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The Health Benefits and Effects of Sheepskin Rugs

The Health Benefits and Effects of Sheepskin Rugs

Besides their grounding, calming effect, organic sheepskins also have some incredible medicinal benefits, as long as they are organic and have natural lanolin on the fur. If they are mass produced, dyed or chrome tanned (98% of sheepskins) none of these medicinal effects apply.

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Sheepskin Weighted Blankets for Deep Pressure Stimulation

Sheepskin Weighted Blankets for Deep Pressure Stimulation
Our organic sheepskin blanket / rug has many medicinal benefits, besides just being eye candy and a delight to touch. The heaviness of the piece can be beneficial for those interested in pressure stimulation therapy via weighted blankets. The weight combined with the medicinal benefits of organic sheepskin, makes this a great option for those looking for some well deserved relief.  Continue reading

Don’t do yoga on a dyed, mass-farmed sheepskin. Period! Choose organic and small farmed

Don’t do yoga on a dyed, mass-farmed sheepskin. Period! Choose organic and small farmed
If you are going to buy a sheepskin for yoga or Kundalini yoga, make sure it's organic and from a small happy farm. There are a lot of sheepskin stores out there. Many of them claim to sell “eco-friendly” natural sheepskin products. Here’s my issue. If the pelt looks perfect, obviously dyed or bleached, and they sell multiples of the same pelt over and over, this is NOT eco-friendly, this is NOT sustainable, and this is NOT natural.  Continue reading

Designing your nursery to inspire creativity, imagination, and good taste

Designing your nursery to inspire creativity, imagination, and good taste
I won't lie, when I found out I was pregnant it was a shocker. I was 27 and one of those people who had been living in NYC and was convinced I wouldn't have kids until I was well into my career, had it all figured out, etc etc etc. :) When I went into the docs because I had severe pain in my abdomen I didn't even realize they had done a pregnancy test. So when he came in and told me I was pregnant, my head kinda exploded. Continue reading

How to Style a Sheepskin Rug

How to Style a Sheepskin Rug
Sheepskin and goat hides can add a lot of texture and personality to any interior. Besides being extremely cozy and embodying the hygge lifestlye, we also think they pelts are an interior "must-have". We've compiled some of our favorite ways to style sheepskins below. Very proud to say that 90% of these photos are East Perry customers and pelts. Continue reading

Cleaning and Caring for Your Sheepskin

Cleaning and Caring for Your Sheepskin
Perhaps your sheepskin needs a little love. Is it looking sad, kinda smelly, or maybe it just isn't shinning like it use to? Here are some tips for cleaning and making it beautiful again. Continue reading

Bohemian Decor and Shopping Trends (with links to our favorite stores)

Bohemian Decor and Shopping Trends (with links to our favorite stores)
In this post I'll be sharing our favorite stores and discussing the the Modern Boho look, Instagram shopping, and buying handmade. The boho look is a style we personally feel attached too. Perhaps it's our upbringing from hippie parents, or loving that it mixes styles and trends from different cultures. Either way, we are on-board. Continue reading

Ethically Sourced Sheepskin Rugs: (and the truth behind mass produced sheepskin and why buying ethically sourced sheepskin is the way to go!)

Ethically Sourced Sheepskin Rugs: (and the truth behind mass produced sheepskin and why buying ethically sourced sheepskin is the way to go!)
Guys, let us be honest. The fur trade is not pretty. In-fact, if you ever are feeling emotionally stuck and need something to make you full on ball out cry, just watch any video showcasing the horrors of the fur industry. It's deplorable. Absolutely a tragedy to the animal kingdom. Continue reading
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