Simple, Casual and Eco-Friendly Date Night

A romantic dinner, walking hand in hand a long the river, lounging on the deck enjoying conversation and a cup a coffee or sitting quietly watching a beautiful sunset… I don’t know why this idea popped in my head, other than I love date nights and Etsy.  It could also be the crazy, busy summer […]

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Trending Now – Warming Up in Winter

It’s no wonder all of us are thinking about warming up with some eco-friendly fall and winter finds this season, with snow in the northeast and lower temperatures country wide we’re already shivering.  The seasons are not immune to climate change and this year it feels we skipped right over fall.  But regardless how brisk the […]

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{thoughts on shops} eyeing the 5seed shop

  Hi nicies! I’m so excited to be here, sharing the April {Thoughts on Shops}. As we all know, there are so many important elements to crafting a fabulous business. Each week we’ll look at a few ideas that help to make our indie business shops as great as they can be! Today we’re visiting […]

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Etsy Resources, Part 2: Pounce, Etsy Emails and The Storque

As the second part of a mini-series on Etsy resources, we’re going to explore 3 more areas, specifically Pounce, Etsy emails and The Storque.  You may not be aware of all the great information you’re missing out on! For those of you unfamiliar, Pounce is a feature on the front page and it serves two […]

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green green gah gah: day two

There are some fantastic recycled, trashion and organic baby clothes on etsy, I have to say. Bright colours, unique designs, good value, and green as all get out. I love it. Two personal favourites are: Salt Water Taffy Felted Baby Booties, by onemetaldog, $20. Infant pixie hat in recycled fabric stripes, by sweetpepita, $24. 629 total […]

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green green gah gah: day one

Green living must be tough when you’re a new parent. Heck, survival must be tough when you’re a new parent! So, this week, we’re going to help you out by doing a series on green products for the baby! Think organic clothes, skin- and earth-sensitive soaps, swings, and toys. Today’s feature is cloth diapers. Yes, […]

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Portland, I’m yours

I think there must be something in the water in Portland, Oregan. Maybe it’s extra-filtered by all those coastline sand dunes? I have no idea. All I know is there are some great Portland-based etsians out there — many of whom you can find, by the way, by doing an etsy search for pdx — […]

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The paper towel must die!

I recently posted about handkerchiefs on etsy. I understand they may be a bit of a leap for some people — can you say hayfever? — but surely nobody can argue for the necessity of the paper towel. I’m right, aren’t I? No one needs paper towels for anything! Nothing! There is nothing that can’t […]

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i love vinyl

… repurposed: Warped Wall Pocket by RetiredRecords, $12. Black Vinyl Choker also by RetiredRecords, $10. Basic Black Roman Record Cuff by EyePopArt, $12. Groovy Black Vinyl Lapel Pin by GroovyVinyl, $9. 455 total views, no views today

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