Our Summer Salon was full of shared stories about the power of letting go. It was great, then, to be able to offer attendees a way to embody that release through a sparky gesture. (Plus, the exhibition surrounding us was entitled Embody.)
I immediately purchased approximately 100000 of them. It took a bit of finagling and a few false starts (Of demos, don't worry. No wishes were harmed in our attempts)
But when we did figure it out? Magical.
Sky lanterns, those incredibly beautiful and incredibly big beasts made popular on Thai beaches and wedding blogs, were recently banned in Illinois due to fire hazard. We had a moment of worrying we'd set off the sprinklers but, rest assured, these are wee in comparison.