Earth Friendly Etsy: Andrew’s Reclaimed

Andrew’s Reclaimed is owned and operated by Andrew and Melissa, a lovely husband and wife team. Andrew’s Reclaimed has a large assortment of Eco-friendly goods that are perfect for your home and garden. All of Andrew’s bee boxes, bat houses, bird feeders, butterfly houses, planter boxes and arbors are handcrafted using reclaimed wood from dismantled piers, fences, barns and other structures, slated for demolition and saving them from the landfill. Andrew never uses a live tree for his craft.

Andrew’s Reclaimed is located in Seattle with an excellent view of the Olympic Mountains. Andrew’s favorite part of his art is the discovery of the beautiful, high quality lumber that lies behind the weathered finishes. Every piece is unique, as all have been crafted from woods full of different clues to its history, in decades-old fastener holes, tool marks, embedded mineral stains, and other minor inclusions. Although he saws and planes most stock to uniform thicknesses, he likes these imperfections to remain as evidence of its antiquity. (This is a feature that I absolutely love.) When you purchase an item from Andrew’s Reclaimed, you are actively contributing to the conservation of some of the most beautiful and beneficial resources, while finding the perfect addition to your garden.

Andrew has been so lovely to offer ONE of my wonderful readers a Mason Mansion. (This is my personal favorite item and one that I will be purchasing in the near future.) This garden accessory, once populated with bees, is sure to bring more fruit and vegetables to your garden or orchard, and do so in an Eco-friendly way. To learn more about The Mason Mansion, Installation or Mason Bee Activity 101, please visit Andrew’s Reclaimed.

How To Enter

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2. Visit Andrew’s Reclaimed and leave me a comment telling me which item you love. (PLEASE remember to visit the Etsy shop & leave me a comment to be entered.)3. Complete this form.

Rules for Entry

* Please leave a valid email address so I can contact you if you win.
(Your email address will be strictly protected and will not be shared with anyone without your prior consent.)
* Contest ends June 3rd@ 12am EST. Winner will be chosen at random using a random number generator and will be announced the following day.

* (If I do not hear from you within 72 hours after the end of the auction, I will need to choose another winner. Thank you for understanding.)
* Update: Winner:: Brenda. Congratulations.

21 Responses to Earth Friendly Etsy: Andrew’s Reclaimed

  1. one4earth May 27, 2009 at 12:12 pm #

    OMG this is so cool! Its funny actually as my friend was just at my house and told me I needed a bee house! LOL As for my favorite item on Andrew’s page, I would go with Butterfly Homestead in Lavender. Purple is my favorite color and I LOVE butterflies! Thanks!

  2. nynekats May 27, 2009 at 12:15 pm #

    Well how cool! But he stole my idea! hahaha I love reclaimed stuff and I am an avid gardener. My fav item on the site is Aphid Buster, as I am always having issues with this critters. Thanks!

  3. Sweet Greens May 27, 2009 at 1:26 pm #

    Hi one4earth, I am glad you like it. I thought it was amazing and wanted to share. He has fabulous items.

  4. Sweet Greens May 27, 2009 at 1:26 pm #

    Hi Nynekats,
    Super true, neat items. Right?

  5. Jessica May 27, 2009 at 4:19 pm #

    OHHHHHH! NOW I get it. I thought that the forms WERE the comments. Sheesh! Anyway, I love all of their butterfly feeders! So cute!

  6. Michele P. May 28, 2009 at 12:44 am #

    I love the square planter box, very nice for my flowers!

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

  7. TopHat May 28, 2009 at 1:09 am #

    I’ve always thought that Bat Houses were the coolest things! Definitely my favorite item.

    hrfarley at gmail dot com

  8. demmi May 28, 2009 at 1:54 am #

    my favorite is the butterfly oasis

  9. debbiekl May 28, 2009 at 3:50 am #

    Great shop! I love the mailbox trellis and butterfly garden too.

  10. janil May 29, 2009 at 10:19 am #

    I love Climbing Vines Garden Landscape Wedding Arbor… What a beautiful garden with it!

    thanks for the giveaway!

  11. OliveStreetStudio May 29, 2009 at 5:06 pm #

    The butterfly hanger in Sky Blue!

    Over the past few months I’ve been thinking about the bees – I’d LOVE LOVE to have this in my backyard!

  12. lil miss' mama May 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm #

    Who wouldn’t love the arbor…but I also like the Large Cedar Garden Planter Box, Craftsman Style!

  13. Abby May 30, 2009 at 9:43 pm #

    I love the Orchard Mason Bee Box!

    ajcmeyer AT go DOT com

  14. Aik June 1, 2009 at 3:00 am #

    I love the Eco Pennsylvania Wooden Mailbox Trellis.

  15. regina June 1, 2009 at 4:19 pm #

    i love the bee mansion. we just got a bat house last week so bees are next!

  16. babalisme June 2, 2009 at 4:21 am #

    Love gardening so Garden Planter Box, Large, Earth Friendly Reclaimed Cedar is my fave!

  17. Julie June 2, 2009 at 1:46 pm #

    My favorite was the Garden Planter Box-

  18. Ashley June 2, 2009 at 8:17 pm #

    This is an amazing giveaway! I really love the Peanut Butter Bird house and the Sky Blue Butterfly Oasis. Above all, the Bee Boxes are my favorite!!! Who’s garden wouldn’t welcome one of those?

  19. sarsosari June 2, 2009 at 8:48 pm #

    I love bees!! This is such a neat giveaway!!! I really like the butterfly oasis and the bat houses!!


  20. aarastas June 2, 2009 at 11:00 pm #

    the bee boxes are pretty cool. I like them all.

  21. NewYorkMemos June 3, 2009 at 5:39 am #

    My favorite item is the Climbing Vines Garden Landscape Wedding Arbor. It’s gorgeous!


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