Our Obsession w/ Glassybaby

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If you’ve been following us on Instagram lately, then you may have noticed a series of photos featuring handblown glass candle votives. One friend of mine even asked me if I had become Glassybaby’s latest spokesperson because they have made so many appearances on my feed. Nope! I just think they are extremely gorgeous and pretty. Every time I see a collection of them, I feel inclined to take a photo. Earlier this year, I mentioned that I had become obsessed with having candles in my home so it’s not totally surprising that they were the gateway to Glassybaby. I’ve actually known about the brand for a few years as they are originally from my hometown of Seattle and I had had a few girlfriends (Jennie – in particular!) who has been collecting and decorating her condo with them for years.

I kept visiting their Stanford Shopping Center location this year and each time I would pick out my favorites and of course, snap a photo while I was there. It didn’t take long though until Glassybaby started noticing some of my photos on Instagram and I was contacted by Alyssa (an employee of the company) who invited me to Berkeley to meet with her and visit their studio and hot shop. #goals.

The space was absolutely beautiful! Having done some event planning prior to recruiting, event spaces are something that I have managed to develop crushes on and this was one of those spaces. There was so much natural lighting and open space not to mention you can watch the Glassybabys being made right in front of you. It was a pretty cool experience to witness and we’re so glad that Alyssa gave us the opportunity!

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Every day the hot shop focuses on 6 different Glassybaby’s to make. Spoiler Alert! They let me take home Bay Lights that day and I’ve been keeping it lit ever since.

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The entire space

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We couldn’t take our eyes off of these summer colors!

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How each Glassybaby gets their color

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Normally how the Glassbabys are displayed in most of their shops.

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Where Alyssa and I sat down to have a chat about all things Glassybaby, work life, the Bay Area, and of course Seattle! I wish this looked like my work space every day!

With every Glassybaby that is purchased, 10% is donated directly to the Glassybaby white light fund in order to provide both financial and emotional support as needed. We’ve got one under our belt for now, but it won’t be long until we start expanding the collection!

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