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  • DIY: Family Heirloom Christmas Tree Skirt

    Quilting with t-shirts is a great eco-friendly project since it uses up old shirts. But it’s also a great way to preserve sentimental memories. It keeps us closer to our past a little longer. So I thought I’d replace my old ratty Christmas tree skirt with a new quilted skirt made with my family’s old […] More

  • DIY: Upcycled Wine Bottle Ideas

    Here are five crafty ways to upcycle wine glass bottles. Start collecting wine bottles so you can make a few of these crafts for the holidays and as gifts. More

  • DIY Christmas Ornaments: Burlap Ornament Ball

    DIY: Burlap Christmas Ornament

    Did you know that Christmas is less than ten weeks away? YES, it’s true. Where did the year go? Right? Well, I thought a great way to start planning for the holiday while cleaning out our craft closets is to upcycle and use up all the leftover crafting supplies. And what is a better way […] More

  • DIY: Burlap Fabric Trays

    Does your family always ask, “Where are my keys?” Mine does. So I wanted to make a little tray for my husband so that he can use it to throw in his keys, wallet, phone, and his change, as soon as he walks in the door. And since I still have some burlap scrap leftover […] More

  • DIY Halloween Decorations: Light-Up Ghost

    Halloween Craft Roundup

    Halloween doesn’t have to be wasteful. With a little bit of imagination and planning, you can have an eco-friendly Halloween. Let’s explore what Halloween decor and costumes we can make to make Halloween greener. More

  • How-to: Make a Witch’s Hat

    A witch is one of the simplest and the easiest characters to be on Halloween. Put on a black outfit and a pointy hat, and you are reading to party. But buying one of those cheap plastic or polyester ones that last a short time is very wasteful. Here is how to make a witch’s hat that will last year after year. More

  • Halloween Craft from Recycled Materials: 30 Halloween Party Ideas

    Halloween Craft: Mummified Glass Jar Candle Holder

    Make these upcycled glass jar mummy candle holders (lanterns) for Halloween. Group them as a family or put individual pieces on front steps or line them up on the walkway. No matter how you choose to use them, they’ll be sure to bring smiles to your trick or treaters. More

  • How-to: Pillowcase Trick-or-Treat Tote

    A pillowcase tote for Trick-or-Treating is easy to make and it’s a no waste way to upcycle a pillowcase. Here’s how to make this easy peasy Trick-or-Treat tote. More

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