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Amy

About Amy

Amy has been making all sorts of art and crafts since childhood but she really got into designing crafts when she began running a crafting booth at the local farmers market. Amy now runs a blog The EcoCrafter where she draws from her experience crafting with hundreds of families to make fun low and no waste crafts. She believes crafting is a great family pastime and includes tips to adapt her crafts to include the whole family.

Feather & Doodles Mothers Day Card

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Nothing says “I love you, mom” like a handmade mothers day card. These unique cards mix the whimsical look of colored feathers with the fun earthy look of doodles on kraft paper.

This is a project that lets kids explore hand-lettering, doodling, and playing with feathers and glue. All easy fun techniques that give kids lots of room to explore their creativity.

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Upcycled T-shirt Bunting Banner

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Bunting banners are a cute way to decorate for a party. These upcycled bunting banners are easy to make using unwanted t-shirts and tools you probably already have. Add some color to your upcoming party in minutes with this fun DIY.

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Earth Day Recycled Planters – Tin Can Upcycle

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Celebrate Earth day with a recycled earth planter. This craft uses a world map to help the crafter paint a realistic world map effortlessly.

Fun for both the old and young and leaves you with a pretty and functional planter for your houseplants. Make it with the whole family so that you have a bunch of little earths to grow in.

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Recycled Teeny Tiny Books

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Bookbinding is a fun and functional art form that has so many variations to explore. Making a small simple book is a great way to dip your feet into the world of bookbinding in a super-easy way that even kids can enjoy.

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Pinecone Mobile Wall Hanging

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Simple and cute this little wall hanging can be made in about 15 minutes, is fun for kids, and cost almost nothing. If you are a knitter or crocheter this is a great way to use up any leftover yarn from other projects. 

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