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On Feb 10th all handmade items for children will have to be tested for lead, every single item. This will cost thousands and most handmade artists will not be able to afford this. Including me. My shop is here [link].

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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.

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Mortelled Handmade Papers: These unique papers are made by adding some material during the making of the paper to give it a different look. Handmade Paper ([link] handmade-paper.us) : This company offers a really wide range of paper products from the conventional to the eco-friendly.

Silver Sky Imports: Unique Handmade Items from Tibet and Nepal

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While mass produced products is a sad necessity in today’s fast past world, to stay connected to the products we use and adorn our homes with, we must support handmade. It is that human touch and minimalistic processes that makes handmade so special.

The Truth Behind That “Handmade” Label.

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When we purchase a handmade item, do we ever really know what we're getting? Arts & Culture Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only Amazon ethical business etsy handcrafted handmade trends

Bringing back Connection, Relationship & Handmade Treasures to our Present Lives.

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In that world, everything was about relationship and knowledge: Boulder Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Green community eco fashion fair labor green handmade clothing indigenous shoe-shopping sustainable shoesRaised by my grandfather, grandmother, and my community in a traditional lifestyle from a very young age, I remain forever grateful.

Tunisia’s handmade tiles risk disappearing forever

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The history of handmade tiles in Tunisia is fascinating. Following the 2011 revolution, many workshops are closing down and, apart from industrially and serially made tiles destined for tourists, workshops which produce handmade tiles with traditional motifs are becoming rarer by the year. “La

Review of Soft Star Shoes Handmade RunAmocs plus $25 Soft Star GC Giveaway ends 9/8

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It’s that ethical connection of knowing where and how our products got to us that makes handmade so desirable and I speak as both a maker of handmade goods and a supporter.

Billykirk’s Handmade, Slow Fashion Chic Leathergoods

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Billykirk , run by the brotherly duo Kirk and Chris Bray, has been around since 1999 (so way before the current artisan, handmade trend became so hot). Handles size down so you can carry it or increase the size for wearing it under your shoulder.

Handmade Earthen Hookah Pipe Adds Class to Middle East Past Time

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Whereas most Hookah pipes are mass produced in factories, this gorgeous new interpretation is handmade in the Netherlands out of matte ceramic, granulated cork, which is one of the most sustainable materials on the planet given how quickly it is reproduced, earthenware, dolomite and other materials.

Handmade Hair Accessories Trend: Matching Themed Pins

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Above) iluxo has a number of handmade-from-veggie-tanned-leather hair pieces , like the matching octopus and bubbles (and there are a bird and feather, and a skull and flower , both of which I also love).

VOZ: Handmade Fair Fashion for the New Modern Look

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The VOZ handmade aesthetic is both obvious in the detailing on many pieces, and simultaneously seamlessly integrated into the quite modern-classic pieces (which all look incredibly comfortable to boot; no suffering for fashion here!).

Eco-Chick’s 10th Birthday Wellness Party at Coco-Mat with Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

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Guests enjoyed luxury massages and treatments from Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics in the “Lush Spa” at our event. The Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics team who pampered and shared their expertise with guests all evening.

Ceramic tile factory Turkey produces roof tiles as bird shelters

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All handmade things, including these Tunisian tiles , risk disappearing forever, along with the birds. Let’s support and do handmade so we can keep our humanity and human scale in the built world. The Turks and earlier the Ottomans have a rich tradition for pottery and ceramics.

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10 Reasons to Choose Handmade Jewelry

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Here are 7 reasons to choose handmade jewelry for all your green gift giving. The post 10 Reasons to Choose Handmade Jewelry appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts b corporation diy eco home products green consumerism handmade homemade jewelryLove gift giving?

Our New Family Tradition-Handmade Advent Calendar

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Isn't it fantastic!?! I made this using vintage wooden spools I bought from Etsy sellers and the spool holder I found at JoAnns Fabric for $3! I got the idea from Just Something I Made. I absolutely love this! I cant wait until the kids see it!

Handmade Pink Oxfords and Recycled Rainbow Bags from Guatemalan Artisans

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The post Handmade Pink Oxfords and Recycled Rainbow Bags from Guatemalan Artisans appeared first on Eco-Chick. “Make it count” is the UTZ market motto.

Timo Handmade Finds Modern Uses for Vintage Fabrics

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Made mostly from used and vintage scraps of fabric, Timo Handmade’s new creations have a warm, old-world feel. Check out more of TIMO’s creations at Timo Handmade. Images via: Timo Handmade.

Earthships, Roadtrips & a Handmade Cabin for $10k.

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Slowly but surely, the house started taking shape. For the most part, Steph and I designed on the fly, making every decision together. Lots of people told us that building a house as a couple can ruin. Adventure Conscious Consumerism Family Green Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood building a house earthships eco green homes houses made of tires recycle sustainable

Yiuco Marketplace for Handmade Upcycled, Recycled, or Reused Products

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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.

Summer’s Perfect Jewelry is Edgy Cool: Enter Natalie Frigo’s Handmade Designs

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Fair Fashion Featured artisan ethical Handmade Jewelry natalie frigo NYC recycled gold recycled silver sustainableThe Playing Cat Cuff is made from recycled brass with white sapphires for the eyes. A simple piece that makes everyone look closer.

Frida Kahlo’s Incredible 50-Year-Old Fashion is Local, Handmade, Gorgeously Mexican

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You might not know that Frida Kahlo was a fan of handmade, indigenous, local clothing, but it was all a part of the artist’s fierce love for her home country of Mexico: She literally wore her politics. Tree of Hope, Remain Strong ( 1946).

