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At Your Fingertips: Vintage Film Series Taught Upcycling Before it Was Cool

May 3rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

We're on a vintage craftivism roll here this week! On Wednesday I shared Betsy Greer's 48 Weeks of Historical Craftivism. The video below is yet another example of craftivism before we knew what that really was. It's part of a series of videos on upcycling called At Your Fingertips. It's a little bit hokey but also sort of amazing

How-to: Make Your Own Fingerpaint with Kitchen Ingredients [video]

July 25th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

What kiddo doesn't love to fingerpaint, right? The thing about commercial fingerpaints is they are often full of not-so-natural ingredients, including petroleum products, and the packaging is none to green, either. Rather than deal with plastic packaging and questionable ingredients, you can make your own finger paint with ingredients that you probably have in the kitchen right now!

Three DIY Necktie Projects

June 8th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Yesterday, we showed you how to add a little cute to a thrifted necktie with a felt applique, but what about the rest of the ties in your crafty stash? Don’t fret! We’ve got you covered with some super fun necktie crafts

5 Upcycled Bunny Crafts for Easter

March 30th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Easter is just a few weeks away, so there's plenty of time to create bunny-themed crafts with those kiddies! When you're looking for Easter decorations and basket stuffers, it's easy to go for plastic, disposable, and generally eco-unfriendly options. Instead, why not use your crafty skills to make some cute, Easter crafts without the waste! In case you're not feeling super inspired, here's a roundup of upcycled bunnies to get you going

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