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Lookback at 2016!!

I've been away from this blog from quite some time... but I've decided to make a change... This New Year, I've set new goals, and one of these being a revival of this blog of mine. If things go as planned, and I stick to my resolutions, you will truly see a new me and a newer blog. My vision for this blog is to go from being a business marketing tool to a better reflection of me.

Over the last few years, AllAboutHenna has changed - growth is part of life. The business 'AllAboutHenna' was started close to 7-8 years ago. At that time, the vision was different - we had a team, a plan and then life happened. Today, AllAboutHenna still exists, but it has now become my, Surinder's baby only. I still do henna, and it will always be a part of my life and an expression of my art. Hence, the natural transition for this blog too is to be a reflection of me - my henna, my crafts, my travels and my craziness!

I love to 'hike' - I can go on long walks. The goal is to always look ahead, overcome all hurdles that come your way and keep moving - one step at a time. The path ahead looks tough, the terrain rugged but you need work harder, be stronger and keep on moving. But every once in a while, I like to turn and just look back. It feel amazing to see how far you've come! This motivates me to keep moving forward with a renewed energy and a sense of pride.

Just like life! Just like this blog!

I want to start this new version of this blog by first looking back and celebrating the best of my henna art done this past year. I know there are lot of pictures, but it was hard choosing just a select few! Looking back makes me proud of what I achieved and I look forward to doing more and sharing more with YOU!


Surinder Marbha
My favorite back henna - backward necklace
No this is NOT black henna - I used make-up to create this look! 

Some fun waist work

2016 had quite a bit of shoulder henna! 

Some highlights of hand & feet henna

Some other fun henna designs I really enjoyed doing.

Bunch of fun ladies commemorating their school reunion 

An extension to existing tattoo - she then got this converted to a real one!
Matching cuffs for sisters

Here's looking forward to a great 2017 and hoping for some more creative work!


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Thank You!

Today, we want to thank all of you for supporting us this wonderful year. Your encouragement has been our motivation to spread the beautiful art of henna.

As your thoughts turn to holiday gift-giving, we invite you to shop with the satisfaction of knowing that each product you buy from us is indeed the most unique piece - a precious valuable piece of art.

We want to extend our gratitude by offering a 20% discount on all your purchases at our online Etsy store. Use coupon code 'HENNALOVE', which will be valid right until November 30th.

Happy Holidays from AllAboutHenna