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Trashy Crafter Bracelets

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(Svensk översättning längst ned) We're big fans of creative marketing. What does that mean, you ask? It means using alternative forms of marketing to be able to get your story and message out there. For example, getting an article in…

My Favorite Recycled Sweater Ideas

The leaves on the trees are turning glorious shades of red, yellow and brown - and for me that's a sure signal that it's time to start unpacking my cozies - sweaters, gloves, and scarves. I don't know how it happens, but somehow each year my…
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My Interview with Lil Blue Boo

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Don't miss my interview with Ashley from the popular blog and store Lil Blue Boo in the current issue of Artizen Magazine. Make sure to say 'hello' to Ashley when you hop over to her place to have a look around. Mike
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Have You Ever Seen Bottlecaps This Beautiful?

Have you ever seen bottle caps this beautiful? No, me neither. Until now. 52-year old Yoav Kotik in Israel creates beautiful and wearable art from the unappreciated bottle cap. He calls his line "Precious Metal" - a name I find…

1 Top, 16 Ways to Wear It

Today has really been a day of 'how to see things differently'. And in the process, I landed on some great videos that really have me rethinking how to use my wardrobe. And there's a bonus - no sewing!!! In this first video, the super cute…

10 Cool Ways to Recycle Plastic Bags

Are you planning to go shopping this weekend? Don't throw out those plastic bags just yet - I've got some fun DIY ideas from around the world that will get the "I need to try this" juices flowing!       Have a look at…
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A Day's Worth of DIY Inspiration - Recycled and Repurposed

  I just love today's collection of recycled and repurposed DIY inspiration.     Perhaps these inspirational ideas seem extra special because it's an extra special week! We hit 1 million page views this past weekend. And…
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Sewing Hack Experiments - Recycled Ties

Pin It Here's a quick peek at what was happening over at our place this past weekend. It involved another sewing hack experiment - this time with recycled ties. Watch for a mini how-to tutorial later this week. If 'sewing hack…
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Recycled and Repurposed Winter Scarves

Checked off my list this past weekend: Make Divine Little Miss M a funky little skirt from recycled winter scarves. Pin It This gave her plenty to jump about... ...and plenty to dance about. Check out the tutorial that shares all…