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Fab Fabrics: Repurposed Denim

November 9th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

We’ve talked before about the high impact from denim production. While there are more sustainable denim options out there, the most eco-friendly option is probably second hand denim. Here are some tips for how to find and repurpose gently-used denim


Five Crafty Ways to Reuse Magazines

November 3rd, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Oh, magazines. No matter how I try to keep you out of my life, you seem to claw your way back in. Whether it’s my husband’s gaming mags or issues that friends and family give me to read, those glossy wastes of paper seem to pile up in my house. Luckily, between my own crafty ideas and projects for my crafting class, there are plenty of ways to give those colorful pages a new life rather than tossing them into the bin


Crafty Reuse: Ink Cartridge Art

September 15th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

UK ink cartridge company Ink and Media was tired of watching used cartridges heading to the landfill. They wanted to show that empty cartridges are useful after the ink is gone, so they invited artist Faith Pearson to come up with some ink cartridge art. She blew them away



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