Green Steals: Mod Green Pod Fabric & Ikat Dinnerware Thumbnail

It’s getting easier to find eco-friendly furniture and housewares on sale, but I almost never find sustainable, home decor weight fabrics discounted in the same way. One Kings Lane made my day today! They are offering 6 different Mod Green Pod fabrics (including the one I bought to reupholster my cane chair) for a little [...]

Chevron Pattern Inspiration, the Eco-Friendly Way Thumbnail

There’s nothing like a sharp, graphic element to take your decorating to the next level. Chevron patterns — particularly large-scale ones — are perfect for this. Here are some of my favorite examples of eco-friendly products and projects featuring chevron patterns: Bryn fabric AND East Village fabric by Rubie Green. Made of organic cotton. $90/yard. [...]

Green Steals of the Week: Amenity up to 75% off & Mod Green Pod Fabric Thumbnail

The week has just started and already I’ve found 2 great deals for you! Amenity is having a huge clearance sale on products that have been discontinued. You’ll find wall art, table linens, pillows and more marked down by up to 75%. Given the quality of their products, you really can’t beat the pricing. I [...]

Inspiration to Create: Mod Green Pod’s Anticipate Fabric Thumbnail

This happens to me several times a year, and I can usually feel it coming — after months on end of inspiration to write and create and make things happen, I’ll hit a rut during which any creativity at all feels like pulling teeth. I need something to bring me out of my funk, and [...]

Feeling Nostalgic? You’ll Love these Fabrics by Oliver Henry Organics Thumbnail

Everyone needs a little misty-eyed nostalgia every now and then. A few smells trigger those feelings for me: Moth balls remind me of my aunt and grandmother, and the smell of Spanish thyme reminds me of my mother’s Puerto Rican-style cooking. And while I’ve been captivated by creative pursuits since I was little (including music [...]