Upcycled Flower Garland | Sesame Seed Designs

ice cube tray as paint palette by sesame seed designs

EcoEtsy Team Member Casey of Sesame Seed Designs (home of the famous upcycled cashmere sweaters & more!)  makes, with her own two hands – toys, accessories and home goods that are natural, sustainable and made with great care and attention to detail. Her business has grown from her love of nature and her love of […]

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My Favorite Spring Gizmos – Wings, Worms and Wonder

Kelly Johnson of Wings, Worms and Wonder

EcoEtsy Member Kelly Johnson of Wings, Worms and Wonder is an artist, author and creative garden guide. Kelly’s passion is helping enthusiastic budding gardeners and journalers grow successful gardens and nature journal routines at home, school, and in the community – one seed at a time! A graduate of Goddard College and the Savannah College […]

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How to Self-Publish a Bestseller: Publishing 3.0 by James Altucher

everyone has a story ....

I think everyone has a story that needs to be shared. Maybe it is our personal piece of our family history – don’t you wish your grandmother had written down her story?! – or maybe it’s our experience and expertise as a business owner that will help position ourselves as an expert. Whatever it is […]

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Some things I’ve learned, part I – Windward Made

Inge of Windward Made in the Netherlands

EcoEtsy member Inge is the designer, maker and everything-elser behind Windward Made. Combining her passions for sustainability, design and making things by hand, she creates modern fashion accessories and home goods with the most eco-friendly materials she can find. Everything is made using beautiful hemp fabrics, organic cotton thread, non-toxic ink and her own two […]

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4 Natural Sleep Remedies that Work – Wellness Mama

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I go through periods where I have trouble falling asleep and sometimes I have trouble staying asleep. I’ve tried all sorts of things with different levels of success. Maybe you have, too. I recently found out we shouldn’t take Vitamin D at night because although it regulates our circadian rhythms and we need it for […]

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Homesteading in the Winter, Just SURVIVING | Re-Grow Roots

Desiree and Kalani - winter homesteading

Amazing EcoEtsy member Desiree Fleck of Re-Grow Roots (knitwear and more for the hippie, bohemian and folk at heart) lives in an egalitarian, intentional community called Oran Mor (the great song) where she works and plays with her communal family, husband and adorable son, Kalani in Missouri. Desiree’s inspirational community is focused on self-sufficiency and […]

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Interview with EcoEtsy Team Member Kate Rusek by Julie Rawding on her blog – The Upcyclers

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This is a great interview about EcoEtsy team member Kate Rusek of Squid Division by fellow team member Julie Rawding on Julie’s wonderful blog The Upcyclers. You will enjoy reading more about Kate’s work with reclaimed materials in NYC. Kate says, “Squid Division is a statement against the disposable world and a belief that the […]

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Upcycled Necklace Tutorial – LOVE NOTE Necklace for Valentine’s Day

message necklace by olive bites studio

This is an easy, peasy necklace tutorial of mine that makes a great Valentine’s gift project. The colorful scrap paper used inside can be switched out easily and you can use the back of the paper for a little Valentine’s Day note! All the supplies to make one – you just add your own papers […]

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Writing Product Descriptions that SELL and Not Just Describe

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I don’t know about other makers, but I have heard the words SEO and KEYWORDS so many times my head is ready to explode. I like this article because, although we still have to think about Search Engine Optimization and Keywords if we want to be found, being found and SELLING our handmade item once […]

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