“Por Santa Lucía mengua la noche y crece el día”... y aunque esto no sea una realidad hasta el 21 de diciembre, lo cierto es que mañana es Santa Lucía y que en breve los días dejarán de menguar.
Feliz santo querida @luciababalla, esta vez soy yo la primera en felicitar.😉 El precioso candelabro de madera es de @xiannashop ❤️ #xanelagram
Crew's delighted to share in the excitement of a very special package that was delivered from the North Pole! The note says their names are Tank and Giggles! We can't wait to see all the mischief these two will be up to each day until Christmas! Check out @greyandnavykate page to follow along with the elves and see their antics!
in the ‘hood
Simple and minimal 🌿
Today’s timelapse shows me adding a floral layer to two of my paintings. I find switching between a couple of pieces helps me stay loose and also helps me refine the color story I am telling.
I started feeling sick last night & now have a full blown cold 😭 so, Matt is taking care of Ollie & I’m laying in bed wishing I was knitting! I’m also excited to share with you @sprout_kids new WoveWood baskets, which are perfect for all my yarn! I put a link in my profile if you want to check their kickstarter out!
Only now posting this photo have I realized that this painting has not been uploaded to my shop. I will remedy that in the next day or two. In the meantime, if you are interested in ‘Fataisie Florale XXVIII’ Then DM me. It’s an original painting on A3 300 gsm Arches paper and is $180 AUD X
Image cred: @acolorstory via @francois_aubret
Last weekend before the big one folks! How's the final push for 2017 coming along for you? [By-the-by, this has been a big year and we've achieved A-LOT but are you kidding? That midnight toast to the new year feels as though it was a few short weeks ago, NOT a couple of short weeks from now!]
Gold and green go together so well, don't you think? Hope you have a good day today! 😄
For you to enjoy! Find us in pop up kablys (Vilnius) & Festivus Zalgirio arena(Kaunas) today and tomorrow. Sending Christmas magic ! 🎄🎄🎄🎄
Only one more day of the #Designerxmas and we are closing it down! We are serving Glühwein the whole weekend! Come and support your local businesses on this beautiful #smallbusinesssaturday
You are my blue crayon, the one I never have enough of, the one I use to color my sky.
“You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive.” Merce Cunningham
I used to dance for me. For the love of it. Now I teach, for others, for me, for the love of it. I also twirl and dance with my girl, for the love of it. And where there was once only one pocket of creation for me: dance, now there is writing. And sewing, and cooking, making and knowing that CREATING is what makes me feel most alive.
Working through some of my goals for 2018 today: and MAKING is on the top of the list.
We treat our guests like family. Our team is always ready to help you plan your activities on the island of #mljet We want to make sure you get the best possible experience in Croatia. ☺️❤️Stay with us and visit: www.pinetreemljet.com @croatiafulloflife #dalmatia#croatia
Two pairs of #customorder fringe earrings are ready to be wrapped and shipped to their new owner's Christmas tree! 🎄💓 order yours before midnight tomorrow 👉🏻 LINK IN BIO!
I’m such a sucker for a beautiful bouquet, bathed in gorgeous light. A gorgeous arrangement by @mirandahackettflowers at @olde_bell. 👌🏻Loved the beaded neckline of this @jennypackham gown too! ❤️
Aren't these cuties to-die-for!? These small vega brass are delicate and perfect for the lady who doesn't fancy a large statement hoop. 📸: @castandforgephoto
|| SATURDAY MORNINGS || Our favorite time to meet up with friends and speak about how we are going to change the world for the better.
Your Twelve Days of Christmas: Day Four.
One of the toughest things to get your head round as a business owner is that ultimately - product is fantastic, but people buy people. They buy you. ✨
When you then have to ask yourself - Who Am I? This is not something that is easy to answer. When you run a business - especially a business where you serve others and you’re the figurehead - there’s so much to get straight with yourself so that you have the confidence to keep showing up day after day. ✨
I’m not always the polished version of me that you see in my photos. I’m nowadays, covered in straw in uggs and a fleece with my hair up and no makeup out in the garden with our 🐥🐥🐥. ✨
But there is a bit of me that sees that social media challenges us to turn up as the best versions of ourselves on a daily basis. And that actually... this can be a good thing when you BALANCE this with time out too. ✨
Not necessarily physically looking photoshoot perfect every day (ha ha... definitely not in my case 😂😂😂) but mentally - to make connections, to reach out, to add value and to serve - you have to do this consistently. You have to care. And it’s all about the people you’re serving. It’s also about who you are as a person.
Over on Your Twelve Days of Christmas today we talk all about that. Who are you calling? Who are you connecting with? Who are you helping out? ✨
It’s good to stay grounded and reflecting on these things as you review your last year and plan the next one. ✨
Hope you have a wonderful weekend x
📸 by @copperboomstudio
UNBREAK | part two
And the cracks kept appearing, my grief
Leering at me, at my wracked body,
From every mirror - I could almost hear her:
Saying it's always going to be like this - that I'll
Always be shaking through the aftershocks of your
Poisoned kiss - that I'll never not miss you -
well, that last part might be true. Mostly
I show her how my body loves me, how
Happy it is when it gets back to me, how
Now I am only waiting for the third finger
On my left hand; the finger you took
From me, and buried, under the moon
That night when your nakedness
Sailed right by, a white ship in the dark,
Bellyfull of cargo I had bought and now
Lost: it was a nightmare I had caught
Briefly, and must recover from - it was,
Quite simply, (you assured me) no longer
I don't know if I'll ever get that piece of me back,
If I can ever stand a wedding band from
A hand not yours. I don't know. But I am
Growing back, back to myself. Already
My body is forgiving me, already,
Already, so gently, l am being forgiven -
And one day (though I will never forget
That your eyes are blue) I will forgive, too -
I will forgive myself for forgiving you.
We don’t just get to grow old together, we get to grow up together. And that’s the real adventure.
🌸💕✂️ A mis #floresdehilo le acompañan ahora una hojitas de madera que son puro ♥ El pack de chapa de flores más hojita lo podéis encontrar en mi tienda online. Tenéis el link en la bio en el apartado #floresdehilo 👆🏻A mi me parecen un detallito único y muy especial para regalar esta Navidad 🎁Además viajan en un packaging precioso, listo para colocar bajo el 🎄😉
I have had so much fun this year creating with different mediums and I'm really excited to see what 2018 brings my way. So time for my favourites, starting with my lovely acrylics! I see more abstract landscapes in my future. 🖤
Another cutie created for our recent project, Sketcheasy. 😍 Character design has to be one of our favourite areas of illustration.
Painting landscapes (especially prairies!) is like meditation. I don’t even really think about what I’m painting, I just let the paint and my brush lead the way. This piece will be released soon (along with almost 20 others!). Newsletter subscribers always get early access :)
I’m rounding up the most popular posts on my blog this year and this cheeky one snuck in there… even though I wrote it last year!
The Lady Boss Guide to Building Your Biz with Hashtags has always been my most popular blog post and a big reminder about the power of blogging. I have had SO many conversations about this blog post and SO many people tell me how they have implemented my hashtag tips in their business! This kind of feedback reminds me that people do read my blog posts and do take a lot from them!
While it isn’t a blog post that I wrote this year, I did update the post and PDF resource to include new hashtags - including hashtags broken into different categories for life coaches, health and wellness advocates, bloggers and writers, girlbosses, graphic and web designers and yogis!
So if you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s definitely worth a read via the link in my bio ❤️️🙏
Christmas might well and truly be everywhere right now but fear not December birthday bunnies for we have so much loveliness available for you to celebrate in style without so much as a peep of Christmas ✨