-Carla, the artist and creator of The Casual Bookbinder makes journals, books & stationery by hand. She has been mesmerized by journals and stationery since childhood. After settling in Atlanta and soon after meeting a wonderful calligraphy and bookbinding instructor, she fell in love with bookbinding. She embraces a minimalist style and coined the moniker, "The Casual Bookbinder." Her journals are like heirlooms with their attention to detail and their nostalgic style.
-Young Gentry candles are super frangranced for an intoxicating aroma. These travel tin 4 oz (15+ hours burn time) candles are packaged for home or travel use to create an amazing scent throughout a whole room. With scent notes of grapefruit, Orange, pomelo, and violet, the Citrus Paradisi No.2 fragrance is the perfect balance of refreshing and fruity. The candles are made with a soy wax blend and natural plant extracts. They are hand poured in Atlanta! Check them out in person on the top floor of Ponce City Market at Citizen Supply.
-Monica Sunny, the creator of The Chai Box started drinking Chai tea in her Indian Household at age two and started blending teas at age 12. Her tea recipes are inspired by different regions of India. The quality and craftsmanship of the tea is apparent from the first to last sip. Included in this Retreat Tote is Sweet Monsoon Loose Leaf Tea. This blend will help transport you to a calmer place with a delicious blend of black tea, sweet mangoes, luscious coconut, and the richness of cinnamon and clove. This blend is one of four which was honored with Oprahs Favorites List! Also included is a useful stainless steel tea infuser.
-XocolATL chocolate was inspired when founders Elaine Read and Matt Weyandt went to to Costa Rica and experienced intensely flavorful chocolate made from local cacao farms. They have set out to create this same quality and satisfying product here in Atlanta. Included in this Retreat Gift tote is the Kissed Mermaids Chocolate bar, my personal favorite. Ingredients: Organic Ugandan Cacao, Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Coconut Milk, Vanilla-Bean Infused Sea Salt, Roasted Nibs. Other XocolAtl chocolate bar options upon request.
-Talk about local, the Honey Next Door 3oz Local Honey included in our Retreat tote was harvested from Candler Park neighborhood. Brandon Tai has been keeping bees in urban Atlanta since 2004. In 2007 bears took out all of his hives placed in north Georgia to capture the sourwood honey flow. Since then he has begun anew and started Honey Next Door, cultivating over 150 hives across 15 different Atlanta neighborhoods, Tupelo from the South Georgia Swamps and Sourwood from the North Georgia Mountains." What strikes me every time I enjoy this honey is the complexity of the flavor. You just don't get all the different notes and layers of flavors in typical commercial honey that you do from Brandon's bees.
Note we have multiple journal designs so please specify if there is one your prefer.
- Handwritten note included on Tote-ally Local cards. Add a gorgeous Paper Raven Co. Card to your cart if you prefer another design. Please add gift message to cart notes.
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