30Dec/14

Our Articles

Over the years I have written a number of articles related to sustainable living.  These have now been repackaged to be available for purchase as e-articles.  They range from 3 – 10Read More…

18Dec/14

Easy Beautiful DIY Magnolia Leaf Wreath

I love decorating my house in general, so of course the holidays are NOOOOOO different. For weeks now I’ve been holding on to an ad from Horchow of a wreath I adored.Read More…

16Dec/14

Brilliant Kid’s Kitchen Concept

This brilliant product is a chair slipcover/ kid’s stovetop! This product sparks SO  MANY ideas in my crafter’s mind.  For those who are sewers you could make this from scratch, but forRead More…

07Nov/14

DIY Non-Toxic Upholstery

I’ve always wanted to try my hand at upholstery and my daughter’s headboard gave me a perfect chance because it doesn’t matter how the back looks (as I’ve said I’m a crafter,Read More…

02Nov/14

Memory Tips from Lumosity.com

I love the brain-building website Lumosity.com. Here are some great tips from a recent email from Lumosity.com: Ancient techniques for improving your memory. 1. Build a Memory Palace Used by the ancientRead More…

23Oct/14

Turn an old TV cabinet into an (awesome!) Kid’s Kitchen

All children love to play in toy kitchens, and if you are going to have something in your home for 5+-years, then you want it to be good quality!! Here is anRead More…

22Oct/14

What my Blog is About

This sign hangs outside my child’s co-op school, and it pretty much sums up my goals for Ember Living!

20Oct/14

Fun Easy Halloween Decor

I love to “craft”, but I consider myself a lazy crafter. I’m definitely not a perfectionist, and I like projects to be on the short side. However, I still find it incrediblyRead More…

11Sep/14

You are NEVER to Old to Learn and Grow

I feel like this article is one of the greatest gifts you can share with ANYONE OF ANY AGE. You can always learn, grow and change your life! https://www.khanacademy.org/about/blog/post/95208400815/the-learning-myth-why-ill-never-tell-my-son-hes?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=All%20Users&utm_campaign=Sal%20Op-ed%20Email%20%28Students%20-%20Remaining%29&utm_content=Final

11Jul/14

Great T-Shirt Upcycling Ideas

I love extending the life of raw materials as long as possible! Keep the scraps to use for braiding projects later (like the old fashioned braided rugs.) http://andreasnotebook.com/2014/07/t-shirt-upcycle-tutorials.html#_a5y_p=1961362