How to Hang Art with Confidence

Need some super simple tips on how to hang art? These imaginative hacks will have you hanging your artwork with ease - and confidence!Need some confidence boosting tips on how to hang art?

Yup. I do too.

What is it about hanging art on our walls that feels so daunting?

Is it that we don't want to put holes in pristine drywall?

Or that we're worried we'll put it up crooked?

Maybe we're scared something about the art will just look... off?

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How to Green Your Walls with Sustainable Art

What is sustainable art and where exactly do you find it? Here are five things to keep in mind when selecting sustainable art and five places to buy it.

What is sustainable art and where exactly do you find it?

If transforming your home into an eco-conscious oasis is important to you, then you may be wondering what to hang on your walls. I've come up with a few tips, and a few places, to buy sustainable artwork. So you can green your walls - no paintbrush required!

But first, what does the term "sustainable art" even mean?

It actually has two - if not more - meanings.

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3 Simple + Sustainable Christmas Decor Ideas for Your Living Room

Want to create a lovely, calm space this holiday season? Here are three tips for incorporating simple and sustainable Christmas decor in your living room.It's no secret I like to keep my decor relatively simple.

And though the holiday season does amp me up a bit, I try not to let the I-must-have-all-the-things-and-do-all-the-things spirit completely take me over.

I find that one of the best ways to manage the frenetic holiday energy is to keep my seasonal decorating quite minimal.

I also tend to put up the majority of our Christmas decor in the living room instead of all over the house.

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3 Simple + Minimalist DIY Fall Decor Ideas

Looking for DIY fall decor that's easy and not too over the top? Well count your lucky pumpkins because here are three simple, minimalist fall decor ideas!Nothing like the changing of leaves and the dropping of temperatures that makes you want to cozy up inside and create some DIY fall decor. Am I right?

Normally I'm not on the ball enough to participate in home decor challenges. But when The Collection Vintage over on YouTube proposed a home challenge that consisted of creating three vignettes featuring budget fall decor, I was like - I may actually be able to do that... and I'm a-gonna do it in conjunction with creating some DIY fall decor!

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What is a Composting Toilet and How Does it Work?

Considering purchasing a compost toilet but wondering, "How does a composting toilet work?" Kildwick, experts on all things loo-related, provide the answer.There are many reasons why people would choose a composting toilet for all their number one and two needs. It may be for their boat or RV, their cabin or tiny house, or even to use as a backup loo in their home. If this sounds intriguing to you, but also kind of yucky, you may be thinking, "Okay... but how does a compost toilet work?"

To answer that question, I talked to experts on composting toilets - the German-based company Kildwick. Kildwick is super passionate about toilets. Seriously. Want to know why?

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6 Electricity Apps That Help You Save Money and the Planet

Put your phone to good use and track your energy consumption with these six electricity apps. Because being aware is the first step toward making a change!If you already use LED lightbulbs in your home, own efficient appliances and turn off the lights when you leave the room, you may be wondering - what's the next energy-saving step? Why not give one of these six electricity apps for your smartphone a try?

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States' electricity system can have a high environmental impact.

The burning of fuel to create electricity releases greenhouse gases and other pollutants into the atmosphere.

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40 Sustainable Clothing Brands That Will Help You Green Your Closet

One of the easiest ways to start living a greener life is to quit fast fashion - and start supporting these 40 sustainable clothing companies!One of the easiest ways to start living a greener life is to quit fast fashion and start supporting sustainable clothing companies.

If you aren't familiar with the term fast fashion yet, it's clothing designed, manufactured and sold by brands and companies that care about the bottom line.

Period.

Fast fashion brands use cheap fabrics, pay their factory workers extremely low wages and create a ton of waste in the process.

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5 Reasons Why You Need To Buy Bamboo Clothing

Why exactly is bamboo clothing such a sustainable option? I'm so glad you asked! Here are five reasons why you need to start buying bamboo.Telling you that you need to buy bamboo clothing may seem a little extreme. Especially for a sustainability blog.

But the truth is - us humans need to start doing a lot of things if we're going to rectify the damage we've done to the planet.

And replacing the unsustainable things we buy with greener options is an important first step.

When it comes to clothing, buying secondhand is a great choice. But what if you don't have access to thrift stores?

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How to Green Your Walls with Sustainable Art

What is sustainable art and where exactly do you find it? Here are five things to keep in mind when selecting sustainable art and five places to buy it.

What is sustainable art and where exactly do you find it?

If transforming your home into an eco-conscious oasis is important to you, then you may be wondering what to hang on your walls. I've come up with a few tips, and a few places, to buy sustainable artwork. So you can green your walls - no paintbrush required!

But first, what does the term "sustainable art" even mean?

It actually has two - if not more - meanings.

Click here to read full post...

What is a Composting Toilet and How Does it Work?

Considering purchasing a compost toilet but wondering, "How does a composting toilet work?" Kildwick, experts on all things loo-related, provide the answer.There are many reasons why people would choose a composting toilet for all their number one and two needs. It may be for their boat or RV, their cabin or tiny house, or even to use as a backup loo in their home. If this sounds intriguing to you, but also kind of yucky, you may be thinking, "Okay... but how does a compost toilet work?"

To answer that question, I talked to experts on composting toilets - the German-based company Kildwick. Kildwick is super passionate about toilets. Seriously. Want to know why?

Click here to read full post...

40 Sustainable Clothing Brands That Will Help You Green Your Closet

One of the easiest ways to start living a greener life is to quit fast fashion - and start supporting these 40 sustainable clothing companies!One of the easiest ways to start living a greener life is to quit fast fashion and start supporting sustainable clothing companies.

If you aren't familiar with the term fast fashion yet, it's clothing designed, manufactured and sold by brands and companies that care about the bottom line.

Period.

Fast fashion brands use cheap fabrics, pay their factory workers extremely low wages and create a ton of waste in the process.

Click here to read full post...

5 Reasons Why You Need To Buy Bamboo Clothing

Why exactly is bamboo clothing such a sustainable option? I'm so glad you asked! Here are five reasons why you need to start buying bamboo.Telling you that you need to buy bamboo clothing may seem a little extreme. Especially for a sustainability blog.

But the truth is - us humans need to start doing a lot of things if we're going to rectify the damage we've done to the planet.

And replacing the unsustainable things we buy with greener options is an important first step.

When it comes to clothing, buying secondhand is a great choice. But what if you don't have access to thrift stores?

Click here to read full post...