Browsing the "Green Home Decor" Category

Green Diva Style: Decorating with Non-Toxic Paint

June 7th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

What we learned back then was that the VOCs that impact our health are not regulated - WHAT?!? Only the ones that are harmful to the ozone are regulated. There are a lot of other chemicals in house paint that are NOT researched or regulated.


Fresh Cut Flower Alternatives for Your Sweetheart

February 7th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Sure it may be easy to stop by the local grocery store for a bouquet of blooms, but do you know from where they came? Are they organic? Were the workers who cared for them and cut them treated and paid fairly? Worry not a minute longer about the ethics of the floral world. Here are some fresh cut flower alternatives for enchanting your sweetheart this Valentine's Day


Plastic Vs Pine Christmas Trees

December 10th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

‘Tis the season to be jolly and nothing makes us jollier than taking care of the earth, right? This holiday season when you decorate your home, stop and consider how your home decorations are effecting the environment. A good place to start is the centerpiece of most homes during the holidays: the Christmas tree (or Yule tree, or holiday tree, or whatever you choose to call it.) Also known as the good old fashioned “evergreen tree,” one has to stop and wonder: is it really green


Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Live Christmas Trees

December 6th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

The Christmas tree has become one of the staple holiday decorations for most homes but sustainable Christmas trees aren't always available. Sometimes severe asthma and allergy sensitivities can leave you shunning the evergreen as well. Fear not my festive friends, if you don't want a real Christmas tree you don't have to settle for a traditional artificial replica. The following are a list of wonderfully eco-friendly alternatives to live Christmas trees


Candles Made from Renewable Resources

November 29th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Perhaps candles best represent celebration and the steady procession of festivities marching through the fall and winter seasons. Whatever the reason, now is the perfect time to enjoy the variety of candles made by renewable resources


30 Cyber Monday Craft Ideas: Don’t Shop, CRAFT!

November 28th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

On Cyber Monday I will not present you with a list of great deals and online places to spend your hard-earned cash. Instead, I will give you a list of my favorite green DIYs to make with your family for your family. Let's call it Buy Nothing Cyber Day, shall we? Turn to your loved ones, spend time with them and show them love. Material well-being is great but it cannot buy affection



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