Upcycling Ideas from Pinterest

Earth Day is right around the corner…in fact, it’s Monday, April 22.
In honor of this wonderful day I wanted to highlight some really cool upcycling ideas I’ve pulled from Pinterest. I love upcycling because it’s a great way to keep things out of the landfill. And, all the items I’ve ever upcycled have always, hands [...]

Upcycle Ideas from Pintrest

Are any of you on Pinterest? I just joined a few weeks ago, and I now wish I’d joined the site long before. Pintrest is awesome, and it’s full of amazing ideas and inspiration.
There are also endless, creative ideas for upcycling old clothing into something else. Have a look at some creative Pins I found [...]

Fair Trade, Upcycled Etsy Picks

I’ll be the first to admit I have a slight problem with Etsy. Well, slight might be an understatement. I love Etsy with a fierce passion.
The site has given thousands of artists the chance to sell their handmade and vintage goods, and many of them are pursuing their art full time, thanks to the success [...]

DIY: Wrapped Headphones

I can’t get through my workday without music. My laptop plays music constantly while I’m working: First Aid Kit, Neil Young, Grateful Dead, and M83 are on on constant rotation right now. And I’m sure you’re the same way (although you likely have much different taste!) Without music, our days would be far less interesting [...]

A Great DIY: Americana Shorts

I’ve been all about DIY the past several months. And, the jackets, necklaces, bracelets, shorts, and shirts I’ve created are my favorite pieces of clothing! They’re one-of-a-kind, and I feel really special when I’m wearing them.
I wanted to share this amazing DIY from Free People with you for two reasons. First, July 4 is right [...]

Our Upcycled Bags

Here at Earth Divas, we try to upcycle fabric whenever we can. Not only is upcycling much more eco-friendly than using brand new material, it often produces results that are far more surprising and interesting!
Here’s a quick look at some of the fair trade bags we have that have upcycled fabrics.
1. Raja and Silk Shopping [...]

Upcycling Denim Skirts

I’ve written about upcycling a denim skirt before, and with good reason. I love denim skirts! They’re tough, they’re breezy, and they look great with cowboy boots. They’re also incredibly versatile; they can easily go from working in the yard to out on the town.
The only problem with denim skirts is that they can be [...]

DIY: Upcycle a Denim Shirt or Jacket

I’ve been on a wonderfully fun DIY kick lately, and most of it has revolved around transforming my wardrobe. I’m not much of a sewer, and I’ve always let this weakness hold me back from doing projects I was really interested in. But, not anymore! I finally dived in and started doing alterations on my [...]