Scarecrow is a great porch prop for the Fall and for Halloween. This easy tutorial for a drunken scare crow uses everything you might have or can get from Goodwill.
Make these easy peasy candle holder cover to fancy up your home decor. All you need is a needle and some Halloween themed paper.
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.
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.
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.
Although upcycling and using eco-friendly materials is still preferred but is green crafting a justifiable means to an end when using ‘evil’ materials in the name of upcycling and reusing? What do you think?
Food safe fabric for reusable lunch bags and mats can be harder to find than you think. What are the alternatives?
We shouldn’t use plastic bottles but plastic bottle caps are on milk cartons, orange cartons, and even yogurt drinks. We can’t escape them, even if we don’t drink bottled water. So what do we do with all those non-recyclable plastic bottle caps? Collect them and make these cool functional crafts!
Crafting with freezer paper to make appliques and stencils are great way to use up fabric scraps. Here is how to use freezer paper for making appliques and stencils.
Denim scraps are easy to use up but how about those hard hems and edges? Here is one easy peasy way to use them up to make beautiful handstamped wrapping paper.
First World Trash makes functional accessories by recycling billboards and seat belts. The eco-chic items are carried in stores around the world and the owner’s goal is to do what’s good for the people of her hometown than just make accessories. Read more to find out where her ultimate vision lies.
The applique quilting method is easy and eco-friendly as it uses t-shirts and other various knick knack clothes for a memory quilt. If you have more than just t-shirts, using the applique method is the way to go if you want to make a memory quilt.
Check out these natural fabric stiffeners made with common household ingredients, along with the pros and cons for each one!
Here is an easy way to upcycle a t-shirt into a shirred tank top.
Alex Keller is a jewelry redesigner who converts vintage jewelry and upcycles them into more modern vintage chic jewelry. Her love of vintage carries into her vintage shop where she sells vintage housewares. Let’s see if she has any tips on vintage shopping.
Coffee sack burlap is a great sustainable material. It’s natural, biodegradable, and strong. Here is an easy tutorial on how to make a great shabby chic fabric box from an upcycled coffee sack.