Have you heard the expression “Modern Nomads”? Modern Nomads are those who freely wander the world, never quite putting down roots in one city or country. They absorb the culture around them and are more interested in collecting experiences than “stuff”. It’s a romantic lifestyle for some that is, of course, not practical for most of us! The good news is that you don’t have to endlessly travel the world to possess the spirit of a modern nomad and to adopt a global approach to your personal style. There are many companies that offer products that appeal to wayfaring hearts and the Modern Nomad spirit that lives in all of us.
Raven+Lily is a globally inspired lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering women through design. Each of their products is eco-friendly and fair-trade. From jewelry and clothing to home décor, each piece reflects the romance of a well-traveled, thoughtful lifestyle. Most importantly, each of these pieces creates sustainable employment opportunities for marginalized women from Ethiopia, India, Cambodia, Kenya and USA to help alleviate poverty among them. We are extremely proud to partner with a company that not only has a great, global design aesthetic, but also works to be a lifestyle brand that empowers women’s lives around the world! Learn more about how your Raven+Lily stencil purchases help us contribute to their mission on A Stencil Collection Designed to Make a Difference.
As we all know, interior design is highly influenced by fashion. So, when we first previewed the universally appealing motifs found in Raven+Lily’s 2014 Fall Collection, we couldn’t wait to create some gorgeous new stencil patterns from it for the Raven+Lily Designer Stencil Collection. Each new stencil pattern features fresh, modern motifs that pulse with soulful style.
The Uzma Circles Stencil is named after one of the many women artisans that benefit from Raven+Lily’s employment opportunities in India. Inspired from an eye-catching design on a Raven+Lily journal, this stencil pattern can bring playful glamour to any room. You can glitz it up by stenciling ot with Antique Gold Stencil Creme or make it more playful by using a rainbow of Chalk Paint® colors.
The Asmir Triangles Stencil is an edgy design that is offered sizes for both furniture and wall stencil projects. Stunningly simple, it has a slightly dimensional look and offers SO many possibilities: alternate the colors of the rows, or stencil some of the solid triangles randomly bright, contrasting colors and you have a unique, designer wall!
Looking for a more feminine tribal design? Our Anisa Embroidery Damask Stencil might just be the perfect pattern for you. Whether you choose to stencil it in tone-on-tone shades or contrasting colors, this pattern is sure to stand out. It comes in sizes perfect for use on both walls as well as furniture and craft projects. Celebrate the spirit of the modern nomad by being adventurous!
The trick to creating the fresh and simple look of the modern nomad style is to mix and match patterns. Our Stencil-Styled Raven+Lily’s Flagship Store blog post and other projects show you how we created a similar modern, worldly charm that can be replicated. Notice how a mix of stencil patterns keeps the decor looking fresh every time you see it!
Be sure to check out this quick Youtube video to learn more about our Raven + Lily Designer Stencil Collection.
Which of these gorgeous new patterns will you make yours? Tell us in your comments below.
We cannot wait to see what you create with our stencils! Email them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, won’t you?