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Tips For Repurposing The Fabrics Your Loved Ones Left Behind

Allison Gilbert | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

My dad always wore neckties to work, so after he passed away, I hired The Gazebo to turn them into a quilt. The quilt brings back lots of happy memori...

How to Make a Garden Hose Doormat

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Mark Kintzel, designer As we all prepare for a great season of gardening, I'm sure you're coming across some gardening tools that ha...

Top 6 Ideas to Keep Memories Alive By Repurposing and Upcycling Clothing

Allison Gilbert | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

Below are six more of my favorite ideas for repurposing jackets, shirts, pants, and other articles of clothing:

Content Repurposing Tips for the Small Biz Owner

Erin Zimmerman | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Erin Zimmerman

Many businesses that have traditionally served in-person (health coaching, personal training, tax services, etc.) are rapidly moving towards a primarily online presence. Doing so cuts down on many costs, such as rent, gas, and other commodities that in-person services necessitate.

9 Household Items To Start Reusing This Earth Day (And Everyday)

Hometalk | Posted 06.21.2015 | HuffPost Home

What may look like an empty cardboard box or a finished egg carton could actually be a stylish bedside lamp waiting to happen! Instead of tossing out those retired boxes, cans, and bottles, give them a new life, by turning them into useful and beautiful household items.

13 Insane Home Decor Upgrades With This One Miracle Material

Hometalk | Posted 06.06.2015 | HuffPost Home

Twine. Yep, that's it. Here's the answer upfront, because even now that you know what the miracle material is, you'll never guess the crazy things these brave DIYers do with it.

10 Incredible Home Decor Projects Using Old, Forgotten Wood

Hometalk | Posted 06.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

If there was ever a month to take the time to appreciate building and decorating with reclaimed wood, April is it.

Bad Trash to Good Cash: Solutions for Recycling, Repurposing, and Profiting From Modern-day Waste

Peter Neill | Posted 03.08.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

Without substantive recycling, in these ways or others, we perpetuate waste. Waste is excess. Excess is pollution. Pollution dirties our air, corrupts our land, fouls our water, poisons our ocean, and diminishes our future.

Here Are 11 Hacks In Case You're SO OVER Regular Gift Wrap

Hometalk | Posted 02.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

If your gift wrapping is golden-retriever-puppy cute, who cares what's inside?! Here are 11 DIY gift wrap ideas proven to please even the grinchiest person on your list. No matter your gift, these awesome ideas will ensure that it is dressed to impress!

The 9 Absolute Truths Only Home Decorating Addicts Know

Hometalk | Posted 01.11.2015 | HuffPost Home

When your guests tell you that your home is beautiful, do you nod appreciatively, even though you're not quite satisfied? Do you find your heart racing every time you pass a West Elm?

This Season, Say Goodbye to Your Messy Entryway For Good!

Hometalk | Posted 12.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

As the cooler season sweeps through your home, a neat entryway is usually the first room to go. Coats, gloves, scarves, hats - sometimes you're surprised you can make in through the front door with all that cold-weather couture blocking hallway traffic.

Repurpose Your Way to a Totally Green Halloween

Hometalk | Posted 12.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

Take two of your favorite things, upcycling and decorating, and put them together, for a perfectly eco-friendly Halloween!

Get the Perfect Bedside Table (Even If You Don't Have the Space!)

Hometalk | Posted 11.29.2014 | HuffPost Home

Don't have the space or materials for a standard bedside table design? Try these ideas out for a perfectly repurposed, space-saving bedside table!

9 Items You Need This Fall...That You Probably Already Own

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 09.18.2014 | Style

Newsflash: You absolutely do not need to buy a bunch of new clothes this season. Repurposing your current wardrobe will make life so much easier -...

Building the Culture of Reuse: Pittsburgh ReuseFest Centralizes Donation Process

Sue Kerr | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact
Sue Kerr

We have a lot of stuff. We have neighbors who need stuff to increase the quality of their lives and strengthen their day to day survival. What we don't have are enough connectors, enough systems to efficiently get the stuff from the people who no longer need it to the people who very much do.

Thrifting Across America

Jim Gibbons | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

What has always been a financially conscious and environmentally friendly choice is now becoming cool, as evidenced in part through Macklemore's Billboard-topping song, "Thrift Shop."


D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Like Kurt Schwitters before her, Julie Schenkelberg breathes life into the lost and forgotten.

This Cute Desk Accessory Is In The Can

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Tin cans are really useful items -- you can turn them into vases, wine racks, luminaries and even shelves. But, before we get carried away, we want to...

Kaitlyn Davis

Would You Decorate With Pipes? | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Meet Katie Katzenmeyer, a new designer with an affection for old pipes! We happened upon her Etsy shop, Stella Bleu Designs, and instantly fell in lov...

Digging For Your Roots, Anyone?

Patricia Rust | Posted 02.28.2012 | Travel
Patricia Rust

I was already on a cruise through the Mediterranean, so I thought that after the pleasure of cruising, I could enjoy the thrill of research in some libraries in a country where I knew no one. Little did I know that this former country of strangers would soon become a country of friends!

What's YOU in 2012?

Drew McGukin | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Drew McGukin

Part of planning ahead is about looking back to see what you've missed, what's not right, or what could stand to be a little better. I love following trends and recently enjoyed's '12 Crucial Consumer Trends for 2012.'

Saving the Planet, one Sleeveless, Baby-Doll Mini-Dress at a Time

Jim Gibbons | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

When it comes to clothes consumption, our culture's collective mantra is more shop 'til you drop than reduce, reuse, recycle.

Uniform Project Pilot Series: Aki Goto

Sheena Matheiken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sheena Matheiken

In 2009, I pledged to wear one little black dress for a year as an exercise in sustainability and a fundraiser. And for the next 365 days, I reinvented my uniform solely using accessories that were either vintage, handmade, reused or donated.

Goodwill Launches "Donate Movement" and Calls on People to Donate with a Purpose

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

Today, Goodwill® launched the "Donate Movement" to encourage people to donate used clothing and other items to their local Goodwill. Through this ini...