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flower DIY project: pressed flower luminaries

The natural world has always been a source of calm and creativity throughout my life. As a child, my siblings and I would spend hours exploring the outdoors, including a real-life batcave! Years later as a teacher, my kindergarten students and I spent months creating elaborate fairy dwellings using natural found objects. Now, in my current life’s passion, I spend my days fawning over pressed flowers and leaves to create my natural jewelry designs. Running a business is not always relaxing, so in moments of stress and busyness, I continue to find ease and joy in the natural world around me--quite literally, stopping to smell the flowers. I think it’s safe to say that nature is my self-care muse! As...

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weekend wardrobe: sunny spring florals

Get in the mood for your sunny spring weekend with something bright and floral, like this summer peach top and floral print shoes. Accessorize with the yellow coreopsis hoop necklace and some round shades. 1) summer peach tank top :: 2) denim pants :: 3) yellow coreopsis necklace :: 4) sunglasses :: 5) floral print shoes

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art deco spring fling garden party outfit

Perfect for a night on the town or an afternoon garden party, this floral-embellished top with scalloped edges recalls the glamorous 1920s. Pair it with grass-green trousers and vintage leather mules, plus creamy layered white rose earrings for a complete spring outfit. 1) blush bohemian blossom blouse :: 2) wide leg trousers :: 3) white rose earrings :: 4) brown mules

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spring day date outfit

Who says dates always have to happen at night? Stroll through the park, hit the museum or do some wine tasting with your lovely in this ultra-springy ensemble. A pastel top with a high neckline is my favorite canvas for a unique necklace like the purple hydrangea hoop necklace. 1) blush knit tank :: 2) white skinny jeans :: 3) purple hydrangea necklace :: 4) floral print wedge

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beautiful botanicals + subtle greens for spring

I'm ready for spring and looking forward to incorporating more floral pieces into my daily wardrobe! I especially love this ruffled combination with these brilliant red leather sandals. The bold pieces are perfectly complemented by a pair of subtle green sage leaf earrings. 1) floral print ruffled blouse :: 2) ruffled charmeuse culottes :: 3) green sage leaf earrings :: 4) red leather clogs

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