Ecofriendly Christmas roundup

Christmas is coming. Before you go off on your merry way and max out the credit card, leaving a trail of landfill bound debris in your wake, check out this Christmas roundup we have published in the past so you can be kinder to the environment, create less waste and save some cash too:

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Repurposing Mason Jars [Infographic]

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Mason jars have been around for over 100 years, and they were originally used for canning and preserving food. Over the past few decades, however, the uses for these versatile jars have taken a creative spin. From gift containers to wedding decorations, Mason jars are on thousands of Pinterest boards for one reason or another. Dinah Wulf compiled a list of common and creative uses for these versatile jars and has broken these down into four categories: recipes, gardens, gifts, and crafts. She also included some DIYs you can try each of them out!

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Check out our roundup for DIY: Winter decorations in JarsDIY: Christmas Gifts in a Jar Ideas • Food Gifts ideas in Jars

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DIY Halloween inspiration

[Updated: October 2017]

If your place is looking a little sparse in the spookiness department, there are some fun, easy decorations you can make with stuff that’s probably already lurking around your home. Hope you find some inspiration here!

Here are two cards I made for my penpals reusing some materials, might be activities for kids this Halloween 😉

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Eco-friendly DIY Wedding Ideas [Infographic]

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Wedding planning can be really (really) stressful. For earth-loving folks, the process can get even trickier, as most classic wedding decorations, favors, and traditions are far from eco-friendly. Luckily, a DIY attitude is all you need to create a wedding celebration that is unique, true to you, and kind to the earth. Whether you’re knee deep in planning or daydreaming about future nuptials, read on for a variety of environmentally friendly wedding ideas.

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Creative ways to Repurpose Old Books [Infographic]

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For avid readers, altering a book’s cover or pages in any way may feel sacrilegious. But do you really honor your books by letting them accumulate dust on the shelves?

If you feel like putting your books to use after you’ve read them (maybe more than once), then give these creative, beautiful, functional projects a try. Even if your home bookshelves aren’t packed to the gills, you can check out the collections at used bookstores and still take advantage of all the benefits these DIY projects have to offer. And don’t worry: A few of these projects actually keep all the beloved pages intact.

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