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  • The Story of Stuff

    This short film is relevant to everyone, but I thought especially to us crafters. Not only do we consume, but we also produce and distribute “stuff”. With the new year commencing in a couple of days, let’s really take these things to heart, spread the news to all of our friends and family, and actually […] More

  • Cozy And Recycled Slippers

    Nothing beats a warm pair of slippers on a cold winter morning! Crafters are recycling old sweaters, vintage fabrics, and warm felt into some of the warmest styles for our tired and chilly feet. Why not treat yourself this holiday season and snatch up a pair! I absolutely adore these “Toebitter Socks” from Etsy seller […] More

  • DIY Holiday Garland

    Garland is such a classic way to decorate fireplace mantels, doorways, and windows during the holidays. We’ve still got plenty of time to get some decorations up before the season is over, so here are some great ideas for making your own. If you have holiday cards piling up but no mantle to set them […] More

  • DIY Holiday Gift Wrap

    This year I got a little creative and green with my gift-wrap ideas. Digging through my recycling pile I found many items that could easily stand in for the traditional store-bought supplies. Using alternative gift-wrap is great for the environment, super thrifty, and clever. Here are a few simple ideas you can try out this […] More

  • Jewelry Making with Vintage Finds

    Etsy is a great shopping resource, especially for crafting supplies. When you’re looking to make your own jewelry and want one-of-a-kind beads or findings, vintage is the way to go. Making use of vintage supplies is also great for the environment because you’re recycling! Browse these great shops for rare vintage beads, metal findings, and […] More

  • Green Gifts For Guys

    Well, it’s that time of year again when I search far and wide for the perfect handmade and earth friendly holiday gifts. While I have no trouble finding numerous items I’d like to add to my own wishlist, I always seem to have trouble finding items for guys. If you’ve hit the same roadblock, let […] More

  • Promote Your Business with Green Printers

    When you’re running an indie business advertising is key to getting the word out. Having stacks of business and postcards on hand is invaluable when you’re trying to wrangle in new customers and business contacts. But if you’re running a business with the goal of being environmentally responsible, then all of that paper and printing […] More