December 2008

It’s been a while since I have posted about something with a bird motif. Too long, if you ask me. I can’t help it — I am just drawn to the little critters by some unknown force. Thankfully for me, there’s no shortage of eco-friendly art featuring friendly birdies. These Bird Collages by Petite Flaneur [...]

I’m pretty much feeling like a rock star today. Why, you ask? Well, Green Your Decor is a finalist for a Apartment Therapy’s Homie Awards in the Green Design category! Readers were asked to nominate their favorite design blogs of 2008, and GYD was nominated a couple of times. I am so flattered to be [...]

One thing that I absolutely love about the sustainability movement is the ingenuity it breeds. Once you become conscious of the fact that everything you buy and use will eventually reach the end of its life cycle and have to be either discarded or recycled, you start thinking of ways to reuse and reinvent everyday [...]

Making pillows is one of the easiest craft projects you can do. Take it from me — I’m no seamstress or crafter, and even I can do it. For me, the tougher challenge has been finding eco-friendly pillow inserts. There’s always the option of using your existing throw pillows as inserts, if you have them [...]

One of the things I have learned to appreciate since I began my green journey is products that are handmade. There’s none of the waste or emmense energy use created by a factory, and often, handmade items are one of a kind. While mass-produced products might offer a little bit of a convenience, when you [...]