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Want Future Generations to Thank You? Buy Quality Home Furnishing

You just moved into your first "Adult" apartment or house. You're excited and thinking this may not be your forever home, but it's time to get serious about furnishing it. You don't want this to feel like an extension of dorm live. You want it to have character and align with your values. If you take the time to eat healthy and exercise don't forget to buy healthy furniture made with natural materials and finishes that don't off-gas nasty chemicals so you can sleep better, breathe easier and live well.

What is Heirloom Quality Furniture

Heirloom means quality, the finest materials and impeccable craftsmanship that is meant to last for generations. These are not throw away pieces, but designed to last through multiple moves and handed down to future generations.

Start an Heirloom Tradition

Getting married, starting a family, create your own story to pass down to your children by buying heirloom quality furniture now and hand it down to the next generation.  Look for handcrafted heirloom quality furniture from sustainable woods with unique one of kind patterns that are timeless.

Masaya & Co Amador Rocking Chair

How you use a special piece of furniture may not be how the next generation enjoys it, but this collection of sustainable furniture will be sure to last.

Reclaimed wood comes in all shapes and sizes and Urban Woods carefully selects only woods that have not been chemically treated so their handcrafted furniture is natural and sustainable. 

Handcrafted reclaimed wood canopy bed for better sleep

This canopy bed is sure to make a statement in your home that will have your friends wishing they had one.  If we are lucky, we spend 8 hours a night in our beds so next time you snuggle in make sure you're not breathing in harmful chemicals.

Looking for natural, organic, chemical free, healthy mattresses and pillows to improve your sleep? Keep scrolling for our favorite brands because we all deserve a good nights sleep.

Already have an heirloom that has been in your family for generations. Go to our social media pages Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and share your story.

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Inspiring Reads -

Fund literacy and protect the planet when you buy books from Certified B Corporation, Better World Books. To date, Better World Books has donated over 31 million books, raised over $32 million to fund literacy programs and libraries, and reused or recycled over 386 million books keeping them out of our landfills.

Buy Books. Save Green. Fund Literacy.

Doing it Right - 

The Futon Shop Empowering Organic Living with healthy, all natural, organic futons made in the USA. Futons are a fabulous way to ensure your guests get a comfortable sleep. See the wide selection of futons, mattresses, pillows and more.  

In Case You Missed It - 

PlushBeds is committed to using certified organic and natural materials to handcraft, high-quality, eco-friendly mattresses and bedding accessories. GOTS Certified, GOLS Certified, GreenGuard Gold Certified, and CertiPur Certified are just a few of the third-party certification standards PlushBeds adheres to. USA made in California using handcrafted techniques passed down through generations ensures that each mattress has the quality, durability, and support you deserve for a superior night's sleep. PlushBeds backs this up with a 25-year warranty, 100 night risk free sleep trial, and free shipping. 


ECOS Paints - Environmentally friendly, water-based paints for your home that is non-toxic, zero VOC and hand crafted in their South Carolina plant. Exceptional coverage up to 560 sq. ft. per gallon and a transparent ingredient list make ECOS Paints the healthy home choice.

 ECOS Paints - Paint you can feel good about

East Fork Pottery takes a stand for social equality.  Partnering with community outreach organizations to stretch outside their comfort zone; paying employees a living wage, they are now working towards increasing wages to a family living wage.  Receiving Carbon Neutral Certification and B Corporation Certification has inspired them to make even greater changes. East Fork's About Page was part of our inspiration for starting The Savvy Elephant. AND we haven't even touched on how stunning and beautiful their pottery is!  See for yourself by clicking through to the East Fork Website.  

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