August 14th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
I thought, "Hmm, is it possible that the negative effects of balloon releases are exaggerated? I took the two main claims from these seller and manufacturer sites--that latex balloons biodegrade, and that they do not harm wildlife--and I did my own research
July 24th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Sole Hope heals kids, and they use old jeans to do it
May 29th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
If you spend any time outdoors, you come across the occasional bird feather. And if you simply enjoy collecting natural objects, or if you enjoy crafting with them, you probably want to pick up that feather, take it home with you, and display it or make a pretty feather craft pretty with it.
Did you know that's probably illegal
May 14th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
The plarn sleeping mats movement is gaining steam! What began at a church in Chicago has spread all the way south to Louisiana. Luling, Louisiana's Wayne Abadie heard about Chicago's Bag Mat Project and wanted to do the same thing in his own town
May 4th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Friends, that's not how we treat our artists, crafters, and other creative folk
April 22nd, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Y'all? I kind of don't think that seed bombs work
April 15th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
The National Wildlife Foundation wants you to save the monarch butterfly, and they're going to give you the stuff that you need to do it
April 10th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
If you're a knitter, I know the question that you're squealing to your screen right now
April 8th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
With the advent of 3D printing, I think that there's been a sea change that is leading innovators towards the idea of more local, individual, custom-fitted treatment parts.
March 9th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
An ounce of waste for every cup of coffee--that's what Keurig is doing to our planet. And I'm pretty sure that all the glue guns in the world can't fix this problem
February 20th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Whether you've got a craft fair, street festival, urban yard sale, protest rally, or, yes, Girl Scout cookie booth in the works, a DIY sandwich board is an excellent, albeit old-school, way to get the word out. Here's how to make a sandwich board with materials that you can get for free
February 4th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
That headline is no typo. You can't just make quilts for kids in need, and this group helps well-meaning crafters create hospital-friendly quilts
December 15th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Balsa wood is a pretty genius crafting supply. But is it good for the planet? The answer is complicated
November 17th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
It’s been one hundred years since the passenger pigeon has lived, and 114 years since the bird that used to [&hellip
November 8th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
The Purple Buddha Project is helping artisans in war-torn Cambodia heal their hearts and feed their families
October 31st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Crafter Marie Brian - aka The Cotton Floozy on Instagram - was fed up with hateful and sexist comments on her blog. Rather than start a flame war, Brian grabbed her embroidery needle in a stunning example of craftivism
October 29th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Craft an elegram and save the elephants!
October 16th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Kids with parents who have the time and energy or money and energy to provide them with pre-reading supplies to enrich their learning shouldn't be the only kids who have pre-reading supplies to enrich their learning.
October 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
In a stunning example of craftivism, the artists at Ocean Sole are transforming an eyesore into a statement about waste. And effecting change while they're at it!
September 5th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
You deserve the right to fix your own stuff
July 14th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
One woman found her peaceful "Knit-in" demonstration abruptly ended by her arrest on July
July 12th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Many crafters are opting to boycott Hobby Lobby. If you want to shop elsewhere but need some ideas, we've got seven of them for you!