Enchanted Makeovers – Team EcoEtsy Donation Project


EcoEtsy teamie (and current team captain) Myra Roldan, of HerbanLuxe, has organized yet another team project for the members of EcoEtsy - a mass donation of handmade baby blankets for a non-profit organization called Enchanted Makeovers. According to Myra: “Enchanted Makeovers goes around several states making over family shelters. They have several on-going projects and are always in [...]

The Truth About Plastics


I want to say one word to you. Just one word … Are you listening? …  Plastics … There’s a great future in plastics.     Mr. McGuire in the 1967 film, The Graduate In 1967 no one was all that concerned about the impact that plastics would have on our ecosystem. In 2013 the impact is ever [...]

We Have a Winner…


Two weeks ago we ran a good ol’ fashioned raffle on this DIY post, where you could enter to win the trashion denim wrist cuff that was made in the tutorial. We pulled a name from the hat just 5 minutes ago and the winner is… Jo Lamb! Congratulations! To claim your prize you’ll need to [...]

Minty Mud Toothpaste and Other Homemade Cleaning Concoctions

Minty Mud Toothpaste

On a recent evening I tuned in to Netflix to see if there were any good documentaries and I came across Chemerical: Redefining Clean for a New Generation. According to the Netflix synopsis: Blending humor and education, this engaging documentary follows … a typical American family, as they attempt to rid their home of all toxins… [...]

DIY: Trashion Denim Wrist Cuff Bracelet


… and enter to win it! If you are in the habit of repurposing old denim jeans into bags or other useful things, then you may have wondered what to do with the leftover bits of seams (seam-cuts) that you’ve cut from the pant-legs. Seam-cuts can be so distinctive and beautiful and I have a [...]