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Did you now Mother’s Day is just over 10 days away. Yep – That’s right. If you haven’t organised anything yet, get on the
blower and organise a brunch (give her a sleep in), lunch or dinner date. Alternatively, if you won’t be with your dear mum, we have put together some gift suggestions that will help you show your mum (or your wife!) just how much she means to you ~ and to help we have marked down some of the Polli jewellery range too!
1. Kohl Gold Origami Pendant. Was $49.95 Now $39.60
2. Kohl Gold Elm Pendant Was $54.95 Now $29.70
3. Wooden Doily Earrings Was $49.95 Now $29.70
4. Woven Origami Arrow Earrings Was $119.95 Now $69.30
Just as mum puts her head down to rest, help her fall into a deep slumber with a smile on her face, thinking of you on one of Pillow Poets luxuriously soft and quirky organic cotton pillowcases.
- Pillow Poet organic cotton pillowcases $49.00
There are more gifts available in the State of Green store - The selection above is just a tad biased – I’d love to receive any of them!
We’re celebrating a little love in the air in the lead up to Valentine’s Day, so for the next three days we are giving you 15% off in the State of Green store* - even on top of our sale items too!* Just enter the code 15OFF during checkout to score a eco bargain! I have put together a few ideas below that both the man or lady in your life may love – forgive my bias but most are items I would love to receive or gift!
So there it is. Just a few ideas above, but many more in our eco design store. Remember to enter the code 15OFF at check out (in the Coupon Field). Offer ends Midnight Wednesday 6 February 2012.
3 days only!*
* On current stock only – so get in quick!
We are seriously close to Xmas now, so thought I would put together a compilation of great sustainable timber xmas gift products for her and him, just in case you need some last minute ideas.
(Perfect on a bedside table to check the time during the night, and easy to find when the alarm goes off!)
(Perfect for table settings or to protect your table from hot dishes at Xmas)
Beautiful etched bird design on this thick cutting board – Perfect for Cheese platter)
My favourite salad bowl of all time!
Put a bit of love into your cooking – A favourite of all cooks!
Don’t lose your keys, wallet or glasses over Xmas (exclusive to State of Green in Australia)
Do you have a girl who needs spoiling?
Funk up any outfit with these facetted necklaces …
.. and pair them with an equally funky bracelet – the timber just gets better with age!
An absolute favourite and hot seller over the past week – we have more arriving in black and turquoise (not pictured) in the next few days. Snatch one up quick!
So there it is – Some timber gift ideas all wrapped up. Pop over to our online store and finish off your Xmas shopping, and drop me a line if you have any questions : email@example.com
If you been looking for a bit of technology free fun for your young children, you will love the new TOTEM range by Kids On Roof? You may know of their incredibly popular Totem Tree, but the range has now expanded to a collection of vintage styled cardboard figurines that are perfect for interactive play, and sit equally well as a cute decoration too!
In their new Book of Animals, the Totem Eagle Collection includes bright cardboard cut outs that easily slot together to create a menagerie of animals with little background sceneries.
The Book of Animals – Lion collection expands further on the animal theme. Crocodiles, predatory birds, walrus, fish, glaciers and mountains all help set a magnificent scene. Half the fun is putting together each of the 106 pieces.
Also new to the Totem range is the Totem Aeroport and Totem Traffic scenes – perfect for boys who get excited about all manner of transport.
The Totem range is honestly impressive. The cardboard is sturdy, the styling is really cute, and the imaginative play it encourages is what makes the range truly special – no batteries, chargers, glue, complex instructions required!
How are YOU spoiling your mum this Mother’s Day? If you need a gentle reminder of the date, it’s in just TWO weeks – Sunday May 13th!! So if you haven’t already, get on the phone and make a breakfast, lunch or dinner date with her, and if you want to give her a special pressie, we have come up with a few ideas to help you out ….
