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Fat Pride: Big Chairs for Big Bodies

By Chaya Kurtz, Networx Here's a question for other people who publish websites and blogs: Why do we perpetuate the barrage of self hatred improvement articles that flood th…

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Learn 3 New Homesteading Skills

The word "homesteading" has made its way back into modern parlance—but a homestead certainly doesn't have to be 5 acres in the country. Homesteading is more of an attitude than anything else. It's abo…

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Forest-Friendly Furniture

If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone hear it? Woodworkers with a passion for solid hardwood are rescuing and reclaiming downed trees to create one-of-a kind handcrafted modern heirlooms do. "…

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Etsy Videos Rock DIY

Etsy dominates the DIY world. Period. With a mission to "…enable people to make a living making things, and to reconnect makers with buyers. Our vision is to build a new economy and present a better c…

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7 Off-Campus Housing Tips for Students

I wanted to title this "How to Live in an Off-Campus Apartment Without Getting Evicted, Harassed or Jacked Out of Your Security Deposit," but that title is way too long, and does not do justice to…

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6 Ingenious Things to Make From Scraps

Breathe new life into old objects and reduce landfill waste by diverting leftover odds and ends that would be relegated to the dumpster into useful items. Call it repurposing, call it recrafting, …

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Sustain-a-Quote For Sustainable Home Design

Designers like to have the absolute last word. One only has to watch the reality TV design shows to see how far self-assurance will get you in the design field. Wishy-washy designers don’t make the c…

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DIY Outdoor Table Redo

The treasures from trash mentality makes furniture renovation a highly sustainable DIY project. Want to make a creative redo forever green? Choose materials that will last, and an antique that will …

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Revamp Old Furniture Instead of Replacing

by Becky Striepe, Green Options We've all got pieces of furniture that look like they're on the way out. When I first moved to Atlanta, a friend gave me a coffee table. I had no money and very li…

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Greening the Home Office: Dress Code Casual

Home is where the heart is--and the computer, the fax machine, the scanner, the conference phone, the answering machine, the file cabinets, the UPS and FedEx truck… It’s morning in my office. The…

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