We put our heads together to come up with some great eco-friendly ideas for Mother’s Day this year. Here are our favorite gifts to show some love to both your mom and Mother Earth: DIY Dads Need some simple gifts to make with your little ones? Try these: Cardboard photo cubes (tutorial by Tara Dennis) Decorated […]
Note: We’re delighted to have award-winning interior designer and blogger Patricia Davis Brown as our guest author on the blog today. Check out her fantastic work at DigThisDesign.net. – Taylor Royle High End Style on a Budget by Patricia Davis Brown Living on a budget, like so many of us are doing these days, usually means […]
Make It Right has partnered with the Cradle to Cradle Innovation Institute in announcing a competition to inspire product innovation. The $250,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to companies that are working on viable products in the realm of affordable building and construction products that are safe for human and environmental health. To learn […]
Some friends of ours from Onion Flats did a really cool housing project that homeless families in Pennsylvania are eligible for. To read more about it and discuss, please check out our post in the Make It Right Laboratory.
Make It Right is closely monitoring the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the northeast. Our hearts and prayers go out to those affected, especially those in areas hardest hit by the storm. While we are not first responders who care for the immediate needs of those impacted by natural disaster, Make It Right will offer support […]
This morning Make It Right joined Kansas City officials, community leaders and other supporters to break ground on the new Bancroft Project. Read the full press release below to learn about the community’s vision for the project and about the people, organizations and businesses that supported this outstanding new project. Make It Right would especially […]
Make It Right homeowners are decorating for the holidays. We’ve seen cobwebs, pumpkins and more – and we really love this homeowner’s fall foliage theme!
We are extremely happy to announce that Katherine O’Bryon has joined us as an intern on the Construction Team! Katherine graduated from the University of Vermont in 2011 and has worked on various construction projects, including the Gesundheit! Institute in West Virginia, since then. Katherine is as helpful and professional as she is fun and energetic. Katherine […]
Zach Lamb of Green Coast Energy dropped by to explain the HERS Ratings system and how Make It Right homes measure up against homes built with traditional construction methods and materials. Zach explained that Make It Right homes’ low HERS Rating means that: “[Make It Right homes] are using roughly 80% less energy than a […]
There are no better neighbors than first responders, the people who care for others every day. We talked with Make It Right homeowners in New Orleans and they’ve decided to open our homes to firefighters, police officers and paramedics. If you are a first responder in the New Orleans area and would like to own […]