Friday, September 30, 2011

Tiny Messages.

Sending clear, concise messages is an effective way to communicate. In related news, sending super-tiny messages is an excellent way to be eco-friendly...and romantic!

Tiny message in a bottle, from Luxely.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Tepee Tank Top.

We love this tank top design. We also love that Bark Decor utilizes the sun's energy to expose their screens. Now that's eco-friendly!

Screen printed tank top, from Bark Decor.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Simple, Yet Effective Design.

Contrary to popular belief, creating a minimalist aesthetic can be difficult. Add eco-friendly to the mix and you've got quite the challenge. And now you know why I love these coasters:

Birch wood coasters, from Virtual Design Lab.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Urban Foraging.

Seattle is known for recycling and reusing--and more recently, composting. In fact, spotting "free" piles of wood or other unused building materials in a neighbor's front yard is a common sight.

If you're like me, you begin to wonder...what to do with all that free wood...?

Reclaimed, geometric wood shelves, from Junglai.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Theme Of The Week: Eco-Friendly Finds.

I'm happy to announce that eco-friendly is the new black. And rest assured, it's a water-based, low-VOC black too!

Reusable, "To Go" Mason jars, from Poppy and Pearl.

Whether it's salvaged, recycled, repurposed or reusable, we're loving the momentous consumer shift towards eco-friendly goods.

Ecobag "Circles" tote, from Pawling.

And while we're on the subject, we think this may be the perfect time to change the stigma behind re-gifting.

Organic, vegan soap samples, from Prunella's Soap.

After all, just because a gift doesn't jive with your taste, doesn't mean it should end up in the storage closet.

Recycled billboard banner storage bin, from Notty Pooch.

This week, we're bringing you our favorite eco-friendly finds. So grab your pencil and paper (just grab a sheet from your recycle bin) and get ready for a week filled with earth-friendly gift ideas!