Cork - The sustainable zero-waste alternative to leather

June 13, 2017

 

Often called a natural leather, cork is plant tissue sustainably harvested from the cork oak tree. The eco-friendly material is a renewable resource, as cork trees can be harvested every 9 to 12 years for an average of 150 years. The material is natural, recyclable and biodegradable.

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Spring & Summer Fashion Trends

May 17, 2017

This spring, fashion takes a personal turn, as one-of-a-kind styling sets the season’s tone. Whether you gravitate toward lightweight silk or heftier cotton, dressing like yourself is on-trend for spring and summer. Keep your look fresh and exclusively yours by mixing in a few carefully thought-out pieces, which work well with what’s already in your closet.

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5 things you can do today for Earth Day (and everyday!)

April 21, 2017

Earth Day is an annual call-to-action holiday that encourages people and organizations nationwide to pause and think how to effect positive environmental change.  On an individual scale, there are easy ways to save energy and reduce landfill waste.  Here are 5 ideas to get you started:

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Greenery: The color and spirit of the year

March 12, 2017

The experts at the Pantone Color Institute have deciphered this year’s global mood to be one of rebirth, re-evaluation and re-emergence, like spring itself. Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone’s Executive Director, has declared Greenery, specifically Pantone 15-0343, to be the color, and most importantly, the mindset of the year.

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About the Founder

February 28, 2017

I can’t pinpoint the moment when I truly appreciated our dear planet, but I can say it started with admiration for Mother Nature’s strength. From the time I was in high school, I was exposed to another world – the emerging world of “health food." 

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Halloween Nails for kids

October 25, 2016

At this time of year, my kids are getting into the Halloween Spirit, and of course being girls they like to get their nails done.  We came across some fun (and easy!) Halloween themed nail ideas on Pinterest

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Cool New Arrivals From Amour Vert

August 01, 2016 1 Comment

Having just received a summer order from Amour Vert, I thought it would be a perfect topic for my first blog post for Green Orchyd.  Amour Vert means “Green Love” in French....

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