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Meet Donna Jonas from The Sea of Grass Studio

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Meet Donna Jonas from The Sea of Grass Studio

'Introducing Donna, the founder of The Sea of Grass Studio. I had the good fortune of meeting Donna before we even opened our shop in Falmouth, and during that very first coffee we immediately found a synergy between our thoughts and ethics'.            The Sea of Grass Story.   The Sea of Grass was a prairie on the plains of the Ukraine many millennia ago. An area where Asian, Celtic and European cultures came together. I love the idea of this, as I was born into the cultural melting pot of Singapore, with Scottish, Romany and Italian ancestry. I wanted...

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What happens when you take a break from work?

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What happens when you take a break from work?

You may have noticed that I have been slightly lacking presence from Botanical Atelier recently and whilst there is no answer in short, it has been productive. A mixture of studio time, working on new and exciting commissions and time to travel has also been much needed headspace. All so often when we become too much part of the furniture in a single space it limits our thoughts, inhibiting the growth of fresh inspiration. I find working alone in my studio is a perfect balance to drift into a cathartic and mindful zone. Synching into my rituals and process of...

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Meet Harriet Coleman the Founder of WEST Apothecary

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Meet Harriet Coleman the Founder of WEST Apothecary

Harriet Coleman is an Herbalist and the Founder of West Apothecary.    We are delighted to introduce you to some of the stories behind the makers and wonderful businesses we are championing here at Botanical Atelier. At times there is such a beautiful synergy between a product, a person and an ethos that the fit with our brand is almost effortless in deciding to work with them.  We have been stocking West Apothecary in our shop for just a short while and already they are being greatly received. With Harriet's unique and distinctive choice of herbs, for making her collection of...

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Slow living and a harmonious existence with plants

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Slow living and a harmonious existence with plants
Slow living

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