A little splash of sunshine yellow to brighten up your week.
First, I want to say hello and that I have not meant to be away from here for so long. There are many things I have been intending to do (including a fun giveaway!) but life has been so very full. I have been a little bit behind on everything, from returning emails to completing orders.
Some of you already know this if you have been following my flickr photos, but I have been waiting to make any big announcements until it felt like a more certain reality… My boyfriend and I are in the process of buying a house (woohoo!!), and are working our way through all that that entails – from meetings with our realtor to ordering house inspections to appliance shopping (it has not even a stove) to lengthy and important discussion about all these things. These things all have to happen at a time where I would otherwise be working for infusion – for my customers – as I am also currently still working nearly full time at the retreat center. We are almost finished completing all the necessary details and even though I still hold in reserve the possibility that something could fall through (though it would have to be something no one can even imagine, not even our realtor), we should be closing at the end of May.
In a time of such great change (which can sometimes also feel like a time of great uncertainty), this meditation I am about to share with you seems fitting… I am amazed how many people I know who are moving, getting married, having children, losing jobs, finding new jobs, or going through some other major life transformation at this time. So I like to take a deep breath, clear my thoughts, and remember that life is an amazing process, and change is welcome.
The self that you see
may be less than you are;
Open yourself and be more present.
Experiment with having fewer
they may be holding you back.
Be bravely present
in each part of you that hurts;
let change begin.
Still yourself and allow
the silence to emerge;
spend time in inner silence.
Accept the change that is upon you.
Rally yourself with the energy you
have and act now.
I found this beautiful herringbone wool months ago, and have been resisting the temptation to cut into it until just the right project came along. Well these seemed like just the thing.
Now available in the shop. These cute mary janes will make your feet giddy : )
The rustic coconut buttons came from nurtured earth.
This pair is my favorite. I made these many months ago, for my nephew, but he was already too big for them. I have hung onto them thinking I might meet another 2 year old, but so far I haven’t, and they just should not be sitting here unworn all this time.
So… in the shop they went!
After months of wanting to do a revision of my Daily Messenger Bag, I finally made one up this week. I really like it! and I think you will too! It is sturdier, roomier and has more and bigger pockets. And of course, the strap is fully adjustable. This one is made with undyed hemp and lined with blue/gray cotton twill.