Etsy Seller Interview With Yevgenia

Green Earth Journey

Name: My Name is Yevgenia Davidoff Shop Name: Yevgenia – upcycled collectibles Shop Link: yevgenia.etsy.com Location: Brooklyn, NY Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I started selling my works on Etsy last year, although I registered an account 4 years ago. I forgot the last time I had to buy a gift for someone, unless it is from Etsy!

Recycled and Upcycled Papers Become Miniature Origami Masterpieces

Green Prophet

” Ben Dror’s Etsy shop displays masterful origami bowls, magnets and swans made from as many as a couple hundred individual pieces of paper that have been painstakingly chosen for their color or design. Check out more of Ruti Ben Dror’s upcycled origami items at her Etsy shop, Ruti’s Roots. Read about other upcycled paper designs:: A Wastepaper Basket Made From Wasted Paper. Liat Yaniv’s C olorful Newspaper World and Upcycled Paper Dolls.

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Adi Zaffran Weisler Makes Upcycled Bullet Jewelry, Not War

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While not the first designer we’ve seen use upcycled materials to create jewelry , he’s definitely the first one we’ve seen use bullets. See more bullet rings on Weisler’s website or purchase them from his Etsy shop. Yoav Kotik’s Upcycled Beer Cap Jewelry. Fashion & Design design Etsy Fashion recycled fashion upcycled upcycled materials upcycling

Spotlight on Creativity: Saturday Etsy Series

Green Life Smart Life

So I have been on the search for some pretty storage solutions, hence my etsy seller pick of the week – sewingmomma – the designer of beautiful storage bins/totes using a variety of recycled or vintage fabrics. Sewingmomma is a mother of 4 and wife to a supportive husband who helps make her etsy career possible. Her profile says “I am so happy to be a part of Etsy. I spend hours on Etsy. You can find sewingmomma on Facebook or etsy.

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upcycle, upcycled, upcycling

Neena Creates

i have known about 'upcycling' for about a year now. i was perusing the pages of Etsy when i stumbled upon an item that had the word 'upcycle' in its title. here is what i found- upcycling, as defined by wikipedia , " is a component of sustainability in which waste materials are used to provide new products. Upcycling is the practice of taking something that is disposable and transforming it into something of greater use and value."

Spotlight on Creativity: Saturday Etsy Series

Green Life Smart Life

My favorite find in 2009 was without a doubt Etsy – the online shopping mecca for anything and everything handmade. My good friend/co-worker Ashley turned me on to Etsy last year and I finally took the plunge and opened my store, designsbybeccashop , for business in June 2009. Tagged: antique , barn wood , coat racks , designsbybeccashop , Doug Flaherty , Etsy , Rebecca Pelton , Rustics Reborn , upcycled.

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Wow-alicious green gifts upcycled by Ex Libris Anonymous

Green Prophet

So it’s perfect that this upcycling boutique was born in this sustainable city’s limits, although the bulk of their business is conducted online. Start exploring on their website (link here) – or Etsy site (try here) – or Facebook page (again, here). Check them out for a fabulous upcycled ready to host your next novel, sketches or scrapbook. Design hand made journals recycled material upcycling

Eco-Friendly, Upcycled Clothes

Eco Friendly Daily

Eco-Friendly, Upcycled Clothes. There are a lot of people dealing in upcycled fabrics and clothes. In fact, quite of few of these places have found a home on Etsy and other similar sites that put customers in touch with small craftsmen. Zasra Shop at Etsy. There are a lot of great shops on Etsy that let you buy upcycled clothes, but the stuff being sold at the Zasra shop in the Etsy marketplace is taking it to another level. Categories. Garden.

Rawr….Upcycled Dinos!

Eco Chic

On her Etsy bio she explains how she fell in love with making handmade items from the upcycled felted wool sweaters. Upcycling converts waste materials or extra fabric into new materials and items. I used to snooze with my favorite buds next to me. These of course are the sweet stuffed animals of childhood we all had at one time or another. I always loathed the time when I would have to box those animals and leave them in the basement.

10 Creepy Fetish Jewelry Upcycled Christmas Gifts (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

But a stroll through handmade marketplace Etsy turns up some cringe-worthy crafters. Etsy seller bonejewellery makes rings from human teeth, sealed in protective polymers and set into an adjustable-for-all metal base (see photo above). All images from each cited seller’s Etsy site. Holiday shopping can be challenging for an ex-pat in the Middle East, but need it also be horrifying? In Jordan, import duties bloat retail prices.

