Thursday, January 31, 2008

How to Start an Indoor Garden Club in Your Condo Building

Staring an indoor garden club is the perfect eco friendly community activity for anyone living in condo and having withdrawal symptoms from outdoor gardening.

Garden clubs are a popular eco friendly activity that lets you meet your neighbors, social, and have some fun, which make this perfect for an indoor garden in condo as well...finish reading...

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

How to Paint a Faux Leather Lampshade

Looking for an eco friendly lampshade? Well, look no further than your existing lampshade! Serioulsy, nothing is more eco friendly than repurposing an existing lampshade and keeping it out of the garbage dump and locla land fills.

You can paint a faux leather lampshade on any existing white fabric lampshade.

This is an easy way to makeover an existing lampshade to look like real leather on a budget....finish reading...

Saturday, January 26, 2008

3 Uses for Empty Masking Tape Rolls

I love using empty masking tape rolls to create new and fun projects around the home. You can recycle so many materials and make contemporary crafts, recycled home decor, and even recycled gifts.

Masking tape rolls are a fun material to recycle. The super sturdy rings of cardboard used to hold masking tape in a roll make awesome crafts, home décor projects, and holiday crafts...finish reading...

Monday, January 21, 2008

Eco Friendly Closet Door Updates: Update Closet Doors with Embossed Wall Paper

Embossed wallpaper is the perfect way to update plain old closet doors, especially the bi fold kind, in an eco friendly way. No need to toss out old closet doors, when they can eb updated and reused and still look great!

If your home was built in the 1950's or 60's, then by fold closet doors are just one of the many outdated features you are probably remodeling.

Try using embossed wallpaper and a little elbow grease to update old closet doors on a budget, help keep them out of the landfill, and recycled existign features in your hoem in a new way....finish reading...

Friday, January 18, 2008

3 Uses for Vintage Wood Clocks: Recycled Vintage Crafts

Vintage wood clocks that are beyond any repair make perfect wood forms for a number of crafts and home décor projects. Try using your vintage wood clocks in these crafts and give them new life, this way you don't add to the already over flowing land fills in your county.

In particular the vintage wood clocks that are meant to rest on a fireplace mantel are the best for these crafts. The rounded tops and flat bottoms of these vintage clocks make them ideal for so many DIY projects around the house...finish reading...

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Vintage Chandelier Made from Garden Fencing

This vintage shabby chic chandelier recycled DIY project is made from leftover garden fence pieces.

You can use candles to light this simple eco friendly DIY vintage looking chandelier and hang it in any room in your home.

For a sweet touch try hanging your shabby chic chandelier outside in the garden over you patio table! This will look so romantic and is the perfect way to recycled some vintage materials...finish reading...

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Most Eco Friendly Kitchen Counters: Paperstone Kitchen Counters

Paperstone kitchen counters are the most eco friendly kitchen counters on the market to date.

Eco friendly kitchen counters are a huge design trend and if you want to use the most eco friendly kitchen counters, check out Paperstone counters.

Paperstone kitchen counters are eco friendly because of their materials, which are 100% recycled, but also because of the process used to make them. The sheets of eco friendly kitchen countertop are made in 5'X12' pieces...finish reading...

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Kitchen Cabinet Resurfacing: How to Apply an Antique Finish to Your Kitchen Cabinets

Creating an antique paint finish on Kitchen Cabinets on a budget is an easy eco friendly DIY project that can be accomplished in one weekend. Recycling old kitchen cabinets into a fresh new look is the most affordable eco friendly kitchen cabinet out there!

To start this antiquing cabinet refacing project you will need a few different materials from your local home improvement store as well as some time. Those cheap plain fake wood Kitchen Cabinets are perfect for antiquing in this eco friendly kitchen makeover project.

If you have old or outdated wood Kitchen Cabinets and just want to change the color or look of cbainets in an eco friendly DIY project this antique paint cabinet resurfacing process is also good...finish reading...

Tip: Use the most eco frienldy paints from your home improvement store to make this the most eco frienldy kitchen cabinet makeover possible.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

3 Ideas for Eco Friendly Wedding Rings

Eco friendly wedding rings are just one of the latest eco friendly wedding trends.

There are some fun way to create and buy eco friendly wedding rings on any budget.

Eco friendly wedding rings can suit any style, budget, and bride!So, if you ar about to propose to your loved one, then check out these 3 ideas for eco friendly wedding rings...finish reading...