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We're committed to promoting pollinators and sustainable living.
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What wer stand for
Our commitment goes beyond offering exceptional products. We're passionate about raising awareness on topics that are near and dear to our hearts.
Pollinators, such as bees, butterflies, and other insects, are essential for the reproduction and survival of many plant species. They facilitate the transfer of pollen from the male part of a flower to the female part, enabling the production of fruits, seeds, and new plant growth. Without pollinators, our food system and the diversity of plant life would be severely compromised. Unfortunately, pollinators are facing numerous challenges in today's world. Habitat loss, pesticide use, climate change, and disease are all contributing to their decline. This is where the anti-lawn movement and its emphasis on supporting pollinators becomes crucial. By replacing conventional lawns with pollinator-friendly habitats, we can provide a safe haven for these essential creatures.
Promote Slow Living
The importance of slow living, self-awareness, and nature awareness cannot be overstated in today's fast-paced and interconnected world. Slow living encourages individuals to embrace a more intentional and mindful approach to life, where they prioritize quality over quantity and find balance in their daily routines. By slowing down, we give ourselves the opportunity to truly experience and appreciate the present moment, fostering a deeper connection with ourselves and the world around us. It allows us to tap into our inner wisdom, cultivate self-awareness, and make conscious choices that align with our values and aspirations. Moreover, slow living invites us to reconnect with nature, recognizing its intrinsic value and the profound impact it has on our well-being. By immersing ourselves in the natural world, we gain a renewed sense of awe, wonder, and gratitude, fostering a deeper appreciation for the beauty and interconnectedness of all living beings. It reminds us of our place in the grand tapestry of life and motivates us to be responsible stewards of the Earth.
Promote the Great Outdoors
Promoting the great outdoors and encouraging people to experience nature is a powerful endeavor with transformative benefits for our lives. In a world that is increasingly dominated by technology and urban landscapes, reconnecting with nature offers a much-needed antidote to stress, disconnection, and the fast pace of modern life. Experiencing the great outdoors allows us to disconnect from screens, noise, and distractions, and immerse ourselves in the serenity and beauty of natural environments. The sights, sounds, and smells of nature awaken our senses, evoking a sense of wonder, awe, and tranquility. Whether it's a leisurely hike through a forest, a peaceful stroll along a beach, or a camping adventure under a starlit sky, these experiences provide us with a respite from the demands of daily life and allow us to find solace, clarity, and rejuvenation.
Meet the heart and soul behind every creation at Raquel Maciel. As a passionate artist and nature enthusiast, Raquel breathes life into our exclusive products through her intricate illustrations. Her deep connection with nature, particularly her love for pollinators, is at the core of our brand's ethos. From conceptualizing designs to production and sales, Raquel is the driving force behind every aspect of our small but mighty business.
As a team of one, Raquel's unwavering dedication to quality, sustainability, and promoting the beauty of our natural world shines through in every piece we offer. Join us in celebrating her artistic vision and commitment to making a positive impact on our planet.
Thank you for supporting Raquel Maciel—a small business with a big passion for nature and art.
I'm Raquel, an illustrator/biologist and small business owner based in the suburbs of Montreal. I strongly believe in the power of nature and its intrinsic value. My mission is simple yet profound: to safeguard the natural world and inspire a deep appreciation for the native insects that play a vital role in our ecosystem. Through my carefully curated collection of illustrations, I aim to foster a connection between art and nature, allowing you to bring the beauty of these remarkable creatures into your daily life. Thank you for taking the time to explore my website!