Hulan Design Online Consultation Giveaway!

So, I’ve gone and done this

That’s right, I’m able to meet with clients online now.  So excited!  I love helping clients solve problems and find ways to incorporate sustainable design principles into their projects, and this will allow me to reach out to even more people.

To celebrate this latest endeavor, I’m giving away two Hulan Design online consultations!  All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below, or send a tweet to @RachelHulan by  this coming Sunday, February 26th.  It’s that simple!  I’ll announce the winners on Monday.

Good luck, and thanks for visiting!



We entered all the comments in the Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator number randomizer, and it chose… Shannon!  Congratulations!  You’re the winner of the $50 Lowe’s gift card giveaway!

By the way, I had so much fun reading about all the great projects you all wanted to get done that I’ve decided to run another giveaway soon, so stay tuned!

Thank for visiting!


Lowe’s Gift Card Giveaway!

Remember back in August when I did this?  Well, I’m finally getting around to posting the video evidence.  Voila!



Why oh why do I always sound like I’m channeling Thurston Howell III when I get interviewed???  Sigh.

Anyhoodle, the reason I bring all of this up again is because I finally got my winnings from the contest – a $50 gift card to Lowe’s – and I’m going to turn around and share it with you, dear readers!

So, contest rules are super simple – just tell me what you have planned for your next DIY project in the comments below by the end of the day (11:59PM PDT), Friday, October 14th.  It’s that easy!  I’ll announce the winner Monday, the 17th.

For bonus chances to win, let folks know about the contest on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+, and then mention you did so in your comments.  You get one entry for each place you give us a shout out.  Cool, right?

Thanks for visiting – and good luck!




Congratulations to Janet, winner of the Adesso Reach Desk Lamp giveaway!  Here’s what she had to say when I notified her yesterday:

Wow, what a nice surprise to win!

The lamp will be tremendously helpful, I design and handcraft a line of jewelry Janet Setter Jewelry - and my current lighting consists of overheads and some Staples “dorm room specials” on my worktable.  I can’t wait to use it.

A big thank you to you for hosting the giveaway and to Adesso for providing the lamp.

You’re so welcome Janet!

Next week we’ll have another fun giveaway, so stay tuned!

Giveaway! – “Just Green It”


To celebrate the publication of their brand new book, “Just Green It!”, healthy living advocates Ron and Lisa Beres have offered me two autographed copies to giveaway to you, dear readers.

Filled with tips on how to save the environment and your wallet at the same time, this book is designed to make it easier to navigate through the sea of conflicting information and green-washing we all run up against on our journey to sustainability. Read the rest of this entry »

Last Day to Enter “The Green Home” Book Giveaway

Just a quick reminder that today is the last day to enter for “The Green Home” book giveaway!  I have two copies to give out, so your odds are good!

Book Review & Giveaway- “The Green Home”

Giveaway details follow are at the end of the post, but we suggest you read the review first!

When I first started to focus strictly on sustainable design five years ago, the pickings were thin when it came to green interior design books..  As in, there were exactly two books, only one of which was really any use.

Even as I watched the list of available books grow, I still considered writing one of my own, because I didn’t find anyone addressing the subject of green residential interior design the way I thought it should be.  Luckily, I never got around to it because Sunset Design Guides has just released the book I probably would have written (if I had the talent!).

Taking full advantage of Sunset Magazine’s wealth of images, author Bridget Biscotti Bradley has created an inspiring collection of sustainable design ideas and arranged them in her easy to understand book, The Green Home.  Assisted by a “design panel” made up of such green design luminaries as Eric Corey Freed, Kelly LaPlante, and Michelle Kaufman, Bradley makes a compelling case for the ease with which green design principles can be woven into any remodeling project. Read the rest of this entry »

Soy Candle Giveaway!

Didn’t get the romantic evening you hoped for on Valentine’s Day?

Assuage a little of your disappointment with a romantic 100% natural, hand poured soy candle from Green Nest.  They are 7.5 oz each, and come in a gift box as shown.  I have two of these to give away this week.

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