BSM-Art Wear By Imelda Roberts - Kickstarter Campaign 100% Funded
We are excited to share updates on our project, BSM-Art Wear. First, we are 100% funded in less than a week. This means we met our minimum target and this provides us more time to grow our network of friends and backers for this project. We are thankful for our early backers who made this happen.
The project was also featured in our local newspaper, Frederick News Post (both online and printed newspaper). The news about the project also appeared in several national online newspapers and other social media. Links to some of these news clips are shown at the bottom.
Our campaign continues. We hope you will consider being one of my backers in this creative journey. Bring this project to full life...
Three ways to support my Kickstarter (KS) Campaign:
) Please continue to share the link to your friends and family.
2) Sign up and be my backer at KS. Pledge without rewards just because the project speaks to you. KS welcomes this type of pledge. To thank you for your support, you can get a Blue Dreams USA Membership Card. This give you 10% member's discount on all future purchases in our online store and farm boutique.
We excited to share these updates about BSM-Art Wear, Imelda Roberts first ever signature fashion accessories collection. We hope you like them.
Here's a quick video in YouTube showcasing the collection.
Link to Frederick News Post Article
Link to Fil-Am News About the Project
Kickstarter Video Link
- Blue Dreams USA Inc.
BSM-Art Wear by Imelda Roberts - 2021 Collection for the New Normal
It's not just a bag - It's a bagful of arts with essential accessories - UV Sterlizer, hand sanitizer and matching multi-purpose gaiter scarf and face mask.
FREDERICK, MD, February 02, 2021 - When Blue Dreams USA, a small farm boutique located in Frederick, Maryland was temporarily closed due to the pandemic, Imelda Roberts and Jeff Snively, Co-Owners, decided to find creative ways to sustain their business during these challenging times. To power up their online site, Blue Dreams USA is introducing their new exclusive product lines BSM-ART Wear, by Imelda Roberts. This new 2021 fashion accessories collection of essential accessories for the new normal were designed by Imelda during isolation in their farm. From nature inspiration to versatile functions, the original designs with essential items for the new normal make this collection unique. It's not just a bag. Each piece is a bagful of arts with UV sterilizer, hand sanitizer, matching gaiter scarf, plus limited edition three-layer face masks.
Imelda Roberts' signature collection is a line of ladies' designer bags with original printed designs reflect upon the inspiration from their farm and the challenging times the world is facing. Imelda worked weekends and nights to bring to life nature-inspired designs with vibrant colors and artistic details. Each bag design has a meaning conceived to share the joy of nature and her love and care during the pandemic.
Imelda's daughter, Andrea Grace, wearing the Graceful Giraffes bag.
Three-layer face masks inspired by their Blue Dreams USA Farm.
"Imelda's collection is a work of art and passion with versatile functions and essentials for the new normal. The original designer bags have timeless designs and versatile useful features," says Jeff Snively, Co-Owner of Blue Dreams USA farm.
The collection includes Love Bags with four designs, reversible clutch bags inspired by nature and other elements in their farm. To show Imelda's love and care for the communities she lives and work, she included designs for the states of Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia. She also designed one for New York to honor the place where she received her Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Imelda's designs are her way to share her Faith, Love & Care, especially during the pandemic.
Reversible clutch bags inspired by States of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. She also did one for New York City.
"During isolation due to the pandemic, I rediscovered hidden designs and reimagined how I can convey my message of love and care through my creations. My work represent the signs and needs of our time. As always, the farm has become my creative playground and inspiration with lavender, roses, tea, butterflies, bees, birds, and other living elements as my constant companion during these challenging times. Given the unprecedented times, I also reflected upon the challenges in our communities where it felt like a jungle out there. Despite this, it is important to still find beauty amidst chaos. I think my designs reflect the signs of our time," says Imelda.
Multi-purpose gaiter scarves in various designs including Maryland's Lazy Susan designs and the Maryland Blue Crabs, Imelda's favorites.
