“No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.” —Aesop
In hopes of talking less and doing more when it comes to helping others, I’ve started a series I’m calling Good Samaritan Saturday. On Saturday mornings, I’ll post a little something you can do to start your weekend out with positive vibes by helping to lift someone else up…
Today is the last installment of my mini series-within-a-series! This one is a gift guide featuring Sobremesa by Greenheart, a gorgeous collection of sustainable tableware that would be perfect to gift to the hostess or foodie on your list. After you ooohh and ahhhh over some of their beautiful pieces, make sure you look for their special discount code at the the bottom of this post!
clockwise from top left: hand blown juice glass // fez rectangle platter // ceramic owl wine stopper // hand blown margarita glass // blockprint napkin // medium higuerilla wood bowl with handles // aqua eye roly wine glass // fez ceramic bowls set // espresso spoon rest // handwoven cotton towel
Sobremesa (which literally means “over the table” in Spanish) is a fair trade, socially conscious brand that’s “designed for lingering around the table.” Now, you know I like something pretty that also happens to be chock full of meaning and goodness. Sobremesa completely fits that description.
Dreamed up by skilled designer Mimi Robinson, these pieces are handcrafted by over 100 talented artisans around the world, and help change the lives of their families. But Sobremesa doesn’t stop there. From the renewal of a closed glass factory in Guatemala to the machine-less ceramic workshop in Tunisia, each product is designed to sustain both artisans and the environment. A gorgeous product with a whole lot of heart, these pieces are perfect for gift giving.
I love the idea of pairing them with a handmade kick: a set of bowls topped off with a bag full of homemade granola, a spoon and towel with a recipe for your famous cookies. There are so many fun possibilities!
Greenheart Shop, which makes the Sobremesa brand and is a website full of incredible fair trade, eco-friendly products, is offering you guys 20% off the whole website throughout the month of December! Just use code cuddles20 at check out!
Shout out to Anni Metz, founder of Ethica Collective, for working with me on this and introducing me to this fabulous brand!