Posts Tagged ‘upcycling’

Handmade Gift Ideas: Bubble Wrap Necklace

Who knew bubble wrap could look so fancy!? If you have some extra packaging lying around from some of your online purchases why not turn it into a gorgeous necklace? This tutorial from the book Jewelry Upcycled by Sherri and Michelle Haab was shared by our friends at Potter Craft. You can find the full […]

Craftsters Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!

It might sounds cheesy but I really think a lot of Craftsters treat every day like Earth Day. So many of us are trying our best to reduce, reuse, recycle, and just be good stewards of the Earth to the best of our abilities whenever possible. There are TONS of crafts being posted every day […]

Craftster Crush: barbolot

Barbolot is an amazing member of the community! When I slyly asked a few moderators about her they just gushed over how sweet she is, how awesome her swap organizer skills are, and just her all around fabulousness as a community member. I have to say my experiences with her have led me to feel […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: The Perfect Green Party, a Zoo You Have to See to Believe, and More

The Week in DIY: The Perfect Green Party, a Zoo You Have to See to Believe, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. 5 Simple Suggestions for Earth Day 2010 Take your activism one step further […]

Wear it This Weekend: Upcycled Crochet Hat

Crafster Moderator fantasticmio just posted this fantastic crochet hat. It’s a great example of upcycling! She used her mister’s old undies to create a nice yarn and even used the waistband as a design element! There isn’t actually a tutorial but I’m sure you can figure it out! You can see the full thread here: […]

Craft Challenge #38 Announced – Eggcellent Upcycling

Craft Challenge #38 has been announced! It’s titled Eggcellent Upcycling and entries are due May 1 – May 5. Read all about it here. Also be sure to get your entries in for Challenge #37, Decorate with Buttons . Entries are due now through April 5. Here are all of the details. Happy crafting!