Category: Ideas

6,000 miles to soft: Garnet Hill Cashmere, from fleece to fiber to form (part 1)

Part 1: The Fleece Garnet Hill design gurus Karen and Erin recently set their email autoreplies to way-out-of-office and journeyed 6,000 miles from New Hampshire to Inner Mongolia. They set […]

Is your children’s artwork taking over your home? We can help.

by Meg Ragland Our friend Meg Ragland, of kids’ artwork archivists Plum Print, knows a thing or two about how to treasure your child’s art, without allowing it to overrun […]

Seven tips for the back-to-school bedroom

It’s well established that a good night’s rest sets the foundation for a great day. So why not set the scene for a successful school year with a bedroom that’s […]

Helping kids get back to school with the Kids In Need Foundation

This back-to-school season we’re excited to partner with the Kids In Need Foundation and kids’ artwork archivists Plum Print to help get this school year off to a strong start. […]

Secrets to a more sustainable school year

Gearing up for back to school? If you’re looking to make this year your family’s most eco-friendly one yet, we have some tips to help you get started. 1. Look […]

Victory gardens: a down-to-earth solution to climate change

Hot, sticky weather, intense storms, long periods of drought—the results of climate change are all around us. The battle against increased greenhouse gases and carbon emissions is being fought on […]

Style 101: 8 ways to bring the comforts of home to a dorm room

Before you know it, it will be time for college students to start heading off to campus and back to the dorms. It’s never too early to start checking off […]

Eco/ergo backpacks: better for kids, better for the earth

Kids spend countless hours wearing, dropping, zipping, stuffing, and hauling their backpacks during the school year. With so much depending on them, it’s essential that packs are sturdy and smartly […]

Six essentials for your summer camp packing list

If summer camp is in store for your child, your packing list is probably well underway. Wondering what you might be missing? We thought we’d share some of our favorite […]

Celebrating Mother’s Day and timeless style

We love the idea of multigenerational clothes – beautiful, timeless pieces that can be passed down from mother to daughter. To celebrate Mother’s Day, Brittany Bishop of Life of Charmings – […]