Handmade websites are very rewarding with products that are artistic and unique. Prices are almost always lower than retail because you're buying direct. You get a chance to support independent designers. And last but not least, handmade makes it easy to shop eco-friendly. Read more for the skinny on my favorite handmade websites and how to shop eco-friendly style...
Like any big box retailer, handmade designers come green and not so green. Shop green by searching for a few easy keywords, like: sustainable, reclaimed, etc. For the full list of quick search terms, check out: Favorite Tip for Eco-Shopping Online: Get this List of Good Search Terms.
Favorite Five Handmade Websites:
1. Poppytalk Handmade
2. Big Cartel
3. Uncommon Goods
4. Renegade Handmade
5. Etsy (oldie but goodie)
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(Images: Little Yellow Tank by eeliethel via Poppytalk)