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!
April 12th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
You can sew a well-fitting skirt without knowing how to set pockets or sew a waistband or use a zipper foot or make a button hole!
April 10th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Seriously, y'all, these are the easiest seed starting pots on the planet
March 17th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Start spring off right by raiding your recycling bin and cleaning out your stash, because you're going to love this list of spring crafts, all made from recycled materials!
March 13th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Check out these awesome homemade postcard tutes, and then go raid the recycling bin!
March 10th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Postcards made from food packaging?
Kind of the easiest thing
March 6th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
There is yet another wasteful enemy of Girl Scout Cookie Season: the Girl Scout cookie cases.
March 1st, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Kids and their display boards, amiright
February 27th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
This coloring book page bookmark looks especially nice when made from one of those adult coloring book pages with lots of patterns, or when fussy cut to pick out an extra-cute detail from a larger coloring book page
February 24th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
My favorite way to craft with T-shirts is to refashion them into yet more pieces of clothing
February 22nd, 2017 | by Julie Finn
When you’re sewing a T-shirt, adding a hood is one of the easier modifications to the pattern that you can [&hellip
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
February 13th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
If you sew, and especially if you love to upcycle, the upcycled denim skirt is a rite of passage. Here's how to make one!
January 27th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
CDs, DVDs, and old vinyl records are a great base for constructing mandalas on top of, because they're already perfectly round, and so sturdy that you can display your finished, upcycled mandala anywhere you'd like
January 23rd, 2017 | by Julie Finn
This mandala, made from an upcycled CD and plenty of buttons, is an easy craft to make, and an easy craft to make look cute
January 18th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Check out this list below, and see how easy it is to upcycle that empty sack into something super awesome
January 17th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
Are you ditching incandescents this year? Save those old bulbs and make yourself a cute lightbulb terrarium!
January 16th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
The next time that a Netflix DVD comes to rescue you from your lonely life, don't just toss that flap. Instead, check out the list below, and find your next favorite upcycling project!
January 4th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Mason jar lights? They found me
December 21st, 2016 | by Julie Finn
A great way to have an eco-friendly Hanukkah is to make your decorations from stuff that you'd otherwise throw away, especially when there are so many really cool Hanukkah crafts that you can make from recycled materials.
December 16th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Need a gift that's easy to make but still personal? A matted photo that you make yourself can be just the thing!
December 7th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
The holiday-themed Starbucks coffee sleeves are especially festive this year, so I slipped them off of all of our coffee cups and upcycled them into gift toppers