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!
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!
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!
August 3rd, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Yesterday, we made some upcycled pinwheel party decorations, and there are lots of other ways to deck out your soiree without all of the waste.