September 20th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell
We had the opportunity to interview the crafty couple from Everyday Eclectic-- makers of handcrafted artisan goods like soy candles, natural soaps, and room and linen spray. They are also giving away a prize pack to celebrate CAGW reaching 5,000 likes on Facebook!
July 13th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
For a lot of us, green crafting means using eco-friendly materials. Or maybe it means using your crafty skills to replace disposables in your life with reusables. Either way, the environment plays a big role in ethical crafting for most of us. For many of us, though, ethical crafting is about making a difference for individual people as well as the environment, and that's just as important.
HandCrafting Justice is a good example of folks using crafty skills to change lives
June 26th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Artist Jamie Smith creates beautiful handmade jewelry from all reclaimed materials
June 19th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Sara Lee Parker creates beautiful organic fabrics, and she just released a new line!
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