A little bit of paint can make a big impact without breaking the bank. Turn something boring into something bright, turn something neon into something neutral, or turn something solid into something striped. Whatever you do can be undone, so don't be afraid to be a little bold and paint outside the lines. Start small with these 72 paint-ful and paint-less DIY ideas you can do this weekend...Read more
Did you know that tens of millions of gallons of oil spills into North American oceans each year? That's gross. It's easy to point the finger at big oil companies and blame them for oil pollution in our oceans, but if we do, 92% of our fingers will be pointing back at ourselves. That's unlikely, you may be thinking. I have five ...Read more
What's black and white and green all over? These items. While that wasn't funny, it was true because the black and white items featured here were all either handmade with recycled paper or were printed on recycled paper. I know what you may be thinking...Read more
Did you play an instrument when you were a kid? I played clarinet in the middle school band (because it got me out of class), then piano (because my parents made me), then took voice lessons (because it was harder for my music teacher to tell when I didn't practice singing than it was for her to notice I never practiced piano). Needless to say, I've...Read more
I'm about to blow your mind. Ready? Magazines, newspaper, book pages, sheet music, and maps are all just-- wait for it-- paper. So are envelopes, gift tags, party decorations, and a billon other things you buy. Boom. That info probably just rocked your world, so I'll give you a second to...Read more
The coolest thing I've ever found is also the thing I most regret. Let me explain. The time was 2007, the place was Bethany Beach, Delaware, and the thing? Oh, the thing...
Running on the beach everyday, I'd found nearly everything under the sea-- starfish and sea horses, string rays and baby seals (alive and adorable, and don't worry, I helped them return to ocean)...Read more
No matter how "fun" my high school math teacher, Mr. Collins, tried to make math, I hated geometry class and I mainly used my trusty TI-83 scientific calculator to pass notes and play hangman. But as an older, wiser, more stylish version of my high school self...Read more
Was your stocking stuffed with gift cards this holiday? You've been buying gifts for everyone else all season long, so now it's time to treat yourself and here are 60 ways to spend your Christmas cash. They're all handmade, they're all eco-friendly, and you can shop them all without leaving your couch...Read more
Taken out of context, "You better watch out" sounds terribly threatening. But sprinkle in some Christmas cheer, add dash of ultimatum (of presents), and decorate it with a beard and you have yourself a...Read more
Whether they're owners, renters, or couch surfers, help your homies improve their homes with these eco-friendly holiday gifts. Assist your ski bunny sista decorate her new slope side retreat with...Read more
Aw man, what are we supposed to get him for Christmas? Shopping for dudes can be harder than watching The Notebook without crying, so we've got some gift ideas to help you shop for him this holiday.
Hand crafted from reclaimed slate...Read more
It's always good to have some extra gifts on hand so you can avoid those awkward oh-no-Victoria's-approaching-me-with-gift-wrapped-package-in-hand-but-my-hands-are-empty-and-I-only-have-a-mostly-used-tube-of-lipstick-in-my-clutch-and-that-would-make-a-crappy-gift-(and-the-color-wouldn't-work-well-with-her-complexion-anyway) moment...Read more
You just got your new-born-baby-Mamma- friend a diaper tree for her baby shower, so now what are you supposed to get her for Christmas? Mamma registered for all the practical post-baby gifts she needs, so now treat her to something she...Read more
We compiled a mix collection of eco-friendly gift ideas for the mixed bag of people you need gifts for this holiday season. We've never met a girl who doesn't love jewelry, and we are in love with these hand painted...Read more