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Soul Flower’s 20 Year Anniversary: October 2019

Buds, it seems impossible but it’s been almost 20 years since we started our little hippie shop on Grand Ave in St Paul, MN. We are celebrating all year long with fun throwback t-shirts, great deals and awesome memories. So take a walk down memory lane with these great old photos and stay tuned to our blog for more awesome stories and photos throughout the year!

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2018 Full Moons – December Elder Moon

December’s Elder Moon is the final full moon of 2018. Thanks for joining us this year as we celebrated the full moons! Sharing this info each month became its own marker of time. Sometimes it felt like, “Didn’t we just have a full moon?” and other times it was, “Wow, seems like that last full moon was forever ago.”

Tuning into one of nature’s recurring cycles can act as a nice rhythm; a pulse. Something that reminds you that yes, time is passing. Are you living your life how you want? Are you practicing being present, or has your mind been in a flurry for the past few weeks? Maybe the changing seasons keep you on pace, maybe it’s the monthly moons. If you need a daily reminder to stay present, try the sunrise 🙂

This month’s moon will appear full on the evening of December 21 – Winter Solstice. So it’s a double whammy! The last full moon, solstice, and the upcoming new year makes this week an energy-filled time for personal reflection and planning changes in your life.

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Vegan Gift Ideas – Vegan Holiday Gifts

Looking for a vegan gift ideas? You can’t go wrong with giving them a gift card to their favorite restaurant. Or better yet, making your shared holiday meal 100% vegan! But if you want to dive a little deeper for some thoughtful vegan holiday gifts, read on. (more…)

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What is Sacred Geometry?

Perhaps you’ve found yourself drawn to the mystical, celestial-looking, line drawings popping up all over the place lately. These vaguely tribal, often symmetric designs are usually rooted in sacred geometry, which has an esoteric history filled with layers of meaning and symbolism. What is this Sacred Geometry? And why did it inspire us to create a Sacred Geometry Clothing Line? Get ready to fall into the rabbit hole…

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Flower of Life Meaning – Sacred Geometry

The Flower of Life is one of the basic sacred geometry shapes. The Flower of Life starts with the Seed of Life shape: 7 overlapping circles that build outward, forming a flower-like pattern that has been used since ancient times in many cultures around the world. Said to be the basic template for everything in existence; all geometric forms can be found within it, including sacred geometry shapes like the Platonic Solids, Metatron’s Cube, and the Merkaba. The Flower of Life symbolizes creation and reminds us of the unity of everything: we’re all built from the same blueprint. Read on to find out more about the meaning of the flower of life.

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Platonic Solids Meaning – Sacred Geometry

The Platonic Solids are a series of 5 unique shapes; the only perfectly symmetrical 3-dimension forms possible. Each of the Platonic Solids is associated with one of the elements. These 5 symmetrical 3-dimensional shapes are named after philosopher Plato, who hypothesized that these 5 shapes are so elegant and essential that they must make up our entire universe.  The idea of reducing the material world to a few simple “building blocks” still resonates today. The Platonic Solids, along with other sacred geometry, help us explore the idea of how the part is related to the whole; and how we as individuals fit in to the bigger picture of the universe.

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Hexagrams Meaning – Sacred Geometry

The cool thing about sacred geometry is the shapes’ ability to be repeated and remixed. The hexagram, or a 6-pointed star, is a common shape used in many religions and cultures around the world. It’s made from 2 opposite triangles which represent the masculine and feminine, earth and sky, interlocking in perfect harmony. Complex geometric forms are said to be even more powerful than simpler ones, as their numerous intersecting points resonate higher energies. The hexagram reminds us of our place in the world, halfway between earth and sky, and at the epicenter of our own personal power. Read on to find out more about the hexagram meaning.

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Merkaba Symbol – Sacred Geometry

Merkaba, also spelled Merkabah, translates literally to light, spirit, body. The Merkaba Symbol is a shape made of 2 intersecting tetrahedrons that spin in opposite directions, creating  a 3-dimensional energy field. You can activate this vehicle of light around your own body with practiced meditation and breathing techniques. The merkaba is said to provide protection and transport your consciousness to higher dimensions. The merkaba shape reminds us of the potential power we can wield when we unite our own energies in pursuit of connection and growth.

