reduce, reuse, repurpose—and a giveaway!

Create & Decorate—the blog

It’s 2012, and if you haven’t heard of green crafting before, well, you’re about to.

Even if the environment might not be at the front of your thoughts, the state of the economy has most likely caused you to rethink your crafting schemes. You might look around and wonder What can I recycle? What can I use over again?

Lucky for you, being economical can also equate with being Earth-friendly. When you craft green, you recycle, reuse, and repurpose. Green crafting is creating something beautiful, while leaving behind the smallest footprint.

Our friends at Diamond Tech are really into crafting green, and they have some great products that can help make Earth-friendly and fun be best friends. In preparation of Earth Day next month, Diamond Tech is generously sponsoring a giveaway of one of their Bottle Art Kits each Friday leading up to Earth Day weekend. That’s right—you have…

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Weekender Project: Easter Bunny KraftyBlok Candy Jar

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Weekender Project: Mosaic Easter Bunny

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