Our Top 10 Green Crafting Posts of 2016

Happy new year, y’all! It’s always fun to take a look back at the start of a new year, so I did some digging and found your favorite green crafting posts of 2016. We are so grateful for our readers here at CAGW. Everything we do is for you guys, and we appreciate all of the comments and emails you share with us throughout the year.

Ready to get your garden growing? Here are 10 DIY raised beds that anyone can build.

10. 10 DIY Raised Beds You Can Build – Get your garden growing with a raised bed. There are lots of different ways to make one!

DIY Scrabble Tile Crafts

9. Two Dozen DIY Scrabble Tile Crafts that You Must Try! – Go out right now and thrift yourself some old Scrabble games, because you have GOT to try these DIY Scrabble tile crafts!

Check out this relatively simple way to completely replace a coat pocket, so it's even sturdier than the original.

8. How to Replace a Coat Pocket – Check out this relatively simple way to completely replace a coat pocket, so it’s even sturdier than the original.

Bling your garden without breaking your budget or adding anything new to the waste stream with these upcycled garden decorations. Weekend project, anyone?

7. 11 Upcycled Garden Decorations – Bling your garden without breaking your budget or adding anything new to the waste stream with these upcycled garden decorations.

Collect some sea glass on your next beach trip and try some of these awesome sea glass crafts!

6. 15 Awesome Sea Glass Crafts for Your Beach Vacation – Collect some sea glass on your next beach trip and try some of these awesome sea glass crafts!

Replace the Elastic in Elastic-Waist Pants

5. How to Replace the Elastic in Elastic-Waist Pants – Julie shows you the easy way to modify a pair of elastic-waist pants.

Summer Nature Crafts

4. How to Make a Hanging Mason Bee House – Help a bee out, why don’t you, by building your very own mason bee house?

There are plenty of cute and even some practical ways to reuse spools of thread.

3. 13 Fun Ways to Reuse Spools of Thread – There are plenty of cute and even some practical ways to reuse spools of thread.

A broken zipper doesn't have to be the end of your favorite jacket, boots, or pair of pants! Here are six video tutorials for how to fix a zipper.

2. 6 Ways to Fix a Zipper – Zippers can break in all sorts of different ways, and we found video tutes for how to fix common zipper issues.

How to Mend a Rip in the Thigh of Your Jeans

1. How to Mend a Rip in the Thigh of Your Jeans – Thigh rips in jeans are the nemesis of anyone who has thighs.

Written by Becky Striepe

My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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