Posts Tagged ‘eco-friendly’

New Eco-friendly Shirts in our Shop!

We’ve just put up brand new listings in our main shop! You’ll notice a few changes but we hope you like or at least understand them all. We’re slowly beginning a switch to more eco-friendly shirts! As we restock, we will move to an eco-friendly shirt which has a higher base price. Because of this […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Ten Green Changes that Cost Less than $10, Getting Ready for Spring Planting, and More

The Week in DIY: Ten Green Changes that Cost Less than $10, Getting Ready for Spring Planting, and More  Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects and articles from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Insulation Tips to Save You Time, Energy, and Money Stay warm […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Entertaining, Homemade Bagels, and More

The Week in DIY: Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Entertaining, Homemade Bagels, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Entertain the Eco-Friendly Way on Thanksgiving, Beyond the Food You’ve already ordered your free-range, local, organic turkey; here’s how to keep […]

40 Eco-friendly projects for Earth Day’s 40th Anniversary!

Today is the 40th anniversary of Earth Day! In honor of that, we’re sharing 40 of our favorite earth friendly projects from around the site. Craftster is FULL of projects big and small that reduce, recycle, reuse, reconstruct, upcycle, and on and on! We know that this isn’t everything! We couldn’t possibly fit in all […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Handmade Slippers, Foolproof Organizing Tips, and More

The Week in DIY: Handmade Slippers, Foolproof Organizing Tips, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. The Anti-Ugg Boot: 10 DIY Boots and Slippers You Can Make Keep your feet warm (and the thermometer down) with sweater […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Earthquake Relief, Upcycled Catalogs, and More

The Week in DIY: Earthquake Relief, Upcycled Catalogs, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. . Help Wanted: Vegan Bake Sales for Haiti Find recipes, donation spots, and planning tips for throwing your own bake sale fundraiser–and […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Plan the Perfect Garden, Green Your Kitchen with Easy Projects, and More

The Week in DIY: Plan the Perfect Garden, Green Your Kitchen with Easy Projects, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. Make Eating Green Easy with this Grocery List Organizer Cut back on take-out, get your […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Upcycling your Christmas Trash, DIY Cough Drops, and More

The Week in DIY: Upcycling your Christmas Trash, DIY Cough Drops, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. Make a Last-Minute Gift Box from Old Holiday Cards Before you throw away all those Christmas cards, try […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Reuse Your Wrapping Paper, Make an Almost-Free Bike Light, and More

The Week in DIY: Reuse Your Wrapping Paper, Make an Almost-Free Bike Light, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. DIY Paper Ornaments are Perfect for Parties (in Any Season) Turn wrapping paper and greeting cards […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Last-Minute Handmade Gifts for Everyone on Your List

The Week in DIY: Last-Minute Handmade Gifts for Everyone on Your List Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. With just three days until Christmas, check out these highlights from Planet Green’s Truly Gifted: An A-Z DIY Holiday […]

Rock Paper Scissors: Recycled Magazine Gift Bows

Last week I showed you how to make gift bags out of newspaper. This week, I’m featuring beautiful gift bows from magazines. Miss American Pie provided an easy to follow tutorial and lots of photos in her thread. These recycled bows are beautiful! And you know you’re going to be needing bows soon… Click here […]

Keepin’ it Green – The Week in DIY: Tasty (and Healthy!) Lip Gloss, Simple Sewing Projects, Perfect Gift-Giving, and More

The Week in DIY: Tasty (and Healthy!) Lip Gloss, Simple Sewing Projects, Perfect Gift-Giving, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. 12 Junk Drawer Gadget and Doodad Projects From solar chargers to hydrogen fuel cells (no, […]

Moss Graffiti

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Love making your mark but hate the chemicals involved in typical graffiti? Why not try getting your statement out with moss? Check out what Anna Garforth has done in London. (Why is all this fabulous public art always in London?!) If you’re inspired you can get info on how […]

Step-by-Step Insulated Lunch Sack Tutorial

We all know it’s a great idea for many reasons to cut back on the usage of new packaging, plastic bags, paper bags and the like. So if you tote your own lunch around these days, here’s an awesome step-by-step tutorial for a reusable insulated lunch sack from SewingRepublic.com. You can use whatever fabric you […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make Eco Diapers

It seems like a lot of people are having babies these days, or maybe it’s just my circle. Definitely people everywhere are trying to save money and reduce waste, so these eco diapers are a timely and welcome project for those parents planning to use reusable diapers for their little beansprouts. This great tutorial from […]