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10 Ingenious Ways to Recycle an Old T-Shirt

PAINTERS’ SMOCKS Is your budding Michelangelo turning you into a closet case? Protect your tyke’s clothes—and your sanity—by whipping up a pint-size painters’…

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Recycle Halloween Candy Wrappers into Colorful Eco-Jewelry

Now that Halloween is over and you’ve filled up on sugary sweets, a ghoulish pile of non-recyclable candy wrappers remains to haunt you. Here’s a trick for bringing your…

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“Refashioned Bags: Upcycle Anything into High-Style Handbags” by Faith and Justina Blakeney

If bags are your bag, but less so the eye-popping price tags or conspicuous excess, Faith and Justina Blakeney are the fairy godmothers you’ve been praying for to…

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Turn a Vintage Apron into a Belt

Sprig.com has joined the ranks of the dearly departed, but we unearthed this video taken by former Sprigette (and current friend of Ecouterre) Brit Liggett. Here, Kate Kolstad from…

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DIY Raquel Allegra's Eco-Friendly Shredded Tee Look For Less

Photo by Eric Richardson If you’re mesmerized by Raquel Allegra’s shredded tunics but can’t afford to cough up the serious moola it’ll take to make one of her…

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Green Your Wardrobe: 5 Cheap Tricks

You don’t have to a be celebrity, a fashion designer or the editor of an eco fashion magazine to be able to rock eco-chic fashions. Green and cutting edge is in your grasp even if…

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