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!
December 13th, 2016 | by cagw
It's getting down to the wire, but don't worry! We have some great gift ideas for crafters on your list. Some are store-bought, some are handmade, and we have suggestions for a wide range of crafty uses.
November 16th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Today on Crafting a Green World, we’re taking a look at MATTER, a socially-motivated business focusing on affordable luxury, thoughtful design, and provenance to create travel wear with stories to tell
November 9th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
I monogramed the toy chests so that the kids could tell them apart, and then turned them into portable LEGO tables with plenty of storage inside
November 6th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Kids love personalized stuff
October 22nd, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
Mixed media artist Deane Bowers* makes vibrant, cheerful upcycled folk art pieces
September 28th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
My nine-year-old and I, with she as the head designer and I as the head craftsperson, are going to design and decorate this dollhouse. Along the way, I'll be teaching her the proper techniques for all the things that she wants to do, starting with this first step: how to paint a dollhouse
September 8th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
Explaining the cost of handmade goods to your customers can be tough. Here are some ways that you can make it easier!
September 2nd, 2015 | by Julie Finn
These wood burned building blocks featuring my kids' own drawings are super special to us.
August 31st, 2015 | by Julie Finn
I'm going to show you how to make stained building blocks using one super simple and readily-available art supply: liquid watercolors
July 23rd, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
I am thrilled to announce that Crafting a Green World is going to be partnering up with PlanToys for some [&hellip
April 27th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Have you ever come across a once beautiful, now battered quilt at a yard sale
April 20th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
I really like my kids' toys to be American-made and either heirloom-quality or recyclable/upcyclable
January 2nd, 2015 | by Julie Finn
It can be hard to help kids think up fun activities to occupy them, especially when it sometimes seems as if all they want to do is play video games or watch cartoons
August 29th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
My kids love washi tape because it's colorful and easy to use
August 2nd, 2014 | by Julie Finn
So, yeah. I let my eight-year-old daughter wear make-up whenever she wants.
Continue reading whenever you've finished giving me the side-eye
June 9th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
I don't know where our lunch bags go. Do you
June 2nd, 2014 | by Julie Finn
The techy, geeky part of me has long also been interested in how technology can help us out with removing stuff from the waste stream--there are only so many scrap fabric patchwork quilts that one human can make in her lifetime, you know
March 22nd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
I love printables as much as the next gal. How can we make our printing as eco-friendly as our crafting