From the category archives:

Green Delights

Coffee Cuff

February 2, 2010

LOVE: Treating myself once a month to a Starbucks coffee. HATE: The cuff they give you so you don’t burn your hand…what a waste of paper. COMPROMISE: These adorable coffee cuffs! They double as jewelry and help to save a little room in a landfill…a win-win all the way around! Photos Courtesy: Contexture Design

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Solar Lanterns

January 27, 2010

Sad but I am already looking forward to summer and I still have three more months of nasty cold weather here in Chicago 🙁 I can still dream though so I thought I would share these fun solar lanterns from Allsop Home & Garden that glow with out the hassle of cords and just need […]

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January 6, 2010

How beautiful would it be to incorporate tumbleweed into your next tablescape or use it as extra décor??!! Love it, love it, love it! Earthy unique décor elements scream me and this for sure is my new favorite find 🙂 Photo Courtesy:Real Tumbleweeds

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Score One for Recycling

November 12, 2009

I love when people turn someone else’s garbage into a fabulous treasure of their own and that is exactly what Marisa did over at make*happy! She took a weathered old scoreboard from a local community youth baseball field and turned it in to the perfect finishing touch for her entryway. She was able to cut […]

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Clever Packaging

September 3, 2009

I am such a sucker for good packaging and when I stumbled across the Help Remedies product line I was hooked! And then they teased me even more with all the fun extras on their web site like games and design your own t-shirts with the “help I…” theme. However one of my most favorite […]

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Eco Tablescape

August 14, 2009

I absolutely fell in love with the rustic chic look of this tablescape and was even more excited when I saw that Carissa from JL Designs actually provided the tips on how to make it happen! This would be an awesome tablescape this fall for an upcoming dinner party. I could even see working in […]

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Fabric Wraps

July 29, 2009

I have been wrapping quite a few gifts lately and every time I can’t help but think about how un-green traditional gift wrap is. When I saw these fun fabric gift wraps on Chewing the Cud the other day I just knew I had to order some. They totally inspire me to pull out any […]

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DIY Succulent Place Card Holders

July 7, 2009

When I saw these adorable little potted succulent place card holders on Yes, Please and Style Me Pretty I screeched and knew I had to share them. They are so cute they have me smiling! The best part is that Kelly over at Yes, Please has shared all her tips and tricks for making these […]

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Spring Planting

April 30, 2009

All the rain we have been having in Chicago has got me thinking about spring planting season. However, “planting season” in the city can mean something very different for those of us with no yard and rooftop decks! That said, the Earth Box is lifesaver when it comes to growing your favorite veggies in small […]

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