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Do Seed Bombs Really Work?

I feel terrible about saying this out loud, but itís been bothering me for a VERY long time, and I finally just have to admit it: I kind of donít think that seed bombs work. So, Seed Bomb 101 fo…

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The Best Homemade Play Dough EVER

The one play homemade play dough that I always keep coming back to. This is the recipe Iíve been making for my kids for a full decade now. I have made a LOT of homemade play dough. Iíve made cor…

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Why K-Cup Crafts Aren’t the Answer

An ounce of waste for every cup of coffeeĖthatís what Keurig is doing to our planet. Sure, all that waste may not *literally* equal the giant K-Cup monster that destroys that nameless city in t…

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How to Up-Cycle Old Soda Pop Bottles into Flowers

I donít know about you, but if spring doesnít come quickly I just might go bonkers! And with a 1/4 inch of ice on my deck right now (and more snow predicted for this week) Iím guessing Iíll have to ge…

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Stuck Inside? 10 Toddler Activities for Rainy (or Snowy) Days

Need some rainy day activities to beat cabin fever? This is a mix of activities that younger and older toddlers can enjoy. Take a look and see which ones look like the right fit for your busy kid! …

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24 Creative Ways to Reuse Oatmeal Containers

Thereís more to do with your average oatmeal container than throw it away after itís delivered you a series of tasty breakfasts. Here are 24 fun ideas that will get you upcycling that old oatmeal cani…

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10 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

Can you believe that Valentineís day is coming already? Donít fret! You still have time to make it a romantic, handmade holiday! Here are 10 ideas for DIY Valentineís Day gifts for guys. Making gif…

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10 Last-Minute Christmas Ornaments to Make

Deck your tree with some super fun handmade Christmas Ornaments instead of buying new this year. You can save some money and reduce your holiday waste! This post is part of Important Mediaís ďMore …

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12 DIY Christmas Tree Alternatives (PVC-Free!)

Uh oh. Did you forget to pick out a Christmas tree this year? The pickings are getting slim, but maybe that's for the best. Instead of a sheddy tree that you have to curb at the end of the month, you …

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8 DIY Kitchen Decor Ideas Without Buying New

Give your kitchen a face lift with these DIY kitchen ideas from reclaimed materials. Less money and less waste? Yes, please! My husband and I just finished a kitchen makeover, and dang, yíall. Red…

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about Crafting a Green World

We know that buying handmade or making things ourselves is more eco-friendly than shopping at big box stores, but how can we make sure that the crafts weíre making are as green as possible? Thatís what Crafting a Green World is all about! From sustainable fabrics and ideas for creative reuse to eco-friendly art supplies and tutorials, we want to help you make your crafty life greener. We feature everything from tutorials and supplies to green crafters and book reviews. Crafting a Green World is your number one resource for organic, natural, and recycled crafty projects, products, media, and businesses. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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