By Becky Striepe on October 8, 2012
Did you know that you can make durable fabric from used plastic grocery bags? Obviously, the greenest thing to do is skip that single-use plastic all together, but somehow plastic bags always seem to make their way into my life no matter how hard I try. Rather than send them to the landfill or the bin, you can give that flimsy plastic a new life with just a few simple tools.
By Becky Striepe on May 21, 2012
The Washington-based furniture Vinoture uses reclaimed wine barrels from local wineries create stunning furniture pieces.
By Becky Striepe on April 13, 2012
Need more hidden storage? Hit the thrift stores and track down mismatched vintage suitcases to transform a boring bookshelf into a conversation piece for any room.
By Becky Striepe on December 9, 2011
The trouble with store-bought or even more conventional DIY place card ideas is that they usually involve brand new paper, and you know how we feel about that! This year, instead of hitting the big box store for place card-making supplies, head outdoors or to your recycle bin instead! Here are some eco-friendly place card ideas to get you started!