As a closet nerd, I have many paper-bound books. But as an artist and visual merchandiser, a messy bookcase gives me borderline-intense anxiety. My home library contains many (Ok, mostly) books with brightly-multi-colored-eye-catching-neon spines (because I do judge books by their covers-- literally, not metaphorically), but looking at the books displayed all together in disarray stressed me out and makes me feel like I'm at an underground rave in 1980s London...Read More
My first "adult" apartment was essentially a cave. It wasn't underground, per-say, it was more sunken-into-the-ground-and-also-nooked-up-againest-a-"cliff"-aka-the-parking-lot. The point is, it was really, really dark and a bear could comfortably hibernate in it.
So, as newly minted adults do, I went to...Read More
Freshen up your home decor with eco-friendly throw pillows! Mix and match patterns to liven up your living room or throw some brightly colored pillows on your sofa to spruce up your sitting room. You can't really go wrong, so go wild with your home decorating self. Here are 50 of my favorites environmentally friendly finds, and...Read More
I once applied for a job where, during the interview, I was required to fix a flat bike tire while blindfolded. I can't really even change a flat tire when my vision is unobscured, so this "real-life-challenge" was especially difficult for me. Luckily, it was a group interview, so about 25 other candidates were able to witness me fumbling around like an idiot.
The job was for a tour guide for one of those...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
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
These eco-friendly gift are all under $50, so you won't have to spread the Christmas spirt across three credit cards in order to afford great gifs.
You can be fiscally responsible and your recipient can be sustainable stylish with...Read More