Handmade Fabric Designs “To Go” From Deda Designs

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Handmade and packaged in recycled boxes generally used for fast food or take-away, Deda Design’s kitchen products look delicious. 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. Fast food usually gets a bad rep: it’s fatty, bad for you, and wastes a lot of packaging and resources. But what if fast food style packaging was put to more sustainable use?

4,000 Handmade Hats Collected for Syrian Refugees by this Green Prophet

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So far we have collected some 4,000 handmade hats for Syrian refugees. What started as a few throwaway balls of yarn to a tiny knitter in Jordan’s Zaatari Syrian refugee camp inspired a goofball idea: I asked crafty folks everywhere to toss a few hats in the ring.

Bergamot Rose Spa Box Giveaway – Ends 2/2/17

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Our first giveaway of the year is our Romantic Bergamot Rose Spa Box filled with handmade beauty items to make you look and feel beautifully relaxed. giveaways etsy shop giveaway handmade valentine's day

Digby and Iona: Handmade Jewelry with a Whimsical Touch

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Aaron Ruff, the designer behind Digby & Iona , in his Brooklyn studio.

Alabama Chanin’s Cyber Monday Sale: 50% Off Handmade Slow Fashion

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Fair Fashion alabama chanin boho cyber monday eco fashion Handmade sale slow fashion styleAlabama Chanin rarely has a sale, but this one’s a doozy (so much so, I had to share it with you all). Up to 50% off in the brand’s red dot sale, happening NOW!

Summertime Knits: Try Some of These Sustainably Stylin’ Hemp, Organic Cotton and Handmade Lovelies

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These handmade knit shorts are just totally unexpected and fun. This beautiful cotton knit shrug by Micaela Gregg is a perfect summer layer. Available at Beklina.

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Avoid plastic utensils by carrying your own, wrapped in handmade recycled cases

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By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Utensil cases, of recycled materials or otherwise, may not be at the top of anybody's list of shopping necessities.

Handmade rope oak swing as a backyard accessory


Handmade Carved Oak Rope Swing. Handmade Carved Oak Rope Swing. Sonia Renthlei: Casey Dzierlenga of North Carolina has designed and built a stylish swing from reclaimed oak dunnage.

Gorgeous, Genius Gifts For Conscious Women from UncommonGoods

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We love shopping the site not only because its elevated artisans’ voices around the world, but because it has featured organic, recycled and handmade products since its founding and is committed to never selling products containing leather, feathers or fur.

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Green gifting

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Handmade is best by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When it comes to gifting, whether for a birthday or for Christmas, Chanukah, etc., A handmade knife, a slingshot, or whatever else, was more appreciated by us than if someone had gone out and bought something that we might not have, as I said, been able to make much use of. A homemade handmade gift also shows the recipient that the giver has thought about what the recipient might like, considering his or her hobbies, etc.

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DIY Scented Gift Bow made of Repurposed Perfume Ads


Arts Do-It-Yourself bow DIY gift wrap handmade paper arts recycle repurpose repurposed junk ribbonFor topping off the wrapping of a very special gift, make a one-of-a-kind bow with the added surprise of carrying an exotic designer scent! Your recipient need never know that this lovely and festive gift bow was made out of junk ads — unless, of course, you want to gain big repurposing DIY cred by [.].

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Ditch Etsy for CIRQY, the Middle Eastern Alternative

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We love Etsy as much as anyone, but we also feel it is our duty to support local efforts to collate cool design , handmade arts and crafts. But there are some neat creations available on CIRQY that are handmade, mostly, by local artisans – and that is worth a lot.

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Ecohabitude & GreenDrinks Kick Off Holiday Shopping with Style + Ethics

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The product footprints also provide consumers the ability to conveniently shop according to their values – conflict free, handmade, organic, vegan, biodegradable, fibershed, low carbon footprint, GMO free, profit sharing, wildharvested, upcycled, and the list goes on and on!

Support Refugees with Lush’s Hand of Friendship Soap

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One of Lush’s latest handmade inventions extends a warm welcome to Syrian refugees arriving in North America. Health Is Beauty bath products ethical beauty ethics human rights Lush LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics Refugees soap

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The Needles & Damage Undone (or How Knitting Saved My Life).

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) handiwork handmade knit knitting patience practice Yoga While I do not think "yoga is the new knitting" like some do, I do agree with those who say the two are "perfect bedfellows.".

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Amazon To Challenge Everyone’s Favorite Art Retail Website.

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Arts & Culture Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only Amazon art artist business news etsy handmade online merchandiseAmazon's own artisan-crafted merchandise, sold via sellers much like those on Etsy, will differ in that Amazon's wares will be in search engines alongside mass-produced items, something Etsy prides itself on not doing.

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Puzzle Apparel’s New DIY: Design It Yourself, Artisan-Made Clothes

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With Puzzle Apparel you get to: Support American artists by customizing Puzzle’s designs with handmade accent materials created by hand weavers, fabric printers, painters, and dyers from around the USA. Who are the people behind the handmade accents?

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Everything You Need for the Perfect Valentine’s—or Galentine’s—Day

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For some couples, Valentine’s Day is fraught with tension, and so having a great gift really matters—so we have a few really beautiful ideas for you in that category (all of which are fair trade, handmade and ethical, of course!).

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Knitwear That Glows for Winter Bike Safety (and Fabulousness!)

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Fair Fashion bike cycling glowing Handmade hat headband knits knitwear on the glow safety Winter

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3 New Eco Boutiques: Ethical Shopping Wherever You Are!

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Her store, located in Durham, North Carolina, is bursting with colorful, intentional, and handmade items. I was informed that the diamond was ethically mined, and each part of the ring was handmade with care. I’m an online shopper through and through.