Handmade Home decorations
The cat's going to jump in the suitcase if you open it, anyway. That's what cats do. Why not provide this super-cool vintage "Royal Traveller" upcycled suitcase pet bed for your pet's sleeping pleasure, instead? Brad and Ashley Reynolds, the college students behind VintageRenassance in Moscow, Idaho, say their cat, Hamlet*, loves the cotton fabric, the eco-friendly stuffing ... and, of course, the novelty of something new to sleep on. Cost: $65.
*Cat not included.
Suit Jacket Alphabet Pillow
Vintage shop hipsters will either cringe (at the loss to their wardrobe) or covet these unique pillows: Each is made from an old suit jacket. "Some will have buttons, some will have a pocket, all retro awesome tweeds, herringbones and checks, " says Hilary Cosgrove of Kingston, Ontario. She sells the pillows for $65 each.
Printed Recycled Map Envelopes
This may be the ultimate in recycling art. Printmaking student Anna Ruby King – an Australian living in Athens, Greece – uses old German maps to test her latest prints. The result: beautiful, unique envelopes printed with whimsical designs on map backgrounds. You get a package of 10 C6 envelopes for $4.
She's working to make her card-making business carbon neutral, in part by buying one ton's worth of carbon offsets each month from Climate Friendly.
Reclaimed Barnwood Picture Frame
Take this solid wood frame made from salvaged barn wood, a showcase for a 6x6" photograph of your choice. It costs $24, and with careful sanding, hidden screws and a striking natural "patina of warm, sunburnt browns, " they're worth every penny.
Bamboo Recycled Bike Clock
Made by 1byliz, a teacher in Oakland, Calif., it fits her vision of achieving sustainability by "shifting the way we look at ordinary objects." AA battery not included.
Vinyl Record Mandala Bowl
Made by Christine Claringbold (Eye Pop Art) in Portland, Ore., and sold for $58 apiece, these bowls are "fantastic for holding fruit, candy, candles, trinkets, or anything your heart desires." Plus, you never know what original record label you'll find on the bowl's bottom.
Recycled Wood Desk Planter
Behold the recycled wood desk planter, handmade from recycled walnut, with a removable metal potting tin, for $36. It's perfect for herbs, a cactus or small flowers - making it a fitting addition to the desk of someone who cares about sustainability.
State of Affairs Pillow
A great housewarming gift for someone who's recently crossed a border, these State of Affairs pillows sell for $32 each and can be made to feature any state or country, and in a variety of color combinations. Handmade in Chicago by Beth (DiffractionFiber) from felt made from 100% recycled plastic bottles, these pillows are "soft yet durable."
Ougar8 Refrigerator Door Handle Cover-Catches Drips,Dust,Smudges and Fingerprints Leaving for Fridge Microwave Oven Handle Covers Handmade Home Kitchen Appliances Decoration Set(1 Pair) (Red Sailing)
Decorative Lamp Thai Vintage Handmade Asian Oriental African Elephant Bedside Table Light Floor Wood Paper Lamp Shades Home Bedroom Garden Decoration Modern Design
Lighting (I Love Handicraft)
Besaw Art Red Dragonfly Modern Abstract Original Handmade Oil Painting Canvas Framed Artwork for Walls Home Decoration Wall Art
Home (Besaw Art)
LINKWELL 18"x18" -Black Grey Home Sweet Home Simple Words Big Love- Burlap Cushion Covers Pillow Case
Home (Linkwell Home Decor)
Peacock Feathers Decorative Night Light
Home (Decoration Sensation)