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Published on December 2nd, 2010 | by Kelly Rand


Join Us for a Twitter Party Tonight!

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Tonight at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST, Crafting a Green World will be joining in on Healthy Child’s twitter party to talk safe, green gifts for the holidays.

The party will discuss:

  • How to identify and where to find safer, greener gifts
  • DIY gifts (fun and budget-friendly)
  • Interesting ideas for everyone from babies to grandparents

We’ll be joined by:

  • Katherine Scoleri from, the original one-stop child safety, product recall, health, well-being, eco-conscious resource, for parents.
  • Janet Green from The Green Mom Review, on a mission to find products and services that are kinder to the earth and better for our children and families.
  • Jennae Petersen from Green Your Decor, a one-stop guide for all things “green” for your home, from rugs and wall art to linens, furniture and paint. Jennae regularly scours the market for these products and presents them to you, along with their “green” qualities, prices and links to where you can buy them. You’ll also find DIY tutorials, before-and-after photos and general tips on making your home — and your whole life — greener.

So join us and share your favorite DIY green gifts and crafts perfect for making and giving. Use #healthychild to follow along! And if your not follow us on twitter you can do so here:

[Image credit: Abigail Silvester under Creative Commons.]

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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.

One Response to Join Us for a Twitter Party Tonight!

  1. Hooplayarn says:

    Hi Kelly
    I own a company here in UK selling an upcycled tshirt yarn please have a look at and see what you think.
    Kind Regards and a Merry Xmas
    Erkan Sezer

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