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Green Home Decor

10 Surprising Uses for Charcoal

Barbecue season is just around the corner, and, no doubt, you're dusting off last year's bag of charcoal. But don't light up that grill just yet -- there are plenty of other uses for charcoal. From pr…

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Why Buy Organic Flowers?

Many of us will be buying or sending flowers for Mother's Day. There are very real and important reasons why organically-grown flowers are the best choice. According to Organic Bouquet, growing flo…

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6 Edible Ground Cover Plants for Backyards & Gardens

Choose edible ground covers to replace grass or to fill in around paths and trees. Our modern love affair with grass lawns is somewhat at odds with many of our efforts to conserve water and energ…

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14 Surprising Uses for Old Picture Frames

Got some empty frames but no photos to fill them? Check out these surprising uses for old picture frames! Old picture frames that are missing the glass, have gotten scratched or dinged, or that are…

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3 Major Feng Shui Tactics for Harmony

For more than 3,000 years, the Chinese philosophers have observed energy in the ebb and flow of nature. They witnessed patterns in life expressed by animals and the five elements. Traditional Chi…

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Build a Native Bee Habitat from Reclaimed Wood

This tutorial was part of Garden Week at Crafting a Green World. We teamed up with some of our favorite DIY bloggers to talk about all things gardening! We need bees. Native bees and other native…

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14 Beautiful Tree Branch Crafts

Spring is here, and in a lot of places that means blustery days. Have those spring winds felled some tree branches in your neighborhood? Harvest some of that fallen lumber and get crafty! We've got 14…

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How to Propagate House Plants

I love house plants. Love ‘em! I think they’re beautiful and elegant and calming and endearing, all at the same time. A well-placed house plant invites instant charm, a sprinkle of whimsy, and a he…

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20 Upcycled Bookshelf Tutorials

Need a new bookshelf? IKEA is NOT the answer. Turns out that a *new* bookshelf probably isn't the answer, either, not when there are so many wonderful things to upcycle into bookshelves, and so m…

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The Best Window Shades & Curtains for Saving Energy

The first thing I tend to do when I move into a new home is hang up some window treatments. I like my privacy, thank you very much, and I also like to filter and control light levels for maximu…

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