Repurpose / Refurbish

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How To Repurpose An Old Chair Into A Flower Planter

It's amazing what color can do to breath life back into something worn out and seemingly useless. Today's repurposing DIY project does just that and more. Bright color is the "hurray!-factor" and inspiration

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Repurpose Dresser Drawers Into A Veggie Garden, Part 1

We had a couple of old dressers floating around following a remodel and couldn╩╝t bring ourselves to throw them away. That combined with a lack of yard space for traditional raised beds lead up to this idea.

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Ideas for the Garden: Thinking Outside the Planter Box

With spring around the corner, it's time to dream up some great ideas for the garden! I'm thinking outside the (planter) box this season. After all, garden planters

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Climbing the Ladder To A Successful Room Design Feature

When fine design meets and marries practicality, who doesn't want to climb on board? Especially, when you can literally do just that. Today's design idea takes another step toward recycling and reuse

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Weekend DIY Project: How To Make A Fire Pit from A Washing Machine Tub

Call me crazy, but I'll bet MacGuyver and Martha, who must have teamed up as a superhero DIY-duo, dreamed up today's do-it-yourself project: a wash tub fire pit.

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Chicken Soup For the Recycling Tin Can Soul

Who doesn't love the warm-fuzzies of recycling? Especially, when the results are delightfully smart, unique, and in some cases, unforgettable. Today's blog illuminates re-uses for tin cans from inside to outside our homes.

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Recycle Your Clothes And Help Build A Home

The only problem? The leftover rags, stained clothes, and old worn out shoes and blue jeans I was preparing to simply throw away into the trash left me with nagging "green guilt".

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Re-Gifting Your Recycled Christmas Tree

Well, today's blog brings extended good tidings to those of us who bought a Christmas tree this year. You can re-gift you tannenbaum by recycling it into some fabulous furniture and home decor stuff!

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Crazy Christmas Tree Creations From Recycled Stuff

Who doesn't love the smell of evergreen in their living room during this festive time of year? I do, no doubt. There's just something so "Christmassy" about a real tree, shedding pine needles and all,

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Video: Exciting News As the Building Industry Goes Green

There is good news for the building industry, as well as an exciting future for those looking for a challenge and change. The video below, brought to you by the Washington State Department of Ecology, reveals the new age of building, and a transition from "blue collar" jobs to "green collar" high-tech jobs with "Mother Nature" as the ultimate project manager.

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