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How To DIY Your Own Beautiful Holiday Cards

How To DIY Your Own Beautiful Holiday Cards

Get the whole family involved in holiday cards this year! While posing for a family photo does have a certain caché, making your own own botanical greetings with materials sourced straight from the garden is a fun way to spend some time together this season, without the drama of matching sweaters.
  • Weekend Reading: The Most Sustainable and Ethical Knitwear Brands in Existence

    Weekend Reading: The Most Sustainable and Ethical Knitwear Brands in Existence

    Accompany was sweet enough to send over this fairly made Wanderlust bracelet from their newest collection. It’s made in Phnom Penh by a team of fair-trade Cambodian artisans who hand-carve each solid brass word and hand-knot each bracelet.¬†10% of The Brave Collection’s profits are donated to fight human trafficking and empower women and girls across...
    Minimalist, Fair Fashion from Africa? Yup. Uniform Is Doing It

    Minimalist, Fair Fashion from Africa? Yup. Uniform Is Doing It

    What countries do you think of when you imagine an ethical and sustainable, capsule or minimalist wardrobe? The Scandinavian ones, I reckon. Maybe France. But this company manufactures in Liberia, Morocco, Kenya, and Ghana.
    Green Beauty Review: Flynn & King Lunar 13 Restorative Oil Elixir

    Green Beauty Review: Flynn & King Lunar 13 Restorative Oil Elixir

    Use code ECOCULT for 15% off from now until March 30, 2017. As someone with oily skin, I once shied away from serums and found them unnecessary. But my skin has changed dramatically in my 30s, and it now seems to crave extra moisture, especially overnight. When Flynn & King offered me the chance to...
    Weekend Reading: Why Is Sushi So Unsustainable?

    Weekend Reading: Why Is Sushi So Unsustainable?

    Me, Elsewhere on the Internet I wanted to find out why high-end (well, all) sushi restaurants are so unsustainable. The answer was surprising. | Quartz The Holidays How do you deal with a family who looks down on a sustainable Christmas? | Eleanore Snare For all my Jewish readers out there, here’s a conscious guide...
    NYC Sustainable Holiday Events and Pop-Ups

    NYC Sustainable Holiday Events and Pop-Ups

    Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Now through Sunday, April 16 2017 @ Cooper Hewitt – 2 East 91st Street Offering creative, alternative approaches to confronting textile waste, Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse presents the work of three designers who put sustainability at the heart of the design process: Luisa Cevese, founder of Riedzioni...
    I Found THE Most Eco-Friendly and Pretty Gift Wrap Idea

    I Found THE Most Eco-Friendly and Pretty Gift Wrap Idea

    Nuno Gift Wraps are colorful wrap cloths inspired by the Japanese art of furoshiki made from 100% recycled polyester from water bottles. They are laughably easy to use, with patterns ranging from cute and fun to classy and modern.
    Move Over Everlane: SiiZU Is Eco-Friendly, Plus More Affordable and More Luxurious

    Move Over Everlane: SiiZU Is Eco-Friendly, Plus More Affordable and More Luxurious

    Just compare the eco-friendly pictured sweater to Everlane's similar but not eco-friendly one. The former has a more flattering cut, and is $40 cheaper!