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Meet Val & Stone

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This month we were lucky to steal some time from the gorgeous Renee, designer and creator of Val & Stone. We had so many questions to ask Renee and I am sure you will have a few after reading this. Feel free to leave any questions bellow. Enjoy x Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you came to start Val & Stone It all started when I was living in Bondi after arriving home from my 2-year travels around the UK & Europe. With hardly any money left in the bank account I started making little gifts for friends and family instead of buying them. After making a necklace for a friend, she happened to wear it to work one evening and to my surprise got 3 orders for me from complete strangers. It was from that day I thought, maybe I should turn my hobby into a career. Not long after that I moved up to Byron Bay and...

Meet Sonia Orts

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SONIA ORTS BOTANICAL ALCHEMY  We had the opportunity to catch up with Sonia Orts and ask her some questions about herself and her business, Sonia Orts Botanical Alchemy.  Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you came to start Sonia Orts Botanical Alchemy I have always been Mademoiselle Parfum (Miss Perfume)— I went to a French school. My favourite hobby was to guess the perfume that others wore. I never bought the same perfume twice as there were too many new scents to be discovered, too many stories to be unveiled. But I always felt that something was missing in mainstream perfumes. In addition, in my late teens I was working as a fashion model, and as a consequence of having to wear heavy makeup regularly, and living the lifestyle of a model, my skin suffered badly. ...