Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day from the Fashion, Design and Lifestyle team. We had a special challenge to create something Earth friendly. As a global team we may live in different places, have different customs, speak different languages. But together we have a common thread. A likeness. We all have the same home. Her name is Earth and she is beautiful. She needs care just like anything else. It is our responsibility to care for our home. To band together and nuture and love her. This wonderful global team has created some stunning items that are eco-friendly, though provoking, inspirational, and artisitic. So today, even if it's only for 5 minutes, stop what you are doing and look around you. Breathe in the air, glance at the trees, marvel all that is living around you. Be thankful for your home, treat her kindly. This lush painting is by Furiousdreams, proving that she does indeed dream in color!

First up we have a lovely market bag from Thirdfloor designs. This is perfect for trips to the grocery. Just say no to those plastic bags.

This stunning vest from Allthingspretty, so bohemian! I love it very in fashion, and what a great use for all those old school doilies!

This lovely eco and organic bag from Atelierdesoyun. I am in love with this! Perfect for toting whatever with you.

All the girls were raving over this awesome redo of a t-shirt from Lovetosew. Very cool! Release your inner wild child!

These shoes from Norakaren are to die for! Have those leftover dyeables from that wedding? Convo Nora, she'll turn them into something worth keeping! Lovely!

This piece of art from Kristensteinfineart sums up Earth day in a lovely way. Beautiful work Kristen!

Wedding season upon us and Nuvonova has some awesome bridesmaid, shower gift ideas. Lovely Clara!

Cuffs are very fashionable and Mylittleaura has created a pretty and feminine wrist decoration!

I (Happiknits)made this little Earth Friendly flower brooch from a recycled denim skirt, vintage lace and buttons and some fabric scraps.

This awesome necklace from Daintycrochetbyaly Lovely work Aly! What a great use of camo!

To find more earth friendly challenges pieces search fdlearth on Etsy.



I love the explossion of colors!!
just wonderful collection, have a great day everyone! :-)

Nora said...

Thanks..this is an awesome article,full of color,different textures and love for our planet
great post Becca,well done!

Beth said...

Great post, Becca! I LOVE the art from furiousdreams! It truly captures the beauty of the earth!

Anonymous said...

You have captured what Earth Day is all about Becca, I love it :-)
Debra (AllThingsPretty) x

nuvonova said...

Beautifully written post!

Nice work everyone!

Becca said...

Thank you girls! Beautiful pieces!

Victoria Webb said...

Thanks so much for showcasing my 'Glade' painting. I'm honored to be in the company of all our other brilliant designers, artisans and artists!

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