Tag Archives: eco-friendly

Feel Good Giveaway – Sesame Seed Designs

In true Portland fashion, Sesame Seed Designs makes home and personal accessories that are not only fun and attractive, but also environmentally friendly. As an ecologist, fiber artist, and mother, Casey makes functional, nature-themed items using recycled wool and cashmere sweaters. Cozy and eco-friendly!


If you are local, check out Sesame Seed Designs this weekend (Dec 13) at the Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale and next  (Dec 19) at SCRAP’s Holiday Bazaar. For those not in the Portland area, make sure to check out her shop and newsletters for further updates.

Perfect for stocking stuffing or even an early Santa gift for yourself, Casey is generously giving ONE winner the choice between a pouch or coffee sleeve. To win, leave a comment here before Sunday Dec 13th midnight PST. Tell me which you choose and I’d love to hear about a favorite gift from recycled materials that you’ve either given or received.

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Missing Your Mustache?

My good friend Beth absolutely adores mustaches. Always on the lookout for a ‘stache to add to her stash, I was perusing Etsy.com and came up with this little list. So on this Monday before April Fools Day, get hip to the hairy upper lip tip and settle in for some mustache must haves.

First up is Melanie Favreau. She has this great “incognito” ring. I’ve been trying to convince Beth to get a tattooed mustache on her finger, but this would work, too.

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Spring Cleaning: Which Handmade Cleaning Supplies are a Must Have this Spring

As an ode to the first day of spring, (yes, I know I’m a tad late), and a perfect list for that “I’ll do it Monday” mentality, here are my top 9 of 2009 Spring Cleaning handmade buys.

sewingmomma

These storage bins from Sewing Momma are sew cute! I love all the fabrics and that they can be rolled down to size. I’d love to see a tutorial on that one! Continue reading