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How to Set Your Perfect Summer Table

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Summer is just around the corner! The freshness of a new season always gets us thinking about the simple pleasures of life—spending looooooong afternoons with friends, backyard dining, summer fruits, and chilled wine (to name a few!).

How They Styled It: Our 5 Favorite Instagram Tags Right Now

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When we loving box up one of our handmade Rwandan bowls or Mexican pillows—we often daydream about what life’s like at their new home, whether you love them, and most excitingly how you’ve styled them! Well, wonder no more! Here are some real-life ways you’re styling our artisan goods and making them uniquely your own:

How to Hang A Bowl Wall

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Creating a stunning bowl wall can be intimidating so we’ve put together a few tips to help you get the spacing and style exactly as you’d like it.

Introducing, The Blush Collection

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With the freshness of spring, and just in time for Mother’s Day, we are *beyond* excited to share these very special pieces with you. From Rwanda to you, welcome to the Blush Collection.

We've Got Pillow Envy From These Real Life Customer Snaps

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These are bestsellers for a reason. Handwoven by female artisans in Southern Mexico, our Lumbar Pillows are inspired by their native tribe but designed to complement the modern...

The Blush Collection Art Installation

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So, we've kinda fallen in love with oversized walls and bowl sets! In celebration of Spring's arrival and Mother's Day (just around the corner), we've created our largest art installation to date, featuring...

We Asked Our Artisans in Rwanda What the Holidays Mean to Them...

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Here’s why the female artisans of Rwanda say the holidays are a time to be with family and friends, to reflect back on the past year, and to work towards their dreams

Our Guide to Choosing Which Bowl Is Right for You

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You know you want to buy a Local + Lejos handwoven bowl for your home, but seriously—which one should you choose!? Before you head into bowl overwhelm, we’ve created a simple 3-question guide to help you choose, regret-free.

Say Hello to Our 3 Newest Lumbar Pillows

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You asked for it, and here they are! Our most requested handmade…

The Real Impact Made From Every L+L Bowl Purchase

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  Our lives can get so busy (we’ve been feeling that a lot…

7 Ways To Use Our Zera Bowl So You Never Get Bored

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  Our best selling Zera Bowl is a piece that offers too many…

A Thank You From Rwanda

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Last week, we received a thank you from across that world that…

L+L In The Wild: How Real People Styled Our Products

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Have you ever wanted to take a peek inside other people homes…

Bedroom Essentials: How To Craft The Perfect Minimalist Bed

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So, you’re ready to begin crafting that magazine-worthy minimalist…

Our Guide to A Cozy Saturday

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After all the holiday travel and festivities, it’s not surprising…

Artisan Stories: The Extended Cut

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Local + Lejos was founded in 2015 with the goal of using business…

How to Spice Up Your Favorite Holiday Drink

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There might be a chill in the air, and maybe even snow on the…

Our Top 5 Questions Answered on Holiday Decorating with Bowls

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The Holidays are the perfect excuse to unleash your creative…

How to Style Our Handmade Ankole Cowhorn Candlesticks

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Our goal for everything we create with our artisan partners…

Our 4 New Products That’ll Last Longer Than the Holidays

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Trends and fashion are great but they can leave you feeling…

Meet the Artisan: Josephine Ngirababyeyi

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Many companies who work with artisans in far away places, like…

6 Things You Didn't Know About Our Mexican Textiles

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Making textiles is a long-time, age-old tradition in Teotitlán…

Inspirational Chat with The Shift Creative

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If this is the first time you've seen some work from The…

A Home with Intention: Michelle Solobay

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When you come across timeless, effortless design, you know…

How One Artisan is Changing a Community

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With each artisan collective that we partner with, there…

A New Kind of Pillow Talk

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When we launched the Catarina and Toluca Lumbar Pillows back…