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Clover Chadwick: Creative Plant Design

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The owner of Dandelion Ranch carves her own garden path

Clover Chadwick, owner of Dandelion Ranch here in Los Angeles, describes her approach to floral design as "natural, organic, balanced, with lots of movement." It's a design philosophy rooted in her experiences studying agriculture and working in a Napa eatery, where fresh, seasonal ingredients were the order of the day. Chadwick's creations involve wild, native plants that are outside the realm......read more

Gingham Tear Off Napkins

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Reusable gingham napkins offer retro feel for summer picnicking. $35.00

These classic gingham napkins stay neatly in a roll until you need them. Better yet, they're made of cotton and are fully washable so you can use them again and again through the summer. Just throw them in the laundry then iron and you're ready for your next picnic. Roll of 20. Made in Spain.  ...read more

Recycled Belt Floor Mat

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Handsome, handmade floor mat from TING Studios $688.00

Designer Inghua Ting of London, UK-based TING Studio has an impressive range of lux fashion accessories and homewares made from salvaged materials. From the TING collection comes this rustic leather floor mat crafted from upcycled belts, featuring warm tones and textures that conjure the timeless look and feel of worn wood. The mat is handmade by mounting the vintage leather belts on a backing of......read more

Magazine Stool by NJU Studio

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DIY design transforms old mags into a cool stool $185.00

Finally, a useful way to store all of our back issues of Playb--I mean Dwell. The Magazine Stool ("Hockenheimer"), designed by Germany-based NJU Studio, turns old periodicals into a smart piece of sustainable furniture. The DIY kit features a wooden base, a pillow seat, and dual leather belts with cinches that let you make a  a stool of varying heights depending on how......read more

Frugal Elegance in Maine

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With some help from the landfill, a creative couple lives in rustic style

The most advanced practitioners of frugal living understand that the pursuit requires patience, commitment and, most of all, a willingness to resurrect other people's trash. Jennifer Wurst and partner Michael Fleming, who live in a 200-year old home on 20 remote acres near Phippsburg, Maine, have honed their thrift skills to a finely tuned artform. Their home's rustic decor owes a debt of......read more

Texas Plant Captures, Then Reuses Carbon

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The Skyonic plant near San Antonio is expected to capture 83,000 tons of carbon dioxide a year from a cement factory.

Amid the calls to capture carbon to save the climate, a Texas company is preparing to do that job for profit. At Capitol Aggregates, a cement plant near San Antonio, the Skyonic Corporation of Austin, plans to open a $125 million factory next week that will make industrial chemicals. Instead of mining natural deposits of carbon found underground, the plant will capture the carbon emitted from......read more

Cup Set by Yield Design

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A picnic-ready pair of stainless steel cups secured by leather casing $38.00

San Francisco's Yield Design has garnered plenty of well-deserved buzz for its creative shoulder bag, which unzips flat to do double duty as a picnic blanket. Now the studio has created another great product for life on the go. Yield's new cup set is made up of a pair of stainless steel cups secured together by a handmade leather casing and sturdy brass hardware. Perfect for a picnic at the park,......read more

GM Recycles Oil Booms for Car Parts

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Dirty booms move from the Gulf to your car's interior.

After doing their job absorbing leaked oil, dirty oil booms typically go to the their graves in the landfill, where they languish for eternity. But, as GreenTech Media reports, that doesn't have to be the case. In a triumphant PR move, General Motors has found a way to intervene in the cycle, by making use of oil booms from the Gulf for passive car parts like air dams and water deflectors.......read more

Game Used Base Stools

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A home run gift for baseball lovers. $950.00

These sporty stools, made from game-day bases used by the Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs, Dodgers, Mets, and Cardinals, make an unusual and awesome gift for the baseball lover. The seat rests on welded steel legs handmade in Berkeley, CA. Comes with signed and numbered certificate of authenticity from MLB. Hit up www.mlb.com to authenticate your seat's corresponding game. ...read more

Graypants Recycled Scrap Lights

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Gorgeous cardboard reuse and brilliant design. $1,399.00

Graypants use their scrap lights to proudly tell the story of their journey from being a dull, discarded cardboard box to becoming a stunning, unique light fixture. Coming in various shapes and sizes to fit any space, the Scrap Lights instilling new spirit into salvaged pieces of corrugated cardboard, with a lively play on light and shadow that invigorates the previously lifeless materials....read more

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