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 Tutorials

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    Book Christmas Tree

    Learn how to fold a paperback book into a Christmas tree. DIY book Christmas tree is a super easy, low-cost way to decorate your home.  From  Needlepointers.com

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    Easter Basket

    How to make a crocheted basket with plastic bag yarn. Free Easter basket pattern.  From  Needlepointers.com

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    Garden Dish Flower

    Have your seen garden dish flowers in yards, shops and craft fairs? This DIY tutorial will show you how to make them yourself.
    Dish flowers are are way to add fun and whimsical art to your garden.
    The best part is they are so easy to make.  From  By the Needlepointers.com Staff

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    Halloween Spooky Egg Carton Spiders

    Time for Halloween crafts. Get kids involved with Halloween decorating by showing them how to make a simple, fun classic Halloween craft - creepy crawly egg carton spiders.  From  Needlepointers.com

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    Lacing Cards

    How to make lacing cards from greeting cards.
    Lacing cards are an excellent activity which will strengthen a toddler’s fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. And keep them busy.

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    Newpaper Bag Yarn

    Recycle newspaper bag sleeves into yarn which can be used in crocheting, knitting and weaving projects.  From  Needlepointers.com

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    T-Shirt Yarn Necklace - How to Make

    A t-shirt yarn necklace is a great project for kids, tweens, teens and adults. It is SUPER QUICK and SUPER EASY and SUPER FUN .

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    Wreath - Plastic Bag Wreath

    A fun way to recycle plastic grocery bags is to make a holiday wreath.





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Book and Magazine Recommendations

  • Green Crafts for Children

    Green Crafts for Children


    Emma Hardy35 step-by-step projects using natural, recycled, and found materials!
    Making their own toys, games, gifts, and ornaments encourages children to use their creative flair—and if they can use component parts that are adapted or recycled, so much the better for them and the planet.


  • 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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