By Becky Striepe on January 23, 2012
Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is less than a month off? We spend upwards of $15 billion on Valentine’s Day gifts and getaways. Imagine the impact we could make if we channeled some of that money to independent artisans who use eco-friendly materials instead of blowing it at the big box store?
On the hunt for just the right Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetie? We’ve got a few romantic finds from Etsy that should do the trick.
By Becky Striepe on July 15, 2011
Can you believe that summer is so close to being over? School starts back up as early as the first week of August in some places!
By Becky Striepe on July 8, 2011
We own two cats, which means my life is sometimes just covered in cat fur. Jeweler Laura Davis faced a similar problem and decided to turn that pesky shed fur into art!
By Becky Striepe on June 29, 2011
Independence Day is just under a week off, but there’s still time to get some crafty and upcycled inspiration for your patriotic cookout!
By Becky Striepe on April 29, 2011
Supporting small scale, handmade artists is better for the planet, especially when those artists focus on eco-friendly business practices. While buying handmade might seem like a no-brainer to many of us, not everyone immediately thinks of handmade marketplaces when they think of shopping. Thanks to a new, very exciting partnership, it’s going to be easier than ever for Sprint customers to shop handmade and green!