Shopping Guide: Eco-friendly Craft Suppliers

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Shopping Guide: Eco-friendly Craft Suppliers: Amazon: Although Amazon is not strictly an eco-friendly shopping place, they do carry an impressive inventory of sustainable alternatives. Buy Green: You can find Non-VOC paints and eco varnishes at Buy Green.

Top Ten Eco-Friendly Toys for Kids

Green Home Blog

The Best Eco-Friendly Toys for Your Kids. Play the Earthopoly board game to explain the dangers of global warming and pollution or give them eco-flashcards to give them ideas about ways they can help the earth. Support local businesses by buying local, handmade toys. Look for eco-friendly wood products. Follow these ten easy suggestions to help make the best green choices for your little ones. Pick green plastics.

Eco-Friendly Giveaway Hop – Zen Box of Eco Goodies ends 6/21

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Welcome to the friendly Summer Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering , Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner through the Green Moms Network ! Each of the participating blogs is offering a prize package to help you have an Eco-friendly Summer!

Handmade Giveaway Hop – Recycled Paper Jewelry Box/Kraft Paper Christmas Cards

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Welcome to the Handmade & Eco-Friendly Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering , Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner through the Green Moms Network ! We are excited to be a part of Green Moms Network Handmade/Eco-friendly Holidays Giveaway Hop.

Review and Giveaway of Bambu Eco-friendly Coco Mini Coconut Bowls, ends 9/5

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As stewards of the eco-system and our health, it is up to us to find healthier alternatives to the traditional and educate ourselves on the toxins that degrade nature and our wellbeing.

Eco Friendly Coffee Filter

Green Earth Journey

When purchasing from Etsy, you are supporting artisans and getting a quality handmade item in return. I enjoy coffee, but have for some time thought it a waste of paper to use a new filter every day. However, paper filters are not reusable. I buy unbleached paper filters, and compost them after use, so I am helping to reduce landfills, but I am not helping the front end at all. Those filters still have to be produced in a factory and shipped in a truck to get to my location.

Handmade Paper

Eco Friendly Daily

What better way to spend the word about all the eco-friendly product available today than to write the letter on some eco-friendly paper! Some of the earth friendly options include mango and banana paper, elephant dung paper, and papers made with coconut and mulberry.

The Eco-Friendly Wedding Planner

Eco Friendly Daily

A friend of mine had her invitations hand-written on handmade paper, and they were beautiful. Some friends of mine got married a few years ago and after the wedding, a group of eight or so close friends went camping at a local provincial park. Be creativeyou don’t have to fly halfway around the globe to have a memorable honeymoon (and you don’t have to bring all your friends with you, either).

Eco-Friendly Gift Idea – Recycled Wine Barrel Cabinet

Green Furniture Home Design

Handmade in Georgia, this recycled wooden cabinet has a handy inner storage shelf, as well as (and you entertainers will love this) a removable maple serving tray and casters. The recycled white oak wine barrels usually just end up in the landfill, but they’ve certainly found their second calling as a piece of eco-friendly furniture in your home.

The Dala Collection Makes Its Mark on Eco-Friendly Furniture

Green Furniture Home Design

Dedon with its idealistic and progressive mission of social activism and green living is the perfect match for Burks’ eco-forward, handcrafted artistry. Dedon’s 20 years of experience in outdoor furniture is a beacon of social responsibility, so it is no surprise that the origins of Dala—in name, form, and function—grew organically from Burks’ time spent studying traditional handmade craft techniques in Senegal. Eco Design dedon dala collection

MADEO Consolidates Stylish and Eco-Friendly Design Products

Green Prophet

MADEO does the leg work for you when it comes to tracking down cool gifts for your eco-trendy friends. Fashion & Design design eco-fashion Fashion gifts green design Israel Recycled design sustainable design sustainable gifts

Yiuco Marketplace for Handmade Upcycled, Recycled, or Reused Products

Green Prophet

Etsy, the global online store , has enjoyed great success due to the fact that it enables individuals to buy handmade, unique items from other individuals around the world with the click of a mouse. Yiuco may be the Middle East’s greener Etsy.

Paper Planet Collection to make your home more Eco friendly

EcoFriend

Designer Katja Hettler and architect Jula Tüllmann of Tüllmann studio, based in Berlin,have come up with a unique collection named Paper Planet, which will add a touch of sumptuousness to your interiors with its eco friendly nature.

