About Becky Striepe

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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8 Craft Projects for Glass Bottles

April 26th, 2017 | by Becky Striepe

Here in the U.S. we use over 11 million tons of glass per year. Recycling that glass is definitely better than throwing it away but recycling still uses energy from trucking the waste to the recycling center to the actual recycling process. Next time you've got an empty bottle, try getting your craft on instead with some of these projects!


14 Ways to Reuse Old Jeans

February 21st, 2017 | by Becky Striepe

There are so many ways to reuse old jeans! Grab some scissors, pull out the sewing machine, and let's do some upcycling


How to Reuse Brown Packing Paper

February 14th, 2017 | by Becky Striepe

The paper that companies use to cushion packages is so handy! Here's how to reuse brown packing paper, whether you need it to look fancy or just functional


Maple Lemongrass Energizing Sugar Scrub

January 31st, 2017 | by Becky Striepe

Aromatic sugar scrubs are my favorite remedy for dry skin. You get to exfoliate, moisturize, and treat yourself to a little aromatherapy all at the same time! This Maple Lemongrass Sugar Scrub is energizing and revitalizing


Guide to Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap

December 20th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe

It's giftwrap time, y'all. But you know that rolls and rolls of paper aren't the best choice for wrapping holiday gifts. Try these eco-friendly gift wrap options instead!


Craft Books for Kids: The CAGW Guide

December 6th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe

Craft books make great holiday gifts for kids. A book is a gift your kiddos can open again and again for crafty inspiration. These are some of our favorite craft books for kids!


11 DIY Beauty Gifts

November 29th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe

Treat the folks on your holiday list to some DIY beauty gifts! You can pick and choose stocking stuffers, or combine a few of the DIY beauty gift ideas below into a sweet little kit


9 Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

November 22nd, 2016 | by Becky Striepe

I think the perfect Thanksgiving crafts for kids are ones that they can do independently, are on-theme, and that don't make too huge a mess. These craft ideas fit the bill!



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