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New Justina Blakeney Stationery, Calendars and Gift items are here!

When I was 28, I moved to New York City after living in Italy for seven years. The rhythms in New York were very intense, and basically a total 180 from what I had been used to in Italy (2 hour daily siesta anyone?). I learned very quickly that in order to make ends meet, […]

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Weekend botanicals and what they teach me

I like to walk slowly outside so that I can give my attention to small moments that bring me joy and inspiration, often having to so with plants and flowers. This weekend, I came across a handful of botanicals that made me smile and think. I took a small lesson from each one of these […]

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Single Line Drawings as Therapeutic Exercise

I was first introduced to the concept of the single line drawing through the artwork of my late Uncle Bert. He was a painter and a jewelry maker, and although he passed away before I was born, I’ve always feel close to him because I grew up surrounded by his artwork. His single line drawings […]

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Travelogue: Le Jardin Majorelle

I’m still going through all the photos from my trip to Morocco last month but today I wanted to share some of my favorite snaps from Le Jardin Majorelle–one of my all time favorite destinations. It’s a two and half acre botanical garden in Marrakech created by French artist, Jacques Majorelle in 1923 and features a striking […]

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What A Year! 2017 recap

2017 was quite a year, full of ups and downs, deaths and births, wins and losses. It always feels strange for me to have things personally going well when the state of the world is so dark and crazy. There is dissonance there but in a way motivates me even more in my work of […]

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Travelogue: Rabat, Morocco

Whew! It’s taken me a couple of weeks to get it together to write this post — I battled the flu and had to get through the holidays first–but I finally went through my photos from Morocco and I’m so excited to share some tidbits about my trip with you all. So first things first […]

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