Sunflower Sunshine

Sunflowers. The cheerful symbol of nature’s purity and wholesome goodness. With their exuberant beauty, sunflowers are among the most enthusiastic and steadfast blossoms, standing tall in the fields as they turn their faces gracefully toward the sun. Delivering a positive message of renewal and strength. Regal and awe-inspiring, yet down to earth. Connect with the beautiful and beneficial properties of the Sunflower to inspire optimism and light, and to nourish and vitalize the mind, body, spirit, heart and home this Summer. #sunflowerlove.


White & Elm Sunflower Deep Pore Cleansing Oil, This simple beauty oil ritual is a great way to end the day this season. Gently massage a quarter-sized amount onto slightly damp face for 30 seconds to 2 minutes allowing the cleanser to deeply penetrate pores. With a warm cloth gently steam face until cloth cools. Then wipe away for a smooth clean face. Leaves skin dewy with a hint of aroma from calming Neroli, Chamomile & Lavender. From White & Elm -an eco artisanal line that is cruelty free, vegan, organic, plant-powered, and handcrafted in small batches in Colorado. Made with 8 ingredients -the superstar ingredients being Sunflower & Avocado Oils, this powerful organic cleanser can be used on all skin types. #lessismore


Kiehl’s Sunflower Color Preserving Deep Recovery Pak, A silicone and paraben-free hair mask infused with nutrient-enriched conditioning Sunflower Oil, a fortifying blend of Vitamins and a UV-protective filter. Helps repair hair by restoring moisture, and extends color vibrancy and prevents future damage from environmental stresses and other external abuses. Providing an extra boost of healthy shine and radiance! Founded as a family owned apothecary in New York’s East Village more than 160 years ago, Kiehl’s products blend the herbal, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic knowledge that’s been passed down through generations. Always formulated with sensitive skin in mind, Kiehl’s nourishing skin, hair, and body care collections use the optimal concentration of botanical extracts mixed with minimal preservatives to restore the look, feel, and health of your skin. #smellslikesunshine


Woodstock Farms Organic Raw Sunflower Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, a native plant to North America, has become a staple to cultures worldwide. Despite their small size, Sunflower Seeds are a dense source of vitamins and minerals and essential oils. Not only are they a great snack -appetizing in their own right, they also lend a little crunch to salad, soup, yogurt, or oatmeal. Sunflower Seeds offer several extraordinary health benefits that include: vitamin E to promote cardiovascular health, phytosterol to maintain healthy cholesterol levels, a potent source of magnesium for heart, muscles and healthy mood support, and selenium which is a powerful antioxidant. Be sure to choose organic and non-GMO-free seeds. #happyhealthysnacking


Once Again Organic Sunflower Seed Butter, Organically grown roasted Sunflower Seeds are milled smooth with organic Sunflower Oil… and that’s it! Once Again -organic and natural nut butter manufacturer, makes this popular  Organic Sunflower Seed Butter, which is a natural unsweetened, unsalted, peanut butter alternative that can be used in a variety of recipes ranging from breakfast to dessert. Wonderfully made organic Sunflower Seed Butter that satisfies. Simply delicious! #spreadintegrity


Jes MaHarry Sunflower Sculpture, Jewelry artisan Jes MaHarry and her husband, Patrick Henderson, created this glowing Sunflower of reclaimed metal and painted it on both sides so its artfulness shines from every angle. Beautifully constructed in the USA and signed by the artists. Exclusive to Sundance. Hung outside within view, this humble flower will swing and sway in the wind and be a day brightener for sure! #artisanalsunshine


Hudson Valley Seed Library Seeds, Velvet Queen Sunflower & Teddy Bear Sunflower Seeds -favorites from the Art PackHudson Valley Seed Library is an accessible, affordable source of regionally adapted seeds that are packaged in gift-quality seed packets, available individually and as seed collections. Each variety of seed packet features original artwork that celebrates the beauty and diversity of heirloom gardening varieties. Every year they commission diverse art works to put on their seed packets by issuing a public call for art, and then choose about twenty applicants to design and produce a unique work for a new variety. The Hudson Valley Seed Library helps farmers and gardeners to “understand where seeds come from, how they are grown, who grows them, and why seed saving is more important than ever.” #growyourown


Farmer’s Market Sunflowers, There’s no better way to start your weekend than to stop by the Farmers’ Market for locally grown fruits and vegetables, handmade bakery goods, artisan apothecary skincare, fresh honey, flowers and garden herbs. At these Markets expect to get the freshest produce, in fact, it is often just picked! In Summertime, Farmers Markets are overflowing with deliciousness, and Sunflowers! When you buy locally grown produce, consumers can connect directly with local farmers and support their hard work, and your dollars remain in your community. Farmers Markets help build the community, and they also help local farmers stay in business. Find locally grown produce anywhere in the country at Local Harvest #celebratelocallygrown


Sunflower Theme Wedding, There’s nothing quite as cheerful as the sunny blooms of Sunflowers. A beautiful choice for a Summer rustic country chic themed wedding. If you can plan your event near a field of sunflowers, then even better! They make such an unforgettable nature at its best setting for photos. These sturdy blooms represent not only happiness, but also loyalty, longevity, and warmth. Great symbol to grace your wedding day and carry in your bouquet! For inspiration see Floret -the flower farm of Erin Benzakein specializing in weddings and events using sustainably grown plant materials. #symbolicsweetness


The Sunflowers Are Mine: The Story of Van Gogh’s Masterpiece by Martin Bailey, Is the story of one of the world’s most iconic images. Martin Bailey -the leading UK specialist on Van Gogh, explains why Van Gogh painted a series of sunflower still lifes in Provence. He then explores the subsequent adventures of the seven pictures, and their influence on modern art. Through the Sunflowers, we gain fresh insights into Van Gogh’s life and his path to fame. Bailey conjectures convincingly about Van Gogh’s likely inspirations and influences and offers an extended explication of his techniques as well as the works themselves. Insightful, informative and engaging. #fascinatingfineartlore

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