Tag: recycling

  • Free Invitation Printables

    Free Invitation Printables

    My baby is turning 4 this month! She has asked for a “Princess and Dragons Party” I’m still trying to figure out how I’ll manage that one, so I’m busy scouring the internet for ideas. I’ve come across a lot of great stuff out there, which I’ll be sharing with you along the way! A…

  • DIY – Branches and Twigs!

    DIY – Branches and Twigs!

    Go out for a walk, pick up fallen branches – and make something beautiful! For their room: image, image, image, image For their imagination: How-to, How-to, image For your home: how-to, how-to, how-to, image For your things: how-to, image, image, image Love nature!

  • Repurpose It! Glass and Tin Packaging

    Repurpose It! Glass and Tin Packaging

    Change the way you shop – consider what you can do with the packaging… 1. Paint the inside 2. Make candle holders 3. Grow a garden 4. Make stilts 5. grow a plant 6. make a magnet 7. Make a vase 8. make a table centerpiece 9. Display favorite photos 10. Catch the stars (try…

  • Urban Farming – In your own apartment!

    Urban Farming – In your own apartment!

    I know, it sounds crazy. I’m not talking about wearing overalls and converting your living room into a tomato farm, but it is interesting and not completely out of reach. Hydroponics is a way for city dwellers like ourselves to reconnect with nature. Take a look at this video and consider maybe bringing this concept…

  • Eco-friendly Kid’s Toys

    Eco-friendly Kid’s Toys

    Have you heard of Green Toys? They’re great! They make a fun line of toys constructed from safe, non-toxic, recycled plastic (mostly milk jugs.) They even package it up in recycled materials printed with soy inks. Wow! Basically they keep our kiddies happy and our planet happy too! Check out their website where they talk…

  • Repurpose It! Ketchup Squeeze Bottle

    Repurpose It! Ketchup Squeeze Bottle

    Don’t throw away your empty squeeze bottle – re-purpose it! You can use it to make fun pancake shapes! Not Martha shows us how to make a flower pancake.

  • Balcony Make-Over

    Balcony Make-Over

    I love the thrill of decorating. Looking for inspiration, sketching out ideas – the possibilities seem endless! But it’s having so much choice that causes so much frustration!  Modern, Minimal, Rustic, Balinese, a little of everything? Custom-made? Ikea? Budget!? Finally, we decided on a theme for our balcony – a rustic industrial look. Does that…