In this episode I chat with Justina Blakeney, founder of the Jungalow. We talk about about fearless creativity, why working your ass off is the secret to a successful business, and how to use failure + rejection to propel you forward in life.
Justina Blakeney is a designer, artist, and New York Times best-selling author of The New Bohemians and The New Bohemians Handbook. With a passion for color, pattern and plants, Justina and her design blog, Jungalow®, have quickly become the go-to sources for bohemian design inspiration. For Justina, decorating is about feeling free, having fun and getting a little bit wild.
As one of the leading design personalities on the web, Justina has over two million followers online and has been named a top designer to follow on Instagram by Harper’s Bazaar, New York Magazine and Lonny magazine.
Justina's eponymous label, Justina Blakeney Home™,includes a wide range of lifestyle and home products including furniture, case goods, rugs, pillows, wallpaper, bedding and stationery.
Justina lives in Los Angeles with her husband Jason, young daughter Ida, kitty Luda and 52 houseplants.
Her words to describe Plum Blossom, which also perfectly describe how she brings her gifts into the world:
Sweet, delicate + joyful.