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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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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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Use a Homemade Cold Frame to Grow More Veggies

Gardening guru Eliot Coleman, author of Four-Season Harvest, asserts that "the basic cold frame is the most dependable, least exploited aid for the four-season harvest." And the good news is that you …

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Recycled Keepsake Mosaic

Besides writing for The Green Extract, practicing as green and sustainable a lifestyle as possible, designing custom ethical and sustainable jewelry and generally trying to spend my days being kind an…

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Decorating With Mobiles: A DIY Project

"To most people who look at a mobile, it's no more than a series of objects that move. To a few, though, it may be poetry." Sculpture artist extraordinaire and mobile master, Alexander Calder may hav…

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