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Published on March 26th, 2009 | by Kelly Rand

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Join me in the Virtual Labs

Join me in the Etsy Virtual Labs as I talk about shopping green on Etsy – Today!

In conjunction with my Guest Curatorial post on the Storque, I will be sidling up to my computer to share some awesome Etsy finds that are both amazing and green to boot in a Shop Live.

If you’ve never participated in a virtual labs, this is a great way to get your feet wet and learn a bit more about the fabulous crafters that we highlight here on Crafting a Green World. I will be showcasing more of these eco-crafters and how their creative contributions are helping to lighten our environmental footstep.

So tune in today March 26 at 6 pm EST!



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About the Author

Kelly covers visual arts in and around Washington, DC for DCist and is editor of Crafting a Green World. Kelly has also been published by Bust Magazine and you can find her byline at Indie Fixx and Etsy’s Storque and has taught in Etsy’s virtual lab on the topic of green crafting. Kelly helps organize Crafty Bastards: Arts and Crafts Fair, one of the largest indie craft fairs on the east coast and has served on the Craft Bastard’s jury since 2007. Kelly is also co-founder of Hello Craft a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters and the handmade movement. Kelly resides in Washington, D.C. and believes that handmade will save the world.



  • http://www.beyondtherockz.com/ Caroline Albert

    Kelly, we’re sad we missed it! On your hunt for the perfect finds, please tell us what search words you used. We currently tag our pieces with eco, reclaimed, recycled, but would love to learn from you on how you searched for your choices.

    Thanks so much for your eco-minded shopping on Etsy!

    (Our favorite place.)

  • http://www.kellyrand.com Kelly Rand

    I also look for “upcycled” and “organic” where appropriate.

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