Figuring Out How to Go Green at Home

On Monday, you saw the bookcase that I rescued from a life of landfill and turned into my favorite bookcase in the world. This project was so great for a few reasons, not the least of which was becoming acquainted with The Home Depot's updated Eco Options website....more

Curbside Finds: Bookshelf Makeover

I have a confession: I am a curbside looky-loo.It's a breed of person that slows down their vehicle, possibly holding up traffic, just to see if there's something good on that curb full of unwanted items.  I do this to find a great project for the most part, but often it's because I know that sometimes trash is just treasure waiting for a coat of paint.  I consider it my duty to the Earth to roadside rescue and save those items from the landfill.  Recently, I found a great curbside rescue and wanted to polish it up and take it a step further....more

Halloween Burlap Runner

Today I'm showing you the cutest little burlap runner you've ever seen.  Also, it's spooky.  It's spooky and cute, two of my favorite things. I found the idea at the Polka Dot Chair blog... I know what you're thinking, but her blog is about more than polka dot chairs.  At any rate, she had a great little post about a runner for halloween using burlap and I hopped on it like a frog on a lily pad....more
This looks adorably spooky-and who doesn't love burlap!more