Category Archives: DIY Green

7 Cool DIY Toys you can Make with your Kids

Make DIY LED throwies

Teach your kid some mad skills, have fun and make cool toys from used materials. These awesome upcycled toys and recycled toys are an easy and fun way to introduce basic electronics, photography, woodwork and science techniques.

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Get Buzzed: Making your Garden Bee-Friendly

bee garden tips

Bummed about the bees? Me too. BThat why I wanted to create a bee-friendly garden. An urban refuge, if you will, where our furry little bee buds can come and take a break from the hubbub of life and gather a little pollen while they’re at it.

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23 Awesome Things to Do with a Cardboard Box

recycled cardboard box airplane

Ever bought your kids a gift only to have them play with the box? The cardboard box holds endless allure for kids and cats and adults too. The best thing about recycled cardboard box crafts is that your kids get to participate in their creation and then get hours of fun playing with them. Here are some of our favorite things to to with upcycled cardboard boxes...

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Natural Black Fly Repellents

black fly repellent

Eeep! its black fly season and if those little critters are taking chunks out of you, there are ways to fight back. Traditional chemical repellents don’t do the trick and are full of harmful toxins, but there are some natural ways to beat back those little beasties.

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Grow your Own Cocktail Garden

gardening tips

This is not your grandma's herb garden... Make friends and influence people with your own cocktail herb garden. We show you how to grow and what to grow for organic, locally-grown cocktails. Yup! That just happened!

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6 Best Herbs to Ease Anxiety

natural DIY cure insomnia

Are you experiencing anxiety, stress or insomnia? There are many natural ways to combat anxiety and ease the physical and emotional impacts. Here are just some of the herbs you can use to help you relax and get a good night's sleep.

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5 Easy Ways to Upcycle an Old Trash Can

upcycled DIY projects

These sturdy objects are perfect for a variety of DIY projects. Trash cans are built to be water tight, easy to move around, and long lasting. Take care of your old trash can the green way, with one of these 5 easy upcycling projects.

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How to Create a Healthy Nursery for Your New Baby

baby room ideas

With all the scary stories about VOCs in paint and cancer-causing chemicals in everything from teething toys to baby powder, you may be nervous about the prospect of creating a safe environment for the new addition to your family. Well, rest assured (while you can still get some sleep) because we’re here to help you create a healthy space for your sprog.

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