Author Archives: Becky Striepe

At Your Fingertips: Vintage Film Series Taught Upcycling Before it Was Cool

May 3rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

We're on a vintage craftivism roll here this week! On Wednesday I shared Betsy Greer's 48 Weeks of Historical Craftivism. The video below is yet another example of craftivism before we knew what that really was. It's part of a series of videos on upcycling called At Your Fingertips. It's a little bit hokey but also sort of amazing


Spotted: $30 DIY Wind Turbine

May 1st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Switching to solar or wind power can be expensive, but projects like this open source DIY wind turbine just might make alternative energy more accessible!



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