July 29th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
First World Trash makes functional accessories by recycling billboards and seat belts. The eco-chic items are carried in stores around the world and the owner's goal is to do what's good for the people of her hometown than just make accessories. Read more to find out where her ultimate vision lies.
July 15th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Working with salvage wood is a sure way to green your crafting, if you can navigate those heavy tools. One savvy crafter knows her miter saws from table saw.
July 1st, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Alex Keller is a jewelry redesigner who converts vintage jewelry and upcycles them into more modern vintage chic jewelry. Her love of vintage carries into her vintage shop where she sells vintage housewares. Let's see if she has any tips on vintage shopping.
June 24th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, mining precious metals is one of the biggest environmental nightmares. Tons of toxic chemicals like cyanide and mercury are used to produce and refine precious metals. It is estimated that about 2.9 pounds of mercury is released for every 2.2 pounds of gold produced.
And with that in mind, Dawanna of Peaces of Indigo recycles silver, gold, and bronze to make jewelry
June 17th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Green Crater Fashion Green T Bags make reusable grocery bags out of t-shirts on Etsy What a great way not to disposable plastic bags!
June 10th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
twig & leaf botanical is an uber eco-friendly herbal shop that sells organic, vegan herbal concoction on Etsy. How did she start her passion of making herbal remedies
June 3rd, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Debby Arem is the designer behind Debby Arem Designs. She is a perfectionist and fascinated by detail, texture and color. She creates unique 'geekery' jewelry and accessories for the home and office that are sometimes whimsical or abstract and sometimes purely decorative or quite functional
January 26th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Don't you just love when you see kids getting excited about crafting? It's even better when they're fascinated with repurposed materials. A new web series featuring 7-year-old twins Tristin and Tyler is chock full of green crafting inspiration for kids and grown-ups alike!
November 17th, 2010 | by Maria
Michelle Wilson of Recycled Fabric sources vintage and once-loved materials to create wonderfully feminine accessories
November 3rd, 2010 | by Maria
Matt Loftice of RecycledBrooklyn found green crafting inspiration 1,300 miles away in New Orleans, Louisiana. Shortly after Hurricane Katrina, he saw an article about a man recovering all of the wreckage to rebuild his home after it was destroyed.