Plastic Bags That Go From “Rubbish to Relevant”

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Plastic bags are a ubiquitous and un-eco-friendly material that many sustainable and upcycling designers have tried to reuse. ” To see more of Aviva Sawicki’s work check out her Etsy shop, AVIVART. Tali Gordon Bleicher Puts Her Money Where Her Upcycled Plastic Bag Wallet Is. Fashion & Design art Etsy green crafts plastic bags upcycled materials upcycling

upcycled vintage.high waisted mini -Veronica Skirt

Neena Creates

here is another upcycled vintage skirt i added to my etsy shop. uuuuuuugh! fustration!) i realize that i desperately need a 'before' shot and i always keep forgetting. i'm working on a really high wasted pant that i'm turning into shorts and right after i cut them up i remembered that i should've taken a picture! anyway. this fabulous vintage 70s skirt was pretty long and dowdy. i only needed to shorten the hem and voila! ally mcbeal would surely approve!

Timo Handmade Finds Modern Uses for Vintage Fabrics

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In using upcycled and repurposed materials that would have otherwise ended up in a landfill, TIMO’s creations eliminate waste and reduce the need for new materials to be created. Inbal Weisberg’s Upcycled Fabric Owls Are a Hoot. Fashion & Design children design eco design Etsy Israeli Design upcycled materials upcyclingMade mostly from used and vintage scraps of fabric, Timo Handmade’s new creations have a warm, old-world feel.

Prix-Prix

Green Earth Journey

How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I've had my shop on Etsy since August 2007, so for about a year and a half. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners? Labels: Etsy Seller, interview. Tags: recycled blog prixprix interview tie independant men prix prix upcycled eco green women etsy wallets handmade environment seller Name: Laura Skelton Shop Name: prix-prix Shop Link: [link] and [link] Location: New Orleans, LA Ships To: Worldwide!

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Interview with Andrew Sell, Founder of Hipcycle

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Hipcycle, a new online marketplace for upcycled products, shows mainstreamers that upcycling can be hip. Shopping local and sustainable is always best, but when you can’t find locally made, sustainably made, or upcycled products around – sometimes the internet is the best way to go. Until a couple weeks ago, when Hipcycle launched its online upcycled store. Are you an avid upcycler yourself?

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5 Green Valentine Ideas For Your Eco-Girlfriend

Green Prophet

Maybe a groovy new coffee table made out of recycled materials, or some kind of upcycled arts project – like something that might come out of Junktion Studio perhaps. 3: ETSY. She may not be so skilled in the DIY or arts department, but that doesn’t mean you can’t melt her heart with a carefully-selected piece from Etsy. KAPARA’s Upcycled Gift Ideas (and last year’s giveaway).

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Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

It is a little easier now with the advent of the online handmade shopping site Etsy , which serves as a platform for crafters and artisans to easily sell their handmade goods. With Etsy you can either shop local, supporting nearby artists and reducing the carbon emissions associated with transporting goods, or from anywhere around the world. Vintage items, repurposed furnishings, and upcycled designs all have their place in the green interior design junkie’s home.

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Eco Chic Weekly 8/29/09

Eco Chic

Learn how to make ethical fashion choices and upcycle your existing wardrobe this week on Green Girls Global. Upcycled bags are better the second time around…so says The Alternative Consumer ! Eco Chic Weekly compiles the best of the best in green fashion and beauty blogging each week. Please feel free to copy and use this post on your blog with a link back to Fashion, Evolved.

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Recycled Car Part Furniture

Eco Chic

Matt Johnson Designs via Etsy. Escapes HomeSoul eco-home Home recycle car parts; furniture; upcycled furniture; DIY Designer Rene Olivier. Our friends over at PassSmart inspired us to take a look at those who are creatively repurposing junk into beautiful, one-of-a-kind furnishings for the home. But they’re not just using any old junk. Here are some of the coolest designers who give recycled car parts new life. The Weldhouse.

