By Becky Striepe on February 15, 2012
Whether you just cleaned out your closet or totally cleaned up at the thrift store, it’s pretty easy to accumulate a bunch of old t-shirts with very little environmental impact. Some of those old t-shirts can be cute and campy to wear, but what about the ones that are just dated or maybe even have some stains or holes in them? Never fear! There are lots of fun ways you can repurpose old t-shirts. Check it.
By Becky Striepe on February 13, 2012
Jersey, the stretchy fabric that you probably associate with t-shirts, is some pretty amazing stuff. If you’ve worked with jersey at all, you probably already know that the edges don’t fray when you cut them, which means you can leave things unhemmed without worrying about them unraveling. Fun! What you may not have known about jersey is that because of how it’s woven together, if you stretch strips of it that are cut along the grain of the fabric, your strips get long and curly, making them perfect for weaving projects and for no-sew projects like this t-shirt scarf.
By Becky Striepe on September 26, 2011
Can you believe it’s fall already? With blustery weather approaching, a good door mat is key to keeping your floors dry, but conventional doormats are often chock full of petroleum products. Here are a couple of eco-friendly door mat options to protect your floors without giving you any green guilt!
By Becky Striepe on September 6, 2011
Confession: I am an old suitcase fiend! I’ve got a little collection of vintage suitcases that I use for craft markets and as decoration in my studio. So! You can imagine how happy I was to run across the photo above of a gorgeous vintage suitcase end table at Cupcakes and Cashmere.