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Lilac Festival
Can you believe that Lilac Festival is already here? With the official start being today, Friday, June 7th, I thought I would share some of my favorite Lilac products at Little Luxuries and the Artists Market!
  1. Lilac Votives at Little Luxuries: These tiny votives are soy and burn for 25 hours! They are made here in Michigan and have the perfect lilac smell to remind you of Mackinac all year long.
  2. Lilac Bar Soap from Mackinac Bath and Body at Little Luxuries: Keep the memories and scent of Mackinac Island's fragrant lilacs with you all year long. This bar of soap will leave you moisturized and refreshed!
  3. Lilac Bath Bomb from My Secret Stash at Little Luxuries: Drop this lilac bath bomb in the tub and enjoy a relaxing bath. This bath bomb was made in Michigan. 
  4. Lilac Tea Towels from Mackinac Memories at The Artists Market: These tea towels are so cute and remind me of warm days on Mackinac all year long! These towels are not only cute, but very absorbent and practical! 
We carry so many lilac products at Little Luxuries that sometimes it can be hard to know what to choose! I would recommend choosing from any of the products above (since they are my favorite!) or I would recommend purchasing our first ever Little Luxuries Love Box! This box is just available for June and has so many great lilac products included! You can purchase it here!
Hoping to see you this next week for all the fun festivities at the shops (read about them here!) and on the island.
June Love Box
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Today’s Monday Maker is about a local favorite, Mary Lou Peters! Mary Lou lives, paints and teaches in her home on the Straits of Mackinac.
Mary Lou Peters
One of Mary Lou’s favorite places to paint is right here on Mackinac Island. She has worked to develop her own distinctive style - a whimsical approach to common themes. The hope is that her paintings leave you feeling happy and wishing you were in the place that she painted! Most of Mary Lou’s work that we carry is at The Artists Market, but a few of her magnets are sold at Little Luxuries!
Mary Lou Peters
In addition to painting she is the author of four books and has illustrated three books. Mary Lou also teaches painting classes in Mackinac City, on Mackinac Island and in Sanibel Island, Florida.

 We are excited to have Mary Lou meters join is during Lilac Festival at The Artists Market of Mackinac Island from 2 PM - 4 PM on Friday, June 7th.

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