Tuesday, November 26, 2013

tranquility du jour #299: photography 101

Welcome to the 299th edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today's show features Lara Blair on Photography 101.

Workshops + Retreats: Join moi for a tranquilologie experience. Immerse yourself in the study of tranquility with scents of lavender, lots of love, and dollops of sparkles thrown in. Below are a few options to whet your palate.
Tranquil Space Lifestyle E-course

* Thanksgiving Charity class at Tranquil Space in DC November 28 
* Tranquility Tour Tea at Tranquil Space in DC December 4 {FREE}
* Hip Hop Holiday Yoga at Tranquil Space in DC December 6
* Holiday Art Journaling at Tranquil Space in DC December 11

* Urban Retreat at Tranquil Space in DC January 11
* 7-week Creativity Circle at Tranquil Space in DC launches late January 
Art + Yoga in West Virgina April 25-27
* Art + Asana in Costa Rica with Mary Catherine Starr May 24-31
* Art, Yoga + Writing in Paris July 1-5 {a few spots left}

Recent Releases:
Tranquilologie: A DIY Guide to Everyday Tranquility: This formerly released e-course has been enhanced, revised, and turned into a hardcover 200-page full-color artsy limited edition book to serve up even more inspiration. Only 1000 copies printed and each will be signed and numbered with love (and a pink pen). This do-it-yourself field guide takes you from January through December with doses of inspiration covering eight topics–mindfulness, self-care, nesting, do-gooding, work, style, creativity, dreams–in a nouveau way each month. Browse now.

Also, now available in PDF format for your e-reader.

“This delightful guide is the recipe book for your best year ever, repeatable annually to give you a just about perfect life. It’s a treat to read and a glorious adventure to put into practice.”–Victoria Moran, author of Creating a Charmed Life

“What a tranquil reminder of how to create a beautiful life that is true to your soul. Kimberly covers it all with panache and deep love.” –Jennifer Louden, author of The Woman’s Comfort Book and The Life Organizer

 “Kimberly Wilson is like a seriously stylish good fairy who not only encourages you to live your best life but more importantly shows you how. Her enthusiasm for all facets of self-care is utterly infectious and every page of this book holds beautifully simple ideas every woman can incorporate into her daily life. I’m already planning my next Bed Day!” –Susannah Conway, author of This I Know: Notes on Unraveling the Heart

Tranquility du Jour Daybook: Long for a colorful, inspiring, art-filled planner focused on staying in touch with your week's most important tasks and your life's most important dreams? I’m over the moon to announce the enhanced version of your customized Tranquility du Jour Daybook shipping early December.

Now this 1-inch larger {8.5 x 8.5} hardcover beauty has double wire metal spiral binding plus subtle shifts and adds such as journal prompts, checklists on aligned pages, 20 inspiration pages for your creative efforts, dates and data to remember spreads, a mindfulness practice log, and more.  

Ooh la la, it’s a pink planner, lifestyle organizer, and wellness guide all in one. Use in collaboration with Tranquilologie while sipping tea and listening to French cafĂ© tunes. Browse now

Also, available in PDF form for printing and binding DIY style.

Featured Tranquilista:

  snapped by lara this summer
 snapped by lara this summer

Savvy Sources:
Website: ModernPrairieGirl.com
Seasonal online book club pick: Bonjour, Happiness
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TranquiliT is a line of layers in rayon made from organic bamboo and designed by moi with input by YOU. We sew locally and plant 150 trees monthly while also donating a portion of proceeds to Tranquil Space Foundation and Farm Sanctuary. We also offer vintage and reclaimed goodies because it doesn't get more eco than reusing. Peruse our fall collection lookbook and shop our upcoming 25% off sale using code GRATITUDE November 27-December 1.

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shelly said...

Kimberly is the daybook also limited or am i safe asking for this as a christmas gift ?happy thanksgiving!

kimberly wilson said...

dearest shelly, there are 250 being printed so you should be safe asking for it as a christmas gift. happy thanksgiving to you, love! x

Lola said...

i can't wait to get my planner for next year...i loved mine this year!! and i have to tell you that i simply adore the pic of you and your pooch...sooo adorable!

Joanna Schoff said...

I'm looking for the show notes from Lara Blair. She had a lot of cool things I wanted to check out!