West Coast Desert

West Coast Desert

December 06, 2014

I’m home for the holidays! Which means back and forth from the bright animated lights of Vegas, through the desert landscapes and into California, exactly that but over and over again =) My family’s home is in Vegas, but they...

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Hola Antigua!

Hola Antigua!

October 10, 2014

This town is breathtaking. Bright colorful history still radiating with its rainbow colored colonial buildings, and cathedrals sprawled out on cobblestone streets. Even the women’s traditional huipils are adorned with tropical birds, flowers, and vibrant patterns. My textile loving heart...

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Film is not dead.

Film is not dead.

October 03, 2014

A few years ago, Aaron received an old Nikon film camera as a Christmas present from his grandmother. Since then it has been a travel necessity for us. Film has given us more thought behind each shot, as well as...

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Hmong Textile Inspirations

Hmong Textile Inspirations

October 01, 2014

While living in Thailand, we found ourselves constantly in awe of the Hmong tribe’s weaving, stitching and batiking of textiles. After visiting the Hmong village and learning first hand the amount of skill and attention to detail that was passionately...

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Mountainscapes of Nepal

Mountainscapes of Nepal

September 16, 2014

As I write this, I sit in Aaron’s childhood bedroom decorated in nostalgia. Baby faced photos, old sports jerseys, down to the DARE trophies. As I sort through our travel photos which feels like yesterday and lifetimes ago at the...

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Forest Offerings by Karolina

Forest Offerings by Karolina

August 26, 2014

Karolina Daria Flora is one of my favorite artists. Her art is incredible, always evolving into prisms of color and textures. From photography, to hand-made costumes, to her forest offerings, they all combine the beauty of nature with the playfulness...

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A Handmade Home

A Handmade Home

August 18, 2014

An inspiring story of a pair of young artists who was inspired by a vision of creating a space that honored the beauty of nature and captured the light’s essence. Nick is photographer and Lilah a clothing designer; who quit...

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Snippets from Utah

Snippets from Utah

August 17, 2014

As we drive through Utah’s vast, infinite sky, layers of canyonlands sprawl out as far as the eye can see. I was spellbound by the colors that waved through the clouds and the deep red formations made me feel as...

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The Road Ahead: New Crop Pop Up Shops!

The Road Ahead: New Crop Pop Up Shops!

August 12, 2014

We’re so excited to be back in the U.S.! We have quite a long road trip ahead of us, but we’ve got the jeep packed to the brim and ready for our first round of New Crop Pop Up Shops.

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Gypset Style: Les Gazelles Mexican Dress

Gypset Style: Les Gazelles Mexican Dress

August 09, 2014

The beautiful tale of these two sisters will make you daydream about to sailing your life away into the unknown. Truly an inspiration for an alternate lifestyle and following your bliss. The Mignot sisters also known as Les Gazelles were...

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Kathmandu Nepal

Kathmandu Nepal

July 27, 2014

  It’s not always easy to write about a place after you have already left. Nepal is the one place with the most stories but holds blank pages in my journal. I felt as if I was in an alternate...

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Artist Spotlight: Mara B. Stones

Artist Spotlight: Mara B. Stones

July 20, 2014

So excited to share the art of desert queen Mara Stones. Immensely inspiring images of her sacred playground, along with words unraveled from bits of her poetry. They always transcend me to an enchanted barren landscape that is abundant with...

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Tropical Inspiration

Tropical Inspiration

June 28, 2014

Packing to re-visit Aaron’s homeland of Palau, an untouched (and many times, unheard of) gem in the pacific. So excited to visit both of our families together to announce our engagement before heading back to the U.S.! Might be out...

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Artist Commune: Drop City

Artist Commune: Drop City

June 25, 2014

In the midst of the counterculture of the 60’s, a group of recently graduated art students found themselves in the middle of nowhere, Colorado. This was the beginning of the first hippie and artist communes that started in Trinidad, Colorado.

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Shades of Life and Death in Varanasi

Shades of Life and Death in Varanasi

June 16, 2014

  Sometimes it is the least picture perfect moments that end up being the most picturesque. Varanasi is definitely one of those places I can never really begin to unravel. I have pieces of writings in my journal, an attempt...

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Inspired Geometry by Ndebele Tribe

Inspired Geometry by Ndebele Tribe

June 11, 2014

The Ndebele tribe’s ability to transform colors and geometric design borrowed from their ancestors to life is so powerful! Since the 18th century, women of the Ndebele tribe of South Africa has been painting their mud houses with strong visions...

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The Colorful World of Frida

The Colorful World of Frida

June 09, 2014

I think anytime you play with boundaries of what society views as beautiful, test the trends of time, and own your own playfulness in expression, is when you discover your own expression. Frida Kahlo, a famous Mexican artist best known...

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The Golden City of India

The Golden City of India

June 03, 2014

This post has been waiting to be finished for several weeks now it seems. So much has happened since Jaisalmer. We’re not even in India anymore. I’m still trying to piece together all the insanity from the last couple of...

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Gypsy Nomads

Gypsy Nomads

June 02, 2014

The Kochi or Kuchi tribe is easily of my favorite tribes aesthetically. Kochi/Kuchi is a Persian word meaning migration. They are a nomadic tribe of Afghanistan traveling by camel usually grazing sheep or goats. It wasn’t until I started migrating...

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India’s Beautiful Architecture

India’s Beautiful Architecture

May 14, 2014

  India has some incredible buildings, temples, mosques, and ashrams. Above are snippets of India’s well known Taj Mahal, also known for it’s symbol of love. Incredible inspiration found on all four walls, down enchanting hallways, and immaculate ceilings that...

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Ashram Life in the Himalayans

Ashram Life in the Himalayans

May 09, 2014

I write this from an ashram in a small village of Ropa nestled in a valley of the Himalayans. I’m two weeks into my ashram life of schedule and discipline, a world most foreign to me than any...

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Worldy Beats

Worldy Beats

May 07, 2014

Every place we’ve been, we’ve made it our intention to listen locals perform their music. My ears fluttered to Cambodia’s music as I listened to an incredible songbird belt out traditional Khmer tunes. Danced to a reggae version of Thai...

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Rajasthan :: Home of the Rajputs

Rajasthan :: Home of the Rajputs

May 04, 2014

India is a huge country with so much diversity. So many religions with “over 8 million” gods, according to a friendly local. When he asked me how long I’ll be in India for, I said, “Almost 2 months… too short...

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10 Days in Delhi

10 Days in Delhi

April 27, 2014

Wow…10 days is Delhi flew by. An incredible city to set an amazing first impression of India. The land of extremes. One side spinning around a powerful spiritual vortex with devout followers chanting and roaming through the crowds. The other...

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