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Sustainable Furnishings – How to Reuse, Renovate and Recycle [Infographic]

Sustainable Furnishings - How to Reuse, Renovate and Recycle [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Around 22 million pieces of furniture are discarded per year in the UK and fewer than 1 in 10 people consider repairs to extend the lifespan of their furnishings.

For the sake of the environment and to avoid perfectly good pieces of furniture going to waste – a change of attitude to becoming more mindful of eco-friendly options is necessary, and it’s crucial that we aren’t compromising on this for the sake of chasing an interior design bargain.

Mattress Online have created a guide to upcycling and sustainability including what we can do to reuse, renovate and recycle.

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Easter Egg Decoration ideas for the Classroom [Infographic]

Easter is the perfect time for engaging students in some fun classroom activities. There are many different ways for celebrating Easter in the classroom. Check out this infographic to get some inspiration for decorating Easter eggs in the classroom.

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DIY Elegant Easter Eggs [Infographic]

DIY Elegant Easter Eggs [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Easter eggs, whether edible or purely decorative, give everyone a chance to show off their creativity. Here are a few tips for making your decorating extravaganza go smoothly and your eggs more beautiful than ever.

Get creative and crafty and repurpose bits and leftover pieces of material you already have and have a great time!

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Natural Dyes from your Flower Garden [Infographic]

Natural Dyes from your Flower Garden [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

We plant gardens for food, health, and beauty. But did you know that many plants yield natural dyes for yarn, fiber, and fabric as well? The truth is that humans have been borrowing nature’s colors for thousands of years. This concept is back in vogue as it opens up a whole new world for many – especially those who value organic practices.

Botanical dyes are earth-friendly, biodegradable renewable resources. Crafters are also drawn to them because natural plant dyes produce hues that are much more complex than their synthetic counterparts. Color doesn’t stop at flower petals. Depending on the species, it can also be found in other parts of the plant, such as leaves, stems, roots, and fruits.

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Woodworking Hacks [Infographic]

Woodworking Hacks [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

This visual from Crowe Sawmills details 10 hacks that could work brilliantly for woodworking projects with regular household items performing a basic yet clever task. Check out some clever woodworking hacks in the infographic below.

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