Favorite Things – Karma

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Octopus Shopping Bag

We’re back this week with more of our favorite things.  Here’s a link to Shawna’s Favorite Things in case you missed it.

Karma (yes, her real name) is our highly-esteemed and ultra-organized administrative assistant at Brush Dance.  In addition to answering the phone when you call with questions, Karma works with every department to help keep things on track. She runs reports, creates spreadsheets, dives into Facebook and Instagram, proofs all of our calendars, and much much more.

When she’s not working, Karma enjoys hiking with her boyfriend in the hills near her home, spending time with family, visiting museums, and cuddling with her cats. She says the Octopus Shopper Bag from BlueQ reminds her of trips to the aquarium.

 

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Pilot Metropolitan Rollerball
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Staedtler Triplus Fineliner

Known to doodle, Zentangle, and bullet journal, writing instruments are important to Karma. In her own words…

I love my Pilot Metropolitan! It feels so fancy!  And I use the Triplus fineliners every day – love the fine point!

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Bath Seltzer from Jane Inc.
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Cat Monster Socks

And after all of that work, hiking, and museum-ing, some self-care is in order. A long bath with our effervescent bath seltzer is just the thing.  Karma is also reasonably certain that every cat lover needs a pair of these ultra-soft Cat Monster Socks.

Thank you for sharing your favorite things with us, Karma!

I also wanted to let you know that we’ve placed some new items in our Clearance section. Once these items are gone, we will not restock them. There are some terrific deals there and I hope you’ll check them out!

 

 

 

Take Care of Yourself

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Premium Bath Items

Here we are, deep into winter. I hope you’re staying warm. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, we don’t get the kind of frigid winter that other parts of the country experience. (I lived in New York for a long time – I get it, I really get it. Slush is serious business, right?)

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Less Stress

Today, I’m wishing you less stress. More relaxation. A slower existence – even if just for a little time each day. We give so much of ourselves – work, husbands, wives, partners, children. We simply must take time for ourselves. We must rejuvenate.

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Mandarin Tea Travel Candle

I have some go-to stress relieving techniques. Big deeeeeeep breaths and I’ve started meditating this year (I think it’s going to stick this time), and one of my tried-and-true-forever-and-ever stress relievers is to light a candle, put on some gentle music, and climb into a hot bath.

 

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Sandalwood Vanilla from Aquiesse

I nearly always bathe right before bed. The coziness of it all puts me in the right frame of mind to fall asleep quickly.

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Organic Cotton Eye Pillow

At Brush Dance, we carry luxury candle and bath items at reasonable prices. With just a few items at your fingertips, you can create that spa experience in your own space.

 

Stocking Stuffers

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Life is a great bundle of little things.

Brush Dance Weekly Planners are the perfect gift for the organized list-making person in your life. With more than a dozen styles, there is truly something for everyone.

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Aquiesse Candles in travel size are terrific for your friends and family members who (like me) need a little spaces of tranquility. With their rich, multi-layered scents and great pricing ($5.99!), these candles cannot be beat. (Travel size shown above. Luxe Tin Shown below.)

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Socks for every member of your family.

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Jane Inc bath products are hand-made in the San Francisco Bay Area using 100% pure essential oils. We love them because (just like Brush Dance), they are a small business doing really great things.

A well-curated stocking is a beautiful thing. Little gifts of love for a special person.

 

 

 

 

 

Jane Inc. Items Available Now

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Say Yes to Less Stress!

Fall is such a busy time of year for all of us. This year, we are encouraging everyone to say yes to less stress.

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Say yes to long hot baths. Say yes to time for ourselves. Say yes to relaxation. Yes. Yes. Yes!

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Lavender Shower Mist

 

Earlier this year, I received a bottle of this fabulous shower spray and knew right away that all of you would love it, too. I spray just a bit after the water is steaming hot and  inhale deeply. So relaxing.  While the bottle is just two ounces, it has lasted months and months because it’s made with 100% pure essential oils. I hope you’ll give it a try.

Say yes to more bliss and less stress.

Today, I am proud to announce that Brush Dance now carrying Jane Inc. bath and body products.

We’ve met the people from Jane Inc.- their offices are just a few short miles from the Brush Dance offices in the San Francisco Bay Area. They are wonnnnnderful friends, creating natural products right here in the US that nourish our souls.

We have (literally) truckloads of new items already at our warehouse with more scheduled to arrive over the next two months.  You can see all of our newest items right here.