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Green Decorating

Upcycle Glass Bottles into DIY Tiki Torches

Hot time in the GD studio this week! It was 95 degrees and the air conditioning vents in the studio aren’t flowing – ahhhhh. We managed to keep our cool and have a great show anyway. ALWAYS fun to hav…

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How to Make Beautiful, Pressed Flowers

There is an undeniable old-fashioned air to pressed flowers. Here's how to make your own. Photographs by Erin Boyle. Above: The same delicacy that makes violas and violets tricky as cut flowers …

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6 Feng Shui DON’Ts

Creating  a harmonious and safe home that lifts your spirits and supports your highest aspirations will set the stage for you to go out into the world and soar! Take action on these six Feng Shui reco…

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12 Fascinating Facts About Tulips

Tulips are one of my favorite flowers. I love their elegant lines, rich waxy colors and intriguing history. I also find great delight in the spring when winter's snow and chill finally gives way to th…

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A Space Clearing Ritual to Revive Your Home

Spring is the time of new beginnings. Connected to the wood element in Feng Shui, spring represents birth and new possibilities. Spring is also about clearing out the old and bringing in new energy…

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Making Gilded Holiday Decor With Foraged Leaves

Creating holiday greenery with foraged plants and a little gold paint is easy and fun. The true beauty of this project lies not only in the results, but in the fact that the outcome (depending on wh…

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6 Facts About Poinsettias

Poinsettias are a well-loved variety of houseplant. Their gracious (but bold) red and green leaves flourish in foil-covered pots in places public and private, augmenting the holiday spirit.  Rumored…

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Low Stress, Earth Friendly, Inexpensive Holidays (video)

I was on Ebru Today talking about a few ways to lessen the negative impact of our holidays on the environment. It’s that time of year. No matter what holiday you celebrate, it is all about home, he…

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12 Ways to Save Energy & Money This Holiday

The holidays are upon us again, and many of us are making efforts to green our seasonal activities. This year, as we plan festive celebrations with family and friends, how about keeping our energy usa…

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Living Holiday Ornments

Living ornaments add a touch of the unexpected to your holiday decor. And they will live on after the festivities end. Here are a few favorites: Above: The Gold Leaf Cup Ornament measures approxi…

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