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Go green in the bedroom with these simple ideas for creating an affordable eco-friendly haven.
Make your home feel like new again with these five home improvement ideas that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.
Decorate your home with zero-waste decor that can be reused, recycled or consumed—instead of toxic landfill trash. The Christmas decorations of Colonial Williamsburg offer inspiration for using natural decor.
Personalize your gift giving with a unique herb garden gift. While this time of year conjures images of poinsettias that fade and collect dust long before the holiday festivities are done, a customized herb kit is a meaningful gift that will provide fresh herbs and provide naturally lush décor for many months afterward.
Gone are the days when I longed to present my home to guests filled with everything bright, shiny and new. My taste is now an eclectic blend of vintage and new.
Short on storage? Repurpose a door into a swinging shelf or basket storage system!
Turn a window screen and picture frame into a perfect storage solution for delicate jewelry pieces.
Use glass bottles or jars over light bulbs to create a beautiful chandelier.
Turn a tree branch into an ideal storage solution for your jewelry.
Create the feeling that you are waking up underneath the trees with a headboard made of aspen branches.
It's time to think about decorating your outdoors with eco-friendly funriture, rugs and of course, organic flowers, vegetables and plants.
Build a sustainable dog bed out of recycled T-shirts or newspapers. When placed in a revamped end table, it makes a nice piece of doggie furniture, too.
Terrariums are beautiful in any room setting and they are a great activity to share with children. In honor of Earth Day, build your own!
Springtime is here! Floral motifs in interiors are popular—and also a great reminder that the new season has arrived.
A man’s room, or “man cave” is a private dwelling that a man can use to hang out with his buddies, watch tv, play games, etc. It can be decorated in a masculine fashion. There are some great natural products for this room. 
Go green this winter to prepare for your spring garden. You can easily create a beautiful garden by reusing normal household items.
Hanging baskets on your walls helps to create storage and still offer decorative design in your home.
Guest blogger Stephanie Nickolson shares five of her favorite interior design products companies.
Keep your storage off the floor and decorate your home using birdcages.
Dedicated to the Midwest’s winters, guest blogger Stephanie Nickolson offers practical tips and ideas for decorating interiors in white.
Guest blogger Stephanie Nickolson explores furniture, fabric and flooring options for those with children and pets.
Hang used fabric on your walls instead of paint or wallpaper.
Recycled glass can make a stunning addition to your home. Discover recycled glass countertops, tiles and mosaics for your home.
Make the holidays a little easier (and more natural) with these 10 gift and decorating ideas.
Get creative with your Christmas tree! Save the forests, skip the plastic greenery and really go green this holiday with a different kind of tree.
Express yourself by decorating a blank wall with eco-friendly wall treatments and low-VOC paints.
Vintage tins add decorative accents to your home while also providing storage.
Finding used art can brighten your garden without emptying your pocketbook.
Jessica offers a sneak peek of her biodegradable wedding, which featured recycled glassware, handmade decor, recycled paper table runners, biodegradable plates and cups and soy candles.
The recipe for a well-lit room involves combining energy-efficient bulbs with stylish, sustainable light fixtures.
Patters and personality galore, Plover Organic’s organic cotton bedding and kitchen textiles add just the right amount of spice to your green home decor.
Natural Home guest blogger Victoria Klein reviews green home decor from MIO.
Stylish furniture typically doesn’t involve discarded trash—but the designs of Studio Jo Meesters do. Studio Jo Meesters introduces “Odds and Ends, Bits and Pieces,” a fun collection of furniture pieces made from recycled materials that contain just as much panache
It’s easy to cut back on consumption, reuse great fabrics and add style to your rooms when you tackle basic sewing projects.
From perpetually sunny Orange Country, California, Humble sells extremely eco-conscious home décor accessories featuring designs that will remind you of summer’s past.
Thrift store finds have limitless uses if you look beyond their original purpose.
No cash and no space? No problem. With attractive treasures that serve as extra storage, you can decorate a funky and functional space. Natural Home guest blogger Julie Collins shows you how.
Adding art to your walls doesn’t have to cost a fortune, particularly with these environmentally friendly options that involve reusing old frames and supporting local artists. See for yourself with a peek at the Green Rookie’s recent art finds.
Try these tips to green a birthday celebration.
For a quick (and inexpensive) burst of color, nothing beats painting the walls. Here’s why it’s worthwhile to make the paint you use low-VOC.
Jessica hunts for eco-friendly and secondhand items to make her new townhome greener. Greening an apartment or home you don't own can be a challenge, but searching for eco-friendly products is fun.

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