Like many small businesses that were affected by the pandemic, Blue Dreams USA is finding other ways to adjust its business strategies. This was a chance for rediscovery, reimagination and reflection on what it can become despite the adversity presented by the pandemic. In the process of creating their own exclusive products, Blue Dreams USA is doing its very first Kickstarter campaign to seek funding support and to expand its network of supporters. To join as a backer, or for anyone who like to support Imelda's creative project, please visit our Kickstarter page.
Her unique Love Bag Collection and other limited edition items are included as part of the rewards for their supporters and backers. Check them out in this video.
ABOUT US: Blue Dreams USA is first of its kind lavender, roses, and tea farm boutique in Frederick, Maryland. It is a place to shop, sip tea and enjoy nature. Surrounded by lovely garden and nature, it is a place to celebrate special moments. It's farm and online boutique offers exclusive artisan quality items including thoughtful gifts and fashion accessories inspired by nature. Visit www.bluedreamsusa.com for more info and our farm.
For our new online boutique visit www.bluedreamsusaboutique.com
For more info about Imelda Roberts, visit www.ImeldaRoberts.com
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B S M-ART Wear Fashion Collection Launching at Kickstarter!
We are excited to announce Imelda Roberts Signature Collection, BSM-Art Wear, a new collection of original designs of bags, scarves, masks art wear and more!
Our Kickstarter Campaign is now live. We look forward to your support. Join Imelda in her creative journey. Be one of our backers and bring this to full life. Get one of Imelda's pieces as rewards for your pledges.
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The Magic and Vision Behind Blue Dreams USA Lavender, Roses and Tea Farm Boutique
The First of its Kind Lavender, Roses, and Tea Farm Boutique
What once a barren land is now painted with hues of lavender, roses and tea, a journey that started over two years ago. It’s our baby and its name Blue Dreams USA. With a passionate dream to create a colorful oasis right in the USA for our family, a place to retire in the future, and for our community to enjoy, the choices we made were born out of our sincere desire to sustain the agricultural nature of our place. It was a dream to bring to our farm the three plants we love - lavender, roses and tea. A dream to live, work and play right in our farm was a yearning desire. Our vision to make it happen is a journey of faith and dreams.
What a challenge it was. After all, lavenders known as “Blue Gold” for its amazing value-added products require a certain kind of soil and a good drainage. A sudden streak of plant disease, weeds, harsh weather, or a snap of cold winter weather in early spring can also kill the crops. But, our dream is bigger in spirit than these challenges as we saw the beauty and value added potentials of these amazing perennial plants from the mint family.
Roses, the most beloved flowers in the world, can be also be picky; but we were amazed on how abundantly and radiantly they grew as if they were meant to be the star of our farm. Like a queen of flowers they are known for, our roses provided colorful grace to our farm. A gift of roses Jeff planted for me was also a saving grace. My practical mind said, "No need to buy expensive flowers from florists." I now enjoy them right in our rose gardens. When I look out from our bedroom window, the lovely roses make smile each and every time.
And who would even think of growing camellia sinensis in the US and even more so in Maryland where the winter can sometimes be harsh? After all the evergreen shrubs, a source of white, green, black tea and more is not easy to grow in the US. To date, there are only a handful of tea farms that are commercial in size, and about 30 small to medium-sized farms of 25 to 200 or so shrubs in the US. While there was doubt we could ever pull this off, we have faith and determination to make it happen. Our research and travel to far away places to get the cold hardy tea plants paid off. Today we have them right here in our farm.
The results of our adventure - what once a dream is now a reality with Blue Dreams USA becoming the first tea farm in Frederick County, Maryland. It is also the first of its kind lavender, roses and tea farm in the country. As a member of both the US League of Tea Growers and the US Lavenders Growers Association, we take pride in knowing these community of growers. We learned and we found these groups very helpful as we took baby steps in the world of farming. Like the "Green Acres" we made some mistakes and pains transitioning from corporate world, but there is nothing that have prevented us from pursuing something bigger. Our strategy to diversify and marry these three plants together in our farm was challenging, but it made our farm boutique a one-of-a kind in the nation.
