November 20th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Whether you're lovingly creating handmade gifts for your whole list or decided to shop for most of your gifts this year, a little handmade gift wrapping adds some extra heart. Here are some DIY gift wrapping ideas that cost less and waste less
February 26th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Need to wrap a cute gift in a hurry? Here's how to make gift tags out of junk mail security envelopes in under 10 minutes
December 13th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell
Give your Christmas crafts and handmade gifts in an eco-friendly gift box!
January 30th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
In the year since I crafted my first drawstring bag tutorial, I've refined it to correct these fiddly bits and to make the bag even quicker and easier to sew. Read on for the quickest, easiest, drawstring bag tutorial that you're ever going to find
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!
November 29th, 2011 | by Julie Finn
You don't have to wrap your presents with the comics section or a brown paper bag to be eco-friendly (although you can!). Sure, those are classics and they always look good, but you can give your wrapped gifts variety while still keeping them green. Check out these five sustainable wrapping solutions for presents that are as low-waste as they are thoughtful
March 28th, 2011 | by Julie Finn
Those mesh produce bags that your onions and oranges come in are too useful to be thrown away! Check out these five crafty projects that help you upcycle your mesh produce bags
December 29th, 2010 | by Maria
Here are six craft projects using all of your bits and scraps of wrapping paper from the holiday season.
October 5th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe
The U.S. generates an average of five million tons more waste during the holiday season, and the bulk of that is all of that beautiful, paper giftwrap that goes straight to the bin after we open our gifts.
Luckily, we don't have to resort to disposables when it comes to wrapping gifts. There are a few more eco-friendly options out there. Here are some of my favorites
October 28th, 2009 | by Becky Striepe
The weather is getting colder, and we have a handmade holiday on our minds! Handmade gifts have heart, are better [&hellip