Wrapping Gifts in Fabric: The Art of Furoshiki

A beautifully-wrapped gift is an act of love. Giving beautiful gifts can fill us with joy. However, most gift-givers wrap presents using wrapping paper, tape, tags, and bows. A simple and equally beautiful alternative exists: Furoshiki, the Japanese tradition of wrapping gifts in fabric. According to research, Americans spend over $3 billion on gift wrap

Milk Paint

If you want to get serious with environmentally-safe paint, check out Milk Paint from The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company, a small company based in Massachusetts. They make an all-natural milk paint that is non-toxic and has no VOCs. Conventional household paint contains VOCs (volatile organic compounds) that contribute to indoor air pollution and can cause