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eco-fashion friday finds – precious little things


upcycled wool sunflower hat

Winter winds create the opportunity to rock a new chapeau. Why not make a statement! This bright starflower beanie is hand-crocheted and custom designed from upcycled 100 percent lambswool Italian yarn. Big French knots in avocado green alpaca-acrylic yarn anchor the eye-catching flower. A real head-turner; $45 from Hats by Elvee

reclaimed wood ring

Lightweight and striking, this handmade ‘poppy’ cocktail ring is made from the reclaimed wood from fallen tree branches. $24.75 @ the starlightwoods shop

upcycled zipper earrings

Funky, OOAK, upcyled zipper earrings; only $7 from AnnyMay

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Fall in love with this natural beauty from Summer Bowen’s BTC Elements California-based online shop where all items are socially and eco-consciously made right here in the USA. Find this eco fabulously soft and naturally dyed organic cotton scarf at BTC Elements’ page of stylish and sensibly made accessories.

And that’s a wrap for today:) Have a beautiful weekend!

 

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Friday, November 30, 2012

green gift idea: grow your own mushroom kit


DIY Roots Mushroom Growing Kit

Here’s a green gift idea that will work for the chefs, indoor gardeners and DIY aficionados on your holiday shopping list — their very own countertop mushroom garden. The Back to the Roots Mushroom Kit will produce up to 1.5 lbs of gourmet, delicious oyster mushrooms per box – and the first crop can be harvested in as little as 10 days.

Features:

  • You can store the kit (unopened) indefinitely – no shelf-life
  • Grow up to 1 1/2 lbs of tasty pearl oyster mushrooms per box – year round
  • Multiple crops (at least 2, though some folks get up to 4)
  • Grow your first crop in as little as 10 days
  • Easy to grow – open, mist, and harvest (spray mister included).
  • All indoors – just set on a kitchen window sill and mist twice a day
  • The soil inside is 100% recycled coffee grounds – safe & sustainable

Will produce 2 crops… sometimes more. $19.95 @ GreenStreamline

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