Mother Earth Living

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5/7/2015
Go green in the bedroom with these simple ideas for creating an affordable eco-friendly haven.
1/3/2014
Make your home feel like new again with these five home improvement ideas that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.
12/21/2011
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.
11/11/2011
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.
8/17/2011
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.
8/3/2011
Short on storage? Repurpose a door into a swinging shelf or basket storage system!
7/15/2011
Turn a window screen and picture frame into a perfect storage solution for delicate jewelry pieces.
6/23/2011
Use glass bottles or jars over light bulbs to create a beautiful chandelier.
5/13/2011
Turn a tree branch into an ideal storage solution for your jewelry.
5/3/2011
Create the feeling that you are waking up underneath the trees with a headboard made of aspen branches.
4/28/2011
It's time to think about decorating your outdoors with eco-friendly funriture, rugs and of course, organic flowers, vegetables and plants.
4/27/2011
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.
4/7/2011
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!
3/25/2011
Springtime is here! Floral motifs in interiors are popular—and also a great reminder that the new season has arrived.
2/15/2011
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. 
2/11/2011
Go green this winter to prepare for your spring garden. You can easily create a beautiful garden by reusing normal household items.
2/11/2011
Hanging baskets on your walls helps to create storage and still offer decorative design in your home.
2/11/2011
Guest blogger Stephanie Nickolson shares five of her favorite interior design products companies.
1/24/2011
Keep your storage off the floor and decorate your home using birdcages.
1/21/2011
Dedicated to the Midwest’s winters, guest blogger Stephanie Nickolson offers practical tips and ideas for decorating interiors in white.
1/6/2011
Guest blogger Stephanie Nickolson explores furniture, fabric and flooring options for those with children and pets.
1/3/2011
Hang used fabric on your walls instead of paint or wallpaper.
12/21/2010
Recycled glass can make a stunning addition to your home. Discover recycled glass countertops, tiles and mosaics for your home.
12/13/2010
Make the holidays a little easier (and more natural) with these 10 gift and decorating ideas.
11/30/2010
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.
11/23/2010
Express yourself by decorating a blank wall with eco-friendly wall treatments and low-VOC paints.
11/22/2010
Vintage tins add decorative accents to your home while also providing storage.
8/20/2010
Finding used art can brighten your garden without emptying your pocketbook.
6/24/2010
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.
10/1/2009
The recipe for a well-lit room involves combining energy-efficient bulbs with stylish, sustainable light fixtures.
9/24/2009
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.
9/16/2009
Natural Home guest blogger Victoria Klein reviews green home decor from MIO.
9/15/2009
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
9/14/2009
It’s easy to cut back on consumption, reuse great fabrics and add style to your rooms when you tackle basic sewing projects.
9/4/2009
From perpetually sunny Orange Country, California, Humble sells extremely eco-conscious home décor accessories featuring designs that will remind you of summer’s past.
9/1/2009
Thrift store finds have limitless uses if you look beyond their original purpose.
8/21/2009
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.
8/7/2009
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.
7/29/2009
Try these tips to green a birthday celebration.
7/29/2009
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.
5/6/2008
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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