Browsing the "eco" Tag

Weddings + Showers: 18 Eco-Friendly DIY Wedding Bouquets and Flowers

January 7th, 2014 | by Julie Finn

Worried about the ethics of the floral trade? Struggling to find organically-grown, fair trade cut flowers? You may want to skip the politics altogether, and simply make your own bouquet and other floral pieces for your wedding. You'll invest more time in the process, definitely, but you'll definitely save money, and your wedding will be all the greener for it


How-to: Kid-Made Recycled Cardboard Pendants

January 8th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

Kids love to make their own jewelry, and these pendants, crafted from upcycled cardboard, are especially fun to create and wear. The pendants cost no money, slip easily inside a letter to a pen pal, and, if the kid gets tired of wearing them, can be tossed right back into the recycling bin


Button Wreath Ornament

December 6th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

I really miss all of the homemade ornaments that I would put on our Christmas tree when I was growing up. I loved the stories they brought each year as we put them on the tree. In order to start my own "stories," I've been trying to make my own Christmas ornaments. Last year I made these fabulous recycled magazine ornaments and this year I was inspired by Craftapalooza's button wreath!


Altoids Tin Gift Holder

November 16th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Don't you just love when the wrapping is just as cute as the gift your giving? An Altoids tin is the perfect way to give your small gifts this year like jewelry or gift cards!



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