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5 Questions Series with Elizabeth Surya of Pleat Farm

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   Pleat Farm is about more than origami. It bills itself a design pasture for all things apparel, textiles, architecture, furniture, paper art and product design related. But with a twist and a fold. The site is focused entirely […]

5 Questions Series with Anna Gustafsson of La Maisson d’Anna G

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   Anna Gustafsson grew up in Sweden, lived in Australia, then in Switzerland, and has since settled down in Paris where she writes about Scandinavian design and interior decorating. If the mention of Scandinavia hasn’t given it away […]

5 Questions Series with Christopher Jobson of Colossal

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   This week’s contribution comes care of Christopher Jobson, creator and editor of Colossal. As per its name, the art and design blog Colossal is gigantic, covering sculpture, photography, design, animation, painting, installation art, architecture and street art.

5 Questions Series with Writer Laura Fenton

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   Laura Fenton is a writer and prop stylist who knows her way around a house and garden. She’s worked Budget Living and mainstreamed it at Good Housekeeping. She also helms her own blog Little House in the City, […]

5 Questions Series With Sherry (& Family) of Young House Love

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   We’ve already featured a splash (technically, a color block) of inspiration from this week’s featured blogger, Sherry Petersik of Young House Love. We’re over Jupiter to have them with us, semi-live and almost in person, for […]

5 Questions Series with Jaime Derringer of Design Milk

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   We are very pleased that Jaime Derringer of Design-Milk is kicking off our inaugural week in our 5 Questions Series. Design-Milk is a blog and magazine that provides constant inspiration and direction on what’s happening in […]

Coming in February: The 5 Questions Series

What inspires our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters?   Next week, EcoSalon Shelter is kicking off a six-week project called The 5 Questions Series. We’ll be taking a peek into the workspaces, living rooms and bedrooms of our favorite design bloggers, curators and trendsetters. We’re even delving into their […]

5 Questions Series with Kelly Beall of Design Crush

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   We’re crushing all over the place this week. For today’s installment of our 5 Questions series, we’re giving you shelter care of Kelly Beall: freelance graphic designer and author of Design Crush. She started the sleek […]

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25 Awesome DIY Projects Made From Nature

Use nature to decorate your space with these gorgeous DIY projects. Spring is an amazing time of year to combine two of my favorite things–nature and DIY.  My husband and I like to take walks at the local nature reserve near our home. We also like to garden and spend […]

How to Not Sweat (or Stink) With Natural Deodorant

A healthy lifestyle, clean foods, nontoxic personal care products. These are all high on our list of must haves. Soaking wet pits are not. How to not sweat when making the switch to natural deodorants? You use organic cosmetics, nontoxic shampoo, natural body lotion. Have yet to make the change […]

Social Media Activism Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies

Social media activism can be done anywhere.

You might not think that a social media platform would be the place where women go to reclaim their bodies. But that’s just what the following women did.

Mashable recently published a great article detailing the stories of three women who harnessed the power of social media activism to claim their identity by discussing their bodies. Each woman’s story is incredibly moving but totally different:

6 Recycling Benefits That Put Your Lame Excuses to Shame

Recycling benefits everything and everyone. Here, 6 common myths to throw away. Like, right now. Maybe you started off with a passionate mission to recycle and do your part for the environment, but it’s since fallen by the wayside with an apathetic “thud.” Or maybe you’re one of the many […]

Trust Your Gut: Using Intuition for Good Health

Always trust your gut. It knows what your head hasn’t figured out yet. ~Unknown We are programmed, here in the West, to run to our physician whenever we aren’t feeling well. Of course, there are times this is warranted. But many times our gut is trying to tell us something. […]

Jemima Kirke Shares Her Abortion Story [Video]

Jemima Kirke, of HBO’s “Girls” recently shared her abortion story with the Center for Reproductive Rights. Kirke’s story is similar to many women’s abortion stories as it was very difficult for her to afford the procedure. As she said: It wasn’t totally unavailable, and that’s the tricky part — there […]

Big Tobacco Sues FDA Over Labeling Requirements

Does big tobacco have a legal leg to stand on with labeling requirements? On Tuesday, big tobacco filed suit against FDA over tobacco product labeling, claiming that the agency had overstepped its authority. The lawsuit is in response to a guidance issued in March which requires that tobacco companies submit […]

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5 Questions Series with Writer Laura Fenton

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   Laura Fenton is a writer and prop stylist who knows her way around a house and garden. She’s worked Budget Living and mainstreamed it at Good Housekeeping. She also helms her own blog Little House in the City, […]

5 Questions Series with Elizabeth Surya of Pleat Farm

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   Pleat Farm is about more than origami. It bills itself a design pasture for all things apparel, textiles, architecture, furniture, paper art and product design related. But with a twist and a fold. The site is focused entirely […]

5 Questions Series with Kelly Beall of Design Crush

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   We’re crushing all over the place this week. For today’s installment of our 5 Questions series, we’re giving you shelter care of Kelly Beall: freelance graphic designer and author of Design Crush. She started the sleek […]

5 Questions Series with Anna Gustafsson of La Maisson d’Anna G

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   Anna Gustafsson grew up in Sweden, lived in Australia, then in Switzerland, and has since settled down in Paris where she writes about Scandinavian design and interior decorating. If the mention of Scandinavia hasn’t given it away […]

5 Questions Series With Sherry (& Family) of Young House Love

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   We’ve already featured a splash (technically, a color block) of inspiration from this week’s featured blogger, Sherry Petersik of Young House Love. We’re over Jupiter to have them with us, semi-live and almost in person, for […]