NATURE INSPIRATION - Thoughtful Expression of Nature
We wanted to have what we truly enjoy and love, and we were confident that there is a market for such a lovely unique combination of plants in our farm producing amazing value-added products. These amazing flowers and nature also inspired us to create handmade creative gift items only found in our online store and farm boutique.
The inspiration for all these creative products are right before our eyes . Nature around our property for all its beauty is hard to resist. Our farm has become our creative playground bringing life to our "Thoughtful Expression of Nature" Collection.
VISION RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES - If you build it they will come and they did.
Somehow, our vision to see our neighbors, friends, young and old to walk through our own field of dreams relishing the child like wonders of being close to nature will happen one day. And on June 10, 2017 it did. The silhouette of families walking in our field that was once a vision and a dream is now a reality. Young and old, familiar and not so familiar faces, neighbors and family, even business leaders and icon in the community were here to celebrate the beauty of nature. We welcome photographers calling us to take photos in our field as early as last year. More so this year, as soon as we opened to the public our first customers are several families wanting photos of their families and children in our fields. Such is a validation that there is something magical and worth sharing no laptop or computer can provide to create lasting memories for families.
The living breathing life of birds, butterflies, bees, and yes, even the deer, ground hogs, and foxes that show up to visit us every now and then add to a dimension of nature that can only be seen by living in a farm such as ours. For this we are blessed.
Like the well known 1989 movie, Field of Dreams - “If you build it, he will come," such an inspiring thought was not far from how we felt about our dream. Having our family and community enjoy what we have in our farm was after all a powerful inspiration to act on something against all odds.
Before we get too old to see the promise of what is in our hearts our vision to have others experience the magic of simple joy of living with nature is what we are all about. And on this sunny day of June 10th, the hot air balloon celebrated with us with child like awe and wonder for now our dreams has set to fly to continue its journey.
The giant hot air balloon that symbolizes the childlike awe and wonder as we entered a new life in our farm with dreams that one day what was once a barren land will be bursting with colors and excitement. And on June 10th, it arrived in our farm to celebrate with us and our family.
We say "Hello" and welcomed family, friends, neighbors, people we have never met before and even elected officials and business leaders to celebrate the birth of a dream. We took a leap of faith and with the community rooting for us, cutting the blue ribbon was a pure delight and blessings. On this day, we felt we have truly arrived to share our little slice of heaven with simple joy, peace and serenity for families and our community to enjoy! We thank everyone whose warm spirits made this day truly special.
Welcome to Blue Dreams USA. We are now open to the public every weekends, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Enjoy our piece of heaven in Frederick County, Maryland, where you can dream, sip and taste tea, and unwind with nature, lavender, roses and tea!
By Imelda Roberts, Co-Owner
BLUE DREAMS USA
(c) Copyright 2017
Blue Dreams USA Boutique Opens Online Store
Let our brands tell the story. We invite you to browse our exclusive collection. Learn the story behind our lovingly handmade and natural products!
Finally! After more than a year of planning, product design and development we are proud to share our passion to all of you through our select products showcasing the scents of lavenders, vibrant colors of roses, and the fresh healthy taste of high quality tea. We are excited to launch our online store, BlueDreamsUSABoutique.com, in time for holiday shopping. It is a perfect time bringing in the spirit of new, fresh and hearty products exclusively available through Blue Dreams USA.
Our love for nature, natural bath and body products and healthy drink such as teas, along with our fascination for lavenders, roses and tea has made our dream and vision come true, From the drink we drink to the body products we put in our skin, our thoughtful selection of products honor what nature can bring.
We are proud to say that the majority of the products we sell are exclusively designed by us. We have also searched the world to find appropriate products aligned with our mission of bringing authentic, artisan quality lavender, roses and tea products. We partnered with other farms and other companies to bring safe, organic, and healthy ingredients for our bath and body products, tea blends and more!
Our Thoughtful Gifts are our "Thoughtful Expressions of Nature" and our way of honoring Mother Earth captured in arts - handmade, hand-painted, hand-blown, nature-inspired!
Thank you for your support and we look forward to hearing from you.
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