Reuse Two-Liter Bottles: Green Video

We’ve already shown you how to save water and money by leaving a plastic bottle in your toilet tank, but check out seven other ways to re-use your two-liter soda bottle. Don’t throw the empty bottles from that Labor Day party you had into the recycling bin just yet — most of these projects are […]

First Look: Jonathan Saunders for Target

What: Jonathan Saunders for Target, due to hit stores Oct. 5. What We Say: Afraid fall/winter means dreary fashion? Not so, if you’re cruising the Jonathan Saunders offerings at Target, which include splashy prints and bold color—put together in an edgy, fashion forward, er, Jonathan Saunders kind of way. Prices will range from $14.99 to […]

T-Shirt Pillow: DIY

Everyone has a t-shirt or two that has shrunk in the wash or that they just don’t wear anymore — give them a new purpose (other than collecting dust or taking up space in a landfill) by making them into decorative pillows. They’re easy to make and will make a statement in your décor. You […]

Recycled, Handmade Envelopes: Go Green

We mourn the loss of the handwritten letter when when we open our mailbox eagerly every day, only to see bills and advertisements. That’s why we cooed over these recycled envelopes ($10) when we came across them on Etsy. These clever creations come in handy when you’re sending out a thank you note, a greeting […]

Tree Free Journals: Recycle This

Even though most of us journal, email, and do everything else on a computer screen these days instead of paper; there is still something special about taking out your beautifully bound notebook and quill and going to literary town. Sadly, some trees died for our right to write and that makes us a little less […]

Magnet Collage: DIY

We came across this magnet collage project on the DIY Network and immediately wanted to try it out. Instead of using the craft knife and steel-edge ruler, we tried to simplify the process with a pair of scissors. The results? You’ll just have to see. While this project inspired us, we made it all our […]

Share-a-Bike: Go Green

Our friends at TreeHugger ran a story this week that warms the cockles of our urban-hardened heart. Last week Washington D.C. implemented the high-tech Smart Bike program for people who have already figured out it’s cheaper and more responsible to leave the car at home. For one dollar more than a 7-day Metrorail pass, you […]