5 Ways to Make a Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift from a Recycled Necktie

June 8, 2013 by  
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Father’s Day is just around the corner (June 16), and if you’re still scrambling to find a good gift for Dad, fear not. Instead of going out to a department store and dropping $50 on a silk tie, we’ve come up with five awesome DIY gifts that you can make from a recycled necktie. From a rockin’ guitar strap to a silky glasses case, head over to Ecouterre for some Father’s Day inspiration. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: DIY , diy father’s day gifts , diy gifts , father’s day , father’s day gifts , Recycled Materials , recycled necktie , recycled ties , upcycled necktie , upcycling        

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6 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts That Will Truly Wow Your Mom!

May 2, 2013 by  
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She cherishes the homemade cards and the handprints set in clay, but this Mother’s Day, take the DIY-ing up a notch and treat mom to an exquisite gift that’s also a labor of love. We’re highlighting 6 awesome presents that dads and kids, (or anyone!) can make with their own hands to truly wow the lady who gave them life. From a necktie necklace and confetti earrings to an aromatherapy herberrarium and a fabric sample self portrait, roll up your sleeves and get busy crafting the perfect offering for Mother’s Day. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: diy confetti earrings , diy mothers day gifts , diy necklace , eco kids , gifts kids can make for mother’s day , green family , green mother’s day gifts , how to mother’s day gifts , kid-friendly gifts for mother’s day , recycled terarrium        

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6 Great Green Father’s Day Gifts Under $30 that Kids Can Afford to Give Dad

June 8, 2012 by  
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So far we’ve rounded up 11 fantastic gifts for Father’s Day 2012 – but what about gifts for dads from tiny tots? Never fear, for we’ve rounded up 5 fun kid-friendly DIY projects for Father’s Day and 6 green gifts under $30 that kids can afford to give dad next Sunday. Read on for the full list – including hydro-powered calculators , Klean Kanteen bottles , and comfy cinnamon flip flops ! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags:

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World Oceans Day: Download UNESCO’s Free App to Explore Marine World Heritage Sites!

June 8, 2012 by  
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In celebration of World Oceans Day 2012 , the UNESCO World Heritage Marine Programme is giving away a free iPhone app that lets you explore 45 Marine World Heritage sites around the globe! Ocean lovers can explore the crown jewels of the ocean with videos, maps, and information on marine life in one easy app. Through these videos UNESCO hopes to educate users about the Marine Program while inspiring people worldwide to join in and support the conservation of our oceans. So, Happy World Oceans Day, and enjoy your free download here ! + World Oceans Day app + UNESCO Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , green design , sustainable design , UNESCO , UNESCO app , World Heritage Marine Programme , World Oceans APP , World Oceans Day

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14 Eco-Friendly Lingerie Gifts That Will Send Pulses Racing on Valentine’s Day

February 4, 2011 by  
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Just in time for one of the most romantic days of the year, we’ve rounded up 14 sustainable yet oh-so-salacious underthings that run the gamut from a slinky red silk-satin playsuit by Hopeless to a dangerously sheer number from Love Baby Grand .

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Emilano Godoy’s Shiny Snowjob Chair Is Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers

February 4, 2011 by  
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When we caught a glimpse of Emiliano Godoy’s Snowjob Chair over at Designboom , we couldn’t help but be entranced by its spectacular sheen. A modern piece built with FSC certified wood with a vegetable based, biodegradable finish, each Snowjob has also been covered with a material called Ecoist – a cleverly made, green material formed by hand with small pieces of waste from the candy wrapping industry

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5 Green Finds for the Kids on St. Patrick’s Day

March 14, 2010 by  
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St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect day to get in the green spirit! Apart from cladding your kids in green garb so they won’t receive any of those pesky pinches, why not give them a little something extra to pump up the festive cheer? From wooden shamrock teethers to glitter shamrock crayons , we’ve got five etsy finds for all of St

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AussieBum: World’s First Underwear Made from Bananas

March 14, 2010 by  
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Men’s underwear… oblong fruits… all the puns we could insert here just seem too easy, so we’ll keep it simple and introduce you to AussieBum – the world’s first men’s unmentionables made from bananas ! These eco-friendly briefs from down undah (how apropos) also contain organic cotton and lycra. We venture making them simply out of banana fiber would make them “a bit squishy.” READ MORE AT ECOUTERRE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AussieBum Banana Mens Underwear , banana fabric , banana underwear , banana undies , eco-fashion , eco-friendly underwear , eco-friendly undies , green fashion , men’s eco fashion , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style

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Karl Lagerfeld Imports a 265-Ton Glacier for Chanel’s Fashion Show

March 14, 2010 by  
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  Photo by Wallpaper We’ve heard about designers doing some crazy things, but this one may just take the prize. For Chanel’s Fall/Winter 2010  show Karl Lagerfeld imported a massive 265-ton  glacier  from northern Sweden, where over the course of six days 35 sculptors (flown in from around the world) whittled the icy block down to a 28-foot tall frozen landscape. For this brief one-time show, the Grand Palais itself was also kept at subzero temperature for extra Arctic effect

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