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 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 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 24th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Looking for a little more love in your life? Then check out this love-themed artist trading card swap, run by Mark Montano of Big-Ass Craft Book fame
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 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 30th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
We did a lot of crafting here on Crafting a Green World in
December 28th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
When I saw a tutorial for fabric-covered picture frames in the copy of Girls' Night In that my tween was flipping through, I snatched it out of her hands (don't worry--she's used it it!) and took it as my immediate excuse to stop cleaning the house and refinish a picture frame right that second
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 12th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Before you toss that coffee sleeve in the bin, check out this list of awesome ways to reuse a coffee sleeve and turn that trash into something incredible
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
November 30th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Let's have a very merry upcycled Christmas!
November 25th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
There are actually tons of ways to re-use those filled-in coloring pages. Read on to find your next favorite project