Tag: green gift ideas

Green Holiday Ideas from Our Readers

Written by | December 22nd, 2011

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Green Holiday Ideas from Our Readers By Madeline Breen One thing is certain: we have the most creative readers. When we asked you how you’ll make your holidays green, we were blown away by your inspiring and eco-friendly ideas. Below is a round up of our favorite green gift and green decor ideas, courtesy of […]

DIY: Upcycled Teacup Candles

Written by | November 30th, 2011

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DIY: Upcycled Teacup Candles By Erin Vilines The Nature Conservancy in Georgia This craft projects brings new meaning to the term “tea candle” — and new life to half-burned candles cluttering the house. Rather than toss ornamental candles when changing decor, reuse the wax by melting it down and filling a pretty teacup to create […]

Gift Guide: Environmentally-Friendly Gifts for Kids

Written by | November 23rd, 2011

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This holiday season, ditch the big box stores and check out these fun eco-friendly gifts for the kiddos in your life.

DIY Holiday Card Display

Written by | November 21st, 2011

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DIY: Holiday Card Display By Evelyn Chen The Nature Conservancy in New York There’s no better way to display holiday cards than by perching them atop a wide mantle above an idyllic fireplace. Or is there?…. What do you do with your stacks of beautifully adorned, thoughtfully addressed Christmas cards when you live in a […]

Give Charitably

Written by | November 21st, 2011

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Give Charitably By Amy Bridges The holiday season is upon us! All you have to do is turn on the television any time after Halloween to see images of holiday consumerism. Although it seems the holiday season grows longer and starts earlier each year, we think it is the perfect opportunity to approach your gift-giving […]

Green Holiday Tips from Our Facebook Fans

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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Green Holiday Tips from Our Facebook Fans By Amy Ganderson In the spirit of Green Gift Monday, we asked The Nature Conservancy’s Facebook fans to complete the following statement, “I’d like to make the holidays green for my family by _________.” Here are a few of our favorites from our Facebook page. Special thanks to […]

DIY: Up-cycled Tie Wreath

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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DIY: Up-cycled Tie Wreath By Susan Iovenitti On one of my recent inspiration expeditions to the local library, I came across an interesting book all about “up-cycled gifts” called Upcycling by Danny Seo. In the book I found a wealth of ideas for turning ordinary objects around my house into beautiful gifts and décor. I’ve […]

Holiday DIY Projects from Pinterest

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Holiday DIY Projects from Pinterest By Madeline Breen My marketing colleagues and I have a new obsession: Pinterest. Have you heard of this lovely little web site yet? Pinterest is an online community that allows you to create virtual inspiration boards by “pinning” photos you’ve stumbled across online. Looking for a place to store all […]

Holiday Recipes Perfect for the Kiddos

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Holiday Recipes Perfect for the Kiddos By Susan Iovenitti As the holiday season approaches, so does the beginning of cooking and baking season in my household. This year, I have an extra pair of eager hands in the kitchen courtesy of my 3-year-old daughter. She’s as excited as I am to roll up her sleeves […]

10 Green Gift Ideas From TreeHugger

Written by | November 28th, 2010

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Our writer picked one gift upcycled from vintage records and another made of elephant poo. Seriously! Now that’s a green gift guide.

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