Category Archives: Crafting

DIY Disney Salt Dough Necklaces #disneyside

Earlier in the week I shared a recipe from our Disney Side @Home Celebration, today I’m sharing with you one of the craft projects we did during our party.  Before the party I made up a batch of salt dough … Continue reading

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Kid-Friendly Rockets for the 4th of July

  As much as I look forward to the 4th of July I dread listening to the news the next day and hearing how many innocent children were injured as a result of fireworks, sparklers, and other 4th of July … Continue reading

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Upcycled Camera Strap Cover Tutorial featured on FaveCrafts

I got crafty last week in preparation for Earth Day and created an upcycled camera strap cover from one of my husbands old shirts.  To see the entire project with directions head on over to the FaveCrafts blog where I … Continue reading

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Upcycled Tshirt Wreath

When decorating for the holidays consider upcycling materials from around your home instead of buying new.  I have a million and one old tshirts that I saved for crafting and couldn’t wait to try making an upcycled wreath.  This project … Continue reading

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I’m a BlogHer Green Spotlight Blogger

Guess who is the Spotlight Blogger on BlogHer Green today?  Yep, that would be moi!  (insert cheesy excited grin here)   Heather Clisby featured my post on Upcycled Blogger Business Cards from a few days ago.  It was a part … Continue reading

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How to Upcycle a Pet Food Bag to a Cosmetic Bag

What do you do with your empty dog food bags?  You can’t really recycle them (bummer) so ours usually end up in the landfill.  I remember a post by Beth Terry (My Plastic-Free Life) once where she had suggested using … Continue reading

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Upcycled Cardboard Blogger Business Cards

Are you a blogger and need some business cards that will stand out from the rest?  PR agencies and businesses get thousands (if you’re going to BlogHer ’12, 4,500+ attendees) of cards.  How do you make your card stand out … Continue reading

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Upcycled Sweater Boot Socks or Leg Warmers

Do you have any old sweaters in you closet that you know you’ll never wear again? I have a few that I love the colors and textures of but hate the way they fit. The hot trend last fall was … Continue reading

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Reinvention – Sewing With Rescued Materials (Review)

I have flipped through the pages of Maya Donenfeld’s book, Reinvention, the past few months dreaming about which projects I’m going to make first.  Reinvention is an instructional book that uses rescued fabrics like linen, burlap, wool, and denim.  The … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Piggy Bank #freefromtrash

My kids LOVE peanut butter and we go through a lot of it in this house!  That leaves us with lots of empty plastic peanut butter jars.  They aren’t really fond of the fresh stuff and I haven’t found a … Continue reading

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