Tag: arts and crafts

Sustainable Crafts: Part III

Looking for some zero-waste holiday decorations or gifts to give? Explore all-natural and sustainable crafts below for some ideas on ways to fill your time, stimulate the mind (and hands), give to others, and create something unique this winter season! This is part 3 of my “Eco-friendly” & sustainable art projects. You can find more …

A Behind the Scenes Look at my Studio

Life has changed a lot for me recently and my focus with The Art of Ecology has become more focused and purposeful. By combining creative, hands-on endeavors with environmental science, I can facilitate a sense of stewardship and responsibility for the environment in others. I do this through informal environmental education online, through social media, …

Sustainable Crafts: Part II

Did you know that March is National Craft Month? There are many crafty projects out there, but as stewards of the environment, there are fewer projects that are sustainable crafts. Instead of creating projects that you’ll just throw out after displaying for a short time, try to go for some projects that will not only …

Kokedama: What is it & how do you make one?

Kokedama Workshop

Kokedama translates to “Moss Ball” and is a Japanese method of creating beautiful live plant decorations! Creating these kokedamas can be very rewarding and is a fun way to explore some unique epiphytic plants, however they do require extra care. Potted plants are only exposed to air only on the top, however kokedamas are exposed …