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Metatron’s Cube Meaning – Sacred Geometry

Metatron’s Cube starts with the Fruit of Life shape, and connects all 13 circles with straight lines. Metatron’s Cube includes all 5 Platonic Solids hidden inside, symbolizing the underlying geometric patterns found throughout our universe. It’s named after Archangel Metatron, who watches over the flow of energy in creation and provides a connection to the divine. Metatron’s Cube is balanced and provides a visual focal point for meditation. It can replace negative thoughts with positive ones. Read on to find out more about Metatron’s Cube meaning.

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Gifts for Free Spirits – Cool Boho Gifts

Whether for holiday, birthday, or just good vibes, we want to help you pick some special, unique items for those free spirits in your life. Are you are shopping for someone with true boho chic style? Looking for trends? Or looking for a cute treasure to add to your boho jewelry collection? Or just need some hippie vibes to help spread holiday cheer? Find our ultimate gift guide here: 10 awesomely amazing gifts for free spirits below and a few bonus tips to keep your hippy holidays festive, eco-friendly and full of (free) spirit!

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Yogi Vibes: Photoshoot with @goldie_yogi part 2

We shared a few photos from our shoot with @goldie_yogi last month but have so many more to show you! You can read our initial post here. Then Read On with this post to get to know Goldie more and about her Soul Flower connection. (Did you know Goldie was the cover girl on one of our original Soul Flower catalogs? It is always great to see our old buds and share our fun memories!) Thanks again for lending us your positive vibes and awesome smile Goldie 🙂

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Eco Baby Gifts – Organic Baby Gift Ideas

Are you looking for unique, hand-crafted organic baby gift ideas? We create fun organic items for babys and with Mother Earth in mind. We make our baby clothing with sustainable and organic materials always, and the bulk of it right here in the USA. So whether you need a gift for that hippie mama who wants only the best organic products for her baby, or that eco-dad with sustainability and nature in mind, look no further. We have you, and your eco baby, covered!

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Find Your Spirit Animal – Spirit Animal Meaning

Do you need a little encouragement, confidence or guidance in your life? Does a certain animal resonate with you? Or do you find that an animal has been prominent in your mind as of late? You may need the guidance of a spirit animal! Understanding spirit animals and the symbolism of different animals can help you find an animal to guide and protect you – you can choose any animal that speaks to you. So how do you find your spirit animal?

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Bee Symbolism – Bee Spirit Animal

Get started – choose your spirit animal here – if you chose BEE, read on:
Bees are nature’s reminder that it’s possible to be yourself while also doing good for the world. Bees work hard gathering pollen for themselves and their hives, and at the same time pollinating plants in their environment. Bees work in harmony with nature. They’re a shining example of sustainable living.

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Owl Symbolism – Owl Spirit Animal

Get started – choose your spirit animal here – if you chose OWL, read on:
Owls can be found in nearly all parts of the world, living mostly nocturnally and blending in with their surroundings. The symbolism of owls varies widely across cultures and beliefs, but all stem from the owl’s mysterious and hidden nature. Darkness can be good or bad – it all depends on how you look at it!

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Turtle Symbolism – Turtle Spirit Animal

Get started – choose your spirit animal here – if you chose TURTLE, read on:
“Turtle” can refer to a sea turtle or a terrestrial turtle, more accurately known as a tortoise. Tortoises have taller shells and sturdy feet for walking, whereas sea turtles have leaner shells and flipper-like limbs to help them swim. Whichever variety calls to you, all turtles can represent positive qualities that we as humans strive to embody.

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2018 Full Moons – September Vine Moon

This year’s September full moon is the traditional Harvest Moon, being the closest full moon to the Autumn Equinox (September 22). But in our monthly moon series, we’ve borrowed the names from the Celtic Tree calendar, so we’re calling it by another name – the Vine Moon!

Because the moon is lower in the sky during the fall season, it can appear orange or red in color. The moon’s proximity to the horizon also makes it appear larger – a total optical illusion, but awesome nonetheless.

