Browsing the "Christmas" Tag

Recycling Christmas Cards

December 21st, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Isn't it hard to part with the beautiful Christmas cards that you receive from family and friends? Last year I made a New Years banner from Christmas cards and Becky has shared Seven Ways to Recycle Greeting Cards, but here are 5 more ways you can recycle all of those gorgeous cards!


Recycled “Mitten” Gift Holder

December 14th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

This week I searched Pinterest to find a cute way to give small gifts this Christmas. I saw several projects of the traditional laced mittens and laced stockings, and thought it would be great for small items! I simply added an eco-friendly twist by using book pages. If you want to impress your co-workers with a cute gift, or dress up that gift card for a friend, this is the perfect project for you!


A Quick and Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift!

December 13th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

If you follow us on Pinterest, you probably saw this idea from Alisa Burke that Becky pinned to our board. I've also seen these beautiful pieces of art from Creative Genius Art, too. I fell in love with the idea, so I decided to make my own version for Christmas gifts!


Glass Bottle Santa Claus!

November 23rd, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

I've been saving (or hoarding) several glass bottles for craft projects. This week, I looked at the bottles and admired their shape-- their round middle reminded me of Santa Claus! I decided to transform one into a "subtle Santa" for decoration. Here's how you can make your own!


DIY Eco-Friendly Christmas Ornaments!

November 15th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

We always put our Christmas tree up the Friday after Thanksgiving, so I'm already thinking about ornaments! Last year I made recycled magazine ornaments, but I wanted to create even more this year! To get some inspiration, I searched Pinterest and found these 5 incredible handmade (and eco-friendly) Christmas ornaments!


Have Yourself a Crafty Little Christmas

December 24th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Here at CAGW, we are decking the halls with some handmade cheer, wrapping up the last of our handmade gifts, and spending some good old quality time with friends and family. You're probably doing the same, but just in case you want to get your last-minute Christmas craft on, we've got some projects for you!


8 Awesome Wood Slice Craft Projects

December 14th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Free craft supplies that reduce landfill waste? Don't mind if I do! Here are some wood slice craft projects I found to use up the wood slices I snagged at the local hardware store


How To Make a Mini Christmas Tree

November 25th, 2011 | by Bonnie Getchell

Over the past few weeks I've seen several really cute mini Christmas trees. You know, the little ones that are just for decoration, cost an arm and a leg, and are far from eco-friendly? Yeah, those. Enter: a bottle I saved from the trash


How-to: Transform Classic Christmas “Candles”

November 17th, 2011 | by Bonnie Getchell

I always thought these faux Christmas "candles" were somewhat creepy—especially the ones with red bulbs. Even so, they are definitely a symbol of Christmas! I wanted to make a cover for the candles to make them pretty, but still keep them festive. Something you all should know about me is that I am slightly addicted to using toilet paper rolls in my craft projects. Naturally, I used them in this project as well!



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