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Kitchen Upcycle: Skewers!

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It’s no wonder that the upcycle materials for our first products are found in the kitchen! We love food and its always been a central gathering space in our home.

We take skewers from shish kabob to the bejeweled garden where they are transformed into glittering stems for our Japanese Origami Paper Crane Bouquets. The pointed end is perfect for placing paper cranes to create a magical dazzling bouquet that is both stylish and eco-friendly.

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I continued to explore creative reuse of skewers for other projects inspiring our very popular Mint Green Handmade Japanese Origami Paper Crane/Clear Beads Chopsticks Decoration. With this piece, I want to capture the minimalistic design and beauty of traditional Japanese art. The spirit of peace, love and hope is embodied in the design elements: the symbolic Japanese paper crane and skewers as a creative representation of chopsticks, a traditional eating utensil in Japan. 

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It’s Dr. Seuss Day!

To celebrate, I’m getting creative with colors, characters and all things Etsy! Enjoy this very Seussical themed treasury and of course don’t forget to read something silly and wonderfully inspiring today!

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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.”

 

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way.”

 

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try.”
“And will you succeed? Yes, indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed.”


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Your Unforgettable Wedding – Flowers

Your wedding can be magical, artistic, creative, and unforgettable with a few changes to the traditional elements.

Bouquets – Think of your flowers as a work of art, an everlasting garden filled with delicate petals, flowing ribbons, dazzling wonder! Your flowers stay fresh and bright throughout the day and for years to come, a unique souvenir for the bride and groom. Your bridesmaids each receive a handcrafted bouquet of paper flowers, jewels and ribbons to carry down the aisle, turning heads and captivating guests with wonder and delight, flowers that bloom with love, art, life! Your bouquets double as bridesmaid gifts, as a thank you and souvenir of your unforgettable wedding that everybody will be talking about.

Splash in the Strawberry Ocean

Dance in the Midnight Garden

Sing in the Bejeweled Garden

Dare to be different and make a statement with a unique twist on wedding flowers!
Now through December 3, use coupon code CYBER15 at Paper Soil for 20% off all our wedding bouquets including our wedding packages! That’s a steal!


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Paper Soil – Organically Grown

You will see a theme on our Pinterest boards beyond images of ecochic upcycled creativity. Each of our boards has a quote as the cover image! As a librarian by day, I know the value of words to add meaning and help reveal pieces of a story.

Here are some of the quotes that help tell the Paper Soil story:

Gifts for Book Lovers – “All who wander are not lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

Eco-friendly Holiday Gifts – “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Paper Soil Team Treasuries – “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever. “ – A. A. Milne

Gifts for Nature Lovers –  “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
Holiday Gifts for Art Lovers – “Art is not a thing, it is a way.” – Elbert Hubbard

Now through Thursday, December 3, use coupon code CYBER15 at Paper Soil for 20% off all products!