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These Clothes Don’t Need a Gender…

This recent photoshoot brought us to Schmidt Artist Lofts in St Paul where we chilled with Abby and Jordan. This cute couple shows off our latest unisex line for fall – some classic cuts in neutral colors with simple graphics. These pieces work great for guys and girls! The four cuts featured in this line all contain organic cotton and all are made in the USA. Check out Our Slouchy Beanies, Our Organic Super Soft Hoodies, Our Waffleweave Thermals and Our Organic Unisex Tees. These new comfy and cozy cuts show that clothes don’t need a gender – you can simply just wear what you love! Take a look at our unisex clothing line below – thanks again to Abby and Jordan for sharing their loft and vibe with us!

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Yogi Vibes: Photoshoot with @goldie_yogi part 1

A recent beautiful summer day in Minneapolis brought us to Minnehaha Falls for a Soul Flower Yoga Photoshoot. Sunshine, yogi vibes, and a little shenanigans made for a great time. A huge thanks to the forever awesome Goldie Harmon (@goldie_yogi), her acro yoga partner Jillian (@amaizaea), and Jillian’s little mini-me for lending us their smiles and acro-yoga moves. Take a look at these fun behind the scenes photos:

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2018 Full Moons – August

The August full moon goes by many names: Sturgeon Moon, Corn Moon, Wort Moon, Grain Moon, and Hazel Moon. The different names for full moons come from different cultures, histories, philosophies, and places. In our monthly moon series, we’ve borrowed the names from the Celtic Tree calendar.

This month’s Hazel Moon (named after the Celtic Tree of Wisdom) aligns perfectly with back-to-school season!

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DIY Sticker Display Ideas

Soul Flower recently released our new stickers featuring sayings and graphics from our best selling t-shirt designs. A few of our favorite shops and boutiques have purchased these stickers to carry for their customers and we recently heard this question: How can we display these in our shop? Well, this blog is for you! Here are a few DIY Retail POP sticker display ideas. We hope you find a great way to show off your Soul Flower Stickers! (more…)

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Gifts for a Hippie Mom – Boho Chic Gifts

We’ve put together a list of earth-loving gifts that any Boho Mama will love! We all know an earth-loving, treehugging, boho mom who needs a little extra love this season. So take a look at some of our best boho chic gifts to help put a smile on mom’s face and some hippie love in her heart <3 (more…)

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Convertible Skirt: Our Multi-Wear Skirt

This season, we are introducing our Multiwear Skirt, a convertible skirt that converts from a skirt to a dress to a top and features an optional foldover waist.There’s something amazing about a piece of clothing that is versitile enough you can wear it in more than one way. Plus, it is also made from super soft organic cotton and is Fair Trade Certified! Check out our convertible skirt in its many forms (burgundy, indigo, black, printed or blank)…. but hurry because it is going fast!

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2018 Full Moons – July

We’re almost half-way between Summer Solstice (June 21) and Autumn Equinox (September 22). This time of year traditionally marks the beginning of harvest, both literally and metaphorically.

July’s full moon is also a total lunar eclipse! It will be the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century, coming in just shy of the theoretical limit. Unfortunately it won’t be visible in North America, but pretty much every other place in the world will get to see it!

This month’s full moon is also known as Thunder Moon, since thunderstorms are so frequent during July. Fun fact: some of the stormiest areas in the US can see thunderstorms every single day in July! Top of the list is southern Florida, a few places in New Mexico, and a small region in southeast Arizona. Enjoy Mother Nature’s light show, but stay safe!
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7 Ways to Wear Boho Bandeau Headbands

Looking for new ways to wear boho bandeau headbands? Our newest boho bandeau headband, the top knot headband gives you so much versatility, it is like 7 headbands in 1!! We currently have two of these knotted bandeau headbands plus many, many boho bandeau headbands to choose from. We designed our bandeau headbands to be worn in multiple ways. And since creativity runs through our hippie veins, let us show you a few fun ways to rock these babies. Read on for 7 ways to wear our boho bandeau headbands…

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Chakra Chart Meanings

You may have heard of chakras in yoga or come across them in Eastern religions or new-age practices like crystal healing. But what are chakras? We have put together some definitions and a chakra chart to help you out!

What is a chakra?

Chakras are areas of energy in the body that run from the base of your spine to the top of your head. There are seven basic chakras, each with a corresponding color and symbols. The Sanskrit word chakra (pronounced “CHOCK-rah”) means wheel, which refers to the spinning energy in each of the seven chakras.

