WAKE ME UP WHEN SEPTEMBER BEGINS

Happy September 1st, fellow witches! Our favorite season has begun to land – filled with crisp, cool air, delicacies of apples and hot tea, and last but not least – sweater weather. Here in the mountains of Virginia, we’ve been sweating through a humid, boisterous Summer and we’re more than ready to indulge in the […]

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First Look ~ Summer Escapes ’21

Summer Escapes is our late summer mini collection inspired by far off destinations, dreamy escapes, and hot summer days full of flowers, sunsets, and sweaty nights. Summer Escapes is composed of two drops, one with cascading necklace sets and dreamy earring stacks and the other with new jewels of Moonstone, golden huggies, and gold beaded […]

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Meet the MB TEAM: KATHERINE MANLEY

If you’ve sent over an email to our customer service line, or attended a show in the last year – you’ve probably met our Assistant Director of Operations, Katherine! In universal synchronicity and ideal timing, Hannah and John walked into a small jewelry shop in Downtown Winchester in the Fall of 2019. Katherine was working […]

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DIY: Embroidery Hoop – Christmas Wreath or Ornament

Embroidery hoops are most commonly used to hold a fabric in place while you hand stitch a desired embroidery pattern.  Beyond this, they can be used in many different fun crafts!  We will be using embroidery hoops to make either a large Christmas wreath or a small ornament, the choice is yours! Step 1: Pick […]

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Nesting in November

There’s a big focus on Spring Cleaning each year—you’re supposed to rid your home, and your life, of anything and everything that’s taking up too much space. While I love, love, love me a good purge, what I really adore is organizing and cherishing the things that do bring me joy. There is a special […]

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6 Ways to Celebrate Samhain This Year

Samhain is an ancient pagan tradition that has been celebrated for centuries. Meaning “Summer’s End” and pronounced “saah-ween,” Samhain is recognized at the end of harvest and the start of the coldest half of the year. For many, it’s the beginning of the spiritual new year—a time to focus on mourning and communicating with the […]

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Consuming Cannabis with Intention

We all consume cannabis in different ways and for different reasons, but one thing should remain the same: We’re consuming this magical plant with mindful intention.  If I had to choose, I’d say I most prefer smoking joints. They’re classic, easy, and I don’t know about you, but there’s nothing quite like sitting down after […]

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DROP SOME ACID (INTO YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE)

When you think of exfoliation, what comes to mind first? Probably scrubbing a gritty product into your skin to physically remove the top layer of your skin. The skin on your face is so delicate, and most of the time, physical exfoliants aren’t gentle enough and can even create micro tears on your face. Chemical […]

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EMBRACE THE HEALING POWERS OF THE OCEAN—FROM ANYWHERE

I’m an advocate for therapy and have been since I first started seeing a mental health professional when I was sixteen. I personally suffer from several mental health disorders, and one of the very first grounding techniques I learned in therapy all those years ago was guided imagery. Essentially, this technique allows your senses to […]

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HOW TO: GROW YOUR OWN LUSH GARDEN

Gardening is more than a hobby or a passion—it’s a way to connect with yourself, nature + embrace the diversity of life. Plants have always held such a special place in my heart and soul. It’s a truly incredible experience to plant a seed in the cold, hard ground and watch it silently grow into […]

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MEET THE DESIGNER: HANNAH SKEDSVOLD

I met Hannah while interviewing for my current position as Malabella’s Virtual Marketing Intern just 6 weeks ago—which doesn’t feel possible because she’s the kind of person who makes you feel like you’ve known each other forever. The amount of thought, love, and pure intention she puts into everything she touches—whether it be a piece […]

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