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Book Page Party Decorations

July 10th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

When my friend Bonnie said that she wanted a book-themed baby shower, I couldn't wait to get crafting!


How To: Upcycled Fabric Banner

August 30th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

This week, my friend asked me to help her decorate for a baby shower that her family is hosting. Of course, I am super excited to help create one-of-a-kind decorations that are inexpensive and eco-friendly! Instead of using new fabric, though, I went to my local thrift store and bought old pillowcases and curtains in the colors that the mom-to-be wanted (brown, teal, and pink). Here's how you can make your own upcycled fabric banner!


5 Upcycled Party Decorations {slideshow}

March 17th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Party planning can be as fun as the party itself, but those store-bought decorations are often far from eco-friendly. When you shop at the big box store for bunting, streamers, and table decorations, chances are you're getting products made in a far off factory from questionable materials. No, thank you! Here are five ideas for upcycled, handmade party decorations that can keep your next shindig as eco-friendly without giving up any of the fun!


How To: Recycled Rosettes

March 9th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

This week I was researching some ideas for a wedding shower that I'm hosting at the end of this month. I came across this beautiful dessert table set up from Hostess With the Mostess and I thought, "I bet I could make that with recycled materials!" I couldn't get the idea out of my head, so I decided to go ahead and give it a try with magazine pages!


Create a Beautiful Repurposed Tablescape!

February 25th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

If you're shopping at conventional stores for tablescape supplies, chances are they're not so eco-friendly. From linens to dishware to candles and centerpieces, there are lots of ways to make a tablescape that reflects your beliefs without sacrificing beauty. Here are some tablescape ideas to get you started


How-to: Create Upcycled Pinwheel Party Decorations

August 2nd, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Party decor can mean a lot of waste, but it doesn't have to! Instead of heading to the party supply store for generic decorations, you can raid your recycle bin and upcycle yourself some pinwheel party decorations instead



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