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Eco-Chic Home: Rethink, Reuse & Remake Your Way to Sustainable Style

3.08  ·  Rating details ·  26 ratings  ·  8 reviews
By featuring more than sixty projects that embrace the popular eco-ethic, Emily Anderson takes the DIY genre to every room in the house. From detailed instructions on turning old sweaters into hand-knotted rugs to tips on assessing local thrift shops and estate sales, Anderson makes re-styling a home practical and fresh at a very low cost. Projects encourage first-time cra ...more
Paperback, 190 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by Skipstone Press
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Naomi
Jun 30, 2011 rated it really liked it
I found this book on sustainable style to be beautifully organized. It offered so many great ideas for rethinking, reusing, and remaking things from around the house that one might not normally think of. This book blended a great intro chapter about alternative thinking (places to shop besides “big-box” stores, how to stop junk mail etc.) with several how-to chapters for steps on actual projects. These are easy to follow and sprinkled throughout are “Eco-Bits” facts, which I found myself reading ...more
Sara
Sep 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
I read this yesterday, and it made so little impression that I didn't even remember I'd read it until I flipped through all the way to the end just now.
A handful of projects I might do; certainly nothing to buy this book for.
Marcia
May 26, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: home-dec
Some good ideas --lots of ways to reuse/felt old sweaters-- but the muted colors and sparse photos didn't inspire me. Sustainability doesn't have to be spartan and subdued--it can be bright and cheerful.
Melissa
Jun 18, 2010 rated it really liked it
I loved this book! There quite a few original and clever ideas I'd never read before. The only drawback is that I don't think the book had enough photos.
Lorraine
Jul 11, 2011 rated it liked it
Interesting. I added one project to my to-do list, a felted quilt.
Teresa
Jul 26, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
thanks to tim and ashley for turning me on to this! not sure i'm crafty enough for the projects- but i really liked what she had to say about green living. inspiring.
Jessica
This book was alright. It had some neat ideas, but on the whole I wasn't that impressed. There are better books on this subject.
Elizabeth
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There were some great ideas, but the instructions were a bit confusing and there weren't enough pictures.
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