October 2010

The Fabulous Mr. Fox…& Squirrel & Kangaroo: Cute Wooden Animals Thumbnail

Call me crazy, but I am in love with these little animal figurines from Etsy seller enormouschampion! I found the fox first, but it didn't take long for me to fall for the kangaroo, squirrels and love birds (y'all KNOW how much I love birds :) ). I think they'd be incredibly cute in a…

Feeling Sophistikat-ed: New Carpet Tile Designs from Flor Thumbnail

I fell in love with Flor's gorgeous carpet tiles way back when they were making mostly solid colors. I loved the idea that I could build geometric patterns that looked exactly the way I wanted, and that the carpet tiles came with the ease of being able to wash individual ones as needed. So when…

Another Eco-Friendly Headboard Made of Inhabit’s Wall Flats Thumbnail

In the last few months, I've gotten a lot of great feedback about my master bedroom headboard, but I never imagined that anyone else would attempt to do something similar. Thanks to the awesomeness that is Google Alerts, I discovered that someone else DID make a headboard from Inhabit's wall flats, and that it turned…

Feeling Nostalgic? You’ll Love these Fabrics by Oliver Henry Organics Thumbnail

Everyone needs a little misty-eyed nostalgia every now and then. A few smells trigger those feelings for me: Moth balls remind me of my aunt and grandmother, and the smell of Spanish thyme reminds me of my mother's Puerto Rican-style cooking. And while I've been captivated by creative pursuits since I was little (including music…

Three Simple Green Acts you Can Do This Week (+ a Bonus Recipe) Thumbnail

I've learned over the years that I'm not always the best teacher. When you've been doing something for a while, it can be difficult to instruct someone who is just getting started. This tends to hold true for me in my journey to green living. It's easy for me to forget that there are lots…