{Thoughts on Shops} Greener Frog Gets Your Gifts Wrapped Up EcoEtsy Style

Greener Frog Shop Banner

Furoshiki is the ancient Japanese art of wrapping square pieces of beautiful cloth for gift giving and carrying items. It is a wonderful eco-friendly practice and alternative to throwaway gift wrap and lunch bags. Greener Frog is the wonderful Etsy shop of Doris from North Vancouver, Canada. Doris offers stunning furoshiki wraps in two sizes. Her work is [...]

{Thoughts on Shops} Natural Grace Has a Passion for Creating Organic Lotions!

Natural Grace Baby Wipe Spray

Natural Grace is the wonderful organic and vegan lotion shop of New York’s Heather McCoy. Heather creates amazing creams, facial and bath products, baby products, herbal oils and green home care items. She has a passion for creating organic lotions! The first thing I see is her shop banner which is beautiful and works very [...]

{Thoughts on Shops} – a question from Picky and some minor tweakings

Picky French Children's Boutique Upcycled Clothing

Thoughts on Shops is back! For this week’s tweaks and peeks we take a look at Picky the amazing old fashioned french children’s boutique of Canadian seamstress Elsje Boer. Elsje has the specific question of whether to have 2 shops for her 2 different lines and wanted a second opinion on branding, adding DIY patterns, made to [...]

{Thoughts on Shops} – Some New Stitches for Artistically Stitched

Artistically Stitched

For this week’s Thought on Shops we are looking at the wonderful hemp clothing shop of Artistically Stitched. Wendy is a work at home mama and artist creating one of a kind pieces from hemp and other materials – her work is gorgeous and definitely made to last! Let’s start with the visuals because it is hard [...]

{Thoughts on Shops} – Some Shop Tweaks for Natures Art Melbourne

Natures Art Melbourne

For this week’s Thoughts on Shops we take a look at Melbourne sustainable jewelry shop – Natures Art Melbourne. Martina is the amazing maker behind this wonderful little piece of Australia. Martina spends every winter in Australia’s Outback  – slowing down, walking the land, reconnecting, starting to see …  receiving gifts from nature – how incredible [...]