Themed Nomination – Treasures from the Sewing Basket

I’m guessing that many of our team members have in common a fondness for sewing baskets. Finding an old sewing basket or box filled with trinkets and treasures at a garage sale is such a thrill. I’ll usually buy the whole thing on the spot and then take it home and spend hours going through […]

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Themed Nominations Winners – Bees and other Pollinators

And this week’s theme nomination winners are: Nominated by both BrassPaperclip and janssendesigns Mason bee condo from TrilliumArtisans is made of untreated fir posts. Orchard mason bees (osmia lignaria) are early spring pollinators and are especially effective for fruit trees. They are are gentle creatures that your whole garden will love. What a great idea! […]

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Themed Nomination – Bees and other Pollinators

Something  exciting and extraordinary happened in our household this week-end – we received bees for our first two beehives. They arrived late last night and this morning they were already out foraging for pollen and nectar in the dandelions in my garden. Over 90% of the world’s plants rely on insect and animal pollinators for […]

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Themed Nomination – Mother’s Love

This Sunday May 9th is Mothers Day and I’m sure that many of you are beginning to think about how to celebrate this special day with your mothers. This one day in the year is an opportunity for us to honor our mothers and to thank them for their unconditional love. There is nothing quite […]

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Themed Nomination – Plant a Tree!

Arbor Day is celebrated this Friday in the United States. The Arbor Day Foundation is encouraging everyone to plant a tree for Arbor Day! Trees  absorb pollutants, such as carbon dioxide, ozone, carbon monoxide, and sulfur dioxide before we ever inhale them. And they emit clean oxygen for us to breathe. The foundation has many suggestions on […]

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Themed Nomination – EcoEtsy Goes Green for Earth Day!

It’s Earth Day every day for Team EcoEtsy! This week as Earth Day celebrates its 40th birthday let’s see team members items that celebrate the green with the green! Like this amazing “green” reclaimed one of a kind leather cuff from GreenBelts upcycled from a belt! You can do a tag search on Etsy for ‘all items’ […]

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Themed Nomination – Our Team Earth Day Countdown Continues – Reuse!

Everyday is Earth Day for TeamEcoEtsy! Our team is committed to reducing, reusing and recycling. In this second week of our Earth Day countdown – let’s see team members items celebrating creative REUSE. Like this gorgeous upcycled fabric pillow cover by StrandRedesign. The vintage textiles Strand Redesign uses add amazing character to her work! You […]

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Themed Nomination – Earth Day 2010 Countdown

With Earth Day’s 40th anniversary (April 22nd) fast approaching, let’s use this month’s themed nominations to show off our team’s most earth friendly creations! The early Earth Days were all about conservation – protecting our resources and wildlife. So let’s see team member’s items that reflect the conservation theme along with a conservation tip of […]

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Themed Nominations- Easter and Passover

Happy early Easter and Passover team! Easter is Sunday, April 4th and Passover starts at sunset tonight (March 29th). So, for this week’s Themed Nomination, we will be celebrating our team members who have the holiday spirit! The cute, little pillowcase dress above was made by member PlanetPlayground and reminds me of Easter Sundays long […]

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