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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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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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Rainy Day in The Canyon

Its been pouring in LA non stop and today we lost power in Venice. Lulu and I retreated to my childhood home, where my parents still live to this day. Up a beautiful canyon near Santa Monica, the house is an oasis I am so grateful to have. Even more so now that the we have come full circle, and I am bringing my daughter over to play in the garden, pictured here, and sit by the fire with the whole family. Its heaven. Being surrounded by fresh fragrant flowers is by far one of my favorite things in life. A close second is cooking delicious, fresh cozy meals. So Ive decided to share one of my favorite recipes for rainy days like today,...

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