how to make a cute elastic headband With elastic headbands all the rage right now you will definitely love this quick and easy video tutorial on how to make a ribbon and elastic band hairband over at the blog aptly names Cute DIYs.…

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Lucky Star Poster copy 2 If you are looking for a fun crafty getaway check out

Lucky Star Art Camp

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6a00e55007f5938834017c37b7b229970b-320wi If you are in the Southern California area and like to stitch up personal and cute projects check out this special class followed by a book signing party with Lisa Solomon author of  Knot Thread Stitch: Exploring Creativity

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Emiko and Shana have hit upon a great idea! They host workshops called “Accessorize with Toys” where they bring all sorts of recycled toys and everything you need to make jewelry and small sculptures to parties and eco-events.

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This just in from Jackie:

At Creatively-Green we’ve put together a sweet blog hop! The CREATIVELY-GREEN ECO FRIENDLY VALENTINES BLOG HOP! That will run February 11th through 14th! Get ready for some fun! We will have exciting challenges, a ton …

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This just in from Mend …

Call to Artists!
Presenting the second Mend donation project, “The Altered Toy Project”. Mend is a non-profit educational arts organization, located in Boise, Idaho USA. As an organization, we are interested in exploring the …

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While we may fiddle with crafts at home just for fun, recycled art is increasingly found in fine art galleries, as illustrated in these current and upcoming exhibits:

Red Bull Art of Can
Featuring works of art inspired by or

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Do you have an old fridge sitting in the garage waiting to be recycled? Here’s your chance to transform it into a work of art. The ENERGY STAR Recycle My Old Fridge campaign is seeking entries for an upcoming art …

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maker_faire_logo.jpgSubscribe to either Make or Craft magazine (both are fantastic) and get an adult day pass, a $25 value, to this weekend’s Maker Faire in San Mateo County (Bay area), California. If you’re new to the Maker Faire concept, take …

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The 2007 Recycle Santa Fe Festival is happening this weekend, and if the photos on its website are any indication, it’s sure to be a fun and artsy time. Here are the basics:

November 16-18, 2007
Friday: 5 p.m. to …

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junk_to_funk.jpgThe submission deadline has passed for the second annual Junk to Funk fashion show in Portland, but you can still observe the recycled fashion action by attending the event. It’s set for Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Wonder Ballroom. …

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swap06.jpgThe renowned Maker Faire Oct. 20-21 in Austin is offering plenty of crafty and geeky demos along with hands-on make-it-take-projects. What may be a highlight for those interested in recycled goods is the free Swap-O-Rama-Rama. The Maker Faire site describes …

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bham-reart-stack.jpgHere’s another show for folks in the Pacific Northwest …

The sixth annual 2007 RE Art Recycled Art Exhibition will take place Oct. 5-27 in three locations in Bellingham, Wash. The Allied Arts of Whatcom County Gallery will feature the …

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If you’re in the Boise area, be sure to catch the first-ever Second Chance Recyclable Art Show, an exhibition and auction of art created from recycled materials, scheduled to take place in downtown Boise’s Linen District September 22-29.

A grand …

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127sale_01.jpgTammy Jones of HGTV.com approached the world-famous Highway 127 Corridor Sale with crafting in mind, and came up with some unique creations.

“The key to yard sale crafting is to try to envision an object’s potential — brightened with a …

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