Category Archives: DIY & upcycling

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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Eco-friendly Salt Alternatives for Melting Ice and Snow

eco friendly salt alternatives

Salt does do a great job of melting ice and snow through the winter but its pretty bad news for you, your pets, the environment and your garden. So here are some green living alternatives to melt your winter ice.

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Last Minute DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

DIY Mr. Tea Teapot instructions

'Tis the season to get creative. Use your skillz to create unique DIY Christmas gifts for those you love. Here are some great homemade Christmas gift ideas to make everyone merry! These great DIY green Christmas gifts use upcycled or recycled materials which make them kind on your wallet and on Mother Nature.

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31 DIY Christmas Trees made from Recycled Materials

Recycled Christmas trees

31 Recycled and upcycled alternatives to traditional Christmas trees. Reuse old junk, create a beautiful festive feeling and save a Christmas tree from the chop! The tree will make up for the rest of your Christmas carbon footprint too.

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19 Upcycled Christmas Ornaments You can Make Yourself!

Upcycled Christmas Tree Ornaments

Avoid spending money on holiday decorations this year and make your own DIY Christmas ornaments. You can have fun with the family and create memories that you can keep on your tree every year. These amazing upcycled Christmas decoration ideas are easy and fun!

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