Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The beauty of driftwood...

Oh the natural beauty of these artistic creations from Michael Fleming Designs Adrift... I love the organic shapes and the fact that every object is unique. I have always had a fascination with driftwood... So beautiful.... What makes Michael Fleming Designs Adrift eco-friendly?

  • made with found driftwood from the coast of Maine

  • handmade

Monday, March 28, 2011

Simplified Beauty

I love the simplified beauty of Studio Moe furniture. I'm a fan of the natural wood, but I can also imagine it painted in some bright, FUN colors!

What makes the furniture by Studio Moe eco-friendly?
  • made of reclaimed wood
  • built to last
  • handmade on demand
  • made in the USA
  • 3% of profits go to The Alliance for International Reforestation (AIR)

Friday, March 25, 2011

Friday FUN Find { Pop your top! }

These bags by Escama Studio are a little over the top or should I say "pop top". They are FUN and they definitely make a statement!

What makes Escama Studio accessories eco-friendly?
  • made of recycled aluminum pop tops
  • handmade

Thursday, March 24, 2011

So CUTE { vintage paper collages }

This nursery art is from Lollibeans and is so CUTE! These collage designs are created with vintage paper and every piece in unique. Anyone having a baby?! These wall pieces would be a great start to your nursery!

What makes Lollibeans Collages eco-friendly?
  • made from found, vintage and painted papers
  • wood is FSC certified maple plywood
  • handmade

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

LOST Media Consoles!!!

I was looking through my old computer and forgot that I designed these great TV consoles over 2 years ago!!! The designs are clean & modern. I plan to use reclaimed or FSC wood and 3Form Varia Ecoresin. It is fun to look back and say "Wow, these are really cool designs!! Why didn't I ever have these made?!" What do you think? Next week I will share some cute custom side tables...

Monday, March 21, 2011

Debris = Beautiful Tile

112 Beautiful colors! Fireclay Tile produces lovely handmade tile - my favorite is the "Debris Series". It has 60% recycled content! I LOVE these watery beachy colors!!

What makes the "Debris Series" by Fireclay Tile eco-friendly?
  • 60% recycled materials
  • handmade
  • made in the USA

Friday, March 18, 2011

Friday FUN Find { OR should I say "SUN Find" }

I am going on VACATION!!! I can't wait to get some SUN! I love the sunglasses from ECO - Earth Conscious Optics - They are stylish and eco-friendly!

What makes ECO Sunglasses eco-friendly?
  • made of recycled metal & plastic
  • plants a tree for every pair sold
  • donation program for unused frames

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Ready set print!!!

I just sent my patterns off to my fabric printer!!! I'm so excited!!! They will be printed on 100% natural organic cotton grown & woven in the USA. We will be making pillows and debuting these great new patterns & colors at the greenprint trade event on April 20th. I really need to be patient, but I just CAN'T!!

Friday, March 11, 2011

Friday FUN Find { Wino }

These wonderful products, made from recycled wine bottles, are created by New Moon Africa. I really LOVE the pendants!!! The collection is called "Wino" - how clever & misleading!

What makes New Moon Africa "Wino" Collection eco-friendly?
  • made of recycled wine bottles
  • handmade
  • will last a lifetime!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

I've been BUSY & now I'm in LOVE!

Life has been so busy, but rewarding lately (so I'm not complaining). My blog has suffered, but my creativity is soaring. Here is my new Modern Slope Dining Chair - I'm in LOVE! I promise to share more soon!

Friday, March 4, 2011

Friday FUN Find { hint: colorful, heavy, utility } Give up? Check it out!

I really hate cooking, but I just LOVE these enameled cast iron pots from greenpots!!! The colors are so FUN, sooo maybe I will give them a try.... But I'm not making any promises :)

What makes greenpots eco-friendly?
  • made of enameled cast iron & free of chemicals
  • will not emit toxins into your food
  • 3rd party tested to ensure safety
  • will last a lifetime!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

{ simple, stable, perfect } by Stoller

It has been a busy week, and it shows because I have not been blogging! BUT I had to make time to share these wonderful Stoller tables designed by architect Evan Stoller. I love how he combines a simple, stable design into something beautiful. The tables non-intrusive bases really highlight the character and warmth of the wood. I think Stoller tables are perfectly designed and I truly want one!

What makes Stoller tables eco-friendly?
  • wood is FSC certified, local, and other sustainable hardwoods
  • plywood is FSC certified with no added formaldehyde
  • hand finished with natural tung oil
  • uses scrap steel beams when available
  • developed methods to avoid excess material waste
  • handmade in the USA