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At the moment, the walkway to our front door is one of the least loved parts of our home. Sure, I could blame the property manager for not power washing the dust and cobwebs. But really, we haven’t paid a whole lot of attention to it either. Right now, we have a sorry excuse of a pleather doormat that we’ve had for years that does nothing to remove dust/grime/anything from the bottom of our shoes. And you know me… If we’re going to buy a new one, it has to be pretty, right? These coir doormats by India Rose via Burke Decor are a great start.

I love the color and patterns, though the orange honeycomb mat would probably be the best fit for our current decor. Honestly though, any of these would be a great choice and an easy way to spruce up the entry. We can’t paint the door or change the style of our apartment numbers, so the changes will have be small. Between a doormat and a few flowers or plants, I think we can make it happen.

Why It’s Green:

  • Made of coir fibers, which are made from discarded coconut shells

Price: $32/ea.

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I am a graphic designer by trade who has a strong passion for interior design and doing what we can to protect the environment. This blog and my other site, Green & Gorgeous, are my ways of giving back to the Earth.

4 Comments

  • Stancie @ Fig+Sage
    July 26, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    I LOVE these!!! They are sooo lovely! I’m pretty sure I spotted them at my local Whole Foods as well 🙂

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  • Heather
    July 27, 2010 at 9:41 am

    These are beautiful and the price isn’t bad either.

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  • AutumH
    August 1, 2010 at 9:47 am

    Gorgeous, it would add just the perfect touch of style to any entryway or doorstep.

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  • Georgia Jackson
    August 2, 2010 at 9:39 pm

    These are pretty. But the manufacturing process to turn coconut shells into these mats may not be so ecofriendly. Buy items that are handmade from upcycled materials. By doing so you are supporting artisans and spent resources remain vital – that is green….

    Georgia
    georgiaannejackson.com
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