What You Should Know Before You Stencil-Paint A Mug

What You Should Know Before You Stencil-Paint A Mug

This week I want to talk about a complete crafting fail I had trying to stencil-paint a mug. My hope in sharing this is that you can avoid some of the same pitfalls. Stencil-painting a mug seems easy enough to

How To Make Reusable Makeup Wipes

How To Make Reusable Makeup Wipes

Making these eco-friendly, reusable makeup wipes is a great way to learn to knit or to use-up leftover yarn. If you know how to knit, then you might already be riffling through your stash in search of every last piece

Make An Upcycled Wine Cork Trivet

Make An Upcycled Wine Cork Trivet

Are you ready to start crafting again after all of the holiday chaos? Don’t worry if you’re still feeling a little worn-out because making an upcycled wine cork trivet (or three) is the perfect way to reboot. They’re quick, easy,

Eco-Friendly Adjustable Casserole Dish Carrier

Eco-Friendly Adjustable Casserole Dish Carrier

Maybe it’s all of the articles on micro-plastics that have been in the news recently, but this holiday season I decided that it’s finally time to make an environmentally-friendly casserole dish carrier. No more wrapping dishes in plastic wrap like

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Working With The Indigo Dye Vat

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Working With The Indigo Dye Vat

Welcome back to tips and tricks about shibori indigo dyeing and working with the indigo dye vat. If you missed part one, which covers selecting projects and preparing the fabric, click here.  Now that you have some projects in mind

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Selection And Preparation

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Selection And Preparation

Shibori indigo dyeing at home is one of those things that seems scary, but is actually really great. I discovered this recently after conquering my fear of coloring the house completely blue (would that really be such a bad thing?)

How To Make Zero-Waste Felted Soap For Home Or Travel

How To Make Zero-Waste Felted Soap For Home Or Travel

This week I want to share a fun little zero-waste project that’s great both at home and on the road: felted soap. The wool is naturally exfoliating, and when you travel felted soap is less messy than a bar of