Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Blast From the Past: Happy Earth Day

While I'm Away ... Some Faves (originally posted in May)

We all know the three Rs to help save our planet – reduce, reuse, and recycle. That last one is my favorite, I love discovering vintage goods to outfit my home and mix in with my wardrobe. Even more fun is fining new and creative ways to use goods, both old and new. Below are some Earth-friendly ideas, up-cycled decorative touches for the home in honor of this Earth Day ...

Candle jars and a mix of vintage china makes organizing the powder room easy and pretty

vintage decor

Follow this DIY to create your own lampshade using a pretty vintage fabric (like this French striped linen).

Vintage tins make perfect containers for an herb garden.
vintage tea tins

A few boards of reclaimed barnwood add a rustic touch to a clean, simple bedroom.
DIY headboard

Photos from Pinterest, Design*Sponge

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