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2018 Full Moons – June

Riding on the energy of the Summer Solstice (June 21), the sunshine accompanying this June 28 full moon is the longest of the year. That means a long day of beautiful summer sunshine plus a short night of bright full moon. Get out there and enjoy the season!
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A Little More Eco-Friendly: 100% Recycled Paper

Hey Buds, you know we are always looking for ways to be more eco-friendly and we are excited to say – we found a new one this season: our latest wholesale catalog (released to boutiques and shops that carry Soul Flower) is now being printed on 100% recycled papers! Our new paper is 100% post consumer recycled and approved by the FSC (Forest Steward Council). We have worked with our current printer for a few years now and have always been very impressed with their eco friendly practices throughout their facility. We are especially proud to be their first catalog printing on 100% post consumer recycled paper using eco-friendly soy-based inks.

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Behind-the-Scenes: Sunnyside Gardens

Our recent Spring/Summer shoot took us and our model PK to Sunnyside Gardens in Minneapolis. This place has been around since 1935 – it’s the perfect combination of plants, planters, starters, gardening supplies and a grow-your-own attitude.Take a look at our behind the scenes photos and enjoy the vibe of this cool Minnesota tradition! A huge thanks to PK for bringing her beauty and energy to this photoshoot!

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2018 Full Moons – May

As the sun fades away and the full moon illuminates the sky, take a moment to recharge and open your soul. This month’s moon ushers in the beginning of summer! That means longer days, shorter nights, and more time with your best buds!
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Peace Sign Gift – 10 Peace Symbol Gift Ideas

Are you looking for unique, hand-crafted peace sign gifts for that peaceful soul in your life? Here at Soul Flower, we create funky organic items and eco-friendly clothing with a message of Peace and Love always! We use sustainable and organic materials in all of our products. We hope we can help you find the perfect peace sign gifts! In the words of Jimi Hendrix, “When the power of Love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” Keep spreading the peaceful vibes buds and take a look at some of our favorite Soul Flower products that feature a peace symbol or help spread a message of peace!

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An Ethical Wardrobe in 3 Steps – Sustainable Fashion

Here at Soul Flower, we go all-in on our clothing being earth-friendly and ethically made. We believe that what you wear and how you shape your wardrobe and style can have a huge positive impact on your life. For those of us striving to practice what we preach and live in closer alignment to our deeply-held values and beliefs, crafting an ethical wardrobe is important.

Yes, shopping can be super fun… as long as you end up with items you love and wear all the time! If you want to feel better about what you buy and make less of an impact on the earth and all the people involved, read on. You can make better choices next time you’re about to buy a new item of clothing by considering a few things. Here is a step-by-step guide to buying with purpose and creating an ethical wardrobe!

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Outtakes: Heart & Soul Style

Hey Buds, We had some interesting (and always fun) moments during our photoshoots for the release of our new Heart & Soul Collection. We always seem to capture a few of those behind-the-scene photo moments – like a visit from a cute puppy to a dancing to an unexpected song choice to a funny side joke! Hope you enjoy these behind the scenes shots as much as we enjoyed taking them ✌️❤️😌 ~Team Photo at Soul Flower

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2018 Full Moons – April

April’s full moon is named after the willow tree. The willow grows best when there’s lots of rain (April showers!) and is associated with healing, growth, and protection. We hope spring is ramping up where you are. Enjoy the sunshine and the glow from this month’s full moon!
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Free Earth Day Coloring Page

Sunday, April 22, 2018 is Earth Day. To celebrate, here’s a free Earth Day coloring page you can print out and color in: good for adults or kids! Bonus points if you print on the back side of a recycled piece of paper 😉

Free Earth Day Coloring Page

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5 Tips to Green Up Your Laundry

Here’s some news that’ll brighten your day: you have the power to reduce the environmental impact of ALL your clothes, even if they’re not eco-friendly! Choosing sustainably-made garments made of fibers like organic cotton or recycled polyester is a great start. But did you know that laundering is still the largest contributor to a piece of clothing’s overall greenhouse gas footprint? Consider the total life cycle of a garment: the raw materials, manufacturing, shipping, to your at-home wear and care and ultimate disposal. What you practice at home accounts for 40-80% of the garment’s total emissions. You can make a huge difference and green up your laundry practices!

Here are some eye-opening facts and tips to help you green up your laundry and make a difference in your at-home garment care.

