NUBE NEWS


GIFT GUIDE - OUR FAVORITE THINGS

December 5, 2012
It's here: Our one-stop shop for all things perfectly giftable and guiltlessly green. 
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February 08, 2013
HOLIDAY SURVIVAL GUIDE

November 20, 2012
We can all make it a few days without a web store! Call us at 206-402-4515 and we'll talk you through it, or.. 

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February 08, 2013
DAZZLE ME!

November 12, 2012
So excited for Seattle Metropolitan Magazine's holiday gift bazaar on TUESDAY at 5pm to benefit Seattle Symphony.

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February 08, 2013
BIG NEWS (LITTLE CONTAINER!)

November 7, 2012
Local love is popping up at University Village this holiday season! We're filling our brand new mobile shop (newly re-newed, that is, from a salvaged shipping container!) with giftable favorites that are big on local flavor. Designed by Graypants and fitted by NK Build, the shop pops with vintage and antique fixtures in an industrial-chic frame. Pop in for bike-tube bags for him, cozy eco-throws for her, and classic toys for kids.

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February 08, 2013
PARTY PREVIEW: STATE 2012 FALL/WINTER COLLECTION


October 29, 2012
JOIN US on Friday, November 9 to sneak a peek at the newest collection from STATE, designed by Adrienne Antonson exclusively for NuBe Green. This winter sees plaids and stripes in tailored tops and flowing frocks, all hand-constructed from vintage garments, workwear, and antique fineries. Dress up with us and celebrate hand-crafted, singular style while we serve up cocktails and spin vinyl.

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February 08, 2013
THIS HAS NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE...
September 26, 2012

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February 08, 2013
SEAMLESS IN SEATTLE


August 19, 2012
Seattle Magazine is showcasing the best emerging artists on the Seattle fashion circuit with the Seamless in Seattle fashion show, set to hit the runway August 29th at the Seattle Art Museum. We are thrilled to cheer on our own Christine Chaney, whose vintage silk scarf dresses flutter in our front window. Join us in celebrating Seattle's talented seamstresses! 

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February 08, 2013
IT'S TIME TO GO PUBLIC!


July 31, 2012
Join us, our friends at Graypants, and AIA Seattle for a high-energy, high-altitude, highly visual event to help us support a great new nonprofit in Seattle, Design in Public. 

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February 08, 2013
MY NUBE HOME: PHOTO CONTEST!


July 31, 2012
The best part of green living is making an inspired green home. We love to see your creativity and the locations where our favorite green goods find their home. Show us how you use your favorite NuBe textiles, barware, decor, or other NuBe home goodies and you could win $50 in NuBe greenback dollars and a NuBe goodie bag! We look forward to seeing how you live green! 

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February 08, 2013
FOR A STERLING SUMMER: JOIN US FOR PAPER WINGS SUMMER TRUNK SHOW

June 7, 2012
Fluttering and light, Portland's Paper Wings collection of hand crafted necklaces and earrings is a sterling presence in shimmering reclaimed silver. With oxidized and brass plated accents, the line is completely geo-friendly and delicately geometric. Hand
-pick your favorite handmade treasures from Paper Wings new designs and take 20% off all other jewelry in the shop!

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February 08, 2013
NEW USES: POTTERY BY JAMES LOBB


March 27, 2012
New in the shop: fanciful forms by ceramics artist James Lobb. Hanging fruit baskets and oversize vases are functional and fun in organic, undulating surfaces and muted hand-glazed hues. On view through April in association with the National Conference on Education for the Ceramic Arts.

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February 08, 2013
MONA STYLE: WEARABLE AND HOME ART SALE


March 13, 2012

MoNA Style 2012:  Wearable and Home Art Sale 
The Museum of Northwest Art presents its annual wearable and home art show, a one-day sale featuring works by 35 Northwest artists. Both floors of the museum have been given over to 35 handpicked artists from the Northwest. Meet the artists and shop for clothing, jewelry, accessories, and items for the home.  The artists are paid a commission for all sales and the balance assists the museum’s mission to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret art by Northwest artists.

