Eco Lovely {Eco Etsy Finds}

Coca-Cola Sea Glass Leather Necklace by revetro

  Happy almost end of summer for most of you out there!  It’s been an adventure on my end and the fall is teeming with possibilities.  It’s been an adventurous year for me and lots has changed and changed back.  In all of this change I have learned things about myself, discovered new things and […]

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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 […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Holiday Getaway

Cashmere baby pants by Picky

This week’s winning treasury ‘Holiday Getaway’ was cleverly curated by Elsje Boer. This romantic, fun and quirky collection of items suggests an imaginary holiday proposal from your sweetie. These sweet little heart pants for baby have been made from recycled cashmere wool by Elsje Boer. They are part of her Picky collection of old fashioned […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Look to the Past to Vision the Future

Darryl Black upcycled slouch hat

This week’s winning treasury is an antidote to the dull gray weather some of us have been experiencing lately.  “Save our Planet….Look to the Past to Vision the Future…..Live the Simple Life!” is a vibrant and lively collection of super EcoEtsy goodies guaranteed to inspire positivity. Darryl Black, the curator of this winning treasury, is […]

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Featured Member: Betsy and Bess

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Betsy & Bess Hello! My name is Elizabeth. I am the owner of Betsy & Bess. My mother taught me to sew as a child. My mother is a talented seamstress, and I would often help her with her projects, cutting out pattern pieces, covering buttons, standing perfectly still for what seemed like hours while […]

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Messenger Bag Tutorial by Re-Maine Wicked

Sunday’s posts this month will feature fabulous tutorials by our generous Ecoetsy members who have kindly shared their projects with us all. Thank you to everyone who contributed. This is going to be a fun and instructive month! Re-Maine Wicked shared the following tutorial showing how to make a messenger bag from all recycled pieces […]

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Absolutely No-Sew Draft Dodger

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I don’t know what temps are like where you are, but here they were in the single digits last night.    I was lucky to be able to stay inside where it was warm and dry.  We installed new weatherstripping this fall, and, of course, our house has added insulation.  Another way to keep it warm […]

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Themed Nomination Winners – Being Unique

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This week’s theme features your nominations of unique and unusual items from the shops of EcoEtsy members. Here are the winners: I agreed with Lynnaddison who nominated this gorgeous necklace that it (as well as several other pieces from this seller) has outstanding design: Curved Necklace made of jute twine and wire has been beautifully […]

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Themed Nomination – Music Festival

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It seems like summer is the season for music festivals.  There is an incredible variety of festivals almost every week-end, something for everyone from jazz, folk, R+B to reggae, techno and world music. Of course every music festival has vendors selling their wares from serious handmade to outrageous fun stuff only to be found (and […]

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