Upcycled Tutorial | Mother’s Day GIFT for Mom – Safety Pin Necklaces

  Here are two options for a totally adorable and easy peasy handmade gift for the mom who takes her safety pins (although maybe not her own personal safety) seriously. You will need safety pins, jump rings (you can definitely make this project without jump rings, but it will hang nicer with them) and seed […]

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EcoEtsy Studio Tour | Pure Pixie

EcoEtsy shop member Armelle of Pure Pixie creates her wonderful eco-friendly clothing and accessories lines in a small village in western France. Armelle says ” I learned to sew as a kid from my mom and  grandma, both of whom are professional seamstresses. We used to make clothing from scratch or alter them to fit size […]

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9 Reasons Gardening Is The Ultimate Mind-Body Workout

April is National Gardening Month, but I live in New Jersey and there is still a risk of frost here (and we are the Garden State, so what the heck?!) so although I am itching to get some plants into the ground, I am being patient. My early pots have to be brought in every […]

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EcoEtsy Studio Tour – Little Rocks Makes a Mermaid Stool

EcoEtsy Team Member Little Rocks, makers of furniture and funwear in Athens Greece, is the home of visual artist Petroula Krigkou. Most of Little Rocks’ products are fabricated from recycled or upcycled materials. Petroula’s aim is to shrink our landfills one crate, pallet and bottle at a time and turn those discarded items into something […]

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EcoEtsy Shop La Alicia and a FREE April Desktop Calendar

EcoEtsy Team Member Alicia of La Alicia in Dallas, Texas is a Professional Art Director, Recycled Materials Artist & Social Media Concierge! Her recycled accessories – she works with many found materials and primarily recycled papers – are cool and whimsical. Alicia loves to work with unexpected colors, textures and found objects. She wants to […]

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Aquarian Bath: How to Dye Hair Red Naturally with Henna Powder

If you are among the 7 in 10 women now coloring your hair it could be a good idea to think about the chemicals that go into this process. If you use a synthetic dye what is actually happening is you are opening up the hair’s cuticle and the chemicals get inside the hair and […]

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Upcycled Flower Garland | 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

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

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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