It’s a fake banana covered in chalkboard paint. Do you need it? Does anyone? Should it exist at all?
Today, a personal craft story. A couple years ago I decided to make a felt “to do” board. Here it is: Isn’t it cute? The idea is that I stick […]
Just some plarn today. What’s plarn? So glad you asked! Imagine decking yourself out in these plarn shoes… And this plarn hat… Standing on this plarn rug… In the vicinity […]
Today the popular upcycling & DIY site Curbly has a post all about pet beds. These projects have long attracted gleam-in-the-eye upcyclers because, for one, they’re about the same size […]
Yoga mats! It’s probably never occurred to you that someone would look at their sweaty, stinky, worn-out yoga mat and think, “Now, there’s a source for lovely household items.” But […]
It’s Grag Bag Monday! Pick a bag (just one, now) and enjoy a random sampling of bad eco-craft pictures.
Bottle caps! Can we have an intimate talk about bottle caps? All close and quiet-like? I don’t think bottle caps count as garbage. To my mind, garbage is: 1) Ugly […]
Looking back over the storied history of this blog, I’ve run across a few crafty creations that I may have judged too harshly. Not only might these items not be […]
Have you noticed that messenger bags have evolved in recent years into badges of, if not actual virtue, then earnestness or moral authenticity? Something about that floppy flap has come […]
Did you know there are other crafty shopping sites besides Regretsy?* I mean, Etsy? It’s true! And like Etsy, they feature lots and lots of stuff that no one in […]