10 sustainable online shopping tips to tick the Triple Bottom Line

Green Prophet

Online marketplaces Etsy and Dawanda let you browse quirky, handmade items without burning any petrol, and offer a decent alternative to glitzy energy-guzzling “lifestyle centers.” Artist Regina Lustig pays homage to her granny’s crocodile handbags in a version crafted entirely of upcycled milk and juice cartons. Upcycled Elephant Calf ($33). All images are from the vendors’ Etsy and Dawanda shops. Pressured to knock off your Christmas shopping?

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denim summer

Neena Creates

find upcycled denim. a fabulous upcycled vintage skirt that's been shortened for an updated look. it's a one of a kind, which is another reason why i am a fan of upcycling. another great example of upcycled denim is this mini messenger bag by pouch. or peruse through the pages of Etsy to try to find that fantastically unique denim item that's calling your name. there is so much denim in the world.

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Make Your (Book) Mark With Plastic Bags

Green Prophet

Check out craft websites Etsy and Dawanda to see how far your people have taken things. Fashion & Design Lifestyle & Culture DIY plastic bags upcyclingGet one up on Rumpelstiltskin by turning plastic shopping sacks into uber-artsy bookmarks. . I really hate giving cash gifts. Gift cards aren’t much higher on the “Hey, I burned lots of calories thinking of you” scale.

Don't throw it! Instead Yiuco it.

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Yiuco is a web-based service – the first of its kind – that lets people sell things so long as they are recycled, reused, upcycled or re-manufactured. It's like eBay meets Etsy but everything listed has to have had a previous life. In fact, I seriously hope so and I hope it will become the Etsy for recycled and upcycled goods.

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TheInnerWorks

Green Earth Journey

Almost of all the materials used are %100 upcycled- once headed to the trash, now turned into wearable art! I enjoy upcycling and finding new ways to use what others consider trash, so making eco-friendly jewelry and accessories became an organic part of that process. How long have you had your shop on Etsy? Crafting is my full-time job, but Etsy is only a small part of that. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners?

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Old Mac Studio Apple computer transformed into comfortable pet bed

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This time a comfortable pet bed is made out of Mac Studio Apple Computer by an Etsy Seller AtomicAttic. Upcycled Apple Computer Pet Bed. Upcycled Apple Computer Pet Bed. It can be washed in machine and is available at Etsy priced US$129. Ishan Sidhu: In past, we have seen lots of innovative ideas by various designers around the world of creating pet beds using recycled materials.

Chucka Stone Designs

Green Earth Journey

Every single bag I sell is created from at least 50% upcycled or salvaged fabric, most of them are 100%. How long have you had your shop on Etsy? In the new year one of my goals is to have my upcycled items featured in a few boutiques around town. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners? Thank you so very much for this opportunity to be featured :) Labels: etsy seller, interview

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gnomeclothes and TheStandingTree

Green Earth Journey

For my skirts and clothing items, I use a lot of fabric remnants and/or upcycled materials. How long have you had your shop on Etsy? Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners? Labels: etsy sellerName: Michelle McKeon Shop Name: gnomeclothes and TheStandingTree Shop Link: [link] and [link] Location: I am currently living in West Lafayette, IN until my husband finishes his PhD - Originally I am from California Ships To: Anywhere, if contacted first.

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Elvis & Kresse: Bags Made From… Firehoses? Yup.: How I Wear EcoFashion

Eco Chic

Whenever I go to the farmer’s market here in Berkeley, people remark on it (since I’m pulling it out of my basket to pay so frequently), and they inevitably think it’s pretty amazing you can upcycle firehoses into wallets. Fluorite necklace by Chrisalysm on Etsy.

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Artist creates giant sculpture out of used metal sheets

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While there, you can also check out the many other art pieces he’s created like the Him and Her featuring two birds made from upcycled copper, steel and sheet metal. Recycling or upcycling existing products is becoming big business and gives entrepreneurs and artistic souls a way to showcase their talent and make profit. Via: Etsy Sonia Renthlei: Metal is among one of the many materials that takes time to degrade.

Banish Barbie with These 6 Body-Positive Doll Alternatives

Eco Chic

Tree Change Dolls are a double-whammy of both realistic looking and one of our faves here at Eco-Chick—upcycled. She releases just a couple of dolls at a time, so follow her on Twitter or check her Etsy shop for updates. Image from Buzzfeed article. I absolutely LOVED playing with my Barbie dolls as a kid. I was one of those lucky girls with a big collection of Barbies, including many dolls of different races as well as Barbie’s little sisters, Skipper and Stacie.