February 2011

Green Steals of the Week: Perch! Designs & AphroChic Thumbnail

It is very rare for me to find great deals on two brands I love as much as these two. But today, the Foundary has outdone itself with sales on both Perch! Designs' beautiful ceramic tableware and lighting AND AphroChic's gorgeous silk and linen pillows and textiles. I've rarely seen either of these brands offer…

Social Responsibility & Organic Bedding from the Company Store Thumbnail

I am a huge fan of TOMS Shoes. If you've never heard of them, they are a shoe maker that gives a pair of shoes to a child in need for every single pair purchased. So what does that have to do with organic bedding, right? Well, The Company Store, a 100-year-old manufacturer of bedding…

3 Super Simple, Last-Minute, DIY Valentine’s Gifts Thumbnail

I confess. I am a last-minute DIY'er. On the day before Halloween, I suddenly woke up wishing I'd made a homemade costume for my daughter. I wound up making some simple fairy wings from fabric and cardboard, knowing I could've done better had I started sooner. Still, for those of us who procrastinate and can…

Green Steals of the Week: Organization on the Cheap Thumbnail

Like many other folks, during this time of year, I tend to do a lot of reorganizing and purging. If you're in a similar situation, you'll be happy to know that these deals will allow you to get these already affordable storage pieces for even better prices. Get Way Basics' eco-friendly, recycled paper furniture for…

Feeling Haute: FLOR’s New Spring Designs (+ Rug Giveaway) Thumbnail

A longtime fan of FLOR, I am always excited when they debut new designs. Their Spring 2011 products do not disappoint. This is my favorite of the new designs. Each carpet square combines two very different textures, and each set contains two FLOR squares. One square features an area of soft shag in the center…