shops} A Little Rewrite for Writesy – novelist, poet and student of the world

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This month’s Thoughts on Shops takes a look at the amazing little corner of Etsy that writer and maker Jenn Flynn-Shon of Phoenix, Arizona calls Writesy. Jenn writes blogs, articles, zines, novels and prose and is finishing up her first full-length fiction book to be released this spring. YAY for Jenn! Writesy’s banner totally works! […]

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{Thoughts on Shops} Tinkan Designs – unique, recycled ring pull jewelry and more!

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Tinkan Designs is the amazing upcycled shop of metalworker, blacksmith and artist Annabel from the UK.  Annabel is a self-taught jewelry maker and general maker of ‘things’! She has used a variety of recycled materials over the years, mainly because she hates waste (a true eco-etsy girl) and she finds it hard to throw anything away if it still has some life in […]

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{thoughts on shops} Stella saves the Day

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Welcome back, lovelies! Today we’re visiting my fourth and final (thoughts on shops) for April: the gorgeous handmade jewelry store of Stella saves the day! I just love this unique shop. It’s filled with gorgeous, one of a kind, limited edition, keepsake locket necklaces, charms and delightful earrings. { Great storytelling } Right away, I […]

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{thoughts on shops} curb appeal with Darryl Black

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  Welcome back lovelies!  It’s another fun shop visit! This week we’re headed to the fabulously unique handmade eco friendly apparel shop: Darryl Black. I just love the gorgeous upcycled designs here. I think the look is edgy, fashion-forward, well-constructed  and just brilliant. I’d love to help Darryl take these beautiful creations to the next […]

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{thoughts on shops} a trip to Un Lieu Sur Terre

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  Hi again cuties!  It’s another exciting shop visit! Welcome to the wonderful whimsical world of Un Lieu Sur Terre.  The shop announcement promises *handmade storytelling* and so begins our delightful trip. What lovely work you do, Lila! Translated, un lieu sur terre means “a place on earth” and I love the way the shop […]

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