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How to Make a Magazine Reed Box

How to Make a Magazine Reed Box

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If you save old magazines, try tearing out some pages to make these colorful reeds. You can use them to cover all kinds of things, like this pretty storage box.

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How to Crochet a Hanging Terrarium Planter

How to Crochet a Hanging Terrarium Planter

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This simple project will put your terrarium on display without adding clutter to your table or windowsill.

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Book Giveaway: Eco Craft: Recycle Recraft Restyle

Book Giveaway: Eco Craft: Recycle Recraft Restyle

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Leave your comment here to win a copy of "Eco Craft: Recycle Recraft Restyle" by Susan Wasinger.

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How to Turn Recycling into a Beautiful Vase

How to Turn Recycling into a Beautiful Vase

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Reuse yesterday's cast-offs by turning them into a striking and modern spring vase.

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Yudu Party!

Yudu Party!

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Check out the results from my Yudu screen printing party!

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Dress Up Your Bike with a Crocheted Seat Cover

Dress Up Your Bike with a Crocheted Seat Cover

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Here's another incentive to using your bike inestead of your car: You can look cute while you commute.

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How to Sew Your Own Produce Bags

How to Sew Your Own Produce Bags

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Many of us have made the switch to cloth grocery bags, but what about those flimsy produce bags we're still using (and trashing) each week? Here's how to make your own reusable versions for less than $1.

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Recycle Your Tin Cans into Mini-Planters!

Recycle Your Tin Cans into Mini-Planters!

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I'm starting a garden with some little seedlings and thought I'd transplant them into bright, pretty cans for their first few weeks. This is a super easy project, perfect for beginners like me!

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How to Make an Eco-Friendly Corsage

How to Make an Eco-Friendly Corsage

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Crafting with care for Mother Earth needn't lack glamour! Organic bamboo jersey and broken costume jewelery combine to make a green corsage fit for your favorite fashionista.

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How to Make a Recycled Twine Welcome Mat

How to Make a Recycled Twine Welcome Mat

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Let's see what we can make without buying anything. Think of string, rope, and twine as yarn's big, strong siblings!

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And the Winner of Sewing Green Is...

And the Winner of Sewing Green Is...

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Find out who won a copy of Betz White's new book, Sewing Green, and enter to win this week's book giveaway.

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Check Out This Butterfly!

Check Out This Butterfly!

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These dresses are a bit of whimsy and nature stitched up into one!

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How to Make Recycled Cotton Art Yarn

How to Make Recycled Cotton Art Yarn

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Use natural fibers, recycled from unwanted sweaters, and spin them together on a wheel or drop spindle with some thread, buttons, and beads to make your own unique art yarn!

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Make a Reusable Lunch Sack

Make a Reusable Lunch Sack

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Using a brown paper sack as her inspiration, blogger Pretty Penny shows us how to make our own reusable lunch sack.

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Crafty Inspiration: Plastic Bottle Purse

Crafty Inspiration: Plastic Bottle Purse

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This is one of the cooolest reuse ideas for plastic bottles that I've ever seen.

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The CraftStylish Crafty by Nature Contest

The CraftStylish Crafty by Nature Contest

Announcing our next big challenge: Crafty by Nature! Celebrate our planet and make something wonderful that incorporates one of the elements of the earth, a natural object, or an eco-friendly product and you could win yourself a grand prize Yudu portable screen-printer or an Eco-prize package from Red Heart.

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Crafty By Nature: Green Buying Guide

Crafty By Nature: Green Buying Guide

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This week, check out some of the latest and greatest eco-friendly yarns!

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Talkin to Betz White, Author of the New Book Sewing Green

Talkin' to Betz White, Author of the New Book "Sewing Green"

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Find out who's behind the "feel good" environmentally friendly book "Sewing Green."

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How to Make a Mosaic with Your Old Plastic

How to Make a Mosaic with Your Old Plastic

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Expired credit cards, used gift cards, and outdated insurance cards aren't of much use to anyone! Unless you cut them up and make them into a colorful, sparkly mosaic. Here's a tutorial for covering a frame with your old cards.

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