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Recycled Polyester Fabric

Polyester is the most common fabric in fashion today. The problem is, typical polyester is made from non-renewable petroleum and it’s energy-intensive to produce. But recycled polyester is fabric harvested from plastic that has been recycled, like plastic water and beverage bottles. The recycled polyester fabric process takes plastic bottles, cleans them, makes pellets of the recycled plastic and then melts it all into new thread. That thread is then knitted into fabric. There are many benefits to using recycled polyester we want to tell you about…

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Photoshoot at Hymie’s Records

10 Questions for Hymie’s Vintage Record Store

Laura (co-owner of Hymie’s) recently welcomed Soul Flower into Hymie’s Record Store, located off Lake Street in the Longfellow neighborhood of South Minneapolis. Hymie’s was once described by Rolling Stone as “a classic, overstuffed mom-and-pop used-vinyl haven”  and we were so excited to to have it as a backdrop for our Heart & Soul Collection! We took the opportunity to ask Laura about herself, Hymie’s, and of course music.

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Why Organic Cotton is Better – Organic Cotton Facts

There are many reasons why organic cotton is better than conventional cotton. Organic cotton uses only non-genetically modified seeds and is grown without using toxic synthetic chemicals, pesticides, or fertilizers. Organic cotton production reduces human, animal, and environmental impact. Organic cotton must be independently certified in order to be called organic. Let us show you the reasons why organic cotton is better!

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2018 Full Moons – March

Inspiration for the two full moons in March hints at the quickly-approaching spring season. Can you believe winter will soon be over?! The Spring Equinox lands on March 20, mid way between the two full moons. The equinox is a time of balance and equilibrium, and spring is a time for fresh beginnings and growth. Take some time to meditate on the changing of the seasons. Notice the little things that fill your heart with gratitude. Keep an eye on the sky and don’t let time pass you by without participating fully in your life. Hello, March!
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Such a Winter’s Day

My daughter Siera and I did a mini photoshoot a few weeks ago at Greenwood Park and Salisbury House neighborhood in Des Moines. We had planned the shoot for the last week in 2017 but the subzero weather kept us inside for weeks. So on the first day that is popped above 10 degrees, we headed out for a walk in the park. I have to say, Siera was a trooper, considering how cold it was to be wearing tank tops and short sleeves! Enjoy the photos (our dog Ziggy makes a guest appearance) and more of these products will be on our website in the coming weeks!! ~Peggy

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Hemp Clothing Benefits – A Sustainable Choice!

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Soul Flower is an earth loving clothing company that focuses on eco-friendly fibers and sustainability. We use a lot of eco-friendly fabrics, be we especially love using hemp fabric for our clothing. What is it we love about hemp fabric? The benefits of using hemp fabric in clothing are ahhhh-mazing… We love hemp because it’s a sustainable fiber that revives soil and requires no herbicides, pesticides, or fungicides to grow. We love hemp because it is efficient, durable, and long lasting. We love hemp because it is soft and comfortable. We love it so much, we created this list of six hemp clothing benefits to tell you about unbelievable qualities of the hemp plant and how well it works in fabrics! Read on to find out the benefits of hemp clothing and all the other amazing qualities of hemp.

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How to Activate Your Chakras

How to Activate Your ChakrasChakras are areas of energy in the body that run through your center from the base of your spine to the top of your head. The word “chakra” (prounounced “CHOCK-rah”) is Sanskrit, meaning “wheel”, which refers to the spinning energy in each one. Each chakra has its own symbolism and each affects different aspects of your being: physical, mental, and spiritual. The energy of a chakra can be low, high, or anywhere it between – it exists on a spectrum – but a chakra is never fully “closed.” The chakras work best when balanced. Keeping that in mind, you can work to activate your chakras one at a time, starting with where you feel needs attention. If you’re unsure where to start, try taking a chakra balancing quiz online or just starting at the foundation (Root chakra) and work your way up. (more…)

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Goals Guide for 2018

Hey Buds! We know that many of you enjoy filling your schedule up with everything you can do on any given day. We thought it might be helpful to take a few minutes and realign your intentions with small, more reachable steps for the new year.

