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Compostable Party Kits

3 Compostable Party Kits from Branch Home

Summer is here! To help you prepare for outdoor (or indoor) entertaining, we’ve taken some of the most popular items from our compostable tableware collection and created handy kits. Each one includes all you need for table service and easy cleanup – including compostable waste bags!

Three compostable party kits are available:

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Basic Compostable Party Kit: Includes plates in two sizes, bowls, serving platters, cups, napkins, and compostable waste bags, with service for 50 or 150 guests. Choose from cold cups, hot cups, or both types of cups.

WASARA Party Kit: Includes plates in two sizes, bowls, tumblers, utensils, napkins, and compostable waste bags, with service for 8 or 16. Choose from square or round plates.

Veneerware Party Kit: Includes plates in two sizes, tumblers, utensils, napkins, and compostable waste bags, with service for 16 or 50. Choose from square or round plates.

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Help Your Mom Indulge this Mother’s Day by Treating Her to Something She’ll Love

French Hen: Julia Child Cookbook Birdhouse by Uncommon GoodsJulia Child Cookbook Birdhouse: French Hen

Available from Uncommon Goods.

Handmade from a vintage French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child, this ornamental birdhouse is covered by the title page, two recipe pages, and a picture of Julia and Features the rest of the book as a roof. The finishing touch? A perch made out of a mini wooden mixing spoon. Handmade by *Dave Vissat in Pennsylvannia.

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For decorative indoor use only.

*Dave Vissat is an artist who spends his days as a creative director for a Pittsburgh advertising agency. But for the last ten years, he has spent his nights creating one-of-a-kind birdhouses out of vintage books.


Passchal Designs with the Environment in Mind

A Small Bag with Big Style: The Bag

Available from Passchal.

Made from store sign banners and tractor inner tubes, The BAG by Passchal offers several storage compartments to hold everything Mom will ever need. Zip and cell phone pockets add versatility and function to this stylish design of a handbag.

Garden in a Bag: Mother's Day from Branch Home

Garden in a Bag: Mother’s Day

Available from Branch Home.

Say “I love you, Mom” in a way that will long be remembered. This bag contains everything the recipient needs to grow colorful zinnias right on a desktop or windowsill.

Growing the plants is easy: simply follow the included instructions, and soon your Mom will have a plant that grows right in the bag. With regular watering and occasional fertilizer (not included), it will continue to produce year ’round.




Irresistibly Gorgeous Chocolates from Hotel Chocolat

Chilli and Nibs Sweethearts - Hotel Chocolat Pink Champagne Truffles - Hotel Chocolat Pretty in Pink Goody Bag - Hotel Chocolat Vintage Dark Chocolate Buttons - Hotel Chocolat

 From left: Chilli & Nibs Sweethearts, Pink Champagne Truffles, Pretty in Pink Goody Bag, and Vintage Dark Chocolate Buttons. (Available from Hotel Chocolat.)

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Great Eco Gifts at All Prices from Branch.com

No matter what the occasion Branch.com has great Earth friendly options in every price range.

Under $25

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Jimi Wallet – Perfect to take when you don't want something bulky. The Jimi has room for four credit cards and a few folded bills. Available in six colors. 100% recycled plastic.



Mediapocket – Designed to fit the iPhone, iPod Touch, other small PDAs, phones, and media players. You'll be protecting your favorite accessory in style. 100% industrial wool felt, handmade by Josh Jakus.

Under $60



"Bonnie & Clyde" Salt and Pepper Shakers – Charming salt and pepper shakers from Amy Adams, Perch!. Low-fire ceramic, non-toxic glaze and a natural-cork stopper.



Vessel: Chloe – Big enough to accommodate a good-sized bunch of flowers, this vase is handmade by Perch!, designed by Amy Adams. Check out that see-through hole at the neck! Low-fire ceramic and non-toxic glaze.

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20% Off at BranchHome.com – This Weekend Only!

Beautiful unique and sustainable gifts can be found for everyone on your holiday list this weekend from BranchHome.com. They are having a "Friends + Family" Sale Saturday and Sunday, November 29 to 30, 2008. You can find fantastic eco-friendly gifts at 20% off (furniture and sale items are not eligible for this special pricing). Just enter branchfriend at checkout.

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Fun and Practical Six-Pack Coasters Now Available at Branch Home

BranchHome.com is now selling the Six-Pack Coasters created by JoshJakus. These clever coasters are made of 100% rubber so don't worry about scratching your table tops. 30% of the rubber used is from post-industrial waste so you're purchasing an Earth friendly set. And have you seen these? They are inspired by the conventional 6-pack plastic holder! Not only aesthetically pleasing, but practical. Pop out the coaster when needed and pop it back in when you want to put them away for storage. At under $20 they would make a great eco-friendly gift for anyone on your holiday shopping list. Available in three colors; orange, green, and light blue.


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Handmade Reclaimed Wood Salt and Pepper Shakers by Branch Home

Handmade in Brooklyn, New York, these simple designs by Domestic Aesthetic (2008) are environmentally friendly too! BranchHome.com makes them out of reclaimed wood; the salt shaker is reclaimed poplar wood painted with a low-VOC milk paint, while the pepper shaker is reclaimed walnut wood. The stopper at the bottom is made from cork, a renewable wood source. So if you're looking for a unique and Earth friendly gift this holiday, this beautiful handmade salt and pepper shaker set will be packaged in a recycled-paper gift box to keep your gift environmentally friendly and chic. The simple design will complement any decor.


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