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!
September 14th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Store bought jewelry can come with a hefty environmental impact. From the new materials to produce them to the carbon footprint that goes with shipping them all over the world, that snazzy pair of earrings from the big box store are a little bit on the heavy side. Luckily, you don't have to buy mass-produced jewelry! Instead, you can divert some waste from the landfill and whip up cute, DIY jewelry of your very own. Here are some projects to get you going
September 11th, 2011 | by Julie Finn
Turn costume jewelry into your favorite jewelry with a quick and easy paint job that uses nothing more than a few coats of nail polish
August 16th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Action figures are all well and good, but what could be cooler than a Superman-style badge with the first letter of your very own name?
July 26th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Crafter Sadie Sigford rescues discarded bicycle parts from her local bike shop and turns them into handmade treasures
July 22nd, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Here is an easy how-to for making a lace necklace using an all natural fabric stiffening method.
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