Tag Archives: Green Crafting

Upcycled Curtains

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Need some curtains for a window? Instead of buying premade ones you can make some yourself. Curtains make an excellent beginner sewing project. Even better, you can upcycle a pair of sheets for a unique look. This tutorial will show you how.

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Laundry Lint Fire Starters

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Have camping plans for this summer? Starting a campfire can sometimes be difficult. These fire starters are a great help when struggling to get a fire going. Plus they’re made from two items that often just get thrown out-laundry lint and candle ends. Fire starters also work great for starting a fire in a wood stove.

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Beeswax Wraps

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Trying to cut down on your plastic use? Or maybe you lost another lid for a food storage container. Beeswax wraps are a handy DIY project that work great as temporary coverings. Since there are so many different styles of fabric, these also can be made as personalized gifts. This tutorial will show you how to make your own.

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Pinecone Projects

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With Halloween behind us, it’s time to warm up our homes a little bit with the perfect fall and winter decorations. A staple at my house is the pinecone. I live in the northwest, so they’re all over the place and the easiest way to craft and decorate. Here are some ideas to get you started:

Wintery Pinecone Wreath

Wintery Pinecone Wreath

This wreath is an easy transitional piece for winter. It’s got enough earthy tones to put up now, and you won’t have to take it down until long past Christmas.

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Kids Crafts: Fairy Gardens

Fairies are kind of a big deal. I heard a story once about Fairy Specialists needing to be contacted while a road was being built in Iceland because it would have interfered with a fairy home. No joke. Plus they make the perfect fantasy world to keep your kiddos occupied for hours! So I’ve put together a couple of fun, fairy-themed crafts. Enjoy!

Flower Pot Mushroom House

How cute is this little gnome home? I know, I know, this isn’t a fairy craft, but gnomes need a place to rest their heads too. Plus, this would look adorable in your garden and you know it.

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