Bright Ideas: How to Recycle Light Bulbs in Creative Ways

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DING! Our creative light bulb just went off, and we’ve rounded up 12 lightbulb crafts for some truly green crafting. Looking for some great ways to recycle this season? Well look no further! The following lightbulb crafts from FaveCrafts and AllFreeHolidayCrafts will shock and amaze you. Don’t throw out those “burnt out” bulbs. They have […]

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Link Love: Recycled Bottle Crafts

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Happy Earth Week! Who says you only need to celebrate the Earth one day a year? We’re partying on the FaveCrafts Blog for five full days and bringing you brand new giveaways, tutorials and even a Blog Hop! Use this week to explore the world of eco-friendly crafts – once you go green you never […]

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Link Love: Crafting With Empty Wine Bottles

Go ahead – crack open a bottle of wine tonight. Enjoy in our favorite vino and when you’re done, save the bottle and create wine bottles, vases and other decor crafts. For these crafts, you can not only recycle old glass bottles but also make use of leftover yarn, paint or tissue paper. You can […]

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Turning Trash to Cash: How to Get Paid to Recycle

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This guest post was written by Kira Cowan from Tip Hero. You may not feel like a superhero when you bring a recycling bin out to the curb, but you are in fact aiding in saving the world. The small act of recycling your recyclable materials reduces landfill waste and pollution, conserves resources and helps […]

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Green Crafting Twitter Party Tomorrow!

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Just a quick reminder that we will be hosting a Twitter party tomorrow afternoon at 3pm EST! We’d love to see you all there participating in the chat about eco-friendly crafting to help us celebrate Earth Week to the fullest. We’ve lined up some great guests to join us for the Twitter party. You definitely […]

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April Radio Show Re-cap: Toilet Paper Rolls, Vegans, and Jesters

Did you miss it this month? Then you missed a great FaveCrafts Radio Show! We got to talk to some fabulously fun and creative craft bloggers who love turning trash into treasure. First up was Lisa Nelsen-Woods from Condo Blues who told us that she loves being stylish and green on a budget. That’s why […]

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Paper or Plastic? How to Craft with Recyclables

My name is Rachel and I’m a plastic bag hoarder. Yes, it’s true.  I have so many grocery store bags stashed in my kitchen drawer that it literally got stuck the other day.  That’s how I knew I had a problem. But now that I’ve come to terms with my problem, I’ve decided to figure […]

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Going “Green” for St. Patty’s Day: 11 Recycled Crafts

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Today’s guest post if from our pals at CraftFoxes! Bethany Marcello is an assistant editor for CraftFoxes.com, a social network for crafters. St. Patrick’s Day may have been “green” long before organic suds lined the aisles at Whole Foods, but with a little focus we’re going to eco-tize one of our favorite holidays. From T-shirt […]

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Learn new craft techniques! Cool2Craft TV Monday February 20, 2012

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This week, the Cool2Craft community features Jewelry ideas. Tiffany Windsor will be showing how to transform newspaper ads into pretty stamped earrings, EcoHeidi Borchers upcycles bread tags into a charm bracelet, Candace Jedrowicz doubles up with a tissue box pendant and coffee rim bracelet, Savannah Starr is inspired to create a chunky bracelet  and Julianna […]

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Learn new craft techniques! Cool2Craft TV Monday February 13, 2012

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This week, the Cool2Craft community features EcoHeidi TV! This week’s theme is all about eco-flowers. Join EcoHeidi Borchers, and her special guest Candace Jedrowicz and learn how to make some super cool eco-crafts including soda can flowers, coffee cup roses, eco-flower bouquet and ribbon spool flowers. It’s easy to watch the Cool2Craft TV Channel right from […]

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