Handmade Fabric Designs “To Go” From Deda Designs

Green Prophet

Handmade and packaged in recycled boxes generally used for fast food or take-away, Deda Design’s kitchen products look delicious. Packaging has been used in eco-friendly ways by designers before, either by upcycling plastic packaging or making a product’s outer packaging multi-functional. Now Deda Designs, a boutique design label based in Israel, is finding ways to use recycled fast food packaging to house its limited edition, handmade fabric products.

Fun, Inexpensive and Eco-friendly Ways To Present a Gift Without Wrapping Paper

Eco Friendly Daily

There are a variety of unique, inexpensive and eco-friendly ways. eco-friendly imagination and ideas like the ones below to help that imagination. in case put on a beautiful handmade bow at the top of the gift to make it look. Inside the handmade.

Make green the new white - tips for an eco-friendly Christmas

Green (Living) Review

Then check out the tips below for making Christmas greener and surprise your family and friends with your creativity! Friends of the Earth's Head of Climate Change Mike Childs said: "There are lots of things people can do to go green and save cash at Christmas - from buying local and organic food to recycling your tree. Give handmade presents and there is even now still time to make something yourself to give to someone.

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Product of the Week – Mountain Dog’s Eco-Friendly Dog Leash

The Go Green Blog

All of Mountain Dog’s leashes are handmade in the U.S.A. Tags: Eco-Products Dog Leash eco pet Mountain Dog Reuse sustainable up-cycle upcycle Mountain Dog is an environmentally responsible company making incredibly strong dog leashes from re-purposed climbing rope.

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Non-toxic Toys for little Girls and Boys

Green Living Ideas

Support small business- There are plenty of artists and crafters who produce handmade toys for children, many who are parents themselves. Shop at stores with eco-friendly ideals - Lots of stores and companies cater to those of us with concerns about toy safety.

Crafting a Green World Now Offers Share and Swap

Green Living Ideas

CAGW knows that buying handmade or making things ourselves is more eco-friendly than shopping at big box stores, but how can we make sure that the crafts we’re making are as green as possible?

Green Product Review Roundup Spring 2013

Green Living Ideas

Wean Green is a Canadian company dedicated to providing safe and environmentally friendly products. Numi is 100% natural, organic, and uses eco-responsible packaging. Ok, I know I wrote all about being a non-consumer for Earth Day.

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Prix-Prix

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? I worked in sustainable architecture before starting my accessories company, and I wanted to carry over eco-friendly practices into my handmade designs.

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Jesse Danger

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? On top of that I try to use chemicals and materials in my shop that are non toxic and ECO friendly. Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products?

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Gaia Conceptions

Green Earth Journey

Name: Andrea Crouse Shop Name: Gaia Conceptions Shop Link: [link] gaiaconceptions.etsy.com Location: Greensboro, NC Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products?

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Broad Street

Green Earth Journey

blogspot.com Location: Chicago Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? Tags: beautiful etsy fancy broad street vintage luxury jewelry gifts independent handmade seller

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Companies we love: The Base Project (and a Giveaway!)

Green Living Ideas

The Base Project has generously supplied Green Living Ideas with FOUR giveaway items for our awesome readers: three bracelets and one handmade bag from another collective in Ghana! Activism Conservation Eco Friendly Fashion and Beauty Green Lifestyle Africa fashion PVC recycle upcycle

Healthy Homemade Cocktails

Green Living Ideas

Whether you’ve faced a long day at work or just want to settle in for a long conversation, sometimes a handmade cocktail is just the right thing. Alcohol DIY (do-it-yourself) Projects Food and Cuisine alcohol Beverages DIY eco-friendly gifts homemade Happy weekend!

Natural Mosquito Repellent - Lemon Balm

Green Earth Journey

Check out these lemon balm handmade all natural products from Etsy. Lemon Chiffon Soap and Candle Gift Set Buggy Be Gone Balm in a Tube Eco-Friendly Lemon Balm Herbs in a BoxThis is a very informative read, I came across it on Stumbleupon.

