How to Make a Cassette Tape Lamp

After I saw this super cute cassette tape centerpiece on Etsy, I decided to make my own using the spare cassette tapes leftover from the estate sale. This is one of the easiest upcycling projects I’ve done. All you need is eight cassette tapes, hot glue gun, and your choice of lighting. I prefer battery-poweredContinue reading “How to Make a Cassette Tape Lamp”

How to Make a Cassette Tape Wallet

One of the projects I’m currently working on is turning old cassette tapes into wallets. The steps aren’t too difficult, but it’s going to take practice for me to get it just right so that it looks professional. I think these cassette tape wallets are absolutely adorable. Here’s how to make one yourself: Materials: AllContinue reading “How to Make a Cassette Tape Wallet”

5 Ways to Upcycle Cassette Tapes

I’ve inherited a few boxes of cassette tapes, and now I’m brainstorming ways to upcycle them. To do these projects, I first needed to do some research. First, I checked to see if there was any value at all in these cassette tapes and found that some can actually be sold depending on the bandContinue reading “5 Ways to Upcycle Cassette Tapes”

10 Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes

After my clothing swap party, I was left with a huge amount of clothing to deal with. I sold a few pieces to some resale shops, but that barely put a dent in the amount of clothes leftover. Selling used clothing can be tricky because most shops are very particular about how old the styleContinue reading “10 Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes”

10 Tips for a Greener Closet

Nearly 92 million tons of textile waste ends up in a landfill each year. What’s worse is the fashion industry accounts for roughly 10% of global carbon emissions. Fast fashion encourages low cost clothing and new styles weekly resulting in mass overproduction. I had no idea the clothing crisis was so bad. It’s changed the way IContinue reading “10 Tips for a Greener Closet”

10 Tips for a Greener Christmas

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes a lot of eating, a lot of giving, and unfortunately, a lot of waste. I’ve never been a fan of the consumerism and over-indulgence of the holiday season, but I am getting into the Christmas spirit this year. I’veContinue reading “10 Tips for a Greener Christmas”

10 Tips for Greener Eating

I want to live the greenest life possible, but it’s hard to know where to start. There are so many things to consider from the clothes we wear to the way we commute to work. I believe the best place to start in order to live the greenest life possible is through minimalism. Purge yourContinue reading “10 Tips for Greener Eating”

10 Green Living Goals for 2023

For the last year, I’ve been dreaming about my own business. I want to contribute to the green movement by upcycling items destined for the landfill. But on a grander scale, I want to promote green living by offering services and partnering with eco-friendly companies. I’ve done a lot of reading about blogging, affiliate marketing,Continue reading “10 Green Living Goals for 2023”

Living a Greener Life Part 10: R-E-V-O-L-U-T-I-O-N-I-Z-E (let’s get active)

As we near the end of 2022, I’ve been going over my green living goals and reassessing my plans. I want to have my own upcycling business someday and thankfully, my workshop is finally ready to do so. It’s hard to know where to begin, however. Probably the best place to begin is by livingContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Part 10: R-E-V-O-L-U-T-I-O-N-I-Z-E (let’s get active)”

Living a Greener Life Step 9: R-E-S-T-O-R-E (protect our green spaces)

I’m developing a series of steps to living the greenest life possible. I believe we can live in harmony with nature by scaling back on our consumerism, switching to sustainable choices instead of disposable, single-use options, and reducing our impact on the environment by being more aware of our lifestyle choices. One thing we canContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Step 9: R-E-S-T-O-R-E (protect our green spaces)”