Themed Nomination – Baby It’s Cold Outside!

Bamboo Shawl by AnnyMay (left) and Upcycled Houndstooth Scarf by Betsy and Bess (right)

With 75% of the U.S. covered in snow last week – it is hard for many of us to get away from the cold. I was talking to a customer today in Wisconsin where it was -15 degrees and someone else in Canada who’s car was stuck in a snowdrift – ugh! But the one good thing about […]

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Themed Nomination – National Winnie the Pooh Day or the childhood books we loved!

Joonbeam and MeadowMuffin2010

So today, based on the birthdate of author A.A. Milne (an Englishman born in 1882 and named Alan Alexander- not sure why I always assumed Winnie’s author was a woman and didn’t know this) – who wrote the wonderful storybooks is National Winnie the Pooh Day! This has me thinking about favorite childhood authors and […]

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Themed Nomination – “I Have a Dream”

inklore SIMPLICITY sachet keychains

In honor of Martin Luther King Day next Monday this week’s themed nomination is “I Have a Dream”. “… I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: – we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal… “ Dr. […]

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Themed Nomination – Setting Your Intention for 2011!

Darryl Black Upcycled Poncho

I know, I know resolutions are easy to make and even easier to break! Well, what if we were to choose a  theme for 2011 – something to focus our attention on and bring into your life? I am committed to making 2011  my year of “deciding” – no more procrastination, distractions and ‘settling’. What would be […]

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Themed Nominations: New Year

New Year Sack Set

Is everyone ready for the New Year? Are we all equally stuffed and exhausted from Christmas? Well, pep up team! I need your help nominating items for this week’s theme, New Year.  This week, we are looking for items that represent new beginnings, celebration, party decor and anything else that sparks inspiration and imagination. Isn’t that what […]

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Themed Nominations: Holiday Decor

table runner

Oh my, we are getting close! Just a few more days and everyone will be around a family table spreading cheer! Why not do it style? It might be a little late to order the beautiful Tree with Bird Table Runner by team member photographik for Christmas,  but maybe for New Year’s? This week’s theme is […]

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Themed Nominations: Eco Stocking Stuffers


Seasons Greetings, from Eco Etsy! This week’s theme is “Eco Stocking Stuffers”.  The awesome recycled sail stockings pictured above are from team member reiter8 and are just waiting for some eco friendly stuffing!  You can do a tag search on Etsy for ‘teamecoetsy’ to find an item or items you would like to nominate and please send […]

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Themed Nomination – Festive Decorations


“The message of Christmas is that the visible material world is bound to the invisible spiritual world. ‘ ~Author Unknown I have an eclectic collection of tree ornaments that I’ve saved over the years and I try to add a new one or two each year. They are kept like treasures inside a wooden trunk […]

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Themed Nomination – Giving Thanks


Thanksgiving is a day when we gather together with family and friends around the table to share in our gratitude for everything good in our lives. Even during tough times we are called on to consider that which we can be grateful for. I’m sure that everyone of us has experienced  being asked to acknowledge […]

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