A sell out just before Xmas, the Timber Flower Mats have arrived just in time for Mother’s Day ~ They’re perfect for displaying fresh cut flowers, and also great for keeping herbs fresh on the kitchen bench! And just for Mother’s Day, we have the special LEIF DUO natural skincare balm and cleanser gift pack which I can attest smells divine! Packed full of Australian essential oils – think Lemon Myrtle, Wild Rosella, Desert Lime …. Wonderfully relaxing.
If your mum loves her tableware, local design firm Urban Cartel hand make stunning ceramics – Left tactile and unglazed on the outer, it is glazed to a high shine on the inside. Hand warming Beakers, platters perfect for fruit, or milk bottle replica vases are sure to please.
Oh how we love Polli jewellery! Mum’s love to have a bit of bling to jazz up an outfit, and Polli’s recycled stainless shell, sustainable timber and Kohl Gold pieces NEVER disappoint!
Is your mum the best cook EVER? The Moso Bamboo Utensil set includes a spoon with a love heart cut out. Paired with a smart tea-towel, and mum just may whip you up your favourite meal!
Now we do have wonderful eco cleaning products in-store too, but these have been INTENTIONALLY omitted from this list. Although beautiful to use, being a mum myself I’d recommend these “gifts” are best left alone for Mothers Day!
Wishing all you mums out there a beautiful day!
We all love a sale BEFORE Xmas, and State of Green has just gone ON SALE! This is your chance to complete your Xmas shopping from the peace of your armchair/desk stool/kitchen bench, and get it all delivered to you without fighting for one parking spot! We’ll even wrap your gifts for you if you request it during check out (request it in the Comments field).
The above is just a taste of the many items we have marked down, in preparation for new great eco wares arriving in the new year! Stock is limited so first in first serve. MERRY Xmas all!
For those of you living in Northern New South Wales, you are in for a treat! Leading Australian eco fashion brand Pure Pod have just opened a “Pop-Up” concept store in Lennox Head bringing to you not only their beautiful classic fashion range, but also a collection of other quality Australian eco brands – Perfect timing for picking up a bevy of sustainable design treats!
Kelli Donovan and Sean Watson are the designers behind Pure Pod, who have already made their mark in the eco fashion industry both at home and internationally – not bad for a brand that is just four years old! Their Australian made garments made from bamboo, organic cotton, pure merino wool, hemp, soy, silk and linen have been exhibited at the Paris Eco Fashion Week, been listed as a finalist in the FGI Sustainable Business awards (twice) and were selected by the Australian Government to take part in the “G’Day USA” annual Trade mission in New York earlier this year.
The PurePod pop-up shop presents a marvellous opportunity to support local Australian businesses who are really doing their bit to produce well made products, that tread lightly on the environment. Other brands on show include ONE Organic Kids Clothing, Bird Textiles, Namaste Natural Bath/Beauty products, Wheel of Life Ceramics, Dark Horse Jewellery & Anne Leon Natural Dyed Silks – something for kids, mum, dad, Grandma, Grandpa and friends!
Don’t despair if you can’t make it to the pop-up shop in person – Pure Pod is also online, so your new Xmas outfit could be on its way to your letterbox sooner than you think (pssst – they have free shipping until Xmas eve!).
17th Nov – 5th Feb, 2012
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Oh my goodness – Where has the year gone?. We are only 6 weeks away from Xmas – Yikes! About two weeks ago the Xmas wrapping requests started rolling in at State of Green’s online store. We have been busy wrapping gifts and posting them off to some incredibly organised customers, who are hiding them away until the big reveal on December 25. As you put your mind towards thinking about presents, we have put together a list of gifts for kids under $30 that are planet friendly, useful AND fun!
2. Bamboo E-Racer – Come on – we’ll race you! – $19.90 (On Sale)
We hope we have given you a few ideas! Over the coming weeks we will put together a few more Xmas gift suggestions posts, as we have some fab new products instore. Enjoy the lead up to the silly season!