No matter your religion or lack thereof - this time of the year carries with it a strong message of kindness toward others! For some people this involves their spiritual beliefs, for others it simply marks the end of a year and a time to take stock and appreciate those around us. This special holiday … Continue reading The Kindness by Design Guide to More Love & Less Stuff!
Sendle Allows You to Share the Love Sustainably!
Did you know that 37 million parcels are sent from person to person each year in Australia? I certainly didn't! That is until I received a pot of dirt delivered directly to my door. No it wasn't a random prank, it was a sustainable gift from the folks at Sendle. Upon opening the card I … Continue reading Sendle Allows You to Share the Love Sustainably!
When Kindness is Needed Most – A Personal Journey
Hi lovely readers! This is quite different from my usual posts but I hope you'll bear with me as I share something very personal with you. You may (or may not!) have been wondering why I've been very quiet over the past couple of months and I finally feel like I'm able to 'talk' about … Continue reading When Kindness is Needed Most – A Personal Journey
A Fashion Experience Capturing Hearts Around the World
Hearts was founded on the idea that "Conscious Minds Create Change". The committed team works with artisans all over the world to create exclusive fashion forward designs that are made with respect for the Earth, AND make a difference in people's lives. I'm thrilled to share with you my interview with the Creative Director of … Continue reading A Fashion Experience Capturing Hearts Around the World
Deck the Halls with Kindness: 12 Ethical Christmas Decorations
Immerse yourself completely in the holiday spirit with these 12 ethical options for decorating both your home and yourself this season! A Season for Horses Celadon Ceramic Ornaments from Novica - This stunning pair of horses were handcrafted by Duangkamol Srisukri, an artisan based in Thailand working under fair trade conditions Recycled Motherboard Ornaments from … Continue reading Deck the Halls with Kindness: 12 Ethical Christmas Decorations
Op Shop Christmas Market 2012
Guest post by Vicky Weatherlake of I Love to Op Shop What is it? It's an online market with items submitted by op shops plus a few fundraisers, with all items under $30 and available for postage within Australia. Where is it? You can browse the fabulous selection to your heart's content via the dedicated album … Continue reading Op Shop Christmas Market 2012
Want 100% Sustainable Fashion? Head to 100% NY!
If you're anything like me - you've often got your eyes peeled for innovative fashion design that also happens to be kind to both planet and people. American label 100% NY ticks all the right boxes and I'm delighted to share my interview with their passionate Brand Manager, Chris Anderson. Q. What sparked Daniel Silverstein … Continue reading Want 100% Sustainable Fashion? Head to 100% NY!
The Salty Surfer Eco Accessory *Giveaway*
I'm so excited to be giving away 5 of these ecochic handmade hemp bracelets from The Salty Surfer Co to celebrate the launch of the *new* Kindness by Design newsletter!According to the founder of this family-run ecolabel Mike Canavan, "Salty is all about simplicity, humility, loving and taking care of the earth, enjoying life and … Continue reading The Salty Surfer Eco Accessory *Giveaway*
Sara C is a Natural Choice for EcoFashionistas
Sara Cohen has combined her love of vibrant ethical fashion with her passion for the beauty of nature to create the label Sara C. I'm thrilled to share with you this exclusive interview with Sara about her design journey and the bright future of eco-friendly fashion!Q. What was it about fashion that drove you to embark … Continue reading Sara C is a Natural Choice for EcoFashionistas
Make Your Halloween Ethically Eerie
This is a special shout out to my northern hemisphere readers - why not be green this Halloween? When witches go riding,and black cats are seen,the moon laughs and whispers,‘tis near Halloween.~Author Unknown Spider Pendant by Rachel Entwistle - This spooky and stylish spider was handmade using 100% recycled silverHalloween Trick or Treat Basket by Prairie … Continue reading Make Your Halloween Ethically Eerie