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Vegan Crafting Made Easy: A Vegan Beeswax Alternative

February 29th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

We have been all about the beeswax this week! Julie shared a recipe for natural beeswax furniture polish on Monday and then a whole roundup of beeswax crafts yesterday. I've got to say that as a vegan crafter, I want to get in on all this eco-friendly waxy action! But since beeswax comes from bees, that makes it off limits for vegan crafting purposes. So! I did a bit of digging and turned up a great vegan beeswax alternative!


How To: Make a Peacock Fascinator from Scrap Felt

June 28th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

If you have felt scraps in a range of sizes, you can whip up this simple, sweet peacock fascinator! Peacock feathers are mega hip right now, but for vegan crafters, the real deal is off limits. Luckily, with some eco-fi felt and a little bit of crafty know-how, you can whip up a cruelty-free fascinator that's just as lovely


Vegan Crafting Made Easy: Making Vegan Jewelry

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


Vegan Crafting Made Easy: Knit and Crochet

April 20th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked about vegan sewing supplies and vegan soap making, and I don't want you fiber artists to be left out! There are lots of wonderful options for vegan knit and crochet supplies. It just takes a little bit of extra attention to materials to suss out common animal products



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