Amazing Grilled Veggies and Cous Cous

It’s 7:00 PM and I still haven’t eaten dinner. For some reason, after posting this recipe from Tiffany, of Picnic Basket Crafts, I find myself wanting to gnaw on my computer screen! This recipe looks absolutely delicious and, if it EVER stops raining here in NE Ohio, I may “have” to make this for my […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Making Your Own Duster from Evil Fleece and Velvet

For today’s tutorial Rain of Re-Maine Wicked shared her tutorial which was borne out of her dislike for specific fabrics. Wondering what to do with your fleece and velvet discards? Read on! I have a love/ hate relationship with fleece and a very volatile relationship with velvet.  I am a notoriously staticky (I know that’s not […]

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Making Mailing Envelopes from Recycled Store Paper Bags

Chriss Smith (Art of Zen Crochet) kindly shared this tutorial for making mailing envelopes from recycled brown paper store bags. (You know, the kind you get at the store when you forget your cloth bags?) These will save you some money and save some trees as well. PLUS, it’s a great way to spend a […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} How To Make A Gift Bag

Here’s a tutorial from Jen of Winkydinks showing how to make a reusable gift bag. If you read Monday’s post about recycling paper you know how important it is to preserve trees.  These gift bags are a great way to reduce, reuse and save many trees in the process! You can make gift bags for […]

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How to Make a Skin-Nourishing Herbal Salve

I don’t know about you but this winter weather has me searching for relief for my embattled dry skin. For a lot of us this tutorial from Mary, of herbanlifestyle, will be useful once the snow melts and the vegetation begins to grow once again. Planning ahead for next winter by making this luxurious salve […]

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Messenger Bag Tutorial by Re-Maine Wicked

Sunday’s posts this month will feature fabulous tutorials by our generous Ecoetsy members who have kindly shared their projects with us all. Thank you to everyone who contributed. This is going to be a fun and instructive month! Re-Maine Wicked shared the following tutorial showing how to make a messenger bag from all recycled pieces […]

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Absolutely No-Sew Draft Dodger

I don’t know what temps are like where you are, but here they were in the single digits last night.    I was lucky to be able to stay inside where it was warm and dry.  We installed new weatherstripping this fall, and, of course, our house has added insulation.  Another way to keep it warm […]

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Tutorial: 6 Ways to Upcycle Glass Jars and Lids

Before I share how to make some cool things with glass jars and lids, I have to tell you that our little Eco Etsy blog was listed in “Who’s Who” of green crafting blogging world. In this recent list by, Accredited Degree Online blog, Eco Etsy was listed among the top Green Crafting Blogs. And […]

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Cream of Anything Soup Recipe

I have to admit that I do not like this time of year.  Of course, there are glorious fall days, full of sunshine and beauty.   There are days my hair is blown straight up by blustering winds.   There are times when it rains for days at a time.    I bolster my spirits against upcoming winter […]

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