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February 08, 2013
FASHION FORECAST


March 6, 2012
Join us for the first Forecast Seattle-centric fashion show, produced by Seattle Magazine, and styled from local retailers including NuBe Green! Stylists are stopping by NuBe to pick the perfect pieces from our STATE by NuBe Green line to pair with everything from rain slickers to bike helmets. (Can you guess what the Seattle-centric theme is?!) 

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February 08, 2013
INTRODUCING, CHADHAUS MODERN FURNISHINGS


February 29, 2012
We are thrilled to welcome Chadhaus furnishings to the NuBe Green family. Take a peek at the new salvaged sycamore and recycled steel Farmhouse Modern dining set in our front window, or come grab a seat and flip through a lookbook of the whole Chadhaus line. All sustainable, hand-built, and available through NuBe Green!

 

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February 08, 2013
LOVE OUR LADIES!

February 13, 2012
We are so proud of our two darling do-ers: Adrienne Antonson, genius behind our own STATE label of garments, and Amy Pennington, culinary gardener and author of our fave Urban Pantry and Apartment Gardening handbooks.

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February 08, 2013
LOST TREASURE: THE SURPLUS STORY
February 6, 2012

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February 08, 2013
SALE! LAST WEEK FOR HALF OFF


February 6, 2012
Find great deals on floor model furniture for one more week, like the reclaimed barn wood Patchwork club chairs, on sale at 50% off the original price. Plus take half off all durable Ecologic cardboard furniture and tabletop goods. Our faves? The Ecologic cardboard shelving unit for $65 and the Honeycomb Coaster set for $8.50!

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February 08, 2013
THE BIG MAN IS BACK!
December 17, 2011
Our reward for being green this past year? SANTA IS BACK! Come visit the shop this Sunday, December 18th from 2 to 6pm for free paperless pics with the big man in red. It's NuBe's favorite Green and Red tradition!

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February 08, 2013
BLACK FRIDAY: SKIP THE MALL AND SHOP SMALL!


November 18, 2011
Join NuBe Green in supporting local small businesses this year for Black Friday, and stock up on holiday savings knowing that your dollars are going right back into your community! We have three ways for you to shop small and save big this November 25th, 26th, and 27th.

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February 08, 2013
STATE BY NUBE GREEN


October 23, 2011
Join us this Thursday for bubbles and bites, fresh new designs, and a briefing on the state of fall fashion from STATE designer Adrienne Antonson. 

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February 08, 2013
ANNOUNCING TAMARA CODOR FURNISHINGS


August 17, 2011
TAMARA CODOR design house launches this September at NuBe Green with hand crafted home furnishings in sustainable steel, brass, glass and salvaged wood. Floating shelves and planar armchairs in elemental materials make eco-furnishing a sleek and airy affair. Look for details like dovetail styling in steel and illuminated poured glass.

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February 08, 2013
INTRODUCING, NUBE HOME FURNITURE
July 21, 2011
Now in the shop: NuBeHOME, our new private label line of home furnishings. Our first pieces are redesigned from vintage, antique and collectible arm chairs, refurbished with graphic wool textiles from decades past. Cozy plaids and bold colors abound! Shop the ready-mades or consult us for custom designs. We'll keep an eye out for your coveted wingback or settee, or redesign your own heirlooms.

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February 08, 2013
STARK PAINT IS HERE!


July 21, 2011
NuBe Green announces the arrival of Stark Paint, colours by David Oliver, to our mercantile. We are thrilled to carry 25 regionally-relevant shades of rich Velvet Emulsion, as well as sample pots of all 240 luscious hues for custom orders through our shop. Water-based and zero VOC, US-Made Stark Paints cover in rich, premium color while making minimal environmental impact. 

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February 08, 2013
THIS JUST IN! VINTAGE GETS REWORKED FOR OUR NEW FURNITURE LINE

July 6, 2011
Say hello to the newest members of the NuBe family! Brand new in the shop today, the first of our very own NUBE HOME line of re-worked furniture, featuring vintage wool blankets! More to come soon...

