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Story behind the print: Dancing In Positano

Beautiful Positano, on the bucket list of every girl heading off on a European summer full of adventure, sunshine and insta worthy locations. Upon an early arrival to Positano there was one thing on our mind…the beach. Positano is super famous for its picture perfect beach and after strolling down the cliff from our hotel,…

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Story behind the print: Dreamy Sahara

Morocco, 2018. Bryn and I spent almost a month here exploring this gorgeous country. During our travels, we took a 3 day Sahara Desert tour that was well and truly an experience to remember.  We finally made it to the Sahara’s sandy dunes after 12 hours of driving through the Atlas Mountains, small villages and…

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Story behind the print: Coconuts For You

Life in Bali, the ultimate way to end our two years abroad. An experience that changed our lives for the better, took us on the biggest self-improvement journey, taught us to look inward, to slow down, to gain perspective and gave us a creative environment to grow my (Leahs’) business into the creative studio it…

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Story behind the print: Blue City of Morocco

We spent a month travelling Morocco back in 2017 and it was just incredible. So incredible that the country inspired 3 of our art prints + a few more that are in the pipeline too. Let us set the scene…Picture stepping into a fairytale that’s entirely blue. Blue, blue, blue absolutely everywhere. And why? Many…

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Story behind the print: Biker Boy In Bali

‘Can we just move to Bali?!’ Leah and I asked ourselves that question, rather more of a statement, at the end of our European escapades and damn we’re stoked to have finished our travels in this tropical destination. Both of us had been before but this was going to be 3 months of surf, soul…

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Story behind the print: Jardins Majorelle

Upon first arrival in magical Marrakech; swerving cars, busses, trucks & scooters crossed the roads as we entered the old town walls of the Marrakech Medina. Men walking with trolleys full of rugs, fruit, rubbish and more, god I can’t tell you how many people were just out, going about their life. Men riding donkeys,…

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Story behind the print: Mont Blanc Chamonix

The story behind the photography and art print of dreamy Mont Blanc owns a little part of our hearts. We spent one and a half years living in Chamonix which is a ski resort in the armpit of France as we like to call it. For us it was all about the winter, snowboarding and…

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Introducing The Store by Free & Addicted

Kia Ora guys and girls, time for a big announcement!! We’ve been working hard behind the scenes lately, at the FREE & ADDICTED headquarters (aka Leah’s office) to bring you something exciting, colourful and full of life!   Introducing ‘The Store’ by FREE & ADDICTED. Our mission is to inspire wanderlust through beautifully crafted art…

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Tips for working at home this quiet season

– Originally posted at Leah Sylvia Creative As someone who’s worked from home for the past three years, I know how easy it is to let things slip, feeling isolated both physically and mentally, struggling to draw the motivation you need to get jobs done and greeting that old friend procrastination with a big fat HELLOOOOOOO…

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10 day vanlife trip through Northland, New Zealand

There’s no place like home. A bit of a cliché I know, but New Zealand is truely the best place for summer road trips, beaches and epic scenery. Northland (the district north of Auckland to the very tip of NZ) is an un touched gem and absolutely perfect for a 10 day vanlife trip. Dive…

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