Things That Bring Me Joy – April 2013

Apr 1, 2013

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April 2013 | April is here and it not only brings showers…it brings lots to celebrate!

I’m very excited about our spanking new Kathy Davis Gallery and its Grand Opening on April 12th and 13th!

If you are in the Philadelphia area, I hope you will be on hand to help us christen our fun new shop in Horsham, PA. Gallery hours for the Grand Opening are Friday, 5–7 pm and Saturday, 10am–4 pm.

Another favorite April celebration is Earth Day, which falls this year on Monday, April 22. In our gallery we are honoring the earth by carrying some environmentally friendly products that are certain to bring you as much joy as they bring me! I hope that you find some inspiration in our theme this month that helps inspire your own Earth Day celebration.

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Crafting/DIY: Flowers Earth Day Style from A Little Hut

Check out A Little Hut’s tutorial on how to make these beautiful eco-friendly flowers.

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Home/Nature: Kobo Candles-Siam Poppy

A true cradle-to-cradle endeavor, the Seeds Collection represents a new and unique approach to product and packaging: these environmentally-friendly candles are brought to you in fully recycled, biodegradable, FSC-Certified, plantable packages which are infused with seeds that will grow the scent of the candle. Soon to be sold in our very own Kathy Davis Gallery!

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Home/Nature: Potting Shed Creations-Woodland Moss-Scape

Combining smart design and sustainable materials to create a modern interpretation of the classic terrarium, these indoor garden collections contain everything needed to grow a woodland moss-scape, a tapestry of dwarf sedum, or a vertical tall species of sedum all in a handmade repurposed wine bottle. These unique planters will also be in the mix of products in our Kathy Davis Gallery!

 

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DIY Kids Art: Recycled Flowers from Make and Takes

Check out Make and Takes tutorial on how to make these fun flowers with your kids!

 

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Charity: Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth is an organization dedicated to making and promoting green living. They fight to keep dangerous technologies and chemicals out of the food we eat, protect marine ecosystems and lobby government officials to work on developing green energy alternatives. You can volunteer with the organization or donate to the cause on their website.