top ten pins…

Ah, Pinterest… so many pretty pictures! We’re just like everyone else, we have a love affair with looking at and pinning all the pretty and inspirational pictures of home decor, nature, and cute furry friends. Of course, we also like sharing our favorite bambeco products, and Inspired Habitat posts with other pinners. And every now and then, we like to take a look and see what people are talking about. So here it is, our Top Ten Pins list. These are the pins that people are talking about – repinning, liking, sharing, and clicking on.

What are your favorites?

masculine decor – taking it to the bedroom

turning plastic into pretty… gorgeous outdoor rugs with a story to tell

19th Century Reclaimed Wood iPad and Cookbook Holder

Confetti Recycled Glassware Collection

Bottle Lantern made from re-purposed beer bottles washed with an irregular antique silver finish

making an unused fireplace pretty and practical

solar tea lanterns

big sur hummingbird feeder

reclaimed wine bottle chives grow kit – demi

eco picnic basket for two

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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win $500 to spend at bambeco…
earth day giveaway

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What would you do with $500 to spend at bamebco.com?

Would you put it toward the purchase of some new outdoor furniture? Or pick out a brand new eco-friendly rug for your home? Maybe indulge in luxurious and organic cotton bedding and down pillows?

Enter today for your chance to win a $500 bambeco shopping extravaganza! You get bonus entries when your Facebook friends also enter, and when you do things like subscribe to Inspired Habitat, or follow us on Twitter. And you can enter every day until 10am Eastern time on Earth Day.

On Tuesday, April 22 we will announce the winner of our Earth Day Giveaway, and it could be you!

We’re so excited about this, we decided that one big giveaway wasn’t enough. We’re also giving away five second prizes. Five second place winners will each receive our Garden Terrarium Kit, complete with everything needed to create their very own mini ecosystem.

You can’t win if you don’t enter! Sign up today!

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coffee or tea?…
creating a beverage station

In America, a whopping 83% of adults drink coffee—63% of them drink coffee every day. On any given day, just over 50% of Americans are drinking tea, although 85% of it is iced. The numbers are clear, coffee and tea consumption is on the rise. Making it at home is not only more economical, it provides the opportunity to up the green factor to new heights. Plus, making your own coffee or tea is a wonderful ritual to embrace. Continue reading

freshen up your cooking…
growing your own herbs

Spring is in the air, and along with it come images of springtime gardens, fresh produce, and the scent of fresh herbs. There is something incredibly satisfying about growing your own fresh herbs; it’s easy, and can be done indoors or out. There is no space so small that you can’t grow a few fresh herbs for culinary use. All you need is a sunny spot, and you’re ready to go. If space is really tight, you can even grow herbs in a reclaimed wine bottle. Want your herbs the easy way? Try growing fresh organic herbs right in their own bag.

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how to plant and care for a terrarium

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Bringing a bit of the outdoors in is always a good thing. Plants not only look great, but they also actively help clean the air we breathe. Keeping something green, lush, and growing doesn’t require a green thumb, however. A terrarium is a self-contained mini ecosystem that requires minimal care and upkeep and looks amazing. They can be as simple, or as complex, as you want to make them. At their most basic, they’re layers of soil and gravel topped with moss. Stop there, or add other plants and decorative items. You are limited only by your imagination. Continue reading