Top 5 Experiences I Loved in New Zealand

Top 5 Experiences I Loved in New Zealand

February 20, 2018

I had the opportunity to visit New Zealand over the holidays to visit some loved ones and explore, and I would love to share some of my favourite experiences from the trip. 

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Our Spring Market Schedule

Our Spring Market Schedule

February 13, 2018

Spring market season is on its way! Over March and April, we’ll be making appearances at several different craft and artisan markets around Vancouver, plus one in Calgary.

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Love-Inspired Ethical Jewelry

Love-Inspired Ethical Jewelry

February 06, 2018

For those wanting to make a conscious purchase in celebration of February 14th, I’ve got a couple different options. The following pieces were recently featured on the Creative Wife & Joyful Worker blog.

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Inside My Closet

Inside My Closet

January 30, 2018

Every once and awhile I like to share a ‘slow fashion’ piece from my closet that I particularly love. Fashion, at its best and most empowered, is a form of art. It can have a creative pulse. A story. We build ourselves closets full of stories – not all of them our own. 

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How I Banish Boredom

How I Banish Boredom

January 23, 2018

It’s takes a lot of energy – creative, emotional, physical – to create something out of nothing, and I spend a lot of time working on business growth, expanding the reach of my community, and designing ethical jewelry pieces. As a result, sitting still hasn’t felt good in a really long time. Here's a spin on banishing boredom.

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Travelling Through India -- The Sivananda Ashram in Varkala

Travelling Through India -- The Sivananda Ashram in Varkala

January 16, 2018

The first time I went to this ashram, I arrived ready for a change. I was 25, and had just been released from the hospital. I needed to recharge. Over the following years, I looked back on this experience with many fond memories. Five years later I returned with my partner.

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Get Intimate with Devi. Feature #4. A Letter to a Younger Self

Get Intimate with Devi. Feature #4. A Letter to a Younger Self

January 09, 2018

I’ve put this series together for my community – all of you who love and wear my designs; my peers, who are also in pursuit of an ethical lifestyle; those who’ve stumbled upon the collective, and want to know more about me, the designer and founder. 

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My 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

My 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

January 02, 2018

Reflection is an act of self-care. Balance, challenge, and gratitude are a few of the qualities I hope to bring into 2018. Here’s why…

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A Look Back on 2017 – the Lessons and Surprises

A Look Back on 2017 – the Lessons and Surprises

December 26, 2017

It’s been an incredible year, and I feel very excited and optimistic about the direction my life and the collective have taken. I'd like to share some of this year's biggest victories with you.

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Get Intimate with Devi: My Favourite Christmas Traditions

Get Intimate with Devi: My Favourite Christmas Traditions

December 19, 2017

Growing up, my family celebrated a pretty traditional Christmas – with little hints of our Ethiopian heritage coming through in some of the dishes we served, and in how we opened up our doors to include those from our community in the celebrations.

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Watching the Collective Change and Evolve - My Partner's Perspective

Watching the Collective Change and Evolve - My Partner's Perspective

December 12, 2017

Together for almost 16 years, Chris and I have been through a lot together. The Devi Arts Collective is something he’s supported me through since its inception. I asked him to answer a few questions on what it's been like watching the business grow. 

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I Turned 33 This Week! Here’s What I’m Grateful For…

I Turned 33 This Week! Here’s What I’m Grateful For…

December 05, 2017

My birthday was this Saturday. I don’t really like to make a big deal out of it, but I do see it as an opportunity to practice gratitude. 

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