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Posts tagged 'going green'

Reclaimed Wood

By Blogger July 24, 2012

We hear the phrase reclaimed wood thrown around a lot these days. You can't watch a show on HGTV without hearing it at least once. I mean, I literally heard it 9 times in one episode, and I remember thinking "is all old wood just reclaimed wood"? I mean it sounds great, kinda like it's an old piece of history that has been restored and made new again. So, how do you know if you're actually dealing with reclaimed wood?

Brain Candy: Faux

By Blogger May 1, 2012

Faux fur, faux marble, faux leather. Most of the mid level furniture/home accessories that you find in retail stores and online shops have elements or even "ingredients" if you will that are faux something.

Round Up: Earth Day

By Blogger April 20, 2012

This is a little bit of a different round up today. While I do want to show you some cool things I found for the Earth Day theme I also want us to keep in mind what the purpose of this day is all about: Being mindful of your carbon footprint and getting outside to appreciate our great Mother Earth. So in conjunction with some steals from around the web I've done a small round up of some eco/earth friendly projects for you to tackle this weekend to celebrate Earth Day!

Cut Your Costs!

By krys December 4, 2011

A home with low maintenance offers multiple benefits. It is easy on your pocket-book and your monthly budget, and reduces the time that would have otherwise been spent in home improvement, cleaning, and maintenance projects. At the same time, it reduces the environmental impact of your home for the larger good of the planet. Even if you are not an environmentalist, your time and energy can be saved by following some simple maintenance tips.