A tale of two fibers: How to spot sustainable paper

November 5, 2018 by  
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Sponsored: In the growing move toward recycled papers, many people are surprised to learn that there are two types, and one is a lot more sustainable than the other.

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Tutorial: Super-Simple Double-Sided Paper Ornaments

December 11, 2009 by  
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Sometimes the simplest thing is the best. Okay, the simplest thing is the best thing nearly always in my house, but even if you generally go the elaborate route, taking a break to do a few simple tasks–say, make some easy-peasy Christmas ornaments–can actually be really refreshing. These Christmas ornaments, made from repurposed or recycled papers (like my Christmas cards ), are extremely simple to make.

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Tutorial: Super-Simple Double-Sided Paper Ornaments

Green Racing Documentary To Follow Only Diesel Racing Series in U.S.

December 11, 2009 by  
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Volkswagen has announced that the documentary “Racing Under Green”—detailing the trials and tribulations of the Jetta TDI Cup , the U.S.’ only professional green racing series—will premiere the week of January 18 on the various channels of Discovery Networks, including Planet Green, Discovery Channel, and The Science Channel.

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Tutorial: A Simple Recycled Paper Greeting Card

December 10, 2009 by  
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Whether you are a hoarder of pretty papers or you take your art materials at random from the recycling bin, the holidays are an excellent time to use up the little bits and scraps of paper that tend to otherwise get lost or discarded. At our house, our holidays are primarily handmade (except for Santa, of course–Santa’s been shopping the deals all year long), and I try not to buy any new materials when making my gifts and other projects, either. AND I do almost all of my crafting with two little kids either actively helping, or at least in tow, so my stuff can’t be super-complicated or destroyed by the input of a five-year-old

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Craft Old-School with Paper Dolls

November 29, 2009 by  
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And no, I’m not talking “old-school” like when you were in school, I’m talking “old-school” like Ma Ingalls. Paper dolls have always been an exercise in upcycling and creative re-use

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Craft Old-School with Paper Dolls

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