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15 Unique Christmas Ornaments and Tree Trimmings

Decorate your Christmas tree in handmade ornaments with our roundup of gorgeous and unique trimmings! Whether you've already got your tree all set up or you'll likely wait until the last minute, it…

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5 Ways to Cat-Proof Your Christmas Tree

For the first time in almost 20 years, there are cats living under my roof again. Actually, they are kittens. And they are eyeing the Christmas tree we brought home over the weekend with equal parts w…

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Build Your Own Sustainable Christmas Tree

Have you ever considered building your own Christmas tree? Here are a few ideas for creating a festive substitute, utilizing reclaimed wood. Above: The PossibiliTree is designed by architect Richar…

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39 Handmade Christmas Ornaments & Trimmings

Decorating the Christmas tree every year is a time honored event. Whether you use artificial or go out hunting for a fresh tree every year, hanging ornaments, lights, and trimmings is a fun way to gat…

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Cat in a Christmas Tree (video)

How in the world did you get in there, kitty? Related: Your Pets and Christmas Trees (slideshow) Cartoon Christmas Cat (video) How to Wrap a Cat for Christmas (video) Image credit: Zanast…

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UK Christmas Tree Shines with “Pedi-Power”

A British company has found a novel way to combine the spirit of Christmas with environmental awareness. They've rigged up a shopping mall Christmas tree to their newly-developed paving slabs which ha…

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7 Tips for a Greener Holiday

By Margaret Southern, The Nature Conservancy The holidays always conjure up a variety of sensory images. For glass-half-full people, maybe you think about the warmth of a crackling fire, the sounds…

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Living Christmas Trees: An Eco-Friendly Alternative

By Adam Verwymeren, Networx Itís a cherished Christmas tradition ó a freshly chopped tree in the living room filling the home with the scent of the season. But while a time-honored …

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Giving New Gadgets? 3 Ways To Reduce Holiday Waste

Recent studies have shown that between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the average amount of American household waste increases as much as 25 percent. Many people use the holidays as an excuse to …

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DIY: Instant Wood Christmas Trees

A couple of ideas for creating DIY Christmas tree substitutes, both utilizing reclaimed wood. Above: Ingrid Jansen's The (Christmas) Trees are crafted of six different reclaimed wooden planks; Ä25 …

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