3 creative ways to repurpose the old into the new

geraniums in a repurposed wheelbarrow planter

Repurposing is the latest green theme. It’s all about using something in a different way than it was initially intended. Making something old, new again. From your grocery bags, to stale wheat bread and tin cans, you can repurpose. And, it doesn’t have to be complicated. All you need is a little creativity and some […]

3 DIY projects using 2-liter plastic soda bottles

plastic bottle bird feeder

Confession — I love soda. Specifically, Diet Coke. Yeah yeah, it’s terrible for you. I know this, but it’s my vice. The good news is that there are a great many DIY projects that can utilize empty 2-liter soda bottles. The following three projects are some of my current favorites. Plastic bottle bird feeder There […]

Make stylish tea light holders from nothing but wire

DIY tea light holder

Want to add some style to an indoor or outdoor living space on the cheap? All you need is a roll of wire and some pliers. I stumbled across this DIY tea light holder idea from Remodelista via Pinterest the other day. It reminds me a lot of this very chic (and popular) hanging candle […]

3 clever DIY Super Bowl party decorations

beer bloom mug

The Super Bowl is a great excuse to huddle up with your crew and have a great time on a night that everyone is usually turning in early, in preparation for the upcoming work week. But you don’t have to spend tons of time or lots of money getting your home ready for a top-notch Super Bowl party…and an eco-friendly Super Bowl party at that.

How to turn wine bottles into chic winter decor

DIY winter wine bottle display

Next in our long list of wine bottle upcycling ideas is to turn them into a faux-snow-covered winter display. This creation could serve equally well as a dining table center piece or just to adorn your mantle or random end table that needs some decor TLC.

3 creative designs for DIY paper snowflakes

junk mail DIY snowflakes

No matter how hard you try to stop the junk mail madness, it seems to fill up your mailbox nonetheless. A great way to reuse that crappy junk mail is to craft it into super-chic paper snowflakes to decorate your office, home, or intergalactic battle station. Here are 3 clever designs to choose from…

How to winterize your garden…or not

How to winterize your garden

Every year I have illusions of grandeur for my garden. I pictured myself sitting at our farmer’s market behind display baskets overflowing with a bounty of tomatoes, peppers and fresh herbs. In reality, I sold leftover handmade jewelry, some divided perennials and enough herbs to season one big kettle of soup. I selfishly hoarded what […]

Hank D and the Bee: Window Cleaning

Hank D and the Bee: Window Cleaning

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How and why to take the “no-poo” challenge

No-Pooing Day 1

I have been “no-pooing” for nearly 5 months now. That means I’ve been forgoing shampoo and cleaning my hair with baking soda and apple cider vinegar (AVC). I was fascinated by the concept of never having to use shampoo again. You’re probably thinking, “how can someone possibly live without shampoo? Won’t their hair look like […]

Pee on this seed packet to check in on Foursquare

pee to check in on foursquare

All of the animal kingdom marks its territory by some biological method…except for humans. We check in on Foursquare to claim some piece of nebulous digital ownership. But now you can build your own biodegradable seed packet that let’s you stake both a physical and virtual claim to a location…while seeding it with a bit more flora too.