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2018 Full Moons – January

January 1st brings the first full moon of the year. The full moon is said to be a time of heightened energy all around, and a good time to harness that energy to find clarity about what you want in your life. Some see the full moon as a time to harvest the fruits of your past labors; a time of peak manifestation and abundance. The fullness of the moon is fleeting, though, and marks the turning point between waxing and waning. From now until the New Moon, turn your attention inward instead of out.

In 2018, we’ll be sharing monthly moon inspiration.

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How to Wear a Thick Headband – Boho Headbands

Are you looking for how to wear a thick headband? Our headbands are comfy, boho, washable, eco-friendly, but above all — versatile. Collect ’em all, because our Boho Headbands can be worn so many ways, you’ll never be bored! Made from 50% organic cotton and 50% recycled plastic (from recycled beverage bottles). Dyed with low impact dyes, sewn in the USA, and screenprinted in Minnesota with hand made original art. What could be better?! Here are 6 Ways to Wear Thick Headbands- all looks featuring our Soul Flower Boho Headbands.

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#soulflowerbuds: Autumn 2017

Hey Buds,
It’s just another post to say we love your style and how much you share images with us! Thanks for all the tagging on social, here are some of our favorite #soulflowerbuds photos from the last month (October and November 2017). Check out instagram for more soul flower photos and thanks again, we love you!
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Soul Flower

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Thanksgiving Coloring Page – Grateful Coloring Page

Slow down and take a little time to recognize your blessings. What are you grateful for? Print out this free Thanksgiving coloring page and let your mind meditate on all the good things in your life. Or use it for a family activity for Thanksgiving – or any day really – it is always a good idea to remember what you are grateful for! (more…)

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Ethical Holiday Shopping

Of all the retailers scrambling for your attention this holiday shopping season, who do you feel good about buying from? What if this year, you aligned your gift-buying with your values– by supporting socially responsible and sustainable brands (like ethical clothing brands) that have a mission beyond profit. By purchasing ethically made clothing like Soul Flower you are showing you care about the planet by spending your money in a way that matters!

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Soul Flower Team: Meet Selene Part 2

We had so much fun with our first Selene photoshoot, we decided to do a second round featuring one of her favorite hobbies: Hula Hooping. And with one last bit of summer sun, we got outside for a little fall hooping at a nearby nature reserve. Read on to see some of the fun photos we captured on this beautiful early autumn day… Thanks Selene for lending us your hooping skills and beautiful smile.

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Peace, Love and Positivity: Quotes From October

Hey Buds,
We posted lots of positive quotes and imagery on our social accounts during the month of October. Take a look and join our social (facebook page and Instagram) for more peace, love & positivity. (And you need to check out the art on our threads too — a lot of it was used to create these very graphics) to see lots more of these types of posts throughout the year. Peace, Love & Positivity,
Your Buds

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Chills & Thrills for Halloween Night

Happy Halloween, Buds! Halloween lands on this terrifying Tuesday and if you’re like me, you celebrated all weekend long. Now that it’s back to the work week & back to the budget, here are a few ideas for cheap thrills while you chill at home on the 31st.

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Which is the Best Bralette for Me?

Our organic cotton bralettes are the best bralettes! Really, they are some of our bestsellers in the shop and they are so comfy. No underwires. No metal adjustments. Just simple organic cotton bra goodness! We have multiple styles and they’re all comfy and versatile – if you’re wondering what’s best bralette for you… read on.

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Scary Fast Fashion Facts – Stop Fast Fashion

It’s Halloween month, which means it’s the best time of year to revel in all things spooky! Most of it is fun, but this post is a little more sobering. We have compiled a few fast fashion facts to keep you scared year ’round! We hope tehse fast fashion facts will help you learn a little bit about the sad effects of fast fashion and work to stop fast fashion in your own closet.

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#soulflowerbuds Customer Love!

Dear Buds,
Thank you for tagging us in your photos! Here are some of our favorite social shares in the last month – we love the love and hope you keep taking such amazing photos. Tag us @soulflowerbuds anytime!
✌💗📷
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DIY Hippie Outfit Ideas – Hippie Outfits for Every Day

Our hippie outfit ideas are perfect for year round! Really buds, you don’t need Halloween to dress up as a hippie – just choose a hippie outfit any day of the year to spread vibes of peace, love and hippy-ness! It all starts witha  look through your own closet of funky threads and pull together a DIY hippie outift. So what’s the difference between one of these hippie outfits and a regular day outfit? Really nothing (except your state of mind)! Dressing like a hippie is cool every day. So think of these less like DIY  hippie costumes and more like every day DIY hippie outfits and have fun finding some cool hippie threads!

