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5 Fabulous Refashion Ideas for Summer!

May 17th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Have you been looking at your wardrobe and thinking, "I have nothing to wear for summer!" After reading Julie's post about how to upcycle a t-shirt into a tank-top, I was inspired to find more refashioning ideas. Instead of buying new clothes and shoes, upcycle some of your old ones! Here are 5 amazing tutorials to get you started


How To: Embroidery Hoop Easter Eggs

March 23rd, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

This week my mom came to visit me from Florida and brought me a bunch of garage sale goodies! Among all of the treasures were two oval embroidery hoops. As soon as I saw them, I thought they looked like eggs so I decided upcycle them into adorable Easter eggs!


5 Fun and Eco-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Projects!

March 8th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

St. Patrick's Day is next Saturday, March 17-- have you crafted for it yet? The only projects I've made so far are the Toilet Paper Roll Shamrocks. I needed inspiration to make my St. Patrick's Day even more crafty! To get all of us inspired, I found 5 fun and eco-friendly projects for us to try!


New Year Cleaning: 5 Projects for Your Old T-Shirts

January 5th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

If you're anything like me, the New Year makes me want to reorganize and clean! Often times I go through my clothes to see what fits, what needs to be "retired," etc. If you can't refashion your wardrobe like Becky shared yesterday, there are even more options! Hang on to your old t-shirts to try out these amazing projects! For example, perhaps there are some shirts that you would love to keep for sentimental reasons, or one that has a really fun pattern, but just doesn't fit anymore-- these are the perfect shirts to recycle! The only problem you will have is deciding which one of these projects you should try first!


5 Christmas Tree Projects From Recycled Materials

December 9th, 2011 | by Bonnie Getchell

As you could tell from my How To: Make a Mini Christmas Tree post, I love making little Christmas trees to decorate around the house. The bad thing about other DIY mini Christmas tree projects is that they aren't necessarily eco-friendly! However, I found five incredible eco-friendly projects that would be perfect around the house, on the Christmas dinner table, or even to give as a gift at a holiday party! Take a peek at these awesome tutorials and be inspired!


5 Awesome T-Shirt Sleeve Crafts

August 4th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

You've used up old t-shirts to make various projects. Now you have a pile of cut up sleeves. What do you do with them all? Find out how you can


How-to: Take in a Tank Top

May 31st, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

One of the things that intimidates people about sewing is it seems like a very precise art. Of course, sewing can be that way, but not every project requires complete precision and control. In fact, there are lots of beginner sewing and mending projects that require a lot less skill than you might think! Taking in a too-big tank top is one of these


Fab Fabrics: Recycled Felt + 4 Felt Projects

January 18th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Whether we're talking felted wool from reclaimed sweaters or Kunin's Eco-fi made from recycled plastic bottles, crafting with recycled felt is a great way to lighten your DIY footprint


Fab Fabrics: Vintage Finds from JoonE

November 30th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

You know we love vintage fabrics around here. Second hand supplies make it easy as pie to be eco-friendly. Sure, they may have had a sizable footprint when they were created, but by crafting with gently used vintage fabrics, you're giving that fabric a new life and diverting the waste from the landfill


Your Christmas Tree: Five Alternatives

November 24th, 2010 | by Maria

If you're worried that cutting down a Christmas tree isn't the most eco-friendly way to decorate your home this year, here are five alternatives that are just as beautiful and earth friendly


Fab Fabrics: Sustainable Denim from Clariant

September 7th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked about denim's planetary impact and even explored some eco-friendly denim alternatives before, so you can imagine how happy I was to run across a new company offering Earth friendly denim!


Fab Fabrics: Hand Made Bias Tape

June 1st, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Store bought bias tape is usually not the most eco-friendly of products. Normally, it’s made of polyester, which is a [&hellip


Fab Fabrics: Vintage Neckties

April 27th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

If you’re a thrift store junkie like me, surely you’ve spent some time ogling the lovely old necktie selection at [&hellip



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