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Dandelion Dreamgirl: Rosalie Jade

              Meet Rosalie, friend and collaborator of the Lady Dandelion fam. All those beautiful jewelry sets you see in our collection...they are handmade by her in Venice Beach. A fellow California Girl and true mermaid at heart, Rosalie resides with her pup and crafts her pieces with the Venice sun pouring down on her. Her spirit is made of sunshine and her smile is just as bright. Read along to hear more on how we produce our jewelry pieces together, as well as her inspirations for her own line Rosalie Jade, and more.   How did you decide to become a jewelry maker/designer? I have always had a passion for creating art; everything from oil...

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Dandelion Dreamgirl: Patti Quintero

Patti Quintero and I first met when she became my doula during my pregnancy with Lulu. I always had terrible fears of childbirth and was afraid I was going to have to get knocked out all together in order to deliver the baby that was growing inside me. Enter Patti. An incredibly magical, calming, confident woman who put me in touch with my feminine strength and grace. Patti's mission to empower women is inspiring and she has a unique way of making you feel more powerful just by being in her presence. For this reason, she is a Dandelion Dreamgirl. Read below to hear some of her wisdom and magic, and even some bonus music tips.   What is the mission...

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Grlswirl x Lady Dandelion

This epic collaboration is the culmination of so many things for me as a co founder of Venice Beach girl skate crew, Grlswirl and the founder of Lady Dandelion. Both companies began around the same time, right after my daughter Lulu was born. It felt like all the creative energy I had been conserving for her while I was pregnant finally exploded out of me like a volcano once she was born. And this shoot is a pretty good representation of all of that. Lady Dandelion is designed for the feminine tomboy. A term I feel very much embodies my personality. You might call the skate park my personal version of a "runway". The Lady Dandelion girl is not afraid to...

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Making Fresh Jasmine Face Spray

Jasmine is one of my favorite smells in the world. It never gets old. Always uplifting, sweet, and invigorating. Im quite literally addicted to it. Thats why making a DIY face spray is brilliant for me. These little bottles of flower juice are quite expensive if you buy them in a store. But since I planted a large jasmine bush in my yard, I can bottle it up in Springtime and enjoy it throughout the Winter post-bloom. Quick, easy and fun, here are the steps to make your own bottle of jasmine botanical spray. Enjoy! 1. Find a bottle or mason jar that will keep the liquid enclosed while it distills. 2. Fill the container to the top with jasmine blossoms....

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