Having beautiful decor in a home always brightens up a living space. However, it’s important to support the artists that provide such excellent craftsmanship. Luckily, there is fair trade home decor available near Oak Park Place Apartments.
Fair trade gives artists the chance to earn a living off of work that usually is taken for granted. Only five minutes away from Oak Park Place is an amazing home decor store called Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade retailer. According to their website, “Ten Thousand Villages creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships.”
The Oak Park area is always proud to support artists, which is why this store is a wonderful addition to our community. Ten Thousand Villages sells many goods from artists in developing countries. From kitchen ware to furniture to home accents, they have everything you could need to spruce up your living space. They also sell clothes and jewelry, all of which are created by artists of different cultures.
If you ever need to have something beautiful for your home, stop by Ten Thousand Villages before turning to the department stores. Not only will your home look beautiful with fair trade items, but you will also be helping artists earn a living they need and deserve. If you are interested in knowing more about Oak Park Place and the surrounding area, feel free to contact us! We will be glad to give you information about our available rentals and answer any of your questions.Back to all posts