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April 7, 2015 at 11:18 PM

Eco chic: Soft, stylish organic intimates

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Make sure that what you put on your body is as natural as what you put in it. Intertwined Designs’ Soy Luscious Organic Boy-Short Undies are handcrafted by Betsy Cassell-Thomas in Mazama, Wash., and, like all of her clothes, are organic and Earth-friendly. The luxuriously comfortable boy shorts are…

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April 2, 2015 at 9:25 PM

Kids’ shop: Eco cap is cute and functional

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market There are plenty of hat-worthy days to come — especially when you have a cap as cute as Ershware’s Reversible Aviator Hat. The eco-friendly, unisex hats are handmade by Seattle mom Ashley Thorner from upcycled, super-soft cotton jersey T-shirts. They’re screen-printed with gentle, water-based ink. Each one is…

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March 25, 2015 at 6:23 PM

Eco chic: Get your morning jolt from your face cream

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Wake up and smell the coffee. Whiskey, Ink & Lace Espresso Morning Face Cream perks you right up with caffeine from brewed fair-trade organic coffee and coffee bean essential oils. The ingredients help reduce eye puffiness and tighten the skin. It also contains certified organic coconut oil, which…

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March 18, 2015 at 7:19 PM

Eco chic: Earrings are a slice of history

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Take a slice of nature with you wherever you go with Forest Life Creations Earrings, handmade from reclaimed organic wood. Dean Robertson of Edmonds salvages scrap wood from the recycling bins of woodworking schools and cabinet shops, or from downed trees in neighbors’ yards, to craft elegant, lightweight earrings. The…

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March 4, 2015 at 11:40 PM

Eco chic: Bracelets that spin you right round, baby

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Carry your love for vinyl with you all the time with Eye Pop Art’s Cuff Bracelets, handmade from recycled 45-rpm colored records. Made in Portland by Christine Claringbold, each cuff is a unique piece of portable musical history in bright primary colors to perk up your spring wardrobe. Guitar-pick…

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February 18, 2015 at 7:59 PM

Eco chic: Locally made candles keep a light touch

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Light up your Seattle-area home with candles made here by a native Seattleite. Torch Illumination Co. candles are made by Lisa Ravenel, who hand-pours all-natural soy wax into recyclable tin containers. She adds locally sourced fragrant oils and cotton wicks to create environmentally responsible, portable relaxation. The subtle…

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February 11, 2015 at 10:30 PM

Eco chic: Hemp bags with elegant spring prints

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Make your spring bag one that celebrates nature while being gentle on the earth. Uzura Hemp Tote/Messenger Bags are made by Seattleite Shino Mikami, who screen prints the bags by hand with her original illustrations. Each bag is made of pesticide-free hemp, lined with organic cotton duck canvas. Inside pockets…

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February 3, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Eco chic: Plywood gets a new life as modern furniture

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Plywood salvaged from the scrap pile is transformed into functional art by woodworker Steve Lawler of Tacoma’s rePly Furniture. Lawler handcrafts his modern furniture and finishes it with eco-friendly water-borne polyurethane and a hand-rubbed Danish oil finish. Pieces range from a 2-by-2-inch Small Stash Box to a show-stopping Waterfall…

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