I’ll have a Green Christmas

This video was made in partnership with Greenvelope.   It’s December! Here are some tips and ideas of things you can do to make the holidays a little greener: Give mindfully Give gifts you know will get used instead of random stuff. Experiences, consumables, your time, charity donations, and digital gifts (subscriptions, games, e-books, music, etc.) all make great gifts without … Read More

Minimalism & Sustainability

For me minimalism and sustainability have always been connected. A big part of the environmental issues of our stuff is how much of it there is, so reducing how much stuff you purchase is a wonderful way to reduce your impact. Living more minimally also often means that you can “buy less and buy better”- buy fewer things but invest … Read More

Green Fashion & Beauty Summer Favorites

We’re almost into the summer capsule wardrobe season, so I invited some green fashion and beauty bloggers to my channel to share their summer must-have item. I hope this helps inspire your mindful summer style!   Alden Wicker from EcoCult Remade sheer wrap jumpsuit from Urban Outfitters’ Urban Renewal line Earrings from Indelust Bra and panties from Only Hearts   Natalie … Read More

Makeup Detox – Natural & Eco Friendly Beauty

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I am currently in the process of detoxing my makeup – replacing my current beauty and personal care products/brands with non-toxic, eco-friendly, and cruelty-free alternatives. I’m doing this for health (there are some pretty terrible chemicals in cosmetics that I don’t want to keep putting on my skin), environmental, and ethical reasons. At first I thought this would mean a lot … Read More

Onion Skin Drop Stitch Scarf

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Onion skins are a readily available and lovely natural dye, easily accumulated in your own kitchen or you can ask grocery stores or restaurants. The resulting colours are a range of golden-yellows and oranges. The more you have the better! I usually boil the skins for 30-40 minutes, add the fabric or fibre and keep warm for about an hour … Read More

Emerging Designer Competition

On September 20th I participated in Western Canada Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer Competition. I designed a 3 piece, casual outfit and won 3rd place! The 13 other competitors had a large variety of designs and it was a great experience taking part in the competition.  My iceberg inspired design consisted of printed leggings, a silk tank, and knitted sweater. I wanted to … Read More