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Escapes Travel Style: The Necessity of the Hankie

Eco Chic

Handmade Modern Hankies: There are a few craftspeople making modern updates on the traditional hankie, so if vintage isn’t your style, or you want something more graphic, a new hankie is the way to go (look for organic materials where possible). Image via Mike Baird on Flickr.

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3 New Eco Boutiques: Ethical Shopping Wherever You Are!

Eco Chic

Belvele, Seven Sisters PDX, and Everyday Magic all contribute to an ethical fashion experience—whether it’s in how eco-friendly their products are, catering to made in the U.S.A. Her store, located in Durham, North Carolina, is bursting with colorful, intentional, and handmade items.

Gifts Are Most Attractive in Green Attire

Green Blog

There are many eco-friendly projects to choose from, but in this article we’ll give you a few basic suggestions. Newspaper : Wrapping gifts in recycled newspaper is probably the most basic thing you can do to stay eco-friendly this year while sending a positive, green message. Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper : If you’re not a DIY kind of person, you can always support green companies by purchasing pre-made wrapping paper.

Green your Summer Giveaway Hop, ends 6/13, Win Eco Headband and Recycled Paper Greeting Cards

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From 5/30 – 6/13 you can hop from blog to blog, entering to win awesome eco-friendly products. Welcome to the Green Your Summer Event! 

Indigo Handloom: Human-Powered, Artful Textiles Are Carbon Neutral

Eco Chic

It’s the ultimate ‘eco-friendly’ fabric – because from raw fiber to finished cloth – there is no need for any fossil-fueled electricity. The post Indigo Handloom: Human-Powered, Artful Textiles Are Carbon Neutral appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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denim summer

Neena Creates

levi's makes their eco jeans from 100% organic and recycled cotton. visit pouch here for more handmade eco loveliness and follow their blog for pouch updates. there is so much denim in the world.

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On Trend for Spring: Five Vintage Graphic Looks with Indy Flair

Eco Chic

This blouse is so beautifully handmade by a tailor for some unknown European woman. Fair Fashion Featured 60's 70's chronologie vintage clothes eco fashion eco friendly reuse upcycling vintageGuest post by Barbara at Chronologie Vintage.

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Cool Green Eco Apartments

Green Furniture Home Design

One of the best ways to design an apartment with an eco-minded theme is to select unique eco-friendly furniture such as chairs made from sustainable materials like bamboo. Eco Design cool eco green apartments green apartments green eco design ideas for apartments

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Night Lights

Green Earth Journey

By Etsy Artist Night Light Art What kind of light can you purchase that is eco friendly and safe to use in your children's rooms? There are a couple of handmade options for you as well!

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Shop Quickly with Novica Gift Finder - $30 Novica GC Giveaway ends 12/17

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Novica is the unique eStore brought to us by National Geographic that allows us easy access to beautiful handmade products made by artisans from all around the world.

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Green Mom’s Giveaway Hop – Family Prepardness Box Giveaway ends 9/16

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After entering my giveaway, be sure to hop around and enter all of the other #FamilyPreparedness giveaways listed on the linky at the bottom of this post for your chance to win more eco-friendly and healthy giveaways!

How to design eco wedding card?

Green Prophet

Creating and sending out eco-friendly wedding cards is a great way to contribute to saving the planet as a couple. If your plan is to use eco-friendly stationery throughout your event and planning, there are many ways of achieving this.

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For the Neohippie Homebody: Eco-Chick’s Holiday Gift Guide #3

Eco Chic

As you know, we like our gifts to bring a smile to the faces of friends and families—and help small-business owners, local makers, and people who live and work in places who have a lot less than we do.

Eco Craft Supplies Alternatives Shopping Guide

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Second to preaching Eco, I am a crafter. Everything I make is derived from Eco-friendly sources which makes life a little easier. Amazon is one of my biggest Eco supplies resources. I am a maker of jewelry, paper crafts, artwork, bags, toiletries and more.

Product of the Week – Tweedle Press

The Go Green Blog

Tweedle Press is a full-service design, papermaking, and letterpress print shop that uses eco-friendly materials while still creating stylish, quirky paper goods.

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An Eco Christmas

Green Earth Journey

at the old blog address ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ An ECO Christmas Part 1 Ok, so how do I have an ECO friendly Christmas and make everyone, including my three children, happy? Can I find ECO friendly gift wrapping paper?

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