Entry mats are an important part of a green home because they help trap contaminants (from shoes, paws, etc.) that can be harmful to indoor air quality. While any brisk door mat might do, I love this DIY version because it's a functional and playful way to transition between indoors and out.
The DIY creation of Benita Larsson, she turned a length of coco husk mat from this:
Only a few simple supplies are needed for this project and it's a great solution for homes with a small entry space.
(Images: Chez Larsson)