How freaking cool is this acorn cap project from Kiwi Crate? You could attach a loop to the back and string these on a necklace or wire them into a pair of earrings. So fun! How would you make these into proper beads? Speak up, my jewelry-making pals!
Something I realized when Shannon and I were planning our notes for the Green Crafts panel at the Summit of Awesome is that there’s a lot of talk about how to be a greener crafter, but we don’t talk as much about why green crafting is important. I thought I’d share why it matters to me, and I hope you’ll tell me why green crafting is important to you, too!
I talk a lot about upcycling here, at Crafting a Green World, and at Green Upgrader. It’s becoming a pretty popular concept in the craft world, and like with any concept that starts to take off, I think the meaning has gotten a bit watered down. So, what is upcycling, really?
Check out this totally rad newspaper basket by Ria Baeck and some tips on how you can make your own!