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DIY Tie-Dye Party

We have had a few customers ask us whether Soul Flower’s white organic cotton t-shirts and white organic cotton blended fabrics can be dyed. It seems like they could be, so just for fun, we decided to put it to the test – a perfect excuse for a DIY Tie-Dye Party! Our crew gathered for a Happy Hour/Tie Dye Party right in Soul Flower’s parking lot. Most of us hadn’t tie-dyed anything before, but that didn’t stop us from experimenting and trying something new! Here is a look at what can happen when you combine a creative bunch of folks with happy hour, some white clothing, and colorful, funky dyes…
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Gifts for Tree Lovers – Tree Themed Gifts

Are you looking for unique, hand-crafted gifts for a tree lover in your life? Here at Soul Flower, we create funky organic items and eco-friendly clothing with Mother Earth in mind. We use sustainable and organic materials always. And we cater to tree-hugging earth lovers … so if you are searching the internet for a crunchy, organic baby gift for a that new natural mama… or looking to find a nature lover’s t-shirt for that relative who would just rather be camping… we’ve got you covered! We will help you find perfect eco-friendly gifts for tree lovers in your life. Take a look at our top tree themed gifts from Soul Flower and some of our other favorite sites.

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Top 6 Picks For Your Boho Soul

Our latest photoshoot at the Soul Flower Studios was with our bud Jean. Her adventurous boho looks first caught our attention on Instagram (@jeanqueenn). When we met her, we understood why –  she is a true free-spirited boho soul who was destined to wear Soul Flower! Here are her top 6 Soul Flower picks (and our favorite photos from the shoot).

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#soulflowerbuds Your Photos!

Hey Buds, Our customers are a huge part of who we are – we love how you spread the Soul Flower vibe wherever you go, including online. Keep sharing your photos on social media – we would love to feature you in our blog in the future! Tag your photos with #soulflowerbuds or tag us in the photo! Here are a few of your most recent photos!

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5 Reasons to Shop Unique Eco Friendly Threads

One-of-a-Kind threads for the One-of-a-Kind you!

Hey Buds! In our shop, we carry a variety of eco-friendly, organic, and fair trade clothing items and accessories. And you’ll notice that some of these items are marked “Each One Unique”. This means that every individual product is different from the next. Cool, right?! Here are FIVE insane reasons why owning our unique threads are not only awesome but even more eco than you might think!!

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#soulflowerbuds Our Buds’ Style!

Hey Buds, Have we told you lately how cool and awesome you are? Well you are! We see you wearing our Soul Flower threads and want to take a minute to show off YOUR style! So here are a few recent Instagram posts from you, our buds. Keep on posting buds, you can tag us at #soulflowerbuds and if we love what we see, watch for a mention here on our blog.

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Soul Flower Team: Meet Selene

Soul Flower’s latest mini shoot features our very own Selene, rocking the outfit of the week and showing off a few of her flow skills. Selene is a part of our warehouse crew. She picks & packs orders, is our go-to for onsite sewing, and recently accepted the invite to do in-house modeling. Scroll on to read a quick Q & A with Selene and view more photos from our mini shoot!

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Gifts for Elephant Lovers – 12 Elephant Lovers Gifts

Elephants are a symbol of great strength, gentleness and knowledge. They are among the most intelligent of creatures on our planet! Here at Soul Flower, we often look at elephants as a source of inspiration in our designs, our artwork and for the gifts we carry in our online shop. The elephant theme runs throughout our elephant clothing collection and jewelry line. Take a look at some clothing and gifts for elephant lovers – and that will remind elephant lovers everywhere to stay STRONG and KIND always.
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August 21st Solar Eclipse: Remember to look up!

On Monday, August 21, 2017 all of North America will experience a solar eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon lines up just right between the earth and the sun and blocks the sun, creating a temporary shadow on the surface of the earth. There are only 2 total solar eclipses every 3 years that happen somewhere around the globe. The last time the States saw a total eclipse was 38 years ago in 1979!

