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5 Stylish and Affordable Lighting Fixtures

A well-designed piece doesn't always have to come with a price: These five lamps will add style and light to your home without breaking the bank. (And no electrician required.) Above: The Finnish i…

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DIY: Wired Tea Light Holders

We love the simple decorative effect of tea lights. With just a few twists, you can make your own wire holders similar to these we spotted on the Swedish blog Calinas. Above: Sculptural DIY holders…

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DIY Solar Sun Jar Light

My family loves spending time outside in the evenings in the screened-in porch. We often catch the late afternoon iridescent summer hues and enjoy the warm evenings. It's really such a treat. There…

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Are You Wasting Electricity? Probably More Than You Think

I have something to admit. I generally take electricity for granted. Take just now for instance. I sat down to write, turned on my computer and never once considered that there may not be juice i…

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Top 10 Eco-Tips for the Holidays

‘Tis better to give than to receive, but with all the season’s generosity of spirit, the environment often pays the price. During the holidays, we travel more, our purchasing increases, we use more e…

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Symbols of the Season: Mixed Blessings

Do you have more than one set of holiday traditions in your home? If so, the symbols and rituals of Christmas and Hanukkah can be interwoven with new traditions. I Googled around looking for sta…

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Let There Be LED Light

One of the best part of the holidays is all the lights everywhere. They are so pretty and festive, but if you're like me you can't help think about all the energy they're wasting. Christie Matheson, a…

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