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Foraging for Words

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I followed a deer to my home. The first time I happened upon it, I was scared. Viney thorns and ivy crept up the sides of the walls and cotton ball style smoke billowed from the chimney. The deer stepped on a stick causing it to snap, and I fled. But I couldn’t stop thinking about it. It was less than a week when I found myself standing outside of the house, again. Only this time, I had found my…

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Why We Went Tiny + What “Mindfulness” Means to Us

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Tiny House Nation // Why We Went Tiny + What “Mindfulness” Means to Us My father was a psych major and worked as a social worker and at half way houses for years before they shut them down and he continued his path that lead to working with computers back in the 80’s. It was evident to me at a young age that I acquired his psycho-analytical mind — always wanting to better understand the drive, intention and “why” behind…

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Tiny House Nation // April May Jewelry

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April was another trade out that resulted in more than something tangible. Upon opening, wearing, and loving her jewelry, I started to learn more about the lovely lady behind the elements she worked with. All of April’s pieces are handmade + a portion of each sale is donated to aid domestic abuse survivors. The name “April May” is April’s own mantra that “she can” and has when she became her own survivor of domestic abuse. Being surrounded by thoughtful, genuine…

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Tiny House Nation // Euclid + Jayne

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I can’t tell you when I fell in love with shibori dyed items. I feel like it happened elusively, like when you fall in love with lemonade as a kid and you can’t remember if you were born loving lemonade or if there was a particular moment you vowed your love to it. Regardless, I couldn’t be happier that our house has turned out to be a shibori palace. And we have Euclid + Jayne (+ Screech + Howl! It’s…

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Tiny House Nation // Screech + Howl

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I could write a book about how much Marcie, Shawn + their craft mean to us. So when it came time to orchestrate trade outs, they were the first on my mind. Once, we showed up at their tiny house for our engagement session + Shawn had made me a gorgeous crystal necklace just because. It made my heart feel twice as open and it looked amazing in the pictures. Those are the kinds of people they are. They sincerely love…

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