DIY Bracelet Stand Jewelry Display

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Hello everyone! The holidays are coming up fast and so are holiday craft fairs. Since my expertise is jewelry, I want to come in with an idea for those of us who need some way to display our bracelets, besides putting them on a table or bar display, but don’t have a large budget to [...]

DIY The Art of Seed Saving

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Seed saving is an ancient tradition that stretches back to the end of the last ice age at the beginning of agricultural communities. There are many reasons WHY this ancient art has regained popularity in recent years. Such as, an increasing interest in general health and nutrition, an expansive awareness of our natural roots and [...]

EcoEtsy Member Spotlight Is Back!

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Hey Ho to all our awesome EcoEtsy readers!  In light of Etsy’s recent Policy Changes, Team EcoEtsy has decided to bring back our EcoEtsy Member Spotlight!! Yay!!! We will be showcasing one of our fabulous team members sharing a bit of their background, their craft, and their HANDMADE products each week. Now that Etsy is [...]

I need a fixer!

As I sit here, staring at an iphone which has inexplicably stopped working properly, I feel a certain amount of frustration that I have no idea how to fix it. I can fix my clothing, I can repair broken china, I can re-plumb a sink, I can even repair my freezer and water heater (done [...]

Upcycling Design Challenge – You could be $500 richer.

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It seems that just when I am struggling to come up with something exciting to write about  - something comes across my desk that becomes news worthy.  Yesterday, Kara from UnCommonGoods, an online retailer that offers creatively designed, high-quality merchandise to a broad audience, sent me an email. If you aren’t familiar with the types [...]