Posts tagged: repurposed materials

5 Ways to Introduce Hygge into Your Life

5 Ways to Introduce Hygge into Your Life
It’s hard not to hear Hygge everywhere you turn these days, but there’s a good reason you keep hearing about it – the ideas and practices the concept values are critical not just to get through long, cold, dark northern winters, but also to navigate today’s over-scheduled, always busy, over connected – yet disconnected – world. Hygge (pronounced HOO-GA) is about simplifying life, it’s a feeling of cozy, of being aware and present in the moment, lingering over an evening with friends, and stopping to enjoy the simple pleasures in life.

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Are You Ready to Join the Fashion Revolution?

Are You Ready to Join the Fashion Revolution?

Fashion Revolution Week this year was April 24-30, 2017. April 24th marked the 4th anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, where 1,138 people were killed and many more were injured in 2013. Have you heard of or seen the hashtag #whomademyclothes? Have you heard of Rana Plaza? If you...

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Why the cost?

Why the cost?

I was recently a vendor at a local market where all of the vendors were selling either vintage or handmade items. A woman with two rambunctious young boys came to my booth and start asking about my pillows. I explained the pillowcases were all handmade using repurposed vintage linens and...

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