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I’ll Have a Green Christmas: 7 Holiday Sustainability Tips

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I’ll Have a Green Christmas: 7 Holiday Sustainability Tips

Every year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans throw away one million extra tons of trash every week. As we become more mindful of our impact on the environment, here are seven ways you can play a part in preserving our winter wonderlands.  1. Eco-friendly gifts  Items that are responsibly sourced, packaged, and can be reused over and over are the gifts that keep on giving. Gifts like cork yoga mats, post-consumer waste notebooks, bar soaps, or reusable produce bags all contribute toward renewability and waste reduction. Buying your gifts from businesses that aim to make their packaging paper-based or fully recyclable is another way to support sustainability efforts. ...

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Rental-Friendly Holiday Décor

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Rental-Friendly Holiday Décor

Decorating in a rental space can take some creative work-arounds. Non-destructive and small-space friendly approaches are the key to packing your home with the festive displays that the season demands. With these 10 tips, you can decorate your apartment without sacrificing space or your security deposit. 1. Paper or felt décor Save yourself from putting nails in the walls with lightweight paper decorations. They also look great on walls or hung from the ceiling, so you can preserve valuable floor space. Simply hang them with string or stick them to surfaces with paint-friendly tape or mounting putty. Pre-made paper or...

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Holiday Centerpiece Ideas

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Holiday Centerpiece Ideas

 ‘Tis the season for beautiful tablescapes and family joined at everyone’s favorite place – next to the food! It’s finally time for the tastiest seasonal spreads, and we want to lend a hand with the next most-important thing to grace your tabletop during the holidays: the centerpiece. Whether you prefer a minimalist take on your dining table’s crowning glory, or you take a “the more the merrier” approach when decorating for the holidays, these simple tips will help you showcase the expanse of your tabletop and festi-fy your home for the most wonderful time of the year. Tall Candles Set...

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Your Guide to a Beautiful Autumn Tablescape

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Your Guide to a Beautiful Autumn Tablescape

Got a wicked glassware and charcuterie board collection that never sees the light of day, aside from your (very) occasional cheese and beverage-tasting parties you throw every odd month? Your tabletops are the perfect place to show off a beautiful, semi-permanent arrangement of your most-loved fall décor, warm-toned colors, and cozy, cold-weather textures.   Whether you’re hoping to outdo yourself with last year’s Thanksgiving layout, looking to create a spooky spread of Halloween-themed place settings, or simply want to use your tabletop as an additional space to express your love of all things fall, we’ve got you! With these tips, you’ll be well on your way to creating the most gorgeous display to grace your dining table since last week’s taco Tuesday.   Go for Gold Flatware  Gold is the perfect autumn accent...

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How to Decorate for a Minimalist Halloween

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How to Decorate for a Minimalist Halloween

Ever thought of revitalizing your home with a fresh layer of cobwebs and warty pumpkins? This Halloween, we’d love to help you hop on the minimalist décor trend with these tips to subtly transform your space into a ghoulish domicile. Minimalism is the art of curating an area to showcase the bare essentials with the perfect accent or statement pieces to emphasize the expanse of a room. Taking on a minimal approach can give your home an understated refresh, and it will make your seasonal decor the focal point of your space this October! Just because you love goblins and...

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