I am a renter, and occasionally, I truly begin to lament this fact. Of all the rooms in my home to which I wish I could take a sledgehammer, the bathroom is second only to the kitchen. Not that our bathroom is terrible or anything. It’s just that while it is functional, there’s nothing outstanding about it. Ideally, my bathroom would feel like a spa at a high-end hotel, or at least be a calming, modern space where I could truly unwind and let my hair down.
At the moment, I’m not a fan of spending a lot of time in the bathroom. At one time, it was one of my favorite places to “get away” from everyone. I could go in there, close the door and be alone. But when your bathroom is as boring and utilitarian as mine was, spending time there gets really old really fast. Unfortunately, we’re renters, so there’s not a whole lot I can do about it beside add a few accessories and maybe paint. But what I wouldn’t give for my bathroom to look like this:
You may already be familiar with Ecoist, a green brand well known for its handbags, all made of upcycled candy wrappers, chip bags and other packaging. With their new Snowjob chair, they have taken the same concept to the next level!
The chair, designed by Emiliano Godoy, has a frame made of FSC-certified wood and features a vegetable based, biodegradable finish. A cover, woven of small pieces of post-industrial waste from the candy wrapping industry, then slips over the frame to create the Ecoist handbag look many people know so well (bags are shown below).
I’ve been aware of Structured Green for nearly as long as I’ve been publishing Green Your Decor. I’ve even been able to see one of their immaculate pieces in person, thanks to the green show home I toured in Marietta back in 2009. The company is a maker of sustainable furniture that is based right here in Georgia, and their stuff is impressive. A few days ago, I ventured over to their site just to see if there was anything new. And hello! I was blown away by their newest table designs.
Amenity never fails to impress me with their gorgeous eco-friendly furniture, organic textiles and housewares. This weekend though, you have a great chance to take advantage of big savings during their sample sale. You can get their beautiful pillows, wall art and table linens for up to nearly 80% off! I imagine a lot of this stuff is going to go fast, so you might want to act now if you’re interested! The wall art, particularly the ones geared to kids, would make great holiday gifts. Personally, I plan to get a table runner to use during the holidays.