May 12th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
One of my personal missions as a crafts writer is to make vegan crafting and green crafting accessible to everyone. A big part of doing that is helping folks find cruelty-free, eco-conscious alternatives to animal products. Sometimes, though, I get a question that totally stumps me, and when that happens I feel very lucky to have an awesome community of eco-crafters to turn to!
May 5th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
If you're into craft shows, chances are you're familiar with the BUST Craftacular. Well, the ladies at BUST magazine are launching another market: The Bust Vegan Craftacular! The show is on June 16-17th at The Seed--a vegan event in New York City
July 27th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
You can't recycle used guitar strings, but you can upcycle them into a super sweet dream catcher!
April 27th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
You might not think of animal products when you think jewelry, but there are more sneaky animal components to jewelry making than it might seem at first glance. Like we've talked about before, vegan doesn't equal green, so it takes a bit of extra love to find eco-friendly alternatives to animal products. Here are some places where you might encounter animal products in jewelry making and ways you can replace those products
April 13th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
With a little help from Tracy Perkins, vegan soap superstar, we take a look at common animal ingredients that vegan soap makers should look out for and what vegan soap making supplies are out there.
March 1st, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Vegan crafting is sort of a tricky subject. While a lot of folks equate veganism with environmentalism, the two don't necessarily go hand in hand. I do believe, though, that the mindset that goes along with veganism can help you make greener choices in your crafting