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What Would Martha Do?

What Would Martha Do?

Martha Stewart is the go-to woman for many when you need a good recipe (albeit a time-consuming one!), home décor advice and gardening solutions. It’s no surprise that she’s also chiming in on the going-green front. What does Martha have to say about eco-friendly options for the home?
 
Apartment Therapy’s Re-Nest re-blogs Martha’s “25 Eco-Chic Ideas for Your Home,” highlighting a dessert stand consisting of plates and upside-down mugs, which sounds a little crazy but really does achieve the “eco-chic” look. Because Martha’s empire is all about the visual, the 25 ideas are presented in a slide show accompanied by instructions for each.
 
Several of them have a cost of $0, meaning these green things are made from objects around the house or by re-purposing something, such as using old sweaters to reupholster chairs. Check them out and let us know what you think!

Posted: 9/26/08