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POPSUGAR: FoundedByHer

Featured October 2021

"Choosing where you spend your money isn't just a financial decision: it's also an opportunity to support companies — and founders — you truly believe in. That support is especially powerful for small businesses, and even more so for small businesses founded by women... every dollar you spend at a business founded by a woman helps create a more equitable business landscape... We've featured a handful of incredible [woman-owned] businesses — and the top-notch products they've created — below. Happy shopping!"

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Low & Zero Waste Gifts for Greener Giving

Featured September, 2021

“House plants, perennial shrubs, succulents, veggies, you name it: nothing says sustainability like plants…For vertical vegetation, the macrame plant hangers by CEREMONIA will spruce up any space.”

 

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10 Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses to Support

Featured September 22, 2021

"CEREMONIA offers ethically handcrafted home décor and accessories made in small batches using natural and locally sourced materials."

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50 Latinx and Hispanic-Owned Home & Kitchen Brands We Love

Featured September 15, 2021

"After traveling extensively between 2014 and 2017, Carina Santoyo was inspired to start CEREMONIA. She has partnered with artisans from Indonesia and Mexico to source sustainable handcrafted items, such as bamboo cutlery, fringed woven placemats, and rattan shell coasters."

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50+ LATINX-OWNED BRANDS TO SUPPORT TODAY AND EVERY DAY

Featured September, 2021

"Taking inspiration from travel and nature, Carina Santoyo partners with local artisans to curate the items you’ll find at CEREMONIA. Everything on the website is handmade in small batches using natural and locally sourced materials. If you’re looking for truly unique home decor or fashion accessories, this is a brand you’ll definitely want to check out."

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Hispanic and Latino-Owned Home Brands We Love

Featured May 4, 2021

"Set the table in style this summer with lovely handmade and handwoven accessories from CEREMONIA. Founded by Carina Santoyo after an inspirational trip to Bali, the Latina maker works with local Balinese artisans to create home goods and wares, ranging from teak bowls to beaded chandeliers. What caught our eye is the collection of woven placemats and coasters such as these black fringe raffia coasters."

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An Expert Guide to Sustainable Furnishings

Featured March 31, 2021

"'Living in a city like NYC where space is a luxury and nature is virtually non-existent, something as simple as a potato vine can do wonders to an outdoor space,' says Govea. Grow flowers on a reclaimed picnic table, consider a cacti collection, suspend botanicals from CEREMONIA’s hanging shelf—its brand mission to provide makers from regions like Papua with income opportunities."

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oh joy! GIFT GUIDE: HOME DECOR

Featured Dec 2, 2020

our beautiful beaded chandelier was included in oh joy's home decor gift guide!

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11 Gifts for your spiritual needs from Latinx-owned brands

Featured December 2, 2020

"Carina Santoyo founded CEREMONIA after going on a trip to Bali and falling for the community and island. She now lives there and works with local artisans to bring their work to the masses through an online marketplace. In addition to home decor and accessories, they also have a dreamcatcher project where they have various styles and sizes of handmade dreamcatchers, and 20% of the proceeds go to marginalized women in Los Angeles and Bali. The Native American tradition of dreamcatchers is rooted in the belief that it will absorb nightmares/negative energy and help you retain good energy."

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Our Very First Podcast Feature

Featured September, 2020

CEO Society reached out to ask us to share our brand story and background. This is our first podcast appearance, and we think we did pretty OK. Have a listen to hear more about our founder's background and what drives our company.

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Latinx-Owned Brands to Support in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

Featured September 17, 2020

"Another brand with its roots in multiple cultures is CEREMONIA. The Latina-led company came to be after its founder, Carina Santoyo, traveled to Bali, where she fell in love with the work of local artisans. Now they create the brand’s ethically sourced home goods, including mirrors, baskets and woven plant hangers."

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13 Latinx-Owned Lifestyle Brands To Shop During Hispanic Heritage Month

Featured September 16, 2020

"If it’s gorgeous home decor, spa-like bath and body products or stunning accessories you crave, head on over to Latinx-owned CEREMONIA, where pieces are handcrafted in Bali by local artisans. The brand also creates beautiful dreamcatchers—from which, 20% of the proceeds go to supporting local organizations in both Bali and Los Angeles."

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HERMOSAZ: Negocios Para Apoyar de Casa

Featured August 1, 2020

"Carina Santoyo, chief lover of beauty es la fundadora de CEREMONIA, una marca inspirada por sus viajes globales. Con experiencia en brand management, logística, ventas, un interés personal en el emprendimiento social y una pasión por los viajes, siempre imaginó iniciar un negocio internacional con un componente de impacto social positivo. En 2014 visitó Bali y sintió una conexión instantánea con la forma de vida centrada en la naturaleza. Al igual que la creatividad y la artesanía de la gente local. Inspirada por los artesanos que conoció y su cultura, pocos años después, Carina se mudó a la isla para construir el negocio de sus sueños: vendiendo piezas artesanales y únicas mientras crea oportunidades de ingresos muy necesarias para las comunidades locales."

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Mom Jeans & Mimosas Bedroom Before & After

Featured August 12, 2020

Our lovely friend Kristin of Mom Jeans & Mimosas surprised us with this thoughtful feature on her beautiful bedroom reveal blog. Check out her post to see just how beautifully she styled the CEREMONIA matahari mirror.

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Darling,: Editor’s Picks: The Kitchen Edit

Featured August 12, 2020

"Responsibly sourced from Javanese family farms, the miniature teak bowl and spoon set makes for the perfect housewarming gift (or you can keep them for yourself!) These sustainable, eco-friendly bowls are great for holding spices, condiments or for mixing."

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California International Trade Center Women in Business Panel

Featured May 26, 2020

Just before we launched in late May 2020, a Shopify guru asked if we wanted to be a part of the California International Trade Center Women in Business panel--where select women were being asked to share their business stories and the future of their businesses using e-commerce. We share our story at the 42 minute mark for those interested in taking a peek.

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