Monthly Archives: April 2011

Vegan Crafting Made Easy: Making Vegan Jewelry

April 27th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

You might not think of animal products when you think jewelry, but there are more sneaky animal components to jewelry making than it might seem at first glance. Like we've talked about before, vegan doesn't equal green, so it takes a bit of extra love to find eco-friendly alternatives to animal products. Here are some places where you might encounter animal products in jewelry making and ways you can replace those products


Suitcase DIY: Craft Projects for Vintage Suitcases

April 26th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

What is it about vintage suitcases? I think they carry so much history. Those sturdy, beautiful, old-timey pieces of luggage are packed full of trips and stories. Vintage suitcases are not so ideal for modern travel: they're heavier than modern suitcases and they often don't have those handy wheels on the bottom, but that doesn't mean they aren't still worth salvaging! Here are a few ways to rethink those suitcases


Vegan Crafting Made Easy: Knit and Crochet

April 20th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked about vegan sewing supplies and vegan soap making, and I don't want you fiber artists to be left out! There are lots of wonderful options for vegan knit and crochet supplies. It just takes a little bit of extra attention to materials to suss out common animal products



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