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The 9 Absolute Truths Only Home Decorating Addicts Know

Hometalk | Posted 11.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

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?

The 26 Most Amazing Fall Mantels You've Ever Seen (In Every Style You've Ever Imagined!)

Hometalk | Posted 10.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

It's impossible to resist that autumn excitement, when you see what these incredible artists can do with their unique style and an empty mantel.

Repurpose Your Way to a Totally Green Halloween

Hometalk | Posted 10.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

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

Puppy Makes A Mad Dash With The Party Supplies, Can't Be Stopped

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2014 | Comedy

This puppy seems way too pleased with itself after getting ahold of some decorations at a party in Limassol, Cyprus. The party animal runs around...

10 Brilliant Ways To Reuse Your Cardboard Boxes

Hometalk | Posted 11.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

If you're moving or buying something in bulk, a cardboard box is the most valuable tool. Once it's unloaded though, it's an awful eyesore that takes up too much space in your home.

Summer Craft: Mint Tin Treasure Boxes

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Mark Kintzel, designer Here's a super-easy and super-fun project for the whole family! Transform empty mint tins into stylish ...

Stylish Home Decor That Hardly Costs a Penny

CraftFoxes | Posted 05.14.2014 | HuffPost Home
CraftFoxes

Spring has likely made you giddy and creative, not to mention eager to de-clutter. Redecorating on a budget, though, is tricky. Who wants to an interior decorator (or banker) to make an old house new?

Reuse Before Trashing: A Lesson In Upcycle Crafting

Beth Rosen | Posted 04.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Beth Rosen

For those items you take or purchase and end up not needing, try to reuse them before trashing them. It's a little hobby I like to call Upcycling.

11,993 Miles ~ A Journey of Social Good

Kelly Mitchell | Posted 01.31.2014 | Hawaii
Kelly Mitchell

Chris Akin and his twin brother Doug had tired of the conventional business world. They were half a world away from each other, Chris in Hawaii and D...

Two Out of Three R's

Michael Green | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green
Michael Green

One message that my kids get that I got decades ago is "reduce, reuse, recycle." And why not, it's still a good message. But in practice, too often we only really know about the "recycle" part.

7 Strange Uses For Candle Stubs

Posted 11.24.2013 | Green

From Networx's Katie Marks: This winter, it's likely you'll be burning a lot of candles; for entertaining, for ambient lighting, and perhaps for th...

The Power of Principled Innovation

Marc Stoiber | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Innovation is a hot topic. You hear daily about its democratization, globalization and acceleration. But in the all the breathless wonder at our speed...

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.

Let's Upcycle Everything

William McDonough | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
William McDonough

What if we reimagined the potential of the land around our railroad tracks or federal highways, already secure as public rights‐of‐way, as host to renewable power systems?

Easy Upcycle Project: The Drab-to-Fab Side Table (Photos)

Quia Querisma | Posted 04.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
Quia Querisma

I always felt that I lacked the vision to pluck some hidden treasure from a thrift store, Craigslist, or flea market and turn it into something amazing. Well, recently an opportunity arose that challenged me to do just that.

10 DIY Tips To Reuse Your Plastic Pill Bottles

Posted 02.06.2012 | Green

From Networx' Sayward Rebhal: I'm a pretty progressive gal. I make "Socially Conscious, Totally Fabulous" my mantra, and I've got my green routine ...

A Stand-Out Lampshade Made From...Coffee Filters?

Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

Photo: Aunt Peaches In Random Recast, I find more stylish new uses for the ordinary items in our lives. This week, it's all about coffee filters. ...

Boulder Rolls Out the GREEN Carpet

Alexia Parks | Posted 11.22.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Fashion industry and GQ take note. Boulder flaunted its green lifestyle last weekend with a GREEN Carpet Fashion Show.

PHOTOS: You Won't Believe What This Runner Is Made Out Of

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 01.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

This gorgeously modern runner may be minimal, but it's hiding a big secret: It's made from toilet paper tubes. And while no one would be able to recog...

Converted Grain Silos (PHOTOS)

Dornob | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Grain silos are everywhere and as urbanization continues apace there are more and more of them that go unused. Like shipping container homes, these le...

Handbags Upcycled From Old Leather Jackets

EcoSalon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A company born of passion, based on the concept of upcycle rather than brand new, reMade USA makes handbags that hit the eco target....