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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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Behind the Seams

A glimpse behind the scenes of a woman run business. A mom juggling a toddler and all the roles of building a fashion brand. Its a little crazy. Lots of hats to wear. But seeing my ideas and visions slowly come to life is truly rewarding.  Lady Dandelion is a collection made ethically and efficiently in Los Angeles. All fabrics are selected from dead stock roles downtown, which means they are fabrics that other brands made too much of and left behind. This does not compromise the quality of the fabric at all. It merely means that we are not creating any more waste on the planet, instead we are making use of what is already produced and recreating it into something better than...

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The Shirley Temple Set and Fresh Jasmine Face Spray!

Now that our jasmine flowers are blooming, I can't stop stashing them absolutely everywhere in the house. Their fresh scent is heaven and makes us feel all the sensual, sexy feelings of summer. Much like the Shirley Temple set, pictured here in all its glory. In an effort to bring some lightness into the remaining dreary months, feast your eyes on these cherries basking in jasmine on a rare sunny day. I wear this set all year long to give me an extra dose of the fun, flirty feelings which are more accessible during the warmer months. Added bonus: see below for a DIY jasmine face spray to lift your spirits. And stay tuned for a step by step photo tutorial of us making our own! Coming...

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