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Hand Painted Fashion

Meet Marthe Mekuria, she’s a Los Angeles based Singer Songwriter and all around creative person from Amsterdam, Holland. Marthe creates abstract mixed medium art on canvas as well as water resistant art designs on clothing.

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5 Ways to Start Fresh for Back-to-School Season

It’s time for back-to-school! All the hype around kids going back to school, buying new school supplies, getting back into a routine, the wonders of learning… it’s a good time of year to rewrite your story. New school year = new you. Even if you’re not in school, you’re still a student of life! Let’s tap into these buzzing new-school-year vibes and channel them into our own real-world adult lives.

Here are 5 ways to start fresh:

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Positive Quotes (Inspiration, Move Me Brightly!)

Here at Soul Flower, we find inspiration in the simplicity of everyday life – in nature and in music, in free-spirited adventures and in like-minded souls. A lot of our inspiration comes from positive messages and positive quotes  and we love to share those messages. Take a look at all these cool positive graphics our awesome designers have created. Then pin, post, share – just to keep the positive vibes going buds! Follow our facebook page and Instagram for more of these beauties. (Also check out the art on our threads too — a lot of it was used to create these very graphics)

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Flowy Pants and our New Flow Collection

Our bud Leah over at StyleWise Blog recently did a little review for us on our newest flowy pants and ruched skirt. Our latest Flow Collection features these flowy hippie pants and ruched skirt as well as a drapey cardigan. These are fairly made organic pieces are comfortable, super soft and feature hand-drawn artwork. They are perfect for layering, mixing and matching. Read on the hear what Leah thought and see more of our newest flow collection, including bohemian pants.

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Were You At Woodstock?

Our bud Burnell at Raven’s Wing Studio recently stayed in Woodstock NY and experienced everything from tie-dye, new age shops and bookstores, organic produce, hip restaurants, and a weekend flea market to a guitar expedition and a community drum circle. This is a trip any hippie would appreciate!

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Hippie Flower Crown- DIY Flower Crown Headband

Flower crowns are retro, romantic and full of those hippie vibes we love at Soul Flower. We especially love the hippie flower crown, reminiscent of the 60’s summer of love. Whether you’re spending a day around the house, heading to a party, or on your way to a festival, a hippie flower crown is a simple, natural, and unique accent to any free spirit’s summer wardrobe. Read on to learn how to make your own DIY flower crown headband and let your hippie soul shine! (more…)

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Good Vibes Photoshoot – Ben Spellman

Our latest good vibes photoshoot shows off our new men’s line and features our favorite yoga instructor Ben Spellman. It takes about 30 seconds with Ben to understand why his nickname is Good Vibes – he is all about living in the moment and loving life. If you are ever find yourself in Des Moines, be sure to try one of his yoga classes — you will leave with new friends, a smile on your face and goodness in your heart. We hope you love this preview of our new men’s items, coming in the next few months… and thanks Ben for bringing your good vibes to Soul Flower ~ Peace Buds!

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Best T Shirt Dress for Summer

It’s summertime, so break out the flips flops, straw beach bags, SPF and your favorite dresses! We think the best t shirt dress for summer is our organic t shirt dress with pockets. Here is a recent review from our bud Rachael of Rachael’s Journal. See what she has to say about one of the best t shirt dresses around and see how she styled it…

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How to Be a Wandering Soul: A Ten Step Program

Hey Buds! Hannah here. I just recently came home from Norway and all of my friends immediately started to ask me where I will go next. Being a wandering soul is just part of who I am, so if anyone wants to catch the wanderlust bug, here are some not-so-obvious steps in the right direction! Hope you enjoy!

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USA Made Clothing from Soul Flower

We recently read that 98 percent of clothing purchased in the United States is imported. Really. Only about 2% of the apparel sold here in the United States is actually made in America! That is shocking, especially since most of our Soul Flower brand is made right here in the USA! Our USA made clothing is simply better for the environment and the people around you. Read on to find out more on why we produce USA made clothing for our brand…
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International Yoga Day: Make Every Day Yoga Day!

International Yoga day is June 21st – a day dedicated to raising awareness about the benefits of practicing yoga world wide. For many of us, every day is yoga day! We have integrated philosophies and concepts from our yoga practices into our everyday lives. So for international yoga day, we like the idea of sharing a bit about how we practice YOGA EVERY DAY – and most of our practice doesn’t involve a yoga mat.

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