undecking the halls…
a quick guide to taking down the tree

You’re ready to take down the tree and decorations, and you’ve even stocked up on holiday ornaments for next year. Now how do you ensure all of those treasures, so full of memories past and good times yet to come make it through the year in good shape? By taking a little time to pack them right.

Grab some acid-free tissue paper, or recycled paper paper towels (most are acid-free), or even a stack of clean dish towels. Add a small, soft paintbrush and some white glue and you’re ready to go. Continue reading

it’s not too late…
stock up on great holiday decor

Your tree is up, your entire house decorated and you’re busy making last minute preparations for big dinner. So why are we talking about holiday décor now? Simple, now is the time to get great deals on cool, sustainable décor and stock up for next year.

Pick up new décor on sale, and you can pack it away for next year when you take down this year’s decorations.

What kind of things can you buy ahead and what ones should wait? Continue reading

simple, small and sustainable…
quick and easy holiday decor

With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to deck the halls. The holidays are always a busy time, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so much to do. It’s especially tough if you live in a smaller home. Getting into the festive spirit and making your home feel like the holidays are here doesn’t have to take Herculean effort, or require a lot of space. We’ve got some tips for quick, easy, and green holiday décor that’s small-space friendly, too!  Continue reading

win holiday décor…
HGTV freebie friday

Who doesn’t want to get the jump on their holiday décor? Trying to shop around for coordinating items, and worrying about where that ribbon came from can be exhausting. Where are the organic wreaths and recycled glassware? Thanks to HGTV and bambeco, one lucky winner will have all of that taken care of for them.

HGTV and bambeco are giving away a holiday décor prize pack as part of HGTV’s Freebie Friday. What’s that include? One Organic Three Herb Wreath, 4 Rioja Recycled Wine Glasses, 4 Rioja Recycled Pint Glasses, 4 Recycled Glass Ornaments in Red, and 4 Recycled Glass Ornaments in Gold.

Want to know more about this cool giveaway? Head to HGTV’s Design Happens blog to check it out.

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dazzling holiday ornaments…
all set to deck the halls?

Deck the halls with boughs of… wait… is the holly locally-grown and organic? When it comes to holiday décor, it’s easy to go to any big store and pick up an entire truckload of red and green. The only problem is, most of it isn’t very green. You want your decorations to reflect who you are, to deck your home in a style you love. And you want them to be easy on the planet as well. Is that asking too much? We don’t think so! In fact, we think it’s a great idea! Gorgeously green holiday décor is the answer, and we’ve got some suggestions to fit your personal style.

Classic holiday elegance

Make mine red

Vintage sparkle

Rockin’ the rustic

Retro magic

 

 

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