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Top 10… ways to give old furniture a facelift

Top 10… ways to give old furniture a facelift

Lisa Stephens

25th May, 2012

Don’t go to IKEA – unleash your inner artist and revamp your table and chairs instead. Lisa Stephens shares some expert advice
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How to… make tribal jewellery

Priyanka Mogul

27th March, 2012

You don’t need to go to Africa to nail this season’s tribal trend. Priyanka Mogul explains how to wear it the eco-friendly way more...
How to...make recycled art

How to...make recycled art

Bethany Hubbard

10th February, 2012

Upcycling is one of 2012’s hottest design trends but you don’t have to stop at furniture. If you’re looking for some decorative inspiration, get to grips with our guide to making your own eco-fabulous art more...
Sustainable refurbishment

Retrofits: is it possible to make 'greening your home' sexy?

Carl Frankel

20th January, 2012

Green refurbishments save money and reduce CO2 emissions, helping combat climate change. The challenge is getting people to do them more...
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DIY: why women should pick up a hammer

Christine Ottery

29th June, 2010

Getting practical can save you money, make you more self-sufficient and gives you the potential to have a broader green impact too. So get that tool box out...


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DIY couture: turning a T-shirt into a classic tunic dress

Rosie Martin

23rd March, 2010

If the mere idea of making your own clothes sends you running in panic to the high street, why not start with this really simple guide to re-fashioning a T-shirt as a dress more...
How to restore tired furniture

How to restore tired looking furniture: DIY tips

Andy Hamilton

8th September, 2009

There's life in that old sagging sofa yet. Restoring furniture is as easy as buying a throw or painting a wardrobe. Andy Hamilton explains how more...
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Visionaries: George Marshall

Ecologist

1st April 2009

George Marshall didn’t feel like a visionary at the time. His was an idea born of frustration, and he had no idea where it would lead him. more...
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Visionaries: Peter Lipman

Ecologist

1st April 2009

Peter Lipman thought small to go large. more...

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