By Karen MacKay on August 27, 2012
As an artist and designer, I’m often collecting scraps of wood in hopes of resurrecting them into something beautiful, a new work of art possibly, or maybe something functional for a friend. No doubt plenty of my fellow DIYers have growing piles of mismatched wood just waiting to be transformed into something magnificent. To get you motivated for your next weekend project, here’s a little inspiration to stir your creative juices.
By Karen MacKay on May 15, 2012
Max McCurdo restores and recycles unwanted products into new and well-designed objects, from bathtub couches to washing-machine drum coffee tables. Similar to the work of Ramon Coronado, this cool reinvented shopping cart chair is another great upcycled piece by McCurdo’s company, Reestore.
By Becky Striepe on September 26, 2011
Can you believe it’s fall already? With blustery weather approaching, a good door mat is key to keeping your floors dry, but conventional doormats are often chock full of petroleum products. Here are a couple of eco-friendly door mat options to protect your floors without giving you any green guilt!
By Becky Striepe on July 29, 2011
Succulents are a great way to add green to small spaces. They don’t need a lot of space to grow, and they’re low maintenance, too! So, of course, I swooned when I ran across this gorgeous, outdoor table featuring a built in succulent mini-garden.
By Becky Striepe on August 3, 2010
Are your kids getting ready to start classes again? Why not send them off with some of these eco-friendly, handmade finds!