5 Easy Pieces — Local Artisans Benefitting Non-Profits

Share:

Krrb is now part of the Apartment Therapy family! Check out the Marketplace for an even wider selection of furnishings and home decor.

Visit the Apartment Therapy Marketplace »

People coming together in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Photo: Thekitchn.com

People coming together in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Photo: Thekitchn.com

As part of a series called 5 Easy Pieces, we’re gathering our favorite upcycled, re-purposed, vintage, and handmade stuff from around the web. So stay tuned for quick lists of 5 must-haves and get ready to wish you had thought of that.

Recycled Sack Cosmetic Cases

A cosmetic bag set handmade from cement bags. Photo: Globalgirlfriend.com

A cosmetic bag set handmade from cement bags. Photo: Globalgirlfriend.com

Handmade in Bangladesh, these fair trade bags ($12) support fair working conditions for female workers.

To pick up this upcycled bag set, visit Globalgirlfriend.com.

Letterpress New York Notebook & Necklace

Half of the proceeds from this notebook sale go to relief for Hurricane Sandy. Photo: Etsy.com/shop/blackbirdletterpress?auto=format

Half of the proceeds from this notebook sale go to relief for Hurricane Sandy. Photo: Etsy.com/shop/blackbirdletterpress?auto=format

Show your support for the state of New York with a letterpressed blank notebook and bronze pendant ($35). Half the proceeds go to recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy.

To show your love, visit Etsy.com/shop/blackbirdletterpress?auto=format.

Chulucanas Expression Bowl

Proceeds go to food, housing and healthcare assistance for the Peruvian artisanal crafters. Photo: Tenthousandvillages.com

Proceeds go to food, housing and healthcare assistance for Peruvian artisanal crafters. Photo: Tenthousandvillages.com

Chulucanas artisans paint a unique design on the bowl ($58), fire it, then paint the circle designs with slip, a special ceramics paint. Proceeds from bowl sales go to providing food, housing and healthcare to the artisans.

To get this unique handmade bowl, visit Tenthousandvillages.com.

Sea Isle City Photograph

A photo of Sea Isle City, one of the hardest hit area in New Jersey. Photo: Etsy.com/shop/thedurfs?auto=format

A photo of Sea Isle City, one of the hardest hit area in New Jersey. Photo: Etsy.com/shop/thedurfs?auto=format

The Jersey shore faced some of the largest devastation from Hurricane Sandy. All proceeds from the sale of this New Jersey shore print ($25) go directly to the American Red Cross.

Support New Jersey’s recovery efforts by visiting Etsy.com/shop/thedurfs?auto=format.

NYC & NJ Hurricane Relief Brownie Pops

Show your support by eating this handmade cake pops. Photo: Krrb.com/thechocolateswirl?auto=format

Show your support by eating this handmade cake pops. Photo: Krrb.com/thechocolateswirl?auto=format

The Chocolate Swirl’s signature brownie pops are decorated with pride for The Big Apple and the Garden State, two areas hit by Hurricane Sandy. Eat up these New York City made cake pops and all profits go to Hurricane Sandy relief. (Contact seller for prices.)

To get these sweets, visit The Chocolate Swirl’s Krrb corner.

Fill Us In

Tell us what’s missing, what we need to know, and who is making heads turn. Share in the comments!

 

Comments are closed.