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Shop with us this Thanksgiving weekend and win a sBlog postshopping spree!

Supporting your local small business is a super fun way to give back!   At a.ell atelier, we hope you feel the passion and authenticity that drive us.  Our goal is to provide quality, eco-friendly, sustainable products with excellent service. Your loyalty inspires us to continue innovating and designing ethical fashion. When you shop with us, you support our artists, our employees and their families, and our community. We are able to nurture our neighborhood ecosystem by donating to local organizations and helping budding artists get their work out there. Purchasing from local artists also allows us to lessen our environmental footprint. When you shop at a.ell atelier you help stimulate our Kauai economy, which keeps small businesses open within our community.  Who knew shopping with us had that much power?!

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3 Ways A ELL Atelier’s Uruguay Amethyst can bring more magic, creativity, and peace into your life.

3 Ways A ELL Atelier’s Uruguay Amethyst can bring more magic, creativity, and peace into your life. Uruguay Amethyst is a wonderful talisman for use in the creative arts. If you paint, draw, sculpt, write, or create in any way, keep a nice Amethyst crystal or crystal cluster in the area to focus and amplify the creative elements of Mother Nature. These special amethyst travelled far from one mine in Uruguay and has basked in the sunlight of Kauai carrying the island’s peaceful esence. Uruguay Amethyst is also a well known healer that has profound effects in balancing the body, mind, and spirit. If you are a little cranky, blocked, and mentally clumsy, try hanging out with a piece with...

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How to Bring Out Your Inner Van Gogh!

3 simple things to do to bring out your inner Van Gogh  1. Morning pages -  3 minutes of stream of consciousness writing in a journal helps to clear your mind and has been proven to jumpstart your artistic desires. 2. Drink lots of water - Research shows that drinking lots of water can not only release bodily toxins since it is  necessary for a healthy digestive system but also help to release blocks from feeling our inner spark of joy to create your own artistic expression. 3. Own a piece of beauty and art -  in your home to remind you that anything and everything is possible. Creativity knows no limits, you just need conducive examples to let those...

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How to Empower Women by What You Buy!

a. ell atelier promises to partner with designers who are eco-friendly conscious in their practices as well as make beautiful one of a kind pieces available to you in our Kauai and Portland boutiques online and in-store. This month we honor Jayna, owner and founder of Indie Ella. She is one of the forerunners in empowering women in India to gain skills and living wages by recreating and up-cycling preworn, 100% silk saris in the most safe, sustainable, and clean working environments. Indian women through lineages have been immersed in a rich culture full of beauty and colors, but also have been exploited and oppressed. Jayna in the past 2 decades has spent her life uplifting the living standards of these artisan women by giving...

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