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February 08, 2013
LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS FOR DAD!

June 18, 2011
Still looking for the perfect Father's Day gift? We've pulled together some ideas for a dad who has all the ties and novelty mugs he'll ever need. Our web store is being revamped, so come in to the shop for pop! 

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February 07, 2013
LAUNCH PARTY! SUMMER 2011 DESIGNS FROM NUBE SEATTLE AND GRAYPANTS STUDIO


May 25, 2011
SAVE THE DATE! Join us on June 9th for the unveiling of the 2011 Summer collection from our own NUBE Seattle line. Flowing freely between exotic silks and linens and the warmth of Americana plaids, the third NUBE collection conjures summer in graceful form, with pops of color and bold pattern.

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February 07, 2013
ALPACA SHEARING DAY!


May 25, 2011
Our favorite fluffy friends are getting sringtime 'dos! These cuddly cuties have so lovingly given us fiber to knit and felt into hats and vests for our very own 
NUBE SEATTLE line.

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February 07, 2013
FINDING KIND SIFF KICK-OFF PARTY AND SCREENING


May 11, 2011
Celebrate the woman-powered documentary Finding Kind, support SIFF, and connect with local artists to kick off an evening of personal journeys and shared experiences of growing up as girls.

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February 07, 2013
SHE'S A REAL GEM! MOTHER'S DAY SALE


April 26, 2011
Whether you're treating your mother or treating yourself as royalty for the day, we're treating you both to 20% off all jewelry for our first ever Mother's Day Bling Fling! We're giving the gift of glitz and serving up spritz. Seamsterista Nikki is crafting vintage linens into cozy pouches for your gems. 

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February 07, 2013
CALLING ALL EARTH-HUGGERS!


April 20, 2011
It's EARTH WEEK! Since its first teach-in on April 22, 1970, Earth Day has become a day of environmental focus and awareness worldwide. Click for more on the history of Earth Day and current Earth Day Network events! 

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February 07, 2013
NUBE SEATTLE SPRING 2011 COLLECTION


February 24, 2011
NUBE Seattle is NuBe Green's new private-label line of women's sculptural garments, crafted entirely from local materials by local artisans. Materials consist of re-purposed garments and cast offs, as well as locally grown fibers from sustainable farms. Using these sources, seamstresses, knitters, spinners, paper makers, and felters design unique, one of a kind pieces that directly reflect the local character of the Pacific Northwest. The goal of this line, available exclusively at NuBe Green, is to continually re-discover local materials, to celebrate local craft, and to refine 'sustainable' design.

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February 07, 2013
SANTA'S GONE GREEN!

 
December 13, 2010
CLICK TO SEE YOUR SANTA PICS >>
Santa's gone GREEN! The big man in red was spotted at NuBe Green this year to hear our shoppers' every green wish. And he's coming back for free pics from 4 to 8pm this Friday the 17th and Saturday the 18th of December!

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February 07, 2013
THE IMPACT OF BUYING LOCAL


November 13, 2010 
For every $100 spent in locally-owned independent stores, $68 returns to the community through taxes, payroll, and other expenditures. If you spend that in a national chain, only $43 stays local. Spend it online non-locally and nothing comes home. 
via the 3/50 Project

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February 07, 2013
NUBE'S FIRST BIRTHDAY!


November 12, 2010
Raise a glass of bubbly with a one-year-old! NuBe is celebrating our one year anniversary with champagne and cupcakes in the shop!

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February 07, 2013
LAUNCH PARTY! NUBE SEATTLE IS HERE


October 27, 2010
NUBE Seattle, our first custom line of women's garments, launches with a trunk show blow-out at Western Bridge, Friday October 29, 2010 from 6 to 9pm. Join us for a spritz and craft your new autumn wardrobe around these gorgeous garments hand-made locally from vintage luxury fabrics and locally-farmed alpaca wool. 


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February 07, 2013