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    Aid to Artisans Awards

    Christina Kim of Dosa was one of the winners that rocked the ATA Awards I headed over to the ATA Awards the other day hosted at ABC Carpet and Home with the League of Artisan ladies (Benita et. al) and Michela from Interrupcion to celebrate a little fair trade for…

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    five and a half. handmade, recollected

    five and half‘s recycled handmade journals are by far my favorite journals. Made of interesting, recollected papers, the journals are a really great and inspiring twist on the traditional journal/sketchbook while also being environmentally friendly. five and a half was started by eco-chick, Judy in Brooklyn and has since taken…

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    Way Out Wax Does Lavender

    Walking by a mainstream candle store on my way to the health food shop made my head pound almost instantly yesterday. The vulgar synthetic pumpkin smell being pumped out of this place was nothing remotely similar to any natural smell I have ever known. I am always amazed how many…

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    The Good Life, Greenified

    Danny Seo is usually referred to as the ‘green’ Martha Stewart, but that’s not really true. For one thing, Ms. Stewart is no slouch in the ecologically-conscious department. She always promotes farmer’s markets on her shows and in her magazines, she frequently advocated for organics, is pro-open space, and uses…

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    KTK Handmade

    I have been a bag-lady for a long time. Often disappointed with the offerings at most retailers, I tend to look for more original pieces than the ususal fare. On a women’s camping trip I attended five years ago I met Kerrigan Kessler, a talented designer who was carrying a…