Themed Nomination – Naturally Wonderful Wool

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Brrrrrrrrrr! It’s cold and wet out there and for us Northern hemisphere folk it’s the time of year when we start to pull out our winter woollies. Nothing keeps you naturally warmer than wool. When I learned about the qualities of wool in one of my fiber arts classes I fell in love with this […]

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Themed Nomination – Celebrating Pedal Power the TeamEcoEtsy Way!

DustDesignCo Bicycle Support Bag

Even though the weather is getting cooler for many of us, there are still a few weeks of good biking weather ahead of us and lots of reasons to use pedal power! I am not talking about spandex-clad, super-calf â€œcyclists” here, but  just regular “bike people” as in – pedal to the post office, the corner store, that playdate […]

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Themed Nomination – Saving 2nd Base – It’s Mammogram Month!

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrating 25 years of awareness, education and empowerment. NBCAM is dedicated to educating women to take charge of their own breast health by practicing regular self-breast exams to identify any changes and scheduling regular visits and annual mammograms with their health care provider. So, for this week’s themed nomination […]

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Themed Nomination – It’s National Craft Week – time to get your craft on!

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American Craft Week is October 1-10th (is 10 days a week now?) and there are happenings in many states including a 2 day Crafting a Nation conference in Washington DC next weekend! So, for this week’s themed nomination let’s choose a favorite craft and find a team member’s piece that represents that genre! Ever since […]

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Themed Nomination- Confucius

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 It is time again for the weekly Themed Nomination. September is sometimes a difficult month to find items of interest to highlight. School is underway, it’s not quite Halloween. So, what is a blog contributor to do? Search high and low, of course! And, I have found an interesting theme for sure- Confucius. Today, September […]

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Themed Nomination – Back to School

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This, the last day of August, signifies the end of  summer and also the return to school, university or college for millions of students. For some families the coming days will be exciting and also a little heart wrenching as they prepare for the very first day of school in their child’s life. I remember […]

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Themed Nomination – Being Unique

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There is  nothing like handmade if you’re looking for something unique or unusual. I am constantly amazed and inspired by the incredible variety of styles, shapes, color combinations and personal expression in items which have been made by hand. One of the qualities I admire most is authenticity.  It is a wonderful thing to be […]

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Themed Nomination – Out and About in the Great Outdoors.

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Partially inspired by Jen’s wonderful Monday article about frogs, this weeks’ theme is a celebration of the great outdoors. During the summer months in  North America millions of people participate in a variety of outdoors adventures. Where I live in the mountains of BC in Canada we love to explore our beautiful environment through hiking, […]

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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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