West Elm’s FSC-Certified, Mid-Century Furniture Collection Thumbnail

I have learned not to count on mainstream furniture makers to offer eco-friendly furniture. Every once in a while, however, a big company will prove my skepticism wrong. Case in point: West Elm's gorgeous Mid-Century furniture collection, which also happens to be made of FSC-certified wood. One word: Swoon! I am an absolute sucker for [...]

Green Steal: Argington Bam Bamboo Wardrobe 87% Off! Thumbnail

It's been a while since I've done a Green Steal of the Week, but it's also been a while since I've found something at a steep enough discount to make it worth sharing. This steal, however, is one I'd want to know about! As you might imagine, I'm in full on nursery planning mode, and [...]

IKEA Malm Dresser Makeover, Finally! Thumbnail

How long ago was it that I first talked about refinishing my daughter's IKEA Malm dresser? It was sometime early this year, I think. Well, I've finally gotten around to it, and I LOVE the result! Pinterest has been the catalyst of a lot of projects around here lately. I can spend hours getting lost [...]

Trex Outdoor Furniture is Recycled Plastic at its Best Thumbnail

Over the years, we've owned our fair share of patio furniture. Some of it broke, some of it was given away, and some of it just weathered in ways that weren't very attractive. I love the look of wood outdoor furniture when it's new, but wood can rot, split or crack depending on weather conditions, [...]

Green Steals of the Week: Newspaper Armchair, Shower Curtain & More Thumbnail

There are goodies to be found when you love shopping clearance pages. And Viva Terra's clearance pages have been very fruitful of late. First up? This fabulously bohemian chair. I love barrel chairs, and I love having a special place where I can sit and read. And what better place to read than a chair [...]