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Green Crafts, Going Green Department

Green Crafts, Going Green Department Logo Reuse! Repurpose! Recyle!

Green is the new black. With gas prices on the rise and climate change the new political buzzword, saving the environment is a growing concern, but you don’t need to live in a tree for two years like Julia Butterfly Hill to do you part and you definitely don’t need to give up your love for craft.

Let our Green Crafts department show you how to reuse stuff heading for the garbage bin and turn them in fantastic crafts – turning trash in treasure. The green craft departments motto is to Reuse! Repurpose! Recycle! Give it a try and take a look around.

Our green crafts department will put some green back into environment and at the same time, put some green back into your wallet.

“I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.” Andy Warhol



Recent Videos and Tutorials

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    Batting - Piecing Batting

    Do you have lots of scrap batting tucked in a drawer or container? Piece the leftover quilt batting together into a larger piece using a sewing machine. Learn how with our video tutorial and photo tutorial with step-by-step instructions.

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    Birdbath Planter

    Don't throw away an old birdbath. Recycle it into birdbath planters. This project is so easy and only requires about a half hour to complete. Learn how to make a birdbath planter by watching our video tutorial and reading our step-by-step instructitons.

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    Decoupage Postage Stamp Container

    Looking for a quick and easy rainy day or snow day craft for kids? Look no further than this fun decoupage postage stamp container.

    This tutorial will show how to make a fun storage container using an old grit container, used postage stamps, and decoupage.

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    Dish Garden Bird Feeder

    This garden art project will add a unique, lovely accent to her garden and making a dish bird feeder is fun an easy.
    Watch this tutorial to learn how to make one.

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    How to Repair and Conceal Furniture Scratches

    Do you have furniture with scratches, dings, and gouges? Find out what ordinary item around your home you can use to camouflage furniture scratches and make them less conspicuous.

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    Patriotic Postage Stamp Plaque

    This patriotic flag wall plaque made from patriotic postage stamps is a wonderful decoration for the 4th of July holiday, Memorial Day or Labor Day. Make one yourself from recycled postage stamps with our tutorial.

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    Plastic Bag Yarn - Plarn

    How to recycle plastic grocery bags into plastic bag yarn also known as plarn. This sturdy plastic bag yarn can be used for lots of different crocheting, knitting and weaving projects.

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    T-Shirt Tote

    How to make a t-shirt tote bag by recycling an old tee shirt. This simple and quick tote bag can be made in less than a half hour and is so easy to make even someone learning to use can made it.



Book and Magazine Recommendations

  • Folded Book Art

    Folded Book Art

    Clare YoungsCreate a fantastic world of delight with these 35 inspiring projects—all made from old books! This book has simple step-by-step projects to make a huge variety of creative book art projects.

  • Birds & Blooms (Magazine)

    Birds & Blooms (Magazine)

    1 Year, 7 issues - Birds & Blooms Magazine offers bird and flower photos, amazing reader-shared 'Bird Tales,' and tips.

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