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Earthly Creations by BJ

unique handmade cork accessories

updated 6/20/2022

2022 shows are scheduled and we have a show calendar to share with you ! click below.

Please call or text (214-734-8511) or email at

earthlycreationsbybj@gmail.com

with any questions or product inquiries.

We  have plenty of unique product and

are anxious to share it with you.  

our story

environmental responsibility

We are retired public school educators (former science teachers) with a vigorous commitment to preserving and protecting our environment.  We "discovered" cork on a recent post-retirement trip to Portugal.  The more we learned the more impressed we became with this incredible natural material.  Cork is sustainable, light-weight, soft, durable, water and abrasion resistant.  Cork forests harbor remarkably high biodiversity and are effective carbon dioxide filters for our planet.  We knew we had to find a way to create a cork connection from Portugal to North Texas.

Since our humble beginnings in early 2017, we have steadily added more products and designs to our collections.  We remain steadfastly committed to use only sustainably sourced Portuguese cork.  We currently work with four direct source producers from different regions of Portugal.

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WHY Cork?

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    Cork forests represent one of the most diverse terrestrial ecosystems on the planet, second only to the Amazon rainforest.  Preserving these biodiverse areas is critical to our planet's health.

    Harvesting cork from these areas represents a win - win for the ecological and economic future of these areas.  Cork trees are not killed from a harvest.  They actually grow back stronger and become more efficient carbon dioxide filters during regrowth.  Cork is harvested every 9 years and the trees grow to be 200 - 300 years old.  Society benefits through jobs and sustainable products and our environ-ment benefits through preservation of these diverse habitats.

sustainable 

earth friendly

Cork is a 100% natural, renewable, recyclable, and biodegradable material that is obtained through an environmentally friendly harvesting process.  Cork fabric is extremely light weight and soft to the touch.  Compare this quality to even the finest leather.  Cork is a very durable material making it an excellent choice for purses, wallets, and jewelry.  Due to the natural properties of cork cells, cork is water resistant.  If items ever become soiled or stained, they can simply be cleaned with soap and water and allowed to air dry.

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unique handmade products

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   All of our products are hand crafted to high quality standards. Some are one-of-a-kind items. Transportation challenges have made it more difficult to get many of the items that we normally stock. 

 Images representing some of our inventory are show below.  At the present time, purchases cannot be made over our site.  Join us at one of our upcoming shows (current event calendar shown below) or email us about an item of interest.  Once you try us we are certain that cork products from Earthly Creations will be your choice for the future.

Examples of our  products

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or call or text to 214-734-8511

How can you find us?

March / April 2022

  • Fri, Mar 4, 6 PM – Sun, Mar 6, 7 PM

    North Texas Irish Fesitival
    Dallas, TX
     

       Dallas Fair Park
       Dallas, TX
 

  • Sat, Mar 19, 10 AM - Sun Mar 20, 4 PM

    The Garden Show 2022
    McKinney, TX

    Meyers Park and Event Center
    McKinney, TX

     

  • Sat, Mar 26, 10 AM - Sun Mar 27, 5 PM

    Spring Meadows Market

    Katy, TX

    Gerald D Young Facility / Katy Ag Center
    5825 Katy Hockley Cut Off Rd
    Katy, TX 77493

     

  • Fri, Apr 22, 12 PM - Sun, Apr 24, 6 PM

    GermanFest

    Muenster, TX

    Heritage Park 
    301 N Ash St, Muenster, TX 


     

  • Sat, Apr 30, 12 PM - 7 PM

    Frisco Uncorked
    Frisco, TX

    8843 Coleman Blvd
    Frisco, TX 75034

July / August 2022

  • Sat, July 9, 10 am – Sun July 10, 5 PM

    Christmas in July

    Bell County Expo Assembly Hall

       Belton, TX

  • Sat, Aug 27, 10 AM - Sun Aug 28, 4 PM

    Main Street Market - San Marcos


    Embassy Suites and Convention Center
    San Marcos, Texas 


 


  

September / October 2022


 

  • Fri, Sept 23, 10 am - Sun Sept 25, 5 PM

    Home for the Holidays Show - Waco

    Waco Convention Center

    100 Washington Avenue
    Waco, TX 76701


     

  • Fri, Oct 7, 4 PM - Sun Oct 9, 6 PM

    OktoberFest - Muenster
    Muenster, TX


    Heritage Park
    301 N Ash Street
    Muenster, TX

     

  • Sat, Oct 15, 10 am - Sun Oct 16, 5 pm

    Currently open


     

  • Fri, Oct 21, 9 am - Sat Oct 22, 5 pm

    38th Hearts and Hands Bazaar

    Dallas Texas
     
    All Saints Catholic Church
    5231 Meadowcreek Rd
    Dallas, TX 75248

     

  • Sat, Oct 29, 9 am - Sun Oct 30 5 pm

    Pacesetter Holiday Bazaar


    J.J. Pearce High School
    south of Campbell on Coit

    Richardson, TX
     

November / December 2022

  • Sat, Nov 5, 9 am - Sun, Nov 6, 4 pm

    Southlake Carroll Craft Fair

    Southlake Carroll Senior High School
    1501 W Southlake Blvd
    Southlake, TX 76092


     

  • Fri, Nov 18, 10 am - Sun, Nov 20, 4 PM

    Katy Home for the Holidays Gift Market

       Katy, TX

      Leonard E. Merrell Center

      6301 S Stadium Ln, Katy, TX

 

  • Fri, Nov 25 , 9 am - Sun, Nov 27,4 pm

    Belton County Holiday Arts and Crafts Show
    Belton, TX

    Bell County Expo Assembly Hall
    Belton, TX


     

  • Sat, Dec 3, 9 am - 5 pm

    Dallas Jesuit Christmas Bazaar

    Dallas Texas
     
    Dallas Jesuit College Prep School
    12345 Inwood Rd
    Dallas, TX 75244

If you have any questions or if there is any way we can assist, please contact us.

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