Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Eco Friendly Hobo Bags, Recycled Fabric Handbags and Totes

Been making purses from eco friendly fabrics - basically recycled sweater totes, recycled skirt hobo bags and even some computer laptop bags.

They seem to be popular and they make a fun eco friendly purse craft!

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Eco Friendly Beds: 3 Ways to Turn a Twin Bed into a Day Bed

Don't toss that twin bed just because your child is growing up and wants a day bed! Turning a twin bed into a day bed is an easy and inexpensive way to satisfy a child who wants a more grown up look in their bedroom and still keep your home eco friendly.

Turning a twin bed into a day bed is also perfect for a guest room that doubles as a home office. You can save money, keep old furniture out of the landfill, and keep your home eco friendly...finish reading...

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

DIY Privacy Window Shade: Japanese Window Screen

Need a privacy shade on a window in your home? This one will also help keep the heat out in the summer by blocking direct sun.

This DIY privacy screen is a sleek lined Japanese inspired window screen perfect for any window in your home. It is an eco friendly DIY project for your home.

You can add a hinge to this Japanese window screen craft project to make it so that it opens easily any time you need to look out the window...finish reading...

Friday, February 15, 2008

5 Foods Made from Leftover Chocolate Easter Bunnies: No Recipes Needed

Leftover Easter bunnies can get a little overwhelming, especially if you have more than two children. You can recycle those chocolate Easter Bunnies and create some yummy desserts perfect for a creative sugar rush!

There are so many uses for left over Easter bunnies. Here ar e a few of my favorites...finish reading...

Monday, February 11, 2008

Vintage Bead Purse Handle Craft Project

You can make your own vintage bead purse handles with a few simple materials or the local home improvement store and craft store.

You can use new beads from the craft store or look for old retro beads to make the vintage purse handles.

I am so bored with the plain Jane wood handles for purses at the craft store, that I had to come up with a new way to create beaded purse handles with a vintage flair that I love.

Start collecting old retro necklaces or beads from estate sales to make your vintage beaded purse handles...finish reading...

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Contemporary Recycled Headboard Project

You can make your own eco friendly headboard with a contemporary look using recycle materials from the local Goodwill and your own kitchen cabinet.

I am always on the look out for eco friendly headboards made from recycled materials. It hard to find these in a contemporary style, but you can make your own...finish reading...

Monday, February 4, 2008

Fabric Grocery Bag Pattern You Can Make Yourself

Looking to sew your own eco friendly grocery tote? You cna make your own pattern in no time.

This reusable fabric grocery bag pattern is a simple one you can make and sew yourself.

This is a lined eco friendly fabric grocery bag, but very easy to make.Once you get the basic pattern for this fabric grocery bag down, you can make it in any size...finish reading...