For Vicki Payne, CEO/Producer for the hit TV series For Your Home, this is the perfect time of the year to host a “Seed Swap” party. A seed swap is to gardeners what a flea market is to collectors. Gardening is all about sharing. A live seed swap is basically a party where everyone brings […]
According to Grace & Ken Kelly, www.kitchendesigns.com/blog one way to save energy, money and help reduce global warming is to install a dimmer switch. If you dim your lights by 25 percent, you’ll save almost that same amount of energy. Installing one dimmer in every home would save $230 million in electricity per year and […]
This earth-friendly tip is from BLANCO Design Council member Gloria Graham-Sollecito, AKBD, www.kitchensforliving.net. Remodeling your kitchen? Think about using some of your old kitchen cabinets in the garage. Not only will you be saving money, you will be decreasing the load for the land fill. If you don’t have a garage and your cabinets are […]
Counting it down to Earth Day with 30+ earth-friendly tips. We love this tip from Leslie Clagett, KB Culture who suggests that we use cloth dishtowels. Or dry & reuse paper towels. Really! Importantly, think of ways you can reuse those empty paper towel rolls – for holding plastic garbage bags and managing electric cords.
Welcome to our countdown to Earth Day. What better way to celebrate and protect the planet than by offering 30+ earth-friendly tips gleaned from design professionals – including BLANCO’s own Design Council kitchen bloggers? Here’s our first one from Andie Day, Design for Life. Going green with your interior design has never been easier. From […]