International Women’s Day

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A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until s he gets into hot water.

This Wednesday, March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD celebrates social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call-to-action to accelerate gender parity.

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A Fearless Woman

At Brush Dance, we celebrate women every day of the year.  The items we publish are (mostly) designed with women in mind. Women make up more than 80% of our customers. Four out of five of our employees are women.

We pay fair wages, offer flexible schedules, and contract with vendors who do the same. We don’t do this because someone is watching us – we do these things because it is the right thing.

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Hellraiser Socks

Whether you’re a hellraiser, a boss lady, or a delicate flower, raise your voice for women.

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Boss Lady Pencil Case
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Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

Every person can play a part in driving better outcomes for women. World leaders, business professionals, LGBTQ+, black, white, purple, everyone. And you know what? Better outcomes for around 50% of the population means better outcomes for all of us.

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The best way to behave is to misbehave.

Want to know more about International Women’s Day?  Click here.

 

 

 

Happy Valentine’s Day

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Hello Love Journal

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.

We usually keep it casual at my house. One year, we might exchange small gifts, the next just a card. We were once in Las Vegas for Valentine’s Day – along with about a million other people (won’t be doing that again). This year, we have a houseguest arriving.

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Duchess of Sassy Town Socks

I can imagine my husband giving me a a bouquet of pretty wild flowers – or a pair of hilarious sassy socks from Blue QHe gets me.

How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Maybe you have a Galentine’s Day party instead (or in addition to?)

P.S. All of our 2017 Calendars are on sale at huge discounts.

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In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.

2017 Calendars

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Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

The end of the year is quickly approaching – 2017 will be here before we know it.

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Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.

Calendar nerds around the world love this time of year – moving into a new calendar, adding all of those special dates to the squares. You know what I’m talking about, yes?

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Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. 

At Brush Dance, we have a wall calendar for everyone. Our 12″ Wall Calendars are perfect for hanging in your office or kitchen.

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One day at a time, make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering.

Our 7″ Mini Wall Calendars are perfect for school lockers, office cubicles, and inside pantry doors.

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Enchanted Dreams

Our inventory of Calendars and Planners is lower than usual as we sprint to the end of the year. What we have left is discounted – shop here.

 

Items Featured In This Post

Hello Love Wall Calendar featuring the photography of Georgianna Lane

Butterfly Wings Wall Calendar the art and photography of Cynthia Louden

Dreamer’s Realm Wall Calendar – artwork by Catrin Welz-Stein

Live with Intention Mini Calendar – art and calligraphy by Renee Locks

Enchanted Dreams Mini Calendar featuring the art of Kristina Swarner

 

 

 

 

 

Order Now for Delivery Before The Holidays

 

 

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Live with Intention – 2017 Calendar

 

Here we are already – the middle of December.  Christmas and Hanukkah will be here before we know it.

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2017 Mindful Living Date Book

Some of us here have finished our shopping and are waiting for the big day. Others are still working their lists.

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Luxe Linen Candle from Aquiesse

If you’re planning to order for the holidays (and we hope you are), you’ll want to get on that before the end of this week. Between “interesting” weather patterns this time of year and all of us last minute Santas making delivery people so busy, we can’t promise delivery if your order arrives after this week.

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Big Bucks Coin Purse from BlueQ

We have mindful gifts ready to ship today for everyone on your list.

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Joy is not in things; It is in us

We recently received a huge order of Leuchttrum Journals. This red one has been selling out all over the place. Perfect for notes, bullet journals, or list making. (Get one for yourself, too.)

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Leuchtturm Notebooks Available Now

And finally, if you’re looking for fun hostess gifts? We’ve got your back.

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Mindful Holiday Gifts

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Life is a great bundle of little things.

We’re back from our Thanksgiving break and zoooooming right along!  This is one of the most exciting times of the year at Brush Dance.

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We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.

Most of our regular customers are familiar with our Renee Locks and Thich Nhat Hanh calendar titles. Over the last few years, we’ve added many new (and a few cheeky) items to our online store.

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The best way to behave is to misbehave.

See all of our new items right here.

 

Grateful

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A woman’s hopes are woven of sunbeams.

 

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is this week – and yet here it comes – the kick-off to the busiest time of the year for many of us.

Let’s take a big deep breath and remember to give thanks.

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Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Let’s live a more mindful life – paying attention to the small details that make our lives so special.

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Think with your whole body.

Let’s remember to have a crazy good time with friends and family. And let’s remember to take a little time for ourselves, too.

Like most other retailers, Brush Dance is having some pretty incredible sales going through the holiday season. We are grateful that you spend some of your hard-earned money supporting our small business. 

Thank you.

Happy Halloween!

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Don’t wait for your ship to come in – swim out to it.

Happy Halloween!

We’re featuring Strangeling today. The art of Jasmine Beckect-Griffith.

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Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.

Jasmine’s art inspires us to look at things (and ourselves!) from another point of view.

Take a closer look at Strangeling items from Brush Dance. The Planner is a wonderful gift item that is priced right, too.