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The Artterro Blog

A resource for art inspiration & mindful living.

Inside Artterro: Materials & Sustainability
November 7, 2014 | Comments

Don't you hate not knowing what you're really buying?  We've always made transparency a priority here at Artterro, and with our new website, we wanted to continue to offer all the information you could possibly need about who we are and what's in our kits.

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Happy Earth Day!
April 22, 2014 | Comments

This year Earth Day is extra special for us, because we just debuted our new and improved line of eco art kits.  We chose this week for a reason.  We wanted to highlight the fact that our concern and respect for the environment informs everything we do, every choice we make, and every product we develop.

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A Look Back at Artterro's Eco Packaging
April 19, 2014 | Comments

Did you know we have had over five different kind of packaging over the years?  Developing a product is a complicated process, and we're always trying to improve and make our customers happy.

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Beautiful Materials Inspire Creativity
October 18, 2013 | Comments
Filed under: Sustainable Business

We've been getting some exciting deliveries here at Artterro lately! It's always fun to see a big box of our amazing materials before they go into kits.  It reminds us an important part of our mission is to get artist-quality materials into the hands of kids.  Because if you really…

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Top 5 Reasons to Go to the Green Festival!
May 11, 2012 | Comments
Filed under: Sustainable Business

1. The Green Kids Zone! This photo of the Chicago Green Festival can't even capture all the fun being had: - Artterro bookmaking project       - Story Time Yoga - Hula hoops & balance boards     - Delicious snacks from Cliffbar - Two very different petting zoos (one with fuzzy bunnies and one…

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Retailer Spotlight: Fair Indigo
March 29, 2012 | Comments

Fair Indigo is an online retailer with a wealth of beautiful, eco-friendly/ fair trade/ US-made and all-around fabulous clothing and gifts.  Their offices are just a few miles away from ours, and like Artterro, they are leading their industry by example, proving that sustainable values are an asset, not a liability.

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Let's Kickstart Artterro Together!
March 21, 2012 | Comments
Filed under: Sustainable Business

In case you missed the flurry of Facebook and Twitter updates, something exciting is happening at Artterro, and we need your help to make it a success!  Last week we launched a project that will connect us with a larger community of fans and supporters, boost sales, and help us…

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NY Gift Fair: Finding Our Niche
February 11, 2012 | Comments

One of the coolest things about the New York International Gift Fair is how it promotes sustainable ideals and innovative products.  We were thrilled to have our Art Journal Kit and Wool Felt Bug Kit selected for the SustainAbility: Design for a Better World display, which meant being eligible for one of the exclusive Eco-Choice Awards.

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Inspiring Girls to Dream Big!
August 17, 2011 | Comments

We hosted some delightful visitors this week.  Two of Forrest's neighbors, Destiny and Claire, took two days out of their busy schedules to be volunteer entrepreneurs at Artterro.

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Artterro's Eileen Fisher Adventure
May 11, 2011 | Comments

We're back from our whirlwind New York City trip!  We couldn't wait to share some of our favorite moments with the Eileen Fisher company and our fellow grant winners, so here's a sneak peak of what we were up to last week.

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