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Vertical Grain Wood Flooring

Vertical Grain Wood Flooring

This houseblogger is going through the process of using salvaged flooring for their back porch. They will be using vertical grain fir tongue and groove flooring, like the original floor.

Recycled Glass Countertops

Recycled Glass Countertops

Considering a kitchen facelift? Swapping out countertops and cabinetry can have a more dramatic (and instantaneous) aesthetic effect, provided your budget isn’t on life support. If you haven’t yet found inspiration do a search on our website for countertops where you’ll find all of our recycled glass countertop articles.

Don’t Dump–Donate!

Don’t Dump–Donate!

Photo: courtesy of Habitat for Humanity-Kansas City As you begin a one-room or whole-house renovation, the thought of disposing of the excess of old furniture and building materials can be daunting. Yet there are options for smart disposal, and as a bonus, they’re environmentally friendly! As seen in the latest […]

Unbuild for an Eco-friendly Teardown Solution

Unbuild for an Eco-friendly Teardown Solution

This article from the Wall Street Journal offers the pros and cons of an “unbuild” instead of teardown. It’s still cheaper to demo everything and throw it away but much more satisfying to reuse old brick for a retaining wall or find uses for tile and stone in your new […]

Beaker Vases from Salvage

Beaker Vases from Salvage

We picked up these beakers from Build It Green! NYC this weekend. They provide us with an interesting alternative to the typical glass vase’s that we have and we created a set with the different sizes.

Selecting a Christmas Tree: Fir, Spruce, or Pine

Selecting a Christmas Tree: Fir, Spruce, or Pine

This year we went with a 10-ft. Douglas Fir basically because it was the only tree that had the tall and narrow silhouette that we required. It’s very healthy and the branches are spaced for ornaments to hang perfectly. The color is rich and the needles are shiny and give […]

Domino Celebrates the 2007 Green List

Domino Celebrates the 2007 Green List

Last night we attended our first “green” party in celebration of Domino’s Green March issue. It was a dreary evening in NYC but the turnout was great. The event was held in a stark open studio space with the focus on two large shelves of earth-friendly products, not to mention […]

Creative Uses For…

…old CD’s …dryer sheets …old photos …lemons …christmas cards …dead computers …waste paper