May 8th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Neon is super hot right now, but if you're working with reclaimed fabrics it can be hard to track down that vibrant goodness. Fabric paint to the rescue! When you're choosing fabric paint for your neon hair clip, look for something that's water-based and non-toxic
April 11th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell
If you're anything like me, you've been doing some spring cleaning. I went through my thrift stash this week and found this adorable jewelry box. I liked it to begin with, but I wanted to spruce it up a bit. Here's how you can spruce up your own jewelry box!
March 20th, 2013 | by Andrea Bertoli
The Base Project, a small company founded by brothers Christopher and Doug Akin, works with various tribes in Namibia and Ghana to create beautiful, upcycled jewelry. After traveling to the African nation many times, the brothers wanted to give back to the local communities, and The Base Project was born
January 28th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Have a jigsaw puzzle with missing pieces? You totally do!
October 9th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
With the right bit, you can use a Dremel to drill through just about any material, natural or recycled, that you can think of. From bottle caps to rocks, here are my tips on the best bits and the proper technique to make your work perfect and keep your fingers safe
September 26th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
We have lots of projects for crafting with soda cans, but what about those humble little tabs? If you've been saving your tabs for the right project, this upcycled soda tab bracelet might just be the one!
August 29th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
It's still sweltering here in Atlanta during the day, but we've had some nice cool mornings and evenings lately. Fall is in the air, and this light, cozy t-shirt scarf is just right for those cool-but-not-cold times of day
August 11th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
Have you entered our giveaway yet for a $25 gift certificate at Starlight Woods
August 8th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
Lisa Disciascio creates fresh, modern jewelry using reclaimed wood from fallen limbs. Each piece from her shop is more than a fashion statement - she uses felled branches from storm-damaged trees and transforms them into rings, pendants, and earrings. Her work has gotten a good deal of press lately, including a feature in the latest Real Simple magazine
February 23rd, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell
Jill Porter recycles soda cans from drinks consumed by her family and friends. Then, she designs, cuts, embosses and assembles them into upcycled jewelry!