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Modern, reclaimed wooden gem jewelry

March 24, 2010 | posted by ecomodish | 0 Comments

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Wooden Gem Rings

Etsy Favs: "simple gestures of affection inspire us. from a small trinket to an ad in a magazine...our love for simple techniques like woodworking and printmaking combined with our obsession for mid century design creates our general aesthetic." - say Shauna and Stephen, creators of something's hiding in here in their featured Etsy seller interview.

Wooden Gem Necklaces

Whatever the inspiration, I'm loving the chunky design and organic texture of these handcrafted, reclaimed wood rings and necklaces.

You can find them on Etsy - and - they're now even available at christophe lemaire in Paris!



Eco Wedding Invitations: Beautiful Designs, Colors & Paper

March 19, 2010 | posted by ecomodish | 0 Comments

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It's exciting to see so many eco friendly wedding invitations available in beautiful designs and colors. With the choice of paper going beyond seed-embedded handcrafted sheets to reclaimed cotton, bamboo and 100% post consumer recycled premium stock. Choosing eco wedding invitations is an easy decision for all brides. Below are some of my favorites from Jayda Wedding, Minted and Bella Figura:

Jayda Wedding Eco-friendly Wedding Invitations

All wedding invitations are digitally printed on 100% post consumer recycled stock:
1} Corner Blooms, 2} Star Fish, 3} Damask, and 4} Deco from Jayda Wedding


Minted.com Eco-friendly Wedding Invitations

All wedding invitations are digitally printed on 100% recycled stock:
1} Fling, 2} Destination, 3} Pocket Full Of Posies, and 4} Winter Birch from Minted.com


Bella Figura Letterpress Wedding Invitations

All wedding invitations are letterpress printed on reclaimed fiber cotton paper:
1} Mimosa, 2} Joy, and 3} Barcelona from Bella Figura




Green Event: Green Mixer at Cafeteria in Boston on March 18, 2010

March 07, 2010 | posted by ecomodish | 0 Comments

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Green Mixer Boston

If you live in the Boston area, like me, then you should schedule the first-ever Green Mixer into your calendars...I am always excited to see Green Events close to home.

The Green Mixer will bring Boston’s local sustainability-oriented companies and an eco-conscious crowd together to raise awareness of environmentally responsible consumer choices, provide an informal shopping experience, and socialize, have fun and make new friends. Cafeteria Restaurant will serve complimentary appetizers, and, at two cash bars, organic cocktails.

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010

Time: 5-11pm

Place: Cafeteria, 279 Newbury Street, Boston

Price: FREE

Check out full details at Boston GreenScene



PANTONE WEDDING Inspiration Styleboards = FUN!

February 15, 2010 | posted by ecomodish | 0 Comments

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Pantone Wedding Inspiration Boards

If you are getting married and are in the process of planning your wedding, then you have to check out a great wedding planning tool from The Dessy Group & PANTONE. You can create inspiration styleboards, like the ones shown here, using a free wedding plannning tool on the dessy.com website. Its easy to pull together your favorite colors and inspirational photos to create styleboards that represent the desired look-n-feel for your wedding.

Pantone Wdding Inspiration Boards

You can mix-n-match colors to easily create wedding palettes, browse hundreds of photos from real weddings to get great ideas and color inspiration or upload your own photos to use in your inspiration styleboards. Then, its easy to share your wedding ideas with your friends and family just by sending them a link to your boards.

You'll also want to stop by the inspiration gallery where you can view styleboards created by other brides. And if you are looking for some more feedback on your wedding inspiration boards, you can post yours in the gallery for others to view, comment on and vote for. It's totally fun and addictive!



Wedding centerpieces: A greener alternative to glass vases

January 27, 2010 | posted by ecomodish | 0 Comments

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Blumebox Photographed by Christina Carroll

I recently was introduced to Blumebox on twitter and and wanted to share their unique alternative to glass vases that are perfect for wedding reception flower arrangements.

Blumebox offers a greener option to the ususal glass vase that will reflect your personal style, complement your flowers and is environmentally friendly. Their green design allows the blumebox to be shipped and stored flat, easily snapped together for assembly, and folded back down to be stored between uses. And the eco friendly materials used to make the blumeboxes is 100% recyclable.

Blumeboxes come in 16 colors and 4 different shapes/sizes making them perfect for green-ing weddings, baby showers, birthday parties, everyday bouquets and even your houseplants. The 4" cube is a great option for traditional wedding centerpieces as well as living plant centerpieces. The 6" blumebox is the perfect height for below eye-level centerpieces. The 8" blumebox makes a stylish holder for bridesmaid and bridal bouquets at the reception. And blumebuds double as place card holders / bud vases.

And if you are the DIY type, blumebox also offers coordinating ribbons and boas to spice things up. Check out their blog for fun, creative design ideas.

The blume box featured above was used in a real wedding - check out the amazing photos by photographer Christina Carroll.



Eco Friendly Etsy Favs

Seeing its been a while since my last post, I thought I'd get back into it by sharing some of my new Etsy Favs...


Vintage Fabric Coasters

rikrak offers upcycled vintage fabric creations, including coasters, wallets, clutches and fun shaped patches.


Recycled Silver Jewelry

favorJewelry offers a sustainable collection of simple, timeless jewelry made from recycled silver. Each earring, bracelet, necklace and ring is handcrafted and unique.


Eco Letterpress Cards

sweetbeets offers eco-friendly letterpress cards, invitations and calendars with colorful, whimsical designs.




Join Ecomodish and we'll plant a tree in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil!

December 29, 2009 | posted by ecomodish | 0 Comments

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UPDATE! We have decided to continue to plant a tree for every account that is created on ecomodish - so sign up today!

Please help Ecomodish come closer to reaching our goal of planting 1,000 trees in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil this year. You can work your way towards planting trees by becoming active on ecomodish.com and earning ecoPoints. For every 100 ecoPoints you earn, Ecomodish will plant one tree through the The Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees program. To earn ecoPoints - all you have to do is create an account on ecomodish.com, invite your friends and write reviews.

And for a limited time - for every person who creates an account on ecomodish between now and January 1, 2010, we will plant one tree, just for joining.

The Atlantic Forest in Brazil is considered one of the world's most endangered tropical forests, with only 7% of its original area remaining. Tropical forests play a special role in the global climate change fight. By planting 1 tree in the tropics, about 1 ton of CO2 will be taken out of the atmosphere over the course of the tree’s life. The Plant a Billion Trees in The Atlantic Forest reforestation effort will remove 10 million tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere every year. That's equivalent to taking 2 million cars off the road.

Please join Ecomodish today, invite your friends and spread the word!



Holiday Gift Guide: Green Gift Ideas for Him

December 18, 2009 | posted by ecomodish | 0 Comments

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Green Gift Guide for Him

Still looking for the perfect green holiday gift? Check out the cool new gadgets and accessories in our Green Gift Ideas for Him gift guide. And don't forget to check back often so you won't miss out on new additions and deals!



Green Christmas Ornaments & Decorations

Green Christmas Ornaments

VivaTerra has a unique selection of Christmas decorations made from recycled and natural materials. Whether you are looking for a hostess gift idea or christmas decorations for your own holiday party, you should check out their eco-friendly Christmas ornaments, wreaths and angels.


Eco-friendly Wreaths

Also check out Organic Bouquet if you are looking for sustainably sourced holiday wreaths, holiday bouquets or table centerpieces. They also have an adorable, eco-friendly Mini Living Christmas Tree and are currently running a 20% off site-wide sale! 


Handcrafted Christmas Ornaments

And Crate&Barrel has some really cute fairly traded and handcrafted christmas ornaments made from felt and papier mâché.

Enjoy and happy decorating!



Holiday Gift Guide: Green Gift Ideas for Her

December 09, 2009 | posted by ecomodish | 0 Comments

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Looking for the perfect green holiday gift? Check out the cool new handbags, fragrances and jewelry in our Green Gift Ideas for Her gift guide. And don't forget to check back often so you won't miss out on new additions and deals!