Branch Weaving

Last year I had the joy of a experiencing a real slow living creative retreat in the hinterland of Byron Bay organised by an incredible team from Australia and abroad. This Local Milk Retreat was a mindfully created and curated 3 days photographic, styling, cooking and collaborative experience which provided the opportunity and luxury of slowing down and reconnecting with your creative passions.

It was such a treat to take time out to inhale the minutia of moments, the dappled light on a window, the texture of plate and linen, the color of fresh picked produce, the alchemy of a well crafted meal … in order to “speed up” your craftsmanship.

A highlight for me was learning branch weaving with Rebekah Seale from The Camellia Fiber Company in Tennessee. Follow the instructions and create your own.

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Easy-as Boho Earring Hanger

It’s a big thing to move house, especially when you’ve been in the one place for a while. There are phases you go through as you move through the packing and moving process and there are levels you move through too, depending on how organized and energized you (or your friends) are.

It’s always a mystery to me that that there’s always a bottom draw with crappy little things in it that you can’t throw away and that don’t really belong anywhere. And in that draw there always seems to be a single earring or two. That’s because earrings are one of the most fiddly bits of jewellery to display. So here’s my “easy-as” DIY solution to this problem, a Boho Earring Hanger.

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