By Becky Striepe on June 4, 2012
The folks at BurlapFabric.com sent me a bit box of their burlap to craft with, and it sat, open, on my desk for a few days before I was able to get to it. In that time, I had to shoo one of my cats away from the thing countless time. I mean, she was obsessed! When I was working on making a grocery tote from one of the burlap sacks, she kept trying to nap on the pieces when I turned my back. That is when inspiration struck: clearly, I needed to make her a cat bag from one of the other totes they sent.
By Becky Striepe on July 22, 2011
Don’t toss that junk mail into the recycle bin! Use your crafty skills to transform it into unique stationery instead.
By Becky Striepe on February 2, 2009
We love to entertain. Folks come over at least a couple of nights a week to hang out, and they almost always bring a bottle of wine. Combine that with my habit of saving anything that looks like it could possibly become part of a craft project, and you have a really, really big bowl [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on April 1, 2008
What to do with all those t-shirts that get printed and never worn? The Cotton Spaghetti Rug from Gaiam is a good solution. Made from recycled unused T-shirt remnants this is a much better place for these victims of poor proof-reading than the landfill. It’s a bit pricey at $360 so if you’re feeling thrifty and crafty [...]