Architect and land planner Helena van Vliet incorporates biophilic design principles into her renovated house to create a home connected to nature.
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.
'Green' cleaning products are awash with misleading labels and false claims. Always look for a third-party certification to assure you're buying the healthiest, most environmentally friendly cleaners.
Turn a tree branch into an ideal storage solution for your jewelry.
It's time to think about decorating your outdoors with eco-friendly funriture, rugs and of course, organic flowers, vegetables and plants.
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!
Have a skirt with a tear or a stain? Don't compost it - re-make it! A few simple cuts and stitches and you can re-purpose your worn out wardrobe into a new closet full of new fashions. Start by turning a skirt into a halter top.
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.
Guest blogger Stephanie Nickolson shares five of her favorite interior design products companies.
Pebbles, rocks and stones are beautiful, natural materials that add beauty and a very classic look to any style design.
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.
Create storage and design interest in your home by repurposing existing areas with built-in seating and other furniture.
Guest blogger Stephanie Nickolson explores furniture, fabric and flooring options for those with children and pets.
Air pollution abounds in our homes and businesses, but many air purification systems are not safe to use. Try cleaning your indoor air with plants.
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.
Eliminate unpleasant odors in your home by using natural products.
Conventional fabrics are doused in chemicals that can make you sick. Choose healthy, organic fabrics made from sustainable materials.
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.
I’m no stranger to moving. As a recent college graduate, I’ve moved four times in five years. After the hassle of packing, hauling and lifting all of my stuff, the part of a move that I look forward to the
Mod Green Pod’s vinyl-free wallpaper is printed on Forest Stewardship Council-certified paper using water-based inks and glazes. Check out the 12 funky, colorful designs.
This week green building author, architect and Natural Home columnist Carol Venolia dispenses advice on green remodeling during workshops sponsored by Design~Build~Live in Austin, Texas.
The 10 Project Green Search finalists head to Hollywood for the final round of the eco-modeling competition.
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.
Project Green Search is looking for eco-conscious models to participate in its green modeling competition.
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley examines the Sprouting Building of Montpellier and its living green facade.
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley takes a look at the designs for the new Bibliosphere in Germany.
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley examines the successes and failures of the Beddington Zero-Energy Development.
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley takes a look at the Marrakesh House, the new sustainable home of filmmaker Chris Paine.
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson packs up her natural space and moves to a new apartment.
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley shares her thoughts on humanitarian organization Architecture for Humanity, a nonprofit group which creates sustainable design for communities in need.
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson creates a planter table to hold her everyday items and incorporates plants into the design.
Transforming Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson’s space started with an empty living room, and now it slowly resembles a livable space with seating. After buying a used love seat and ottoman, she recovers both so they match the room’s theme.
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson builds an end table out of a salvaged window frame and four legs.
Stephanie tackles moving and furnishing an empty house by picking salvaged, hand-crafted or environmentally friendly pieces.
Brand views her work, process and personal philosophy as the product of a mini ecosystem.
The 2009 Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado, displayed innovative and beautiful eco-friendly sculptures.
Jessica Kellner's recent trip to three green conferences in San Francisco yielded some great conversations and fun lessons.