DIM: Repurposed hearts

In the past couple of weeks I had been looking for ways to use some scraps of fabric I had and a bunch of used and washed teabags.I decided to make some gifts for my penpals that would be completely made of repurposed materials. This was my attempt of a Did-It-Myself (DIM) and finally I came down to these:

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Window Coverings & Energy Saving Benefits [Infographic]

With the electricity bills skyrocketing, the major concern of the homeowner is energy consumption. But there is a simple way to cut back on the consumption, without having to spare much from your pocket. The solution being blinds, shutters and window coverings. Window coverings give your decor a lovely finish but they also provide many other uses to help keep your costs down throughout the year within your home.

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Plants that improve your Health and Home [Infographic]

From lavender to lemongrass, rosemary to aloe vera, plants can do wonders for our wellbeing, emotion and the environment around us. This cheat sheet has compiled the favourite outdoor and indoor plants renowned for improving both our health and our homes, and also you can learn to grow them yourself!

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How to Save Water [Interactive Infographic]

Though the poor are the most affected by water scarcity issues, people in well-standing countries are also experiencing radical change. Most people were able to drink tap water only a few decades ago, but much of today’s freshwater is becoming polluted, chemically and physically hazardous, and people across the globe are turning to bottled water for safety reasons.

The following infographic is our way of making a splash for water. It shows some important stats that everyone should be aware of, provides information about possible water solutions and invites everyone to change their daily habits that involve reckless water use. The time is not to panic, but to constructively contribute to saving the Earth’s most precious, life-sustaining resource.

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How to Sustainably Remodel your Home [Guide]

Whether you can’t wait to implement a new interior design style you’ve always dreamed of, or are getting ready to make more room for your growing family, the thought of remodeling your home can be incredibly thrilling.

As you walk through the steps of how to accomplish enhancing your living space however, it can also become overwhelming. When remodeling your home there are many things to consider such as:

  • What parts of your home do you love that you want to keep?
  • What should be nixed and started over from scratch?

As you begin to research the vast amount of options for home remodeling, you will want to decide where sustainability falls into your remodeling priorities.
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