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How-to: Make Cloth Napkins

August 24th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Paper napkins are a huge waste of resources. Not only does it take energy and trees to produce all of those disposable napkins, but once the meal is through, you have to toss them in the trash, since you can't recycle that food-soaked paper. Cloth napkins might feel like a fancy-dinner-party-only sort of thing, but that doesn't have to be true at all! It's easy as pie to whip up a batch of cloth napkins, and you can make yourself a bunch, so you have some for every day use and a set for special occasions, if you like


Five Upcycled Tie-Dye Projects That aren’t Tacky

July 25th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

When it comes to upcycling thrifted or vintage fabrics, tie-dye is an easy way to instill a complete make-over. From socks to bed sheets, check out these five projects that use tie-dye to turn something dingy and old into something colorful and new



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