18.4.11

Dream Catching






We certainly ate our way around Bali, but I managed a healthy dose of shopping too. The 'heart flutter' I mention in my blog introduction was in full force last week when I found the hand woven dream catcher above. I spotted a smaller one in a beautiful shop display and ended up getting vague directions to find 'Bananas Batik'. Off I went - I walked, asked a second shop owner, and walked some more. Finally, the sixth shop owner knew exactly where Bananas Batik was. And there she was - in the upstairs workshop, amongst about 40 other individually designed dream catchers. It was a tough choice, but I'm happy with the yellow beauty that now hangs on the wall. Back to the previously mentioned shop, Jewel Rocks - this is definitely a store to visit, above are photos of their eclectic displays and my new little collection - perfect gifts for people back home. Visit Bananas Batik / Jalan Raya Seminyak 17A Bali-Indonesia

7 comments:

  1. the dream catcher is indeed gorgeous,... all that lovely lemon yellow,.... you should have bought a bunch of them back! pjx

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  2. Oooo this makes me really want to go to Bali!
    Good to have you back though Bra
    xxx

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  3. LOVE the dream catcher! What a score!!

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  4. Such beautiful and inspiring shots. Sounds like an idyllic getaway!

    Oh man, I LOVED Paper Giants. I wish it would go on, I loved it so much. Asher Keddie was perfection. Now I'm going to dive into my wardrobe for some 70s inspired lovin'.

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  5. Your images of Bali are so inspirational, I'm loving your finds and im already dreaming of my trip..... without the kids! Thank you!

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  6. Thank you for the Bali tips. I'm off there in June for a writing course and it's been decades since I was there last!! Love your dream catcher...such beautiful colour and texture and interesting 'bits' :)

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  7. Hey B - I